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Pentagon chief visits nuke base to highlight weapon spending

By ROBERT BURNS | February 20, 2020

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper used his first-ever visit to a nuclear missile field in frigid North Dakota to tout the Trump administration's multibillion-dollar plan for a top-to-bottom modernization of the nuclear arsenal....

Powers renew pledge to uphold Libya arms embargo

By GEIR MOULSON | February 16, 2020

MUNICH (AP) — Countries with interests in Libya's civil war recommitted themselves Sunday to uphold a barely working arms embargo, four weeks after a peace summit in Berlin was followed by numerous new arms violations, officials from Germany and the...

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