Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- September 7, 2016

The Hill: Republicans back Clinton, but will she put them in Pentagon?

Hillary Clinton is winning endorsements from Republicans who served in the Pentagon or worked on national security teams for GOP presidents.

But don’t expect Clinton to pay back those endorsements by nominating Republicans to serve at the Pentagon.

Former national security aides, defense policy aides and political strategists interviewed for this story say they don’t expect Clinton to nominate a large number of Republicans to her national security team.

They say those Republicans backing Clinton are more interested in defeating Republican Donald Trump

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- September 7, 2016

Clinton’s General Calls for Lasting Footprint in Afghanistan -- Foreign Policy

Trump to call for military spending increase -- CNN

Trump will ask generals to submit plan against ISIS -- Washington post

Trump releases list of 88 generals, admirals supporting his bid -- Military Times

U.S. plans to hit ISIL before militants grab human shields -- USA Today

Turkey says ready to help any U.S. initiative to capture Raqqa. -- Reuters

US, Turkey Not Likely to Liberate Raqqa Without Green Light From Russia, Iran -- Sputnik

Turkey signals Incirlik Air Base access, if Germany behaviour 'well' -- DW

NATO chief to visit Turkey for 1st time since coup attempt -- AP

The Tu-95 Bear: Russia Has Its Very Own B-52 Bomber -- National Interest

Russia's Su-27 Jets Intercept Simulated Enemy Missile Carriers in Crimea Drills -- Sputnik

Russia may buy BrahMos cruise missiles for Su-30SM fighters — source -- TASS

Russia’s Admiralty to Deliver Six Stealth Subs to Pacific Fleet by 2021 -- Sputnik

Russian Defense Ministry to Buy at Least 1 PAK FA Fighter Squadron in 2017 -- Sputnik

Russian Defense Ministry signs over $2 billion worth of contracts at Army 2016 Forum -- TASS

Chinese coast guard involved in most South China Sea clashes: research -- Reuters

Kazakhstan to Receive Su-30 Fighters, Mi-17 , Mi-35 Helicopters From Russia -- Sputnik

South Korea allocates record defence budget for 2017 -- IHS Jane's 360

Israel MoD Proposes Easing of Restrictions for Defense Exports -- Defense News

Ukraine Leader Calls Joining NATO 'Strategic Goal' -- AFP

Poland requests US Patriot missile defense system -- DW

Poland Wants Patriot With Different Battle Command System -- Defense News

MPs poised to call for suspension of UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia -- The Guardian

Japan's Ex-Leader Backs Sick U.S. Sailors Who Blame Radiation -- AP

Air Force Joins Investigation into SpaceX Rocket Explosion -- DoD Buzz

US Navy's New Super Frigate Will Be Armed with Some of the Most Lethal Weapons on the Planet -- National Interest

Lawmaker: Coast Guard should fight for 2 new icebreakers -- Navy Times

Navy Admiral: We CAN Build More Virginia-Class Attack Submarine Faster - 2-per Year in the 2020s -- Scout Warrior

Government Report Reveals US Navy Still Not Ready to Face Next Year’s Audit -- Sputnik

'Hardball' Pentagon memo creates firestorm -- The Hill

Future of Global Security Contingency Fund Unclear -- Defense News

Senate Democrats block defense funding bill for third time -- The Hill

Senate Rejects Defense Bills Again, Foreshadowing CR -- Defense News

McCain to play pivotal role in defense fight -- The Hill

Trump and Clinton promise VA reform and attack each other's plans -- Military Times

Congressional report: Massive hack on US government computers preventable -- DW

1 comment:

fred lapides said...

Democrats blocked the funding bill twice before the summer recess and vowed to hold up the appropriations process until McConnell pledged to uphold a two-year budget deal and keep out "poison pill" riders.