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Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton underscored America's military and diplomatic backing for the Philippines as it engages in an increasingly tense dispute with China in the resource-rich South China Sea.
Raytheon sees potential application of the Talon laser-guided rocket to take on small boats.That threat is considered particularly critical in the region where Iran has invested heavily in the use of such vessels.
Pentagon chief Leon Panetta on Nov. 15 defended the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq next month despite sharp criticism from some lawmakers, saying Washington had to accept that Iraq was a sovereign state.
Most of Libya's missing stocks of shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles are still in the country but they need to be secured before they are smuggled to militants elsewhere, a U.S. official said Monday.