Israel vows to protect its military from politics

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a transition ceremony for the Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Herzi Halevi in Jerusalem, Jan 16, 2023. (MAYA ALLERUZZO / POOL VIA REUTERS) JERUSALEM – Israeli leaders vowed on Monday to keep the country's conscript military free of politics after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave far-right coalition […]

Syrian, Turkish defense ministers, intelligence chiefs meet in Moscow

DAMASCUS – Defense ministers and intelligence chiefs of Türkiye and Syria met in Moscow on Wednesday, in the first publicly announced meeting between officials of both countries since the 11-year war in Syria started, the Syrian defense ministry has said. In a statement released after midnight Wednesday, the Syrian defense ministry said Turkish Defense Minister […]

Japan, United Kingdom and Italy Formally Announce Joint Development of a Next-Generation Fighter

TOKYO, Dec 9, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – The Government of Japan today announced the joint development of the country’s next-generation fighter together with partners in the U.K. and Italy. In recent years, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has developed cutting-edge technologies for fighter through diverse research initiatives, including the “X-2,” an advanced […]

US to increase military presence in Australia, Japan invited too

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, speaks during a news conference with Australian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Richard Marles, Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong and Secretary of State Antony Blinken, at the State Department, Dec 6, 2022, in Washington. (MANUEL BALCE CENETA / AP) WASHINGTON – The United States will increase the rotational […]