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Clapper refuses to discuss PLA threat

Taipei Times

The US director of National Intelligence did say that China is augmenting the more than 1,200 short-range ballistic missiles deployed opposite Taiwan with DF-16s US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday that […]

No talk with Russia over missile system, says Turkish official

Anadolu Agency

Turkey has rejected claims that it has been in negotiations with Russia over a long-range air defense system. Speaking on Friday, Ismail Demir, Turkey’s undersecretary for defense industries, said: “There is no official talk with Russia.” Demir was attending a […]