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ARLINGTON, VA - JANUARY 17: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Donald J. Trump speaks during a Missile Defense Review announcement on January 17, 2019 at the Pentagon, in Arlington, Virginia. Trump pushed for a more aggressive missle defense system to counter threats from North Korea, Russia and China. (Photo by Martin …

Trump Greeted at Pentagon with Standing Ovation, MAGA Hat

An attendee at President Donald Trump’s speech in the Pentagon on Thursday began waving what looked like a red Make America Great Again hat when the president walked onstage, in an apparent show of support for the president.

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Taiwan Announces Live-Fire Exercises Following China Threats

The government of Taiwan announced Thursday that it would begin a live-fire military drill next week simulating an invasion to test a line of homemade launch rocket systems. Taiwan’s military would continue similar drills throughout the year to enhance combat readiness, the armed forces said.

Transgender US Army Reseve Captain Sage Fox speaks during a conference entitled "Perspectives on Transgender Military Service from Around the Globe" organized by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Palm Center in Washington on October 20, 2014. Transgender military personnel from 18 countries who allow them to serve …

Federal Appeals Court Reinstates Longstanding Policy on Transgender Troops

Federal appellate judges in D.C. dissolved a trial court injunction on Friday that had been blocking President Donald Trump’s decision to continue the decades-long policy banning transgender individuals from military service, but the policy continues to be blocked by other courts as the Supreme Court prepares to vote on reviewing the matter.

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Report: Terrorists Seize Anti-Tank Missiles U.S. Intended for Syrian Rebels

The Wall Street Journal ran a troubling report on Wednesday describing how high-powered anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) are now in the hands of terrorist groups thanks to years of outside programs for arming various factions in Syria, including the Obama administration’s effort to arm “white hat” Syrian rebels.

The Afghan Taliban have announced the start of their 'spring offensive', even as the government in Kabul tries to bring the insurgents back to the negotiating table

Taliban Seeks to Rehabilitate Brutal Image, Focus on Imposing Sharia

Taliban narco-jihadis have vowed to return the strict Islamic rule to Afghanistan they imposed when they ruled the country and treat Afghans of all faiths, backgrounds, and ethnicities the same if ongoing peace negotiations succeed and they rise to power as a legitimate political group.

Putin pushes economic growth at annual press conference

Putin: Ukraine Disappointed Russia Didn’t Kill Imprisoned Sailors

Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed on Wednesday that Ukrainian government was disappointed that Russian troops did not kill Ukranian service members after they were detained in the Kerch Strait, presumably because they considered it as an opportunity to launch an international investigation into Russia.