Presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden said law enforcement “become the enemy” when using “surplus military equipment” and operating an invading military in American neighborhoods, offering his comments in a Wednesday-published interview with Andy Barkan for NowThis News.
The Republican-led Senate Armed Services Committee voted Wednesday evening to pass an amendment offered by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) to rename several U.S. military bases named after Confederate generals.
Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) on Thursday expressed support for removing the names of Confederate figures from at least some U.S. military bases.
Federal law enforcement deployed in force around the city after successfully moving protesters out of Lafayette Park across from the White House.
The New York Times published an editorial on the first day of Memorial Day weekend asking: “Why Does the U.S. Military Celebrate White Supremacy?”
The U.S. has begun a review of every military and intelligence asset in the UK following security concerns that have been raised over Boris Johnson’s decision to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to help build the nation’s 5G network, security sources claim.
The Pentagon said an ABC News report that said a military intelligence unit wrote a report on the coronavirus in November is not accurate.
As possible geopolitical ramifications of maintaining or severing ties with China post-coronavirus are weighed it is important to point out that the U.S. military ammunition supply is not China-dependent.
Italy is calling in its military to help enforce the lockdown in the nation’s heavily coronavirus-stricken northern region of Lombardy, as people have been ignoring the government’s quarantine rules while the country’s death toll and confirmed cases of the virus continue to surge.
A Grand Princess cruise ship is on its way Dobbin Air Reserve Base in Georgia where its 3,500 passengers will be tested for the coronavirus and quarantined as required
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CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Friday accused President Donald Trump of trying to turn the United States into a banana republic, given that he is “weaponizing the military.”
Prosecutors said Chinese military officials stole the personal information of 145 million Americans by hacking Equifax.
More quarantine centers set up at US military bases...
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