Where Trump and Biden Stand on Foreign Policy

President Trump and Democratic opponent Joe Biden have profound differences in key areas of U.S. foreign policy, but hold similar views about some major goals, including limiting troop deployments to the Middle East and Afghanistan.

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US sends mechanized troops back into Syria

By Kyle Rempfer, Army Times– Bradley fighting vehicles have headed back into eastern Syria, the Pentagon announced Friday, a move that comes after a tense encounter with Russian forces left four U.S. troops lightly injured last month. The return of mechanized units also comes as the U.S. military deployed Sentinel radar and increased the frequency of fighter jet […]

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Navy submarines battle test in North Atlantic ‘Black Widow’ exercise

The Navy 2nd Fleet is testing unmanned undersea vehicles in a battery of high-end anti-submarine operations taking place this week in the North Atlantic, a region where Russian submarines are known to roam.

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The US will reportedly sell Taiwan $7 billion worth of mines, cruise missiles, and drones, amid concerns about China’s growing military presence

The US government is reportedly planning an arms deal worth $7 billion with Taiwan, which is concerned about China’s growing military presence in the region.

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Trump, Biden offer detailed breakdown of their military and veterans plans

In responses to a questionnaire compiled by the Military Officers Association of America, the presidential candidates promised a strong focus on military and veterans issues but varied approaches on their goals of helping troops and their families.

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Exclusive: U.S. pushes arms sales surge to ‘Fortress Taiwan,’ needling China – sources

The United States plans to sell as many as seven major weapons systems, including mines, cruise missiles and drones to Taiwan, four people familiar with the discussions said, as the Trump administration ramps up pressure on China.

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