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Beijing’s ‘public enemy No. 1′ Jimmy Lai due in court as Hong Kong crackdown continues


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How a ‘successful failure’ deep behind enemy lines 50 years ago changed the way US special-operations units plan missions


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US Marine Corps could soon take out enemy ships with Navy missiles

US Marine Corps could soon take out enemy ships with Navy missilesThe Marine Corps could soon be getting the Navy’s new Naval Strike Missile for use as a shore battery, according to the Navy’s acquisitions chief.



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South Korea, U.S. commandos practice raiding enemy facility as North Korea tensions rise

South Korea, U.S. commandos practice raiding enemy facility as North Korea tensions riseSouth Korean and U.S. commandos raided the facility and led out a man with his hands tied behind the back during the exercise described as a joint regular close-quarters battle training last month at a U.S. military base in the southwestern South Korean city of Gunsan. The U.S. Forces Korea did not respond to a request for comment. The service is operated by an arm of the U.S. Department of Defense.



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Mortal Enemy? How Does the People's Liberation Army View the United States?

Mortal Enemy? How Does the People's Liberation Army View the United States?Enemy or adversary?



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A top Marine Corps scout sniper managed to sneak up on his enemy completely naked except for a pair of boots

A top Marine Corps scout sniper managed to sneak up on his enemy completely naked except for a pair of bootsThe nude sniper proved that to truly disappear you don't need clothes, just that you fully embrace the "weirdest thing in the world."



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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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How the U.S. Army 'Replicates' Enemy Drones to Destroy Them

How the U.S. Army 'Replicates' Enemy Drones to Destroy ThemCommercially available attack drones now proliferating at alarming rates around the world.



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Why No Enemy Would Dare Sink a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier

Why No Enemy Would Dare Sink a U.S. Navy Aircraft CarrierCircumstances obviously matter for an attack on a U.S. aircraft carrier. An out-of-the-blue attack from a conventionally armed state actor would enjoy the highest levels of success, but would also have an impact on elite and public opinion in the United States that might drive calls for dire retribution. Since the 1950s, the supercarrier has been the most visible representation of U.S. military power and maritime hegemony. Although supercarriers have participated in nearly every military conflict since the commissioning of USS Forrestal in 1955, no carrier has come under determined attack from a capable opponent. In part, this is because supercarriers are very difficult to attack, but the symbolic grandeur of the massive ships also plays a role; no one wants to know what the United States might do if one of its carriers came under attack.(This first appeared several months ago.)What would happen if a foe attacked a United States Navy (USN) aircraft carrier during a conflict? How would the United States react, and how would it respond?Circumstances:



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Victims testify at child sex abuse conference, Pope promises to fight ‘enemy within’

Victims testify at child sex abuse conference, Pope promises to fight ‘enemy within’Francis convened Catholic leaders from around the world for the four-day meeting to address the scandal that has ravaged the Church’s credibility in the United States – where it has paid billions of dollars in settlements – Ireland, Chile, Australia, and elsewhere over the last three decades. “Faced with the scourge of sexual abuse committed by men of the Church against minors, I wanted to reach out to you,” Francis told the assembled bishops and heads of religious orders. Francis, opening the conference of nearly 200 participants in a Vatican auditorium, added that victims deserve “concrete and efficient measures” and not mere condemnations.



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