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Coronavirus Surge, Russia Pays To Kill US Troops, President Re-Tweets Racist Slogan : Up First

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NPR As coronavirus cases top 10 million, how does the US fare in the global outbreak? Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked fighters in Afghanistan for the lives of coalition troops. How many US soldiers were killed? President Trump re-tweeted a video including a white supremacist slogan. NPR – Click for......
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Trump denies he was briefed on reported bounties on U.S. troops

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that he was made aware of U.S. intelligence officials’ conclusions that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan. The Trump administration was set to brief select members of......
New York Times - Politics

Spies and Commandos Warned Months Ago of Russian Bounties on U.S. Troops

New York Times
WASHINGTON — United States intelligence officers and Special Operations forces in Afghanistan alerted their superiors as early as January to a suspected Russian plot to pay bounties to the Taliban to kill American troops in Afghanistan, according to officials briefed on the matter. The crucial information that led the spies......
New York Times - Politics

Biden Criticizes Trump Over Intelligence on Russian Bounties on U.S. Troops

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Senator Lindsey Graham, the South Carolina Republican who is an outspoken supporter of Mr. Trump but sometimes tries to push him to more hawkish positions — such as opposing his plan to pull out of Syria — said on Twitter that he wanted the administration to take the intelligence assessment......
New York Times - World

Russia Secretly Offered Afghan Militants Bounties to Kill U.S. Troops, Intelligence Says

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Western intelligence officials say the unit, which has operated for more than a decade, has been charged by the Kremlin with carrying out a campaign to destabilize the West through subversion, sabotage and assassination. In addition to the......
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North Korea’s Leader Overrules Military Plan to Deploy Troops at Border

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has overruled his military’s plans to resume exercises and deploy more troops near the heavily armed border with South Korea, using his authority to de-escalate rising tensions on the......
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North Korea’s Leader Overrules Military Plan to Deploy Troops at Border

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has overruled his military’s plans to resume exercises and deploy more troops near the heavily armed border with South Korea, using his authority to de-escalate rising tensions on the......
In the News

This Is How Military Food Rations Look For Different Armies (14 Pics)

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No battle was ever won on an empty stomach. According to historians, one Roman legion had to consume 120 sheep a day for their meat ration, crusaders would recharge on dry meat and grain, while Napoleon’s soldiers spent most of their time desperately hungry. But fast forward to the modern......
New York Times - World

U.S. Troops in Afghanistan Reduced to 8,600, General Says

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here KABUL, Afghanistan — The United States has reduced the number of troops it has in Afghanistan to 8,600 in accordance with a preliminary peace deal with the Taliban, a top American general said on Thursday, even as other......
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Trump Takes On Policing, Plans To Reduce U.S. Troops In Germany, California Deaths : Up First

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NPR President Trump will sign an executive order on policing on Tuesday. He proposes a national database to track police misconduct, and for social workers to go with police on some calls. The president also talks of pulling thousands of American troops out of Germany. What lies behind his latest......
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​North Korea Threatens to Redeploy Troops ​Near Border With South

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s military on Tuesday threatened to send back troops that it had withdrawn from areas near the South Korean border, in the North’s latest warning that it was prepared to abandon the détente......
New York Times - Politics

Trump Orders Troops to Leave D.C. as Former Military Leaders Sound Warning

New York Times
WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Sunday that he had ordered National Guard troops to begin withdrawing from the nation’s capital, after a week of relentless criticism over his threat to militarize the government’s response to nationwide protests, including rebukes from inside the military establishment itself. Mr. Trump announced his......
CBS US News

Trump demanded 10,000 active-duty troops deploy to streets in heated Oval Office meeting

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In a heated and contentious debate in the Oval Office last Monday morning, President Trump demanded the military put 10,000 active duty troops into the streets immediately, a senior administration official told CBS News. Attorney General William Barr, Defense......
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Trump wanted to deploy 10,000 troops to D.C. to deal with protests

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump initially wanted to deploy 10,000 troops to Washington D.C. following last week’s protests over the death of George Floyd. High-ranking members of Mr. Trump’s cabinet managed to dissuade him of the idea. Ben Tracy reports. Source link......
New York Times - Politics

Trump Plans to Withdraw Some U.S. Troops From Germany, a Key NATO Ally

New York Times
Despite his complaints about burden-sharing, Mr. Trump, as president, has overseen an increase in American military spending in Europe. Congress has bolstered the European Deterrence Initiative, which pays for exercises and troop rotations, and the military has increased its presence in Poland. The troop cut for Germany would be the......
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‘The troops hate it’: John Kelly criticizes Trump threat to use armed forces to quell protests

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said Friday that he did not agree with President Donald Trump’s threat to deploy active-duty U.S. military......

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