National security – military advocates adequate funding for intelligence
06 August 2017 | 11:00 am
National security - military advocates adequate funding for intelligence.
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China urges U.S. to explain leaked military documents.
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More than 50 Pentagon documents, some classified as secret, have recently surfaced online. They deal with various geopolitically significant developments — and put the US government in an uncomfortable position.
The person who leaked US classified documents prompting a national security investigation is a gun enthusiast in his 20s who worked on a military base, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing fellow members of an online chat group.
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The 21-year-old made his first court appearance in Boston a day after his arrest. He will remain in custody pending a detention hearing next week.
Rwanda's president Paul Kagame arrived in Guinea's capital Conakry on Monday, where he was greeted by military leader Colonel Mamady Doumbouya.
The current clashes are emblematic of Sudan's difficult national and international situation, as well as the helplessness of its civil society.
BTS boy band member J-Hope has enlisted for mandatory military duty. South Korean men are required by law to perform 18-21 months of military service.
Countries around the world are spending record amounts of money on their militaries. Inflation, Russia's war on Ukraine and US efforts to outpace China are major factors.
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