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​Public view armed forces as suicidal, traumatized ‘victims’ – study
Britons view military personnel as “victims” who more likely to commit suicide, suffer from post-traumatic stress and serve prison time, according to a study, which claims these perceptions are inaccurate.

16.06.2015 09:45

US, China strike deal, set to hold joint military drills
The US and China have signed a rare agreement to strengthen ties and develop a more productive military relationship. However, mistrust still remains, with Beijing saying progress can only be made if Washington respects China’s South China Sea ambitions.

15.06.2015 10:35

£3.2bn fighter pilot training scheme 6 years behind schedule – watchdog
A multi-billion pound Typhoon fighter jet training scheme, which was outsourced to a private consortium, is six years behind schedule, according to the National Audit Office (NAO).

12.06.2015 12:46

​US relies on French warship amid fears of British military decline
The US is relying on a French aircraft carrier in Gulf operations because the UK currently lacks carrier capacity, according to reports.

08.06.2015 09:56

Reports of US plans to put missiles in Europe don’t build trust – Kremlin
Reports of US plans to deploy missiles in Europe hardly promote the balance of interests on the continent and mutual trust, President Vladimir Putin’s press spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

08.06.2015 09:21

Memo to Obama: Learn lessons of Korean War to avoid showdown with China
The Obama administration would do well to apply lessons from the Korean War 55 years ago if it wants to avert a new war with China, which is growing increasingly wary of the US military’s presence in the region.

01.06.2015 12:27

​Military cuts could leave UK’s ‘huge commercial interests’ in Asia vulnerable – Fallon
Proposed cuts of £1 billion to defense spending could leave Britain exposed if tensions in the South China Sea, where Britain has ‘huge commercial interests,’ escalate to war, according to Defence Secretary Michael Fallon.

01.06.2015 08:14

​Russia will take part in multinational navy drills in disputed South China Sea
Russia will take part in naval military exercises together with its Asia Pacific allies, according to Russian Deputy Defense Minister Anatoly Antonov.

30.05.2015 19:16

Russian warplanes reportedly ward off US destroyer in Black Sea
Russian attack jets were sent to warn off the American warship USS Ross from near the country's territorial waters in the Black Sea, RIA reported, citing a military source.

30.05.2015 17:58

China: Silk roads and open seas
Beijing’s disclosure earlier this week of its latest military white paper, outlining a new doctrine moving beyond offshore defense to “open seas” defense, predictably rattled every exceptionalist’s skull and bone.

29.05.2015 14:57

​Mistral dead end: Sources say French offer ‘totally impracticable,’ no progress in Moscow talks
Negotiations on the Mistral ships in the Russian capital have wrapped up with no effect - and even without starting properly, sources told media, as the French delegation put forward an “absolutely impracticable” suggestion.

29.05.2015 13:47

UK media ignored, failed to investigate Trident leaks – WikiLeaks spokesman
The official UK reaction to whistleblower William McNeilly’s report on security lapses on Trident nuclear submarines is an insult to the public and the claims need to be investigated further, WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson told RT.

29.05.2015 05:48