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China has bet the security of its citizens largely around one weapon system: missiles. Which is why planned U.S. advancements to Washington's mobile missile shield is freaking out Beijing's military chiefs.
The Marine poised to run U.S. military operations in Latin America and the Caribbean said he’s ready to combat drug-trafficking, one of the main duties of any commander of the Miami-based Southern Command.
The United States has the capacity to defeat any Iranian attempt to shut down sea commerce in the oil-rich Gulf region and will hold Tehran directly responsible for shipping disruptions, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says.