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Carlo Muñoz

Carlo Muñoz is the military correspondent for The Washington Times focusing on U.S. defense and national security policy, programs and operations.

He was most recently a foreign correspondent with the Stars and Stripes Mideast bureau, based in Kabul, Afghanistan. Mr. Muñoz also reported on U.S. and foreign military operations in South America, Cuba and the Asia-Pacific region. His work has appeared in The Guardian, United Press International, Atlantic Media, Air Force Magazine, USNI News and elsewhere.

He can be reached at [email protected]

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President Donald Trump, right, shakes hands with Polish President Andrzej Duda, left, during a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

No 'Fort Trump,' but U.S. troops heading for Poland

The Trump administration is poised to send approximately 1,000 more U.S. troops into Poland to help curb Russian aggression in Europe, but apparently stopping short of Polish hopes for a permanent U.S. deployment in the country, according to documents reviewed by The Washington Times. Published June 11, 2019

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Democrats' defense bill challenge Trump on many fronts

The new Democratic majority on the House Armed Services Committee has released its first blueprint for the nation's defense budget, a $733 billion authorization bill for the Pentagon for the coming fiscal year that blocks any funds for President Trump's border wall, puts new restrictions on the Guantanamo terrorist detainee prison, and includes no money for Mr. Trump's proposed Space Force. Published June 10, 2019

Polish President Andrzej Duda, right, speaks during the official ceremony marking Poland's Independence Day, in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, as leader of the ruling Law and Justice party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, second left, stands behind. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz) ** FILE **

Top defense Democrat fine with new 'Fort Trump' in Poland

The top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee said Monday he backs a permanent U.S. military presence in Poland to restrain Russia -- an outpost Polish officials say they may name "Fort Trump." Published June 10, 2019

A military band plays the national anthem during the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People on Friday, March 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) **FILE**

China seen steadily cutting into U.S. military technological edge

The United States is at risk of losing its "decisive edge" in military technology to China, challenging the battlefield superiority America has enjoyed since World War II, a new report by a top Washington think tank is warning. Published June 6, 2019

U.S. forces storm the beaches of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944. (source: Pixabay)

Russia: U.S, allies 'exaggerating' importance of D-Day to WWII victory

D-Day's importance in winning World War II against Nazi Germany has been "exaggerated" in American and Western history in the decades since the landmark assault, Russian diplomats said Wednesday as President Trump and European leaders gathered to mark the historic landing. Published June 5, 2019