#Obama Has Cut Military To The Bone (Pray We’re Not Attacked) Army on ‘ragged edge’ of readiness

  WASHINGTON — An increasing workload and continuously shrinking budgets have pushed the United States Army to “the ragged edge of readiness,” Army Secretary John McHugh said Monday. McHugh, speaking at the annual convention of the Association of the United States Army, called for Congress to work together to provide the Army — and the larger military — with budget clarity as it deals with contingency and humanitarian issues across the globe and prepares for the “unseen” problems it could face in the near future.While the Army is currently funded — with a budget of about $120 billion, down from … Continue reading #Obama Has Cut Military To The Bone (Pray We’re Not Attacked) Army on ‘ragged edge’ of readiness

#Trump2016: Let #Russia fight #ISIS in #Syria 

  OKLAHOMA CITY — Donald Trump accused his Republican presidential rivals on Friday night of wanting to “start World War III over Syria,” and suggested that the United States should instead let Russia deal with the problem. Trump has recently … Continue reading #Trump2016: Let #Russia fight #ISIS in #Syria 

#Russians, #Syrians and #Iranians setting up military cell in #Baghdad #ISIS

  EXCLUSIVE (FOX News) : Russian, Syrian and Iranian military commanders have set up a coordination cell in Baghdad in recent days to try to begin working with Iranian-backed Shia militias fighting the Islamic State, Fox News has learned. Western intelligence … Continue reading #Russians, #Syrians and #Iranians setting up military cell in #Baghdad #ISIS

US plans to accept #Russia offer to join military talks on #Syria 

  WASHINGTON –  Amid increasing unease and uncertainty over Russia’s intentions, the Obama administration plans to accept an offer from Russia for direct talks on its military buildup in Syria that U.S. officials believe is aimed at propping up Syrian … Continue reading US plans to accept #Russia offer to join military talks on #Syria 

US to begin training #Ukraine’s active-duty military – Stripes

  U.S. paratroops will soon begin training members of Ukraine’s active-duty military, expanding a program in western Ukraine that began by providing support for the country’s newly formed national guard.Troops with the Vicenza, Italy-based 173rd Airborne Brigade will train up … Continue reading US to begin training #Ukraine’s active-duty military – Stripes