US national security

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How the US far right and progressives ended up agreeing on military spending cuts
Progressives and ‘America first’ Republicans in Congress both want to re-examine US military budget – but for vastly different reasons

Joan E Greve

23, Jan, 2023 @10:00 AM

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‘Joe Biden has been constantly underestimated’: Chris Whipple on his White House book
Fight of His Life author on Kamala Harris’s struggles and growth, Afghanistan, a strong second year … and if Biden will run again

David Smith in Washington

21, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Confidential files found with Biden’s Corvette – Politics Weekly America podcast
This week, Jonathan Freedland speaks to Ankush Khardori about the special counsel investigation into how several batches of classified documents were reportedly found at locations linked to President Biden

Presented by Jonathan Freedland, with Ankush Khardori, produced by Danielle Stephens, and the executive producer is Max Sanderson

20, Jan, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Nikki Haley plotted with Kushner and Ivanka to be Trump vice-president, Pompeo book says
In book aimed at 2024 run, ex-secretary of state also says Trump asked him to be secretary of defense at same time, a ‘nutty idea’

Martin Pengelly in New York

19, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Republicans accuse Biden of hypocrisy over classified documents discoveries
House oversight chair requests Delaware visitor logs as Democrats stress difference from Trump classified records case

Sam Levine in New York

15, Jan, 2023 @4:26 PM

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We Are Not One review: assured history of Israel’s place in US politics
To Eric Alterman, ‘Israel is a red state’ while ‘US Jewry is blue’. Like so much else, Donald Trump has disrupted that dynamic

Lloyd Green

10, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘A sacred space’: Sebastian Junger and Seth Moulton on Vets Town Hall
The bestselling author wants to help Americans understand those in the military. On Veterans Day, the Democratic congressman hosted a hometown event

Martin Pengelly in Marblehead, Massachusetts

13, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Nuclear attack on US or allies would end Kim regime, says defense secretary
Lloyd Austin makes remark while Kim Jong-un’s government in Pyongyang has in recent days mounted a number of missile tests

Martin Pengelly

03, Nov, 2022 @6:40 PM

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Biden to scrap Trump missile project but critics attack US ‘nuclear overkill’
Arms control advocates say changes from Trump era outlined in Nuclear Posture Review do not go far enough

Julian Borger in Washington

27, Oct, 2022 @4:41 PM

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White House denies talk of national security review of Elon Musk ventures
Report cites concerns over foreign investors funding Twitter takeover and increasingly strategic role in Ukraine of Starlink

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

21, Oct, 2022 @6:30 PM

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Cuban missile crisis, 60 years on: what the Russians left behind
Villagers became enmeshed in a battle for nuclear dominance – with the showdown leading Cuba to become one of the most militarised states in the world

Ed Augustin in Santa Cruz de los Pinos

16, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Trump feared assassination by Iran as revenge for Suleimani death, book says
Revelation about former president’s concern reported in new book The Divider by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser

Martin Pengelly in New York

14, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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