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'Fire and fury’ warning to N Korea maybe ‘wasn't tough enough’: Trump

Earlier on Thursday, Pyongyang said it was readying plans to launch missiles towards the Pacific territory of Guam.

11 Aug 2017 2:23 PM

Won't 'break faith' with transgender members: US Coast Guard post Trump's ban

Admiral Paul Zukunft said the service had reached out to the 13 Coast Guardsmen who have come out as transgender.

02 Aug 2017 8:33 AM

US lawmakers seek increased role for India in Afghanistan

India is one of the biggest providers of developmental assistance to war-torn Afghanistan.

29 Jul 2017 1:51 PM

Following various death claims of Baghdadi, Pentagon says IS leader alive

Russia's army said in mid-June that it was seeking to verify whether it had killed the IS chief in a May air strike in Syria.

22 Jul 2017 12:59 PM

Pentagon chief says US has no proof of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi's death

Baghdadi has kept a low profile but was rumored to move regularly throughout ISIS-held territory in Iraq and Syria.

14 Jul 2017 9:04 PM


Pentagon chief says Assad took Trump's chemical warning 'seriously'

The warning came after US intelligence noticed suspect activity at the airbase used to launch a suspected chemical strike two months ago.

28 Jun 2017 6:58 PM

Tillerson urges China to apply greater diplomatic, economic pressure on N Korea

Tillerson's remarks came the day after Trump appeared to suggest China's Xi had come up short in efforts to lean on Kim Jong-Un's regime.

22 Jun 2017 10:00 AM

Pentagon strikes USD 12 billion jet deal with Qatar in midst of Gulf crisis

The Qatari defence ministry issued a statement Wednesday celebrating the F-15 deal.

15 Jun 2017 10:15 AM

Trump gives Pentagon authority to set troop levels in Afghanistan

Jim Mattis is believed to send several thousands more troops to Afghanistan, but has not taken a final decision, The New York times said.

14 Jun 2017 11:34 AM

China showed 'contempt' for other nations' interests, says US Defence Secy

Jim Mattis' remarks come as China builds up a series of artificial islands on shoals and reefs in contested waters in the South China Sea.

03 Jun 2017 2:11 PM


US Defense Secretary says civilian deaths 'fact of life' in war on ISIS

A US-led international coalition has been carrying out air strikes against the IS group in Iraq and Syria since 2014.

29 May 2017 8:13 AM

US set to play Patriot games in Baltic region

Missiles may be deployed amid tensions with Russia.

11 May 2017 4:20 AM

Pentagon chief Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs

He is the first member of President Donald Trump's cabinet to visit Afghanistan.

24 Apr 2017 2:52 PM

Pence says US armada heading to Japan Sea

Korean foreign ministry spokesman said in a statement released on Saturday by Pyongyang’s official KCNA news agency.

23 Apr 2017 7:07 AM

Air strike on Syria destroyed one-fifth of Assad’s working jets: Pentagon chief

Jim Mattis called Friday's strike a 'measured response' to the regime's 'use of chemical weapons'.

11 Apr 2017 3:59 PM


Trump skeptical of Russian deal on Islamic State

In conversations with diplomats and other officials, Trump and his aides have ascribed the new thinking to Moscow's recent provocations.

05 Mar 2017 12:46 PM

US 'not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil': Mattis

, Mattis has also sought an exemption from Trump's travel ban for Iraqis who served with US troops, including translators.

20 Feb 2017 8:21 PM