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Why the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI deal has cloud companies going nuts

By now you’ve probably heard of the Defense Department’s massive winner-take-all $ 10 billion cloud contract dubbed the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (or JEDI for short).Star Wars references aside, this contract is huge, even by government standards.The Pentagon would like a single cloud vendor to build out its enterprise cloud, believing rightly or wrongly that this is the best approach ...

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Why the Pentagon’s $10 billion JEDI deal has cloud companies going nuts

By now you’ve probably heard of the Defense Department’s massive winner-take-all $ 10 billion cloud contract dubbed the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (or JEDI for short).Star Wars references aside, this contract is huge, even by government standards.The Pentagon would like a single cloud vendor to build out its enterprise cloud, believing rightly or wrongly that this is the best approach ...

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‘Not a love affair’: Zarif says Iran to stay in nuclear deal as long as its oil sells

The landmark 2015 nuclear deal was “not a love affair but a compromise,” the Iranian foreign minister has said. Tehran will stay in the agreement even without the US – as long as its oil is bought and revenues are generated. “The agreement wasn’t a love affair but a reasonable compromise,” Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Germany’s Spiegel ...

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Islands dispute must be settled before peace deal – Japan on Putin’s ‘no preconditions’ offer

Japan said that before any peace deal with Russia is signed, the south Kuril Islands dispute must first be settled. President Vladimir Putin earlier offered to sign the peace treaty “without any preconditions.” Read more Tokyo will continue to seek a peace settlement with Russia but only after the island dispute is resolved, the government’s spokesperson Yoshihide Suga told reporters ...

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India to go ahead with S-400 deal with Russia despite threat of US sanctions – reports

India is expected to inform the US during a top-level meeting this week that it will go ahead with a deal to purchase the Russian S-400 air defense system despite the threat of American sanctions, the Indian media reports. The US is threatening buyers of Russian-made weapons with economic sanctions as part of its general pressure campaign against Moscow. The ...

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Trump says ‘no political necessity’ to keep Canada in new NAFTA deal

Donald Trump said there is “no political necessity” to keep Canada in the NAFTA agreement if a “fair deal” cannot be reached. The US president warned Congress against interfering, threatening to kill the deal single-handedly. “There is no political necessity to keep Canada in the new NAFTA deal. If we don’t make a fair deal for the US after decades ...

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President Erdogan: Turkey’s S-400 purchase a ‘done deal’, will get them soon

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has reaffirmed Turkey’s commitment to purchasing the Russian-made S-400 air-defense system, asserting that Ankara has alternatives if the Washington cancels its F-35 deal. Speaking to a crowd of military officers at a graduation ceremony on Friday, the Turkish president said that Turkey “needs” the S-400 system for its defense, and that deliveries would happen very soon on ...

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‘Everyone breaks election laws, it’s like jaywalking’ – Harvard law professor on Cohen plea deal

Harvard Law School Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz has sought to dampen excitement over a plea deal taken by former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, saying that “every candidate” violates election laws when they run for president. Speaking on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show on Tuesday, Dershowitz said that breaking campaign finance laws – which Cohen recently admitted to doing “at the ...

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Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen makes plea deal with prosecutors

Michael Cohen, former personal attorney to President Donald Trump, has reached a plea deal with federal prosecutors on charges including campaign finance violations, bank fraud and tax evasion. Cohen appeared in a federal court in Manhattan on Tuesday afternoon to offer a guilty plea on several charges filed by prosecutors in the Southern District of New York. The charges resulted ...

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India defies US threats, poised to sign deal for Russian S-400s in October

Russia hopes to finalize two major defense deals with India by year’s end, with first deliveries of the S-400 air defense system potentially taking place in 2020, a Russian defense official has said. India defied US demands to drop the S-400 deal in favor of US weaponry, selecting the defense system to protect its skies in June following an agreement ...

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