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China willing to promote military ties with US


August 25th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) China is willing to work with the US to properly handle their differences and promote stable and sound development of military-to-military ties, a senior Chinese army ... Read more...

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Russian military chief visits US


July 10th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's military chief, Gen. Nikolai Makarov, Tuesday began a three-day official visit to the US to discuss the American missile defence plans, the Russian defence ... Read more...

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US military seeks greater engagement with India


June 8th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The United States aspires to have greater engagement with India sitting on an enormously important geostrategic location on the sea lines of communication from the ... Read more...

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Colin Powell endorses same-sex marriage


May 24th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Secretary of State Colin Powell has showed his support for gay marriage. He argues that states should not have the ultimate decision regarding same-sex ... Read more...

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Osama ordered suicide squads against Obama, Nato commander


May 4th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Osama bin Laden ordered suicide squads to be created in Pakistan and Afghanistan to track down US President Barack Obama and then NATO commander Gen. ... Read more...

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‘Stable Pakistan can re-set ties with US’


March 18th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) A top US military commander has voiced confidence that America and Pakistan can re-set their bilateral ties in a mutually beneficial way, saying Pakistan was now ... Read more...

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US warns Iran against making ‘gross misjudgement’


March 18th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey has warned Iranian leaders of suffer the consequences if they make "a gross misjudgement" of American ... Read more...

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Egyptian military rulers meet US top military official


February 11th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Egypt's top military rulers held talks Saturday with visiting US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey here amid a recent row over illegal ... Read more...

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Ties with China important, says US


January 19th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) The US embassy in Beijing said Thursday that the relationship between China and the US is one of the most important bilateral relationships in the ... Read more...

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Gilani meets defence chiefs; Kayani talks with Zardari (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid the stand-off between the political and military leadership in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday told military chiefs that the armed forces were ... Read more...

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Iran offers military cooperation to Iraq


December 27th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) Iran has expressed its willingness to extend military and security cooperation to its one-time foe Iraq, a media report said.Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ... Read more...

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Zero tolerance for bullying in forces: US military chief


December 24th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey has emphasized "zero tolerance" for bullying in the armed forces, after eight US soldiers were ... Read more...

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U.S. officially ends nearly nine-year-long war in Iraq


December 15th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday officially ended the U.S.-led war in Iraq during a highly symbolic ceremony in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. It brings to ... Read more...

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Pakistan ties in a mess, admits US


December 10th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) US-Pakistani military-to-military relations "are a mess" after a NATO strike last month killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, said a top US military official as a think-tank rated ... Read more...

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Key senator chides Pakistan on Haqqani support


November 29th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as the United States moved to sooth Pakistan's ruffled feathers over the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers in weekend NATO strikes, a key senator chided ... Read more...

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Pakistan to ask US to vacate air base (Lead)


November 27th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan will ask the US to stop using one of its key air base after a NATO air raid on one of the country's border ... Read more...

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Pakistan to ask US to vacate air base


November 27th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan will ask the US to stop using one of its key air base after a NATO air raid on a border checkpost left at ... Read more...

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UAE discusses military issues with foreign officials


November 15th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS/WAM) Top military officials of the United Arab Emirates met their counterparts from the US, Pakistan, Britain, Germany, France, Belarus, Lebanon and Mozambique and discussed ways to ... Read more...

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Armed forces feel left out of national security decision


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) India's armed forces feel left out of the country's national security decision-making process and have now demanded a greater role for themselves considering their domain ... Read more...

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Pakistan military official meets Zardari


October 14th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari met General Khalid Shameem Wynne, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), to discuss crucial issues related to the ... Read more...

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Obama slams Pakistan’s terror ties; says be peaceful with India


October 7th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) Slamming Pakistan for maintaining ties with "unsavoury characters", President Barack Obama has asked its key ally to stop hedging its bets in Afghanistan and adopt ... Read more...

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Safe havens in Pakistan biggest challenge in Afghan war: Mullen


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) A top US military adviser to both presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush says the biggest challenge in the Afghanistan war is the safe ... Read more...

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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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US puts 5 Haqqani Network associates on terrorist list


September 30th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Squeezing recalcitrant ally Pakistan, the United States has put on its terrorist list five associates of the Haqqani Network branded as a "veritable arm" of ... Read more...

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Mullen sticks to his guns on ISI links with terror group


September 29th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) The top US military officer stuck to his guns even as the White House and State Department sought to distance themselves from his remarks that ... Read more...

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US denies India tilt, asks Pakistan to tackle Haqqani Network


September 28th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Dismissing Islamabad's suggestions that it has tilted toward India since the Cold War, the US has reminded its key ally that US and Pakistan "have to ... Read more...

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Freeze all aid to ‘disloyal ally’ Pakistan: US lawmaker


September 27th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) Calling Pakistan a "disloyal ally", a US lawmaker has introduced legislation in the US Congress to freeze all US aid to Islamabad except funds designated to ... Read more...

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Pakistan cannot continue to be safe haven for terror: US


September 21st, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) While not yet willing to blame the Haqqani network for assassinating former Afghan president, US military leaders say they will continue to strongly pressure Islamabad ... Read more...

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US general meets Pakistani army officials


July 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) A top US army officer has met Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and other senior military and security officials during his visit to the ... Read more...

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US halting military aid to Pakistan for expulsions


July 10th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) The US is stopping millions of dollars in aid to the Pakistani military after the expulsion of over 100 US Special Forces trainers by Islamabad.Quoting ... Read more...

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Shahzad was kidnapped, killed with government sanction: US admiral


July 8th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) The killing of journalist Saleem Shahzad was "sanctioned" by the Pakistan government, said a top US official.Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Sinha takes over as IDS chief


July 4th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha, the senior-most naval aviator, has taken over as the chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the chairman of the joint chiefs ... Read more...

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Region to be unstable without Kashmir solution: Pakistani general


June 30th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) The subcontinent is likely to "remain unstable" without the Kashmir issue being resolved, says a top Pakistan Army general.Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), ... Read more...

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US must talk with Pakistan to keep nukes safe: Gates


June 17th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) The US-Pakistan relationship is complicated, but the two countries must keep the lines of communication open to ensure nuclear knowhow or even weapons don't fall ... Read more...

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US defends ties with Pakistan to outraged lawmakers


June 16th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Even as US lawmakers expressed outrage over the arrest of five Pakistan CIA informers by Pakistan's spy agency, the top US military official defended ... Read more...

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