Army Rapid Deployment Force to Secure U.S. Missile Defense Field in War Games

The Washington Free Beacon

An Army rapid deployment force will practice securing the Pentagon’s strategic missile defenses base in Alaska this week as part of annual exercises involving both conventional and nuclear forces. Defense officials said an Army Quick Reaction Force (QRF) of 55 […]

As tensions rise, Pentagon beefs up missions in Europe

Marine Corps Times

As the nation’s eyes are on the Ebola outbreak and the fight with Islamic State militants, the situation in Europe is getting decidedly colder — think Cold War. In mid-October, two U.S. Navy ships steamed into the Black Sea; hundreds […]

Here’s How The Ukraine Crisis Is Deepening Military Ties Between China And Russia

Business Insider

US-led economic sanctions against technology exports to Russia might have the unintended consequence of pushing Russian and Chinese technological industries into close cooperation, Russia-based security expert Vasily Kashin writes for The Moscow Times. Kashin, an analyst at the Centre for […]