U.S. to test new missile as INF arms treaty with Russia ends

World / Politics Aug 3, 2019

U.S. to test new missile as INF arms treaty with Russia ends

With the scrapping of a landmark arms control agreement Friday, the U.S. announced plans to test a new missile amid growing concerns about emerging threats and new weapons. U.S. officials said they are no longer hamstrung and could now develop weapons systems previously banned under ...

New arms race feared as U.S.-Russia INF nuclear treaty expires

World Aug 2, 2019

New arms race feared as U.S.-Russia INF nuclear treaty expires

A major nuclear arms control pact between the United States and Russia expired on Friday, raising the specter of a new Cold War-style arms race. The move came after U.S. President Donald Trump said last October that he would withdraw the United States from the ...

Man checked missile launcher in luggage at Baltimore airport, TSA says

World Jul 30, 2019

Man checked missile launcher in luggage at Baltimore airport, TSA says

Federal officials say they've found a missile launcher in a man's luggage at the airport in Baltimore. The Transportation Security Administration said in a statement that the military grade weapon was located in the man's checked luggage at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. TSA officers called ...

Cambodia says it will increase arms purchases from China

Asia Pacific Jul 29, 2019

Cambodia says it will increase arms purchases from China

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday that an additional $40 million would be spent on weapons from China to modernize the Southeast Asian country's military. Cambodia's military ties with ally China have been under increased scrutiny after concerns expressed by the United States ...