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U.S. moves to protect Guam amid 'clear danger' from North Korea

Missile Defense - LA Times

The Pentagon said Wednesday that it was sending a mobile missile defense system to Guam as a "precautionary move," as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said North Korea posed a "real and clear danger" to the U.S. military base on the western Pacific island, as well as to allies and other U.S. territory.


Panetta: N. Korea leader Kim Jong Un still a mystery

Whether North Korea's new leader will follow the dangerous path of his father is unclear, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said, despite worrying behavior by the reclusive state during Kim Jong Un's first year in power.


Panetta calls for deep U.S.-India defense ties, more arms trade

The Defense Secretary Leon Panetta promised on Wednesday to let India buy America's best weapons technology and jointly produce and develop equipment in a bid to increase trade with the world's top arms importer.

Senh: India's the world's top weapons importer. They do have to worry about Pakistan and China.


China Apparently Tests Stealth Fighter

China Apparently Tests Stealth Fighter

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said he asked President Hu Jintao why the test was conducted during his visit.


U.S. military moves in Asia not aimed at China: Gates

U.S. military efforts to strengthen its presence in Asia are not aimed at countering China, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Sunday, ahead of talks on deepening defense ties with regional ally Australia.


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