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US military conducts on-site inspections of weapons provided to Ukraine

The U.S. military in Ukraine is reportedly conducting on-site inspections to ensure money and weapons are provided. Ukrainian troops are properly taken into account. A senior US Department of Defense official gave the information to Pentagon reporters on Monday on condition of anonymity. It was not clear where the inspections were taking place and how

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US Treasury Sanctions ISIS Weapons Smuggling Network in Somalia

CNN — The US Treasury Department on Tuesday took its first action against ISIS-Somalia, imposing sanctions on seven individuals and one entity associated with the terrorist affiliate. The latest moves build on recent State and Treasury actions against al-Shabaab, and some of those targeted on Tuesday also have ties to the militant group. Tuesday’s sanctions

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US accelerates plan to send upgraded nuclear weapons to Europe as Russia continues to threaten Ukraine: report

The United States will accelerate its plan to deploy upgraded nuclear weapons at NATO European bases as Russia continues to threaten Ukraine, according to the report. Politico reports, citing various sources familiar with the matter, that U.S. officials told NATO allies during a closed-door meeting that the upgraded B61-12 aircraft gravity bomb, originally scheduled to

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Doctor detained after calling on Turkish army to investigate chemical weapons

Turkish police have detained the president of the country’s medical association after she called for an investigation into the use of chemical weapons. Dr. Sebnem Korur Finchanci demanded an independent investigation into allegations that the Turkish military used chemical weapons against Kurdish militants in northern Iraq. The Ankara Prosecutor General’s Office confirmed on Wednesday that

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