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Ecuador planned to move WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange to Moscow as a diplomat

Ecuador granted citizenship to Julian Assange as part of a failed attempt to transfer the WikiLeaks founder to Russia as…

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US forces kill 60 Somali terrorists in largest airstrike this year

This week, the U.S. Military revealed their latest airstrike in Somalia was the largest carried out in a year, and…

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UK Parliament on lockdown while police detonate suspicious package

The U.K. Parliament building in London -- also known as the Palace of Westminster -- is on lockdown Wednesday afternoon…

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Iran says new missiles can strike US ships in 435-mile radius

Iran has just announced its breakthrough missile capabilities that may put U.S. vessels in jeopardy. A senior Iranian official confirmed…

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The latest sign that Syrian civil war is winding down? Borders are reopened to Jordan, Golan Heights

Syria reopened a pair of long-dormant border crossings linking the country to Jordan and to Israeli-occupied territory on Monday, marking…

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Two Koreas, United Nations Command hold talks on disarming border area

The two Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command held talks Tuesday on disarming a jointly patrolled area in the…

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Mattis plays down tensions with China ahead of trip to Asia

Secretary of Defense James Mattis played down tensions with Beijing, saying the U.S. was “not out to contain China” and…

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New 3,000-migrant caravan headed towards US; Trump issues threat

A massive caravan of up to 3,000 Honduran migrants is heading for the United States, and President Trump has issued…

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(PHOTOS) Belgian mechanic accidentally blows up F-16 with another F-16 cannon

A mechanic in the Belgian Air Component accidentally fired the cannon of an F-16 fighter jet during servicing and destroyed…

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Trump urgently sends Pompeo to meet Saudi king over journalist’s disappearance

President Trump announced Monday that he has directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with King Salman of Saudi…

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Former Marine reportedly confesses to brutal drug-related homicide in Taiwan

Local media reports say a former Marine arrested over the summer in connection with a grisly drug-related homicide on Taiwan…

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Gen. Abrams approved by Senate to command US Forces Korea, Vice Adm. Faller to lead Southern Command

Army Gen. Robert B. Abrams was confirmed to become the next commander of U.S. Forces Korea in a series of…

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Japanese man comes to Montana to pay his respects to World War II Marine

Two generations removed from World War II, Naoki Yasue wasn’t privy to its poignancy while growing up in Japan. “I’m…

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President Trump to meet with US pastor Andrew Brunson at White House after release from Turkey

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump plans Saturday to meet with Rev. Andrew Brunson, hours after his administration successfully negotiated the…

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Does Japan need an aircraft carrier?

In 1983, Japanese Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone promised U.S. President Ronald Reagan that he would make Japan into an “unsinkable…

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Where is the arms control community on Russia’s intermediate-range cruise missile?

All opinion articles are the opinion of the author and not necessarily of American Military News. If you are interested…

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Navy ships rescue 12 fishermen stranded in Indian Ocean, South China Sea

Sailors from two Navy ships — the USNS Wally Schirra and USS Decatur — rescued a dozen fishermen stranded this…

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Trump eyeing Nancy Brinker and Kay Bailey Hutchison for UN ambassador, reports say

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump reportedly has two of Dallas' most prominent former residents under consideration for ambassador to the…

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US pastor released from Turkey after being held for more than 2 years

WASHINGTON — North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been held on terror charges in Turkey for more than two…

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Marine spouse trains to break US record in 1,406-mile Decaman race

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa — A Marine Corps spouse on Okinawa has set her sights on beating the American record for…

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