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July 21, 2016

Russian Defense Minister Shoigu Reports on Russian Military Modernization

The Jamestown Foundation: In the fourth year of leading the Russian Ministry of Defense, Sergei Shoigu has demonstrated a unique

July 21, 2016

State Dept. approves $821 million SM-2 missile sale to Japan

UPI: The U.S. State Department has approved a proposed $821 million sale of SM-2 Block IIIB Standard Missiles to Japan.

July 20, 2016

Iran threatens to re-open enrichment facilities after UN report

Tehran Times: The Iranian parliament speaker asked the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) on Wednesday to prepare a plan

July 20, 2016

Russia Still Developing S-500 Surface-to-Air Missile Systems

DefenseTech: Some readers took issue with last week’s post on Russia’s plans to deploy the S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems

July 18, 2016

Russia To Receive Seven Tu-95MS Strategic Bombers That Can Carry Long-Range Cruise Missiles

The International Business Times: The Russian Defense Ministry will soon receive seven more Tu-95MS strategic bombers, capable of carrying long-range

July 15, 2016

House votes to toughen Iran sanctions

The Hill: The House passed legislation cracking down on Iran Tuesday, the anniversary of the nuclear deal loathed by Republicans.

July 15, 2016

THAAD Radiation Fears Spark South Korean Protests

VOA News: Protesters pelted South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn with eggs and water bottles Friday as he tried to

July 14, 2016

Iran Sticks to Terms of Nuclear Deal, but Defies the U.S. in Other Ways

New York Times: A year after President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, the worst predictions of what would happen next

July 14, 2016

New Ballistic Missile Under Development in Russia

Sputnik: The Russian “Academician V.P.Makeyev State Rocket Centre” is planning to develop a new ballistic missile, the Russian Izvestia newspaper

July 13, 2016

Planned deployment of Thaad comes over strong objection from South’s top trading partner, China

The Wall Street Journal: South Korea announced the site for an advanced U.S. missile-defense system meant to better protect against