Christopher Woody Editor
  • Washington, D.c.
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Christopher Woody is a Washington, DC-based editor covering military and defense issues and foreign affairs.

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  • Military and Defense Issues
  • Foreign Affairs

151 Articles
5 days ago
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A US plan to drop bombs from cargo planes hit another milestone, but the Air Force is still figur...

"We are intentionally trying to be provocative without being escalatory," a US officer said before the November 9 test.

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14 days ago
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US and Indian troops are teaming up for tough training in the Himalayas near a tense border with ...

The US Army's newest division is on the ground in India as both countries try to manage rising tensions with China

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19 days ago
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Days after Biden's face-to-face meeting with Xi Jinping, Kamala Harris is making a rare trip to a...

"The vice president is the highest-ranking US official ever to visit Palawan," a senior administration official said ...

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21 days ago
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Putin's 'desperation' in Ukraine is making Russia more dependent on other pariah states, top Pent...

"The power equation between Russia and Iran appears to be kind of out of whack," Colin Kahl, US undersecretary of def...

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27 days ago
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New missions in the high north are taking US and British aircraft carriers closer to a frigid fro...

The US Navy is "in an upward trajectory with respect to the Arctic, and I don't think we're going to turn back," the ...

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about 1 month ago
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The British navy's aircraft carriers are back after 'a bit of a hiatus,' but one of them has an u...

The Royal Navy has been rebuilding its "big, corporate knowledge" of carrier operations, an officer told Insider aboa...

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about 1 month ago
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The US Coast Guard's biggest ship made a rare trip to the North Pole amid warnings about Russian ...

"We have not built a polar security cutter since the mid-'70s," the US Coast Guard's top admiral said in July. "It is...

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2 months ago
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Ukraine's 'indirect methods' help it avoid fighting a war it can't win with Russia, top British c...

Kyiv's creative use of technology and other decisions have shaped the battlefield in its favor, two top British milit...

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2 months ago
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Suspected Nord Stream sabotage shows 'vulnerability' of everything we build on the seabed, top Br...

In 2015, a senior British defense official described interference with undersea telecommunications cables as "a new r...

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2 months ago
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China's new J-20 is nothing 'to lose a lot of sleep over,' but the US's stealth advantage isn't s...

"I'll lose sleep if we don't continue to modernize our Air Force to ensure that we stay ahead of where they are," Gen...

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3 months ago
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US Air Force special operators turned cargo planes into bombers. Now they're showing other milita...

The Air Force has shown it can drop "palletized munitions" from its cargo aircraft, and now other militaries want to ...

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3 months ago
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Pablo Escobar was gunned down 29 years ago — here are 3 theories about who took the Medellin king...

The world's most powerful drug lord made a lot of enemies. Which one, if any of them, killed him is much less clear.

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