Army Leaders Aren’t Waiting for Space Force to Invest in Low-Orbit Weapons

Army senior leaders on Wednesday mapped out the service’s plans to equip combat brigades with sophisticated space capabilities, following the Pentagon’s recent reiteration of support for establishing a U.S. Space Force. Acting Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy said that the service has invested roughly $300 million across the next five years in “low-Earth orbit”…

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US to withdraw 5,000 Troops from Afghanistan, Close Bases under Draft Taliban Peace Deal – Reports

The US would reportedly withdraw nearly 5,000 troops from five bases in Afghanistan within five months under a draft peace deal with the Taliban, yet the Trump administration and military officials reportedly remain in disagreement over whether to keep a CIA presence. The deal, which took months of negotiations, still requires President Trump’s approval, Reuters…

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