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Military Jet Mistakenly Bombs Refugee Camp Leaving Over 100 Dead in Nigeria

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A Nigerian Air Force jet has mistakenly bombed a refugee camp, killing over 100, a Borno state official told AP. A Nigerian fighter jet’s bombing resulted in deaths of refugees and wounds of Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders workers in northeast Rann near the country’s border with Cameroon, Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor told reporters. The Air Force was targeting …

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Air Force Intelligence Report Provides Snapshot of Nuclear Missiles

The U.S. Air Force National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) has published its long-awaited update to the Ballistic and Cruise Missile Threat report, one of the few remaining public (yet sanitized) U.S. intelligence assessment of the world nuclear (and other) forces. Previous years’ reports have been reviewed and made available by FAS (here,here, and here), and the new update contains several …

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China’s New Jet, Radar Complicate US Posture

TAIPEI — China’s increasing military musculature continues to crush the margins of how far the US military can conduct operations near the mainland, experts say. Through the purchase of Russian-made equipment, China is attempting to break beyond the current air defense range of 250 kilometers in what US experts refer to as China’s anti-access/area-denial strategy. China plans to procure two new …

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