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The Star Online
U.S. says 'disappointed' by Palestinian unity deal
The United States said on Wednesday it was let down by a unity pact agreed to between the Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas' Palestine Liberation Organization and added it could make peace efforts difficult.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
State Dept. says Egypt cleared for US military aid
The Obama administration said Tuesday it has certified that Egypt is upholding its 35-year-old peace treaty with Israel and therefore qualifies for some military and counterterrorism assistance.
Dallas Morning News
On Asia tour, Granger meets with Japan's prime minister on F-35, Osprey sales
As we reported last week , both Bell Helicopter and Lockheed Martin are looking for increased sales overseas to soften the impact of softer sales to the U.S. military, and there are few better customers to help them do just that than Japan.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Cantor Leads CODEL to Asia
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., on Friday began a congressional delegation trip to Asia, where he will meet with the prime minister of Japan and the president of South Korea as well as key U.S. ambassadors in the region.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Miami Herald
House members headed to Asia for talks on trade, security
A congressional delegation plans a 10 day trip to Asia and the Pacific region, starting Friday, for talks with key leaders in Japan, South Korea, and China.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Budget cuts could reduce F-35 orders for four years
The Pentagon will cut 17 of the 343 F-35 fighters it plans to buy from Lockheed Martin in fiscal 2016 through 2019 unless Congress repeals automatic budget cuts, according to a new Defense Department report.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
House lawmakers advocate for Lockheed in budget battle - Deadline...
LOCKHEED VS. BOEING: "The U.S. Navy's 'unfunded priorities' request for 22 more Boeing-built EA-18G Growlers has set off an industry scramble for limited cash, and Lockheed has been meeting with lawmakers who focus on armed services and appropriations to tout its own F-35 Lightning II," reports POLITICO's Leigh Munsil.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Lawmakers urge Jack Lew, John Kerry to stop U.S. purchases of Russian helicopters
The effort to rally opposition to Russia n company Rosoboronexport , which the Pentagon is procuring Mi-17 helicopters from for the Afghan National Security Forces, was led by Reps.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Arutz Sheva Israel News
US Officials: We Might Cut Off PA
American legislators have expressed disappointment with Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas's latest gambit applying for membership in United Nations organizations as the "state of Palestine."
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Funding Sought for Irish Scholarships as European Ties Loosen
Some members of Congress are calling for restoration of funding for the George J. Mitchell Scholarship Program, a prestigious study and exchange program to benefit U.S.-Irish relations.