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U.S. Naval Update Map: March 5, 2015

This map shows the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups and Amphibious Ready Groups.

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Netanyahu, Obama and the Geopolitics of Speeches

Israel is trying to resist being drawn into a regional power constellation in which the United States treats it as one power among many.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) inspects troops at the Ground Self-Defense Force Asaka training ground on Oct. 27, 2013. (TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan's Intelligence Reform Inches Forward

Since the fall of the Japanese Empire, Japan's intelligence apparatus has been fragmented — but a new proposal seeks to change this.