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Defense bill to add 17,000 soldiers

By Rebecca Khell, The Hill The House Armed Services Committee would add 17,000 soldiers to the Army in its annual defense policy bill, committee aides told reporters Tuesday. The soldiers were not...

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What is Germany’s contribution to NATO?

By DW From Berlin to Washington, Germany’s role in the trans-Atlantic alliance has taken center stage. But what does Germany actually do for NATO? DW examines its strategic role amid a spat...

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The stealth factor in military readiness

BY JIM COWEN AND MARCUS S. LINGENFELTER. TheHill.com The backbone of the armed forces, the men and women who wear the uniform, are at risk of voting with their feet if the education of their children...