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World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 10, 2014
Islamist militants that have swept across Iraq pose a clear and "imminent" danger to the Middle East, Europe and the United States, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Wednesday.
World | Agence-France Presse | Tuesday July 8, 2014
A US naval crew has begun work to "neutralise" Syria's chemical weapons on a vessel in the Mediterranean, an unprecedented operation expected to take about two months, the Pentagon said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 4, 2014
The United States military is grounding its entire fleet of F-35 fighter jets as it completes additional engine inspections following a fire aboard an aircraft in Florida last week.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 1, 2014
President Barack Obama said on Monday he had sent up to 200 US extra troops equipped for combat, with surveillance gear and helicopters, to protect the US Embassy in Baghdad.
World | Reuters | Sunday June 29, 2014
The US military hospital system, which cares for the 1.6 million active-duty service members and their families, is rife with chronic yet avoidable errors and is only subject to sporadic scrutiny, the New York Times reported on Saturday.
World | Associated Press | Saturday June 28, 2014
The US has armed drones flying over Baghdad to protect US troops that recently arrived to assess Iraq's deteriorating security, the Pentagon said on Friday.
World | Reuters | Saturday June 28, 2014
The United States said on Friday it had decreased its surveillance flights in the search for more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants in Nigeria, but added that the overall effort was unchanged due to more flights by other countries.
World | Reuters | Friday June 27, 2014
US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his staff to develop more detailed plans to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels, should Congress approve funding requested by President Barack Obama, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
Thursday June 26, 2014
US security officials and members of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) are worried that IBM's x86 servers used in communications networks and in data centers supporting the Pentagon's networks could be accessed remotely...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 26, 2014
The US cargo ship MV Cape Ray left the Spanish port of Rota on Wednesday and headed for Italy, where it will load Syrian chemical weapons materials to be destroyed.
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 25, 2014
Militants attacked one of Iraq's largest air bases on Wednesday as the first US teams arrived to assess the Iraqi security forces.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 25, 2014
The first teams of up to 300 US military advisers have begun their mission in Baghdad to assist the Iraqi army in its fight against Sunni extremists, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday June 24, 2014
Iraq has given assurances to the United States that U.S. special operations forces that President Barack Obama has ordered into the country will be shielded from possible prosecution in Iraqi courts, U.S. officials said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 23, 2014
The Boeing-managed ground-based system intended to shield the continental United States successfully intercepted a simulated incoming missile over the Pacific Ocean for the first time Sunday, the Pentagon said.
World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday June 18, 2014
Iraqi forces appear to be rallying and bolstering their defence of Baghdad in the face of Sunni extremists who have swept across the country's north, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
World | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 15, 2014
The US lauded Afghanistan people for braving threats of violence to vote in a presidential runoff, and said it was looking forward to sign the Bilateral Security Agreement with the new government there.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday June 15, 2014
The United States has ordered an aircraft carrier, the USS George H.W. Bush, into the Gulf in response to the crisis in Iraq, the Pentagon said Saturday.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 14, 2014
The US has a number of "ground-breaking" defence technologies, including a helicopter and an unmanned aerial vehicle programme, to offer to India for co-development and co-production, a top Pentagon official has said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 13, 2014
The American soldier released by Afghan insurgents in a swap with the Taliban will return to the United States on Friday after undergoing medical treatment at a military hospital in Germany, a US defense official said on Thursday.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday June 12, 2014
Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel on Wednesday staunchly defended the swap of five Taliban detainees for US soldier Bowe Bergdahl, insisting it was the "right decision" despite the risks involved.