Feb 26, 2017

U.S. sailor nabbed for DUI in Okinawa

A U.S. sailor was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving in Okinawa Prefecture on Sunday. According to the Okinawa Prefectural Police, Seaman Apprentice Timothy Foster, 34, was arrested on a road in the town of Chatan around 1 a.m. on a charge of driving ...

Indonesia, Australia agree to closer naval cooperation

Feb 26, 2017

Indonesia, Australia agree to closer naval cooperation

Indonesian and Australian leaders on Sunday committed to free trade and closer naval cooperation as they urged countries in the Asia-Pacific region with competing territorial claims to obey international law. Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo arrived in Sydney on Saturday on his first visit ...

Russia military acknowledges new branch: info warfare troops

Feb 23, 2017

Russia military acknowledges new branch: info warfare troops

Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia’s defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military: information warfare troops. Sergei Shoigu’s statement — which came amid Western allegations ...

CIA-backed aid for Syrian rebels frozen after Islamist attack: sources

Feb 22, 2017

CIA-backed aid for Syrian rebels frozen after Islamist attack: sources

CIA-coordinated military aid for rebels in northwest Syria has been frozen since they came under major Islamist attack last month, rebel sources said, raising doubts about foreign support key to their war against President Bashar Assad. Rebel officials said that no official explanation had ...