27 Jan '17, 3pm

#Wants to grow #military #significantly...

#Wants to grow #military #significantly...

President Trump greets his new defense secretary, James Mattis, in the reviewing stand during the inaugural parade after Trump took the oath of office Jan. 20. (Erik S. Lesser/European Pressphoto Agency) The Trump administration has drafted an executive order stating the president will significantly grow the U.S. military, spending money on everything from additional Special Operations forces to the modernization of the U.S. nuclear arsenal while cutting projects that are not considered the “highest priority operations.” The three-page document, obtained by The Washington Post, calls for new Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to carry out a 30-day “readiness review” that will examine needs for the war against the Islamic State and “other forms of Islamic terror,” as well as training, maintenance, ammunition and infrastructure. The review, the draft said, also will examine how to...

Full article: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoint/wp/2017/01...

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straitstimes.com 28 Jan '17, 9am

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