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The U.S. Army Has Big Plans to Smash Enemy Drones in a War

The U.S. Army Has Big Plans to Smash Enemy Drones in a WarThe U.S. Army is fast-tracking what could be called an entire sphere of counter-drone weapons



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The U.S. Army And Marines Have a Plan To Take On China and Russia's Navies

The U.S. Army And Marines Have a Plan To Take On China and Russia's NaviesDispersed attacks from land and sea.



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Kurdish forces strike a deal with Assad's army as they battle an intensifying Turkish assault in northern Syria

Kurdish forces strike a deal with Assad's army as they battle an intensifying Turkish assault in northern SyriaThe Kurdish-led administration said that the Syrian army would assist Kurdish forces in the northeast and help "liberate" areas held by Turkish rebels.



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WRAPUP 3-Russia-backed Syrian army sweeps in after U.S. announces abrupt exit

WRAPUP 3-Russia-backed Syrian army sweeps in after U.S. announces abrupt exitBEIRUT/ANKARA/WASHINGTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Russia-backed Syrian forces took rapid advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal. Washington’s Kurdish former allies said they invited in the government troops as an emergency step to help fend off an assault by Turkey, launched last week after President Donald Trump moved his troops aside in what the Kurds call a betrayal.



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WRAPUP 1-Russia-backed Syrian army sweeps in after U.S. announces abrupt exit

WRAPUP 1-Russia-backed Syrian army sweeps in after U.S. announces abrupt exitBEIRUT/ANKARA, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Russia-backed Syrian forces wasted no time in taking advantage of an abrupt U.S. retreat from Syria on Monday, deploying deep inside Kurdish-held territory south of the Turkish frontier less than 24 hours after Washington announced a full withdrawal. Washington’s Kurdish former allies said they invited in the government troops as an emergency step to help fend off an assault by Turkey, launched last week after President Donald Trump moved his troops aside in what the Kurds call a betrayal.



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The Army Wants Laser-Armed Drone Killers for its New 'Fighting Vehicle'

The Army Wants Laser-Armed Drone Killers for its New 'Fighting Vehicle'But will it happen?



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U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria; Syrian army to redeploy on border

U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria; Syrian army to redeploy on borderWASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) – The United States said on Sunday it will withdraw its remaining 1,000 troops from northern Syria in the face of a Turkish offensive and Syria’s army struck a deal with Kurdish forces to redeploy along its border with Turkey, both major victories for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The developments illustrate Washington’s waning influence over events in Syria and the failure of the U.S. policy of keeping Assad from reasserting state authority over areas lost during the more than eight-year conflict with rebels trying to end his rule.



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Mainland Chinese army, police not part of Hong Kong police operations-Hong Kong govt

Mainland Chinese army, police not part of Hong Kong police operations-Hong Kong govtChina’s mainland army and police are not part of Hong Kong police operations, the city’s government said on Thursday, responding to rumours the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) and mainland police were involved in trying to quell pro-democracy unrest. “In response to rumours on the internet saying that there were members of the People’s Liberation Army or mainland law enforcement agencies joining the law enforcement operations of the Hong Kong Police Force, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government today (Oct. 10) seriously clarified that the rumours are false and groundless,” the government said in statement.



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Deported Army veteran returns to US in bid to become citizen

Deported Army veteran returns to US in bid to become citizenFederal immigration authorities granted Miguel Perez Jr. a two-week parole into the U.S. for an immigration hearing, according to his attorney. The 41-year-old Perez has a green card as a permanent U.S. resident, but after serving time for a 2008 non-violent drug conviction was deported last year. Then last month, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued a pardon , erasing the conviction and reviving Perez’s chances to become a citizen.



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CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-At least 40 civilians at wedding party killed during nearby U.S.-backed Afghan army raid

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-At least 40 civilians at wedding party killed during nearby U.S.-backed Afghan army raidHELMAND, Afghanistan/KABUL, Sept 23 (Reuters) – At least 40 civilians attending a wedding party were killed by explosions and gunfire during a raid by U.S.-backed Afghan government forces on a nearby Islamist militant hideout, officials in Helmand province said on Monday. The raid, days after a U.S. drone strike aimed at militants hiding among farmers killed 32 pine nut harvesters, showed how civilians have borne the brunt of a war that has re-intensified since U.S.-Taliban peace talks collapsed two weeks ago.



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