Monday, November 14, 2016

Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- November 14, 2016

Speaking to reporters in the Oval Office, Obama said he will do everything he can to help the Republican succeed when he takes office on Jan. 20 and urged that the country unite to face its challenges. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Sandra Erwin, Jon Harper and Vivienne Machi, National Defense: New Set of Realities in Defense, Foreign Policy in Trump Presidency (UPDATED)

As the aftershocks of the 2016 election continue to reverberate across the political universe, defense pundits and watchers are starting to sketch a picture of what the national security world may look like under the Donald Trump administration.

For the defense sector, particularly, having Republicans in control of all branches of government creates singular circumstances it has not experienced since 2001. The GOP dominance, insiders caution, offers no guarantee that the Pentagon and the defense industry are about to see all their wishes come true.

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Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- November 14, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is about to learn the nation’s ‘deep secrets’ -- Bob Woodward, Washington Post

Five things to watch for with Trump's Pentagon -- The Hill

Scramble begins to fill Trump national security ranks -- The Hill

For Clues To Trump's National Security Policy, Look To His Advisers -- NPR

Military leaders will be key to educating Trump, retired 4-star says -- Military Times

Trump denies campaign trail comments on nuclear weapons -- Washington Examiner

Increase Nato payments or face 'consequence', Trump ally tells Europe -- The Guardian

President-elect Trump could face cyber crisis in first 100 days -- Federal Times

Will Donald Trump's Pentagon reverse Obama's women-in-combat rules? -- Military Times

Batch of Sukhoi-35 fighter jets ready for duty in western Russia -- TASS

Russia's New Electronic Warfare System Capable of Disrupting NATO Communications -- Sputnik

Putin Says Russia's Military Not A Threat To Others -- RFE

Russian military to perform observation flight over US -- TASS

China's Future Weapons of War -- P.W. Singer & Jeffrey Lin, Popular Science

China's Army Reform Will Result in a 'Capable, Always Combat Ready' Force -- Sputnik

Warplanes: China And The Clone Wars -- Strategy Page

China’s Top Fifth-Gen Fighter Is The Best ‘Marketing Tool’ For America’s F-35 [PHOTOS] -- Daily Caller

South Korea, Japan Sign Intelligence-Sharing Pact -- Sputnik

Former Lebanese President: Saudi will resume $3bn military grant -- Middle East Monitor

Germany's Budget Committee Approves Five New Corvettes -- Defense News

Navy to Expand Sonar, Other Training Off Northwest Coast -- AP

Construction Underway for the Army's High-Tech Future Helicopter for 2030s - First Flight Next Year -- Task & Purpose

Air Weapons: Smaller, Safer, Cheaper -- Strategy Page

Firm Plans to Build Autonomous Huey Helicopters -- Defense Tech

​General Atomics flies extended-range Avenger -- Flight Global

The man who will likely lead the Navy under Trump means business in the South China Sea -- Business Insider

Defense Firms See Bonanza Under Trump Administration -- DoD Buzz

Trump’s Military Expansion Could Be Big Boost For Hampton Roads -- Task & Purpose

The Navy's got an obesity problem — here's how they plan to fix it -- Navy Times

Veterans Who Worked as Interpreters Say Pentagon Failed to Pay Bonuses --

GOP leader says military needs counterrevolution, reverse social engineering policies -- Washington Times

The U.S. military is quietly influencing African peacekeeping missions. Here's how -- David Fishman, Military Times/Medill News Service

Pence as Trump’s National Security Surrogate? -- Jane Chong, Lawfare

The Politics of Intelligence -- G. Murphy Donovan, Small Wars Journal

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