Early Bird Brief

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11 hours ago

Germany is getting ready to host the biggest air deployment exercise in NATO’s history.

2 days ago

A dam’s destruction in southern Ukraine threatens drinking water supplies and potentially Europe's largest nuclear power plant.

3 days ago

Today, dozens of WWII veterans travel to France for the 79th anniversary of D-Day.

4 days ago

Today, a discussion about how the recent agreement to raise the debt ceiling impacts military spending. 

7 days ago

Today, a growing number of Republican-led states are sending troops to the southern border.

Thursday Jun 01, 2023

China responds after the U.S. said one of its jets flew aggressively close to an American aircraft in the South China Sea.

Wednesday May 31, 2023

Some updates from the frontlines in Ukraine, as the capital city tried to celebrate its more than 1,500th anniversary. 

Who is Gen. CQ Brown?

Tuesday May 30, 2023

Tuesday May 30, 2023

Today, Defense News air warfare reporter Stephen Losey tells us about President Joe Biden's nominee to be the next leader of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

Friday May 26, 2023

Pentagon leaders reveal new information about the plan to train Ukraine pilots on F-16 fighter jets.

Thursday May 25, 2023

President Joe Biden unveiled efforts to guide research into ethical uses of artificial intelligence.

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