May 26, 2019

East Coast on Alert As Florence Nears

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The mid-Atlantic region is expecting to be impacted by the approaching Hurricane Florence. Naval Station Norfolk is among the military installation taking precautions. The National Hurricane Center says it is still too early to predict the storm’s exact path.

Suspicious Packages Arrive in DC Region

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Suspicious packages have been received at military installations in the Washington region and at mail processing facilities for both the CIA and the White House. Packages may have been received at as many as six sites.

Two Marine Hornets Land in Taiwan

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No injuries, no damages, just a precautionary measure on a routine mission, the Marines Corps says, the fighter jets will leave Taiwan when maintenance is complete..

CIA to Arm Syrian Rebels, Senate Advances Defense Budget

Sexual assault, procurement, the JSF’s future and more details of DoD’s out years emerge as Senate finalizes its defense authorization bill this week.

Patuxent Policy Group Grapples with the China Seas

The Patuxent Partnership and Center for the Study of Democracy bring together, briefly, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Peoples Republic of China.