Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin warned Congress on Tuesday during a private briefing that if they do not pass more aid to Ukraine, it would “very likely” lead to U.S. troops fighting a war in Europe. For the full article, click here.
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The US military has announced it will try to develop a new nuclear bomb more than 20 times more powerful than the one dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, in August 1945 that led to the end of World War II. For the full article, click here.
The US conducted airstrikes in Syria Thursday against facilities affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard after a US contractor was killed and five service members injured in an Iranian drone attack, according to the Pentagon. For the full article, click here.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin warned his Chinese counterpart this week to back off when it comes to Taiwan, telling him China must “refrain from further destabilizing actions.” For the full article, click here.
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin held a call with his Chinese opposite number for the first time while in office Wednesday as a follow-up to last month’s virtual meeting between President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping. For the full article, click here.