Listening Post: On Visit, Obama to Face a Backsliding Myanmar


President Obama has pressed the Burmese leader on the pace of constitutional reforms and on the treatment of religious minorities.




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An unlikely naval battle remembered


The unlikely WWI naval battle fought off Chile


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Joining New Asian Bank Would Be a Better Way to Contain China’s Illegitimate Regional Ambitions



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China completes first mission to moon and back


China completed its first return mission to the moon early Saturday with the successful re-entry and landing of an unmanned probe, state media reported, in the latest step forward for Beijing’s ambitious space programme.


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How Obama Can Ride the Republican Wave


The president is desperately trying to help Democrats keep the Senate, but a GOP takeover could be just the thing he needs to finally push through key trade deals.


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Why Russia Is Buzzing NATO?


In a single 24-hour period this week, Russia dispatched 19 combat aircraft — including “Bear” strategic bombers — to probe North Atlantic Treaty Organization air defenses.


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Head of Joint Chiefs asks Muslim man, 'Are you Taliban?'


Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey jokingly asked a bearded man during a speech at Syracuse University whether he was a member of the Taliban, in an exchange first reported by Syracuse.com.When a man stood up to ask Dempsey a question…


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F-35 Ahoy! Navy Version Of JSF Faces Nimitz’s Tests


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WASHINGTON: The next two weeks will be enormously important for the Navy’s carrier-based version of the Joint Strike Fighter as two F-35Cs undergo extensive testing operating from the USS Nimitz. The Navy has been the least committed of the three services buying versions of the Joint Strike Fighter, so if the two planes being tested

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Washington Says Russian Military Flights Over Europe Raise Tensions


A U.S. military spokesman says Russian military flights over European airspace are raising tensions and pose a potential danger to security and to civilian aircraft.


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On Halloween, a look at haunted sites in the U.S. military


In the middle of World War II at Fort Leavenworth, Kans., a prisoner uprising led to a major crackdown: 14 prisoners were hanged, with one dying each hour. There wasn’t enough room at the gallows, however, so the authorities turned to using an elevator shaft in an administration building — and to this day, it is haunted.

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