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US revises Russia sanctions for electronics exports

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 13:19
The Trump administration on Thursday revised recent U.S. sanctions that prevented American companies from exporting some electronic equipment to Russia. It also modified penalties on Iran, expanding a list of medical equipment that needs federal authorization to be sold to Iranian customers.
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Readout of Secretary Mattis' Meetings with ROK Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn and ROK National Security Advisor Kim Kwan-Jin

DoD News Releases - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 13:17
Secretary of Defense Spokesperson Cmdr. Gary Ross provided the following readout: ‎Secretary Mattis
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Obama's White House worked on a plan to seize Raqqa. Trump's team deemed it hopelessly inadequate.

Stars & Stripes - Thu, 02/02/2017 - 13:02
The troubled handoff of one of the United States' most vexing national security problems shows how far the pendulum has swung between two presidents who in many ways are complete opposites. Barack Obama sweated the smallest details of U.S. military and intelligence operations, often to the point of inaction. Donald Trump has made it clear that he prefers to go with his gut and has promised a swift and brutal campaign that will "utterly destroy" the Islamic State.
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