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Pentagon braces for budget cuts


February 11th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The US Defence Department is bracing for budget cuts set to be announced next week, Xinhua reported.Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said Friday the defence budget ... Read more...

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Chinese military chief to visit U.S. in May


April 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr. 27 (ANI): The chief of the general staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, General Chen Bingde, will visit the United States in May."I will visit the United States next ... Read more...

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‘Give up war or face assassination’, Liam Fox warns Gaddafi


April 26th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): British Defence Secretary Liam Fox has warned Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and his loyalists to give up their fight against civilians in that country or face possible ... Read more...

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US army chief meets Kayani


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) US Army Chief of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, met his Pakistani counterpart General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani here Friday, a day after a visit by US top ... Read more...

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US, Pakistan start strategic talks


October 21st, 2010 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The US and Pakistan Wednesday launched a three-day strategic dialogue here, Xinhua reported.It is co-chaired by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah ... Read more...

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ISI helping US on Europe plots: Envoy


October 4th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) Pakistan has been helping the US gather intelligence about who is plotting against various European cities with its spy agency ISI sharing information with the CIA, according ... Read more...

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Military supplies to Pakistan: US ‘mindful’ of Indian concerns


August 10th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The US is "mindful" of Indian concerns over military supplies to Pakistan and is "clearly observing" if the arms are only being used to fight terrorism, visiting ... Read more...

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US has moral obligation to protect those revealed by ‘WikiLeaks’ leak on Afghan war: Mullen


August 2nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 2 (ANI): Unites States' Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen has said that the country has 'moral obligation to protect those named in top the secret ... Read more...

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US might attack Iran if required: Mullen


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2, (ANI): Unites States' Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, has admitted that the country will not hesitate to attack Iran if required to prevent the latter ... 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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Mullen wants the Congress to delay the DADT repeal


May 31st, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Admiral Mike Mullen, the chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, has urged Congress to delay the repeal of the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law. The "Don't ... Read more...

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US Open to increase troops in Afghanistan: Pentagon


September 4th, 2009 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (Xinhua) The US is open to the possibility of sending more troops to the Afghanistan war, where President Barack Obama's government has "limited time" to show improvement, top ... Read more...

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Zardari agrees to clip his powers


September 3rd, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has agreed to transfer his powers relating to the appointment of the service chiefs, the chairman of joint chiefs of staff committee ... Read more...

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Russia, US to sign military deal during Obama trip


June 26th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (RIA Novosti) Russia and the US will sign a military cooperation deal during President Barack Obama's visit to Moscow in early July, Russia's top military general said Friday. "We ... Read more...

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Mullen says Taliban chief hiding in Balochistan


April 7th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr. 7 (ANI): The US Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, has claimed that the Taliban's top leadership is hiding in Pakistan's Balochistan province.During a dinner at ... Read more...

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Pak Army reshuffle suggests status quo on Kashmir: Analyst


October 4th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct.4 (ANI): Pakistani military circles are saying that the recent reshuffle undertaken in the army by Chief of Army Staff, General Asfaq Parvez Kayani, is an indication that the armed ... Read more...

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Mullen visits Pak unannounced, asks Kayani to get tough with militants


July 13th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 13 (ANI): US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Mike Mullen made an unscheduled visit to Islamabad and met Army Chief Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, and asked Pakistan to act ... Read more...

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Pakistan test fires surface-to-surface ballistic missile


April 19th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Islamabad, April 19 (Xinhua) Pakistan has successfully test fired a long-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile with a range of over 2,000 km, according to a TV report Saturday. The missile, Hataf-6 or Shaheen-2, ... Read more...

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Pakistan still a key ally of the US in the war on terror


April 17th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): The Bush Administration still believes that Pakistan is a key ally in the war against terrorism.Three senior officials of the US Government - Secretary of State Condoleezza ... Read more...

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