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Al-Awlaki’s death major blow to Al Qaeda: Obama


October 1st, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday said the killing of radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen is a major blow to the Al Qaeda in the ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton creates history by calling nearly all US ambassadors for foreign policy meeting


February 1st, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called US ambassadors from different countries to attend a wide-ranging foreign policy meeting, the first of its kind ever, in Washington ... Read more...

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Obama unlikely to push India on Pakistan:NYT (Lead)


November 6th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) American military commanders want India to "disavow" an operational strategy they say is fuelling tensions with Pakistan and hindering the American war in Afghanistan, the New York ... Read more...

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Obama not likely to push India hard on Pakistan: NYT


November 6th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 6 (IANS) American military commanders want India to formally reject an Indian military doctrine they say is fuelling tensions with Pakistan and hindering the American war in Afghanistan, the ... Read more...

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Obama unlikely to push India hard on ‘Cold Start’ doctrine against Pakistan


November 6th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): Obama administration officials have said that the American president is unlikely to push the Indian leadership hard to formally disavow an obscure military doctrine that they contend is ... Read more...

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US has Iran strike plan, says top military official


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The US military has a plan to attack Iran if needed to prevent it from developing a nuclear weapon, a media report said. A military strike would have severe ... Read more...

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‘WikiLeaks’ founder has ‘blood of soldiers on his hands’, says Mullen


July 30th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): United States has asked for FBI's help to inquiry into the leaking of more than 90,000 classified military records on the Afghan war by 'WikiLeaks' website, and accused ... Read more...

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India and US sign agreement for counter-terrorism cooperation


July 24th, 2010 - 3:42 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) – The United States and India signed on Friday a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the Counterterrorism Cooperation Initiative to intensify information sharing on issues ranging from ... Read more...

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Mike Mullen Somewhat Displeased With The American House Vote On The Repeal Of DADT


May 31st, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The chairperson of the American Joint Chiefs of Staff has uttered that he would have been happier if the Congress had waited before casting its ... Read more...

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American Congress To Vote On Repealing The Military Gay Ban


May 27th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Both the houses of Congress will get together on Thursday to cast their vote on whether to permit gays to function openly in the American ... Read more...

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Obama puts combating nuclear terrorism at top of agenda


April 7th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 7 (IANS) President Barack Obama has put combating nuclear proliferation and nuclear terrorism at the "top of America's nuclear agenda" to win a commitment from various nations ... Read more...

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United States to extend military support to Mexico


March 24th, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) – Top U.S. defense officials met on Tuesday with their Mexican counterparts as part of the Merida Initiative meeting in Mexico City to strengthen the military partnership ... Read more...

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Mullen says that the gay military ban should be scrapped away


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Adm. Mike Mullen wants the gays to serve openly in the military. This is a huge boost in the arm for Pentagon supporters who want ... Read more...

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White House keeps suspense alive on Manmohan Singh’s banquet details


November 24th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov. 24 (ANI): As the White House gets ready to witness the first State dinner of the Obama era in honour of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, speculations over the ... Read more...

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8 out of 10 Americans oppose Lockerbie bomber’s release


August 25th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug. 25 (ANI): A whopping 82 percent of Americans oppose Scotland's justice minister's decision to release the convicted Lockerbie bomber, a new poll has found.Last week, Baset not only set Abdel ... Read more...

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US does not know location of all Pakistan nukes


May 19th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 19 (IANS) A top US official added fuel to the row over reports that Pakistan may be using US military assistance to expand its nuclear arsenal by ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s ISI uses Taliban as a ’strategic hedge’: US


May 19th, 2009 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI keeps ties to the Taliban as a "strategic hedge" due to uncertainty about the future outcome of the war in neighbouring Afghanistan, according ... Read more...

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Pakistan rapidly adding nuclear arms, US Congress told


May 18th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Pakistan is rapidly adding to its nuclear arsenal even while racked by insurgency, members of US Congress have been told in confidential briefings, according to the New York ... Read more...

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White House would welcome Manmohan Singh’s return: WSJ


May 16th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 16 (IANS) The return of "low-key" Manmohan Singh as prime minister after a "high-profile victory" in general elections is likely to be welcomed by President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

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Give up obsession with India, Obama to tell Zardari


May 5th, 2009 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama is expected to press Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari again to give up its obsession with India as its main threat and ... Read more...

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US ‘gravely concerned’ about Pakistan ‘crisis’


May 5th, 2009 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 4 (IANS) The US defence chief says he is "gravely concerned" about the "crisis" Pakistan is facing as Taliban militants fight their way past the army toward ... Read more...

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US needs to convince India it can keep Pakistan in check: Stratfor


April 7th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 7 (IANS) As the United States tries to sell Pakistan its plan of negotiating with Afghan Taliban, it will have to assure India that Washington can keep ... Read more...

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Pakistan a thriving sanctuary for Afghan, Al Qaeda militants: Stratfor


April 7th, 2009 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 7 (IANS) Noting that Pakistan "is a thriving sanctuary" for both Afghan and Al Qaeda militants operating in Afghanistan, a leading US think tank says Washington needs ... Read more...

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Time running out for Pakistan: NYT


April 6th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 6 (IANS) With Pakistan's politicians apparently unprepared to take up the new US strategy of a partnership to defeat the Islamist insurgency, analysts in Washington and Islamabad have ... Read more...

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US confident new Af-Pak strategy would work


April 1st, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 1 (IANS) President Barack Obama's National Security Adviser Jim Jones is confident the new US Afghanistan-Pakistan strategy would be successful in removing terrorist safe havens in the ... Read more...

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Obama considering 16 to 23-months Iraq withdrawal plan


February 7th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): The Obama Administration is weighing three different military options for withdrawing troops from Iraq, including the possibility of breaking Barcak Obamas campaign pledge of a pullout within ... Read more...

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Bush tells military that its cause is ”just and right”


January 7th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.7 (ANI): President Bush on Tuesday said that when it comes to the military, his time in office will be remembered as a fight to protect the freedom of Americans ... Read more...

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US urges restraint to end Pak-India troop standoff


December 27th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.27 (ANI): The United States has expressed serious concerns about the movement of Pakistani troops towards the international border with India. Washington has said that any irresponsible step taken by ... Read more...

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Top US militaryman Mullen in Pak to resolve unilateral-strikes-on-Pak crisis


September 17th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sept 17 (ANI): America s top military official Adm. Mike Mullen made a hurriedly arranged visit to Pakistan last evening for holding talks about a recent incursion by American ... Read more...

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US army official calls for hitting Pak terrorist havens


September 11th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 11 (ANI): A top US defence official has reportedly said that besides gunning down the terrorists crossing into Afghanistan from Pakistan , the US should focus on eliminating ... Read more...

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Pakistan must do more to combat extremists in safe havens: US


July 18th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 18 (IANS) US defence leaders want Pakistan do more on its side of the border with Afghanistan to prevent Taliban and other violent groups to cross over and ... Read more...

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