David Welna David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.

Amended Travel Ban Threatens U.S. Military Relations With Chad

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President Trump told the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday that the U.S. may have no choice but to "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to defend itself and its allies. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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U.S. Bans Kaspersky Software For Federal Agencies Amid Security Concerns

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Warren Buffett Backs Nuclear Fuel Bank In Kazakhstan

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Settlement Reached In Case Against Pyschologists Who Designed CIA Torture Program

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A Romanian army fighting vehicle prepares to cross a pontoon bridge across the Danube River. David Welna/NPR hide caption

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In Russia's Shadow, U.S. Military Bulks Up European Presence

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What's Next After NATO Allies' Largest Military Exercise Since The Cold War?

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Joint Military Exercises Reinforce American Power In Eastern Europe

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At Least 16 Dead After Military Plane Crashes In Mississippi

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House Poised To Approve National Defense Authorization Bill

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Eugene Kaspersky, founder and chief executive officer of Kaspersky Lab, at his office in Moscow last December. Kaspersky and his firm have ties to the Russian government but say that should not be cause for concern in the West, where the company's cybersecurity software is widely used. Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr./Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Casts A Suspicious Eye On Russia's Kaspersky Lab

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Kaspersky's Russian Roots Come Under Scrutiny

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President Donald Trump waves as he arrives on Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., on July 1, 2017, en route to Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Authorization For The Use Of Military Force Could Be Up For Update In Senate

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Defense Secretary James Mattis Keeps Low Profile Amid White House Controversy

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