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UK Closes Confucius Institute After New Law Jeopardizes Funding

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The University of Kentucky (UK) announced Wednesday the closing of their Confucius Institute (UKCI) on campus due to a federal law that may have jeopardized funding in other departments on campus.

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UK Closes Confucius Institute After New Law Jeopardizes Funding

A Letter on the Annual Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks for the United States' Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations

Dear Mr. Chairman: (Dear Madam Chair:) In accordance with section 1264 of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2018 (Public Law 115-91), as amended, 50 U.S.C.

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A Letter on the Annual Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks for the United States' Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations

Missile agency seeks input on two new sites for Hawaii radar array

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii — The Missile Defense Agency is once again seeking public feedback on potential locations in Hawaii for a radar defense array in Hawaii after earlier dropping two proposed sites in the wake of public opposition.

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Missile agency seeks input on two new sites for Hawaii radar array

US Indo-Pacific Command Seeks $27 Billion to Face China

With US foreign policy increasingly focused on Asia to counter Chain, the US military’s command in the region is looking for more money.

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US Indo-Pacific Command Seeks $27 Billion to Face China

Tactical Naps, Caffeine Jolts: Military Sleep Study Recommends New Policies for Better Troop Rest

Active-duty service members suffer from sleep deprivation at a rate roughly double that of the civilian population, a shortfall that can contribute to mental health disorders and physical illness and affects readiness, according to a new Defense Department report to Congress.

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Tactical Naps, Caffeine Jolts: Military Sleep Study Recommends New Policies for Better Troop Rest

Global military spending reaches record high in 2020 – here’s how much the report says

Nations around the world spent $1.83 trillion on their militaries in 2020, according to a report released Thursday by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), an increase of 3.9 percent over 2019 and a record high to date.

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Global military spending reaches record high in 2020 – here’s how much the report says

Pentagon Announces $125 Million in Military Aid for Ukraine

On Monday, the Pentagon announced a $125 million military aid package for Ukraine.The $125 million package includes two armed Mark VI patrol boats, giving Ukraine a total of eight such vessels provided by the US.

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Pentagon Announces $125 Million in Military Aid for Ukraine

CORE Act passes House with bipartisan support; awaits hearing and passage in Senate

The Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Feb. 25 as part of a public lands package, along with the Colorado Wilderness Act and protections for the Grand Canyon.

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CORE Act passes House with bipartisan support; awaits hearing and passage in Senate

‘Wakeup call’: Report calls for massive AI investments to counter China

WASHINGTON — A congressionally mandated artificial intelligence report released Monday called for billions of dollars of U.S. investment, warning that China “possesses the might, talent, and ambition” to topple the U.S. as the global AI leader.

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‘Wakeup call’: Report calls for massive AI investments to counter China

New retirement extensions allow the Army to retain critical talent

U.S. Army Colonel Paul Schmitt, a foreign area officer stationed in Kyiv, Ukraine, was planning to retire after 30 years of service.Schmitt serves as the Army Attaché with the Defense Attaché Office at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine.

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New retirement extensions allow the Army to retain critical talent

Flip the gray zone script: How the US can customize its approach to China

While the fiscal 2021 National Defense Authorization Act acknowledges that China’s military is closing the capabilities gap with the United States, it also sows the seeds of an effective gray zone response to Beijing’s transnational influence apparatus.

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Flip the gray zone script: How the US can customize its approach to China

Semiconductor chip famine undermines automakers and economy security

After a difficult 2020, the auto industry’s hopes for a swift recovery have been dashed by a worldwide shortage of semiconductors.

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Semiconductor chip famine undermines automakers and economy security

CSU to close its Confucius Institute in June

Colorado State University has announced that it will close its Confucius Institute effective June 30.The 2021 National Defense Authorization Act, passed with bipartisan congressional support, includes language that restricts access to Department of Defense research funding at universities that host a Confucius Institute.

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CSU to close its Confucius Institute in June

Congress Expands Subpoena Power over Non-U.S. Financial Institutions

Offshore financial institutions now have greater exposure to potential U.S. investigations.Earlier this month, the U.S. Congress passed the National Defense Authorization Act, which included the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020.

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Congress Expands Subpoena Power over Non-U.S. Financial Institutions

Naval Academy buildings tend to honor white, male members of military

Although the Naval Academy touts its most diverse brigade this year, the buildings in which the midshipmen live, eat and learn hardly reflect the diversity of the students or the military as a whole.

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Naval Academy buildings tend to honor white, male members of military

Removing extremists from the military will take more than surveys

It’s been reported that as many as 20 percent of the defendants charged for the insurrection were either actively enlisted or were veterans.But the armed forces already knew that.Before the Jan 6.

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Removing extremists from the military will take more than surveys

Schneier on Security

GPS Vulnerabilities Really good op-ed in the New York Times about how vulnerable the GPS system is to interference, spoofing, and jamming — and potential alternatives.

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Schneier on Security

Rep. Ronny Jackson introduces first piece of legislation, seeks to confront China

WASHINGTON, DC — On Thursday, Rep. Ronny Jackson (TX-13) introduced his first piece of legislation as a member of Congress, titled Opposing Business with Chinese Military Companies Act.

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Rep. Ronny Jackson introduces first piece of legislation, seeks to confront China

Rep. Ronny Jackson introduces first piece of legislation

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Today, Congressman Ronny Jackson introduced his first piece of legislation as a Member of Congress, titled Opposing Business with Chinese Military Companies Act.

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Rep. Ronny Jackson introduces first piece of legislation

B-1B Bomber That Was Just Retired Almost Got Scrapped More Than A Decade Ago

The newly-retired B-1B bomber had already gotten a second lease on life after suffering a major fire on Guam.

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B-1B Bomber That Was Just Retired Almost Got Scrapped More Than A Decade Ago