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US declines to confirm Ilyas Kashmiri’s killing


June 7th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Despite Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani's reported assertion that Washington has confirmed the death of Ilyas Kashmiri, the United States has declined to do so.... Read more...

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A ‘disappointed’ US to keep up defence ties with India


April 29th, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Though disappointed at India's rejection of Washington's bid to supply a new generation of fighter jets, the United States has said it would continue to ... Read more...

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US sends drone to inspect damaged Japanese nuke plant


March 17th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.17 (ANI): The United States will fly a high-altitude drone over Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant to take a closer look and assess the degree of the damage that has occurred ... Read more...

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US repositioning military forces around Libya for ‘any eventuality’


March 1st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): The US defence department has said that it is repositioning forces around Libya, putting further pressure on the autocratic ruler Colonel Muammar Gaddafi after asking him to ... Read more...

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Petraeus orders probe into use of ‘psych ops’ to manipulate US senators for Afghan war


February 25th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 25(ANI): International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) chief General David Petraeus has ordered an investigation into claims that an army unit trained in psychological operations was told to manipulate American senators ... Read more...

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US Air Force blocks media sites posting leaked ‘Wikileaks’ documents


December 15th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): The United States' Air Force has reportedly blocked access on its network to over 25 media websites, which have posted secret U.S. diplomatic cables obtained and released by ... Read more...

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Taliban Post New Videos, Shows Captured US Soldier Bowe Bergdahl


December 9th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States' army soldier Bowe Bergdahl is alive and a new Taliban video shows that the US soldier is still held in captivity, media reports. Bowe ... Read more...

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Foreign powers likely to slash deals with US following ‘Wikileaks’ revelations


December 8th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): The US State Department and the Pentagon have claimed that very few American diplomats are attending day-to-day meetings following the 'Wikileaks' revelations, and added that foreign powers would ... Read more...

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Missile-Like Object Over California Was Plane Contrail, Pentagon Says


November 11th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The streaks that was visible over the Californian sky on Monday that nothing but a condensation trail that was left by an aircraft, Pentagon officials have ... Read more...

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Experts Claim “Optical Illusion” in Mystery After Missile Fired Off California


November 11th, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the Daily Mail, despite the fact that the missile which was fired off of the southern California Coast was caught on film, the Pentagon has still ... Read more...

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Pentagon probing missile firing off California coast


November 10th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington < Nov.10 (ANI): The Pentagon is trying to find out if a missile was fired off the California coast, and who launched it. The US Navy, Air Force, and other military ... Read more...

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Pentagon official charged with setting up unauthorised spy network in Afghanistan


October 29th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): A Pentagon investigation has concluded that one of its officials, Michael D. Furlong, set up an "unauthorized" intelligence network to collect information in the United States and Afghanistan.According ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks to release 400,000 US intelligence files


October 18th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) WikiLeaks is preparing to release 400,000 intelligence files on the Iraq war and the Pentagon is bracing for its biggest ever security breach of classified documents, ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks expected to release 400,000 secret Iraq War files


October 17th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17(ANI): Whistleblower website WikiLeaks is reportedly preparing to release around 400,000 classified documents relating to the United States-led war in Iraq.According to Fox News, the release, which could ... Read more...

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Pentagon to comply with court’s ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ order


October 15th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): The Pentagon has announced that it would comply with the court's order to stop enforcing its "don't ask, don't tell" policy that prohibits homosexuality in the armed services. ... Read more...

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ISI elements still helping Afghan Taliban, admits US


October 8th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) Some members of Pakistan's spy service ISI may be encouraging the Taliban to continue fighting US and coalition forces in Afghanistan, US officials say, but ... Read more...

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US ‘extremely concerned’ over ISI role in ’supporting terrorist groups’


October 8th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 8 (ANI): Top US defence officials have expressed concerns that some elements of Pakistan's spy agency may be involved in improper interactions with the Taliban and other insurgent groups, ... Read more...

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US in talks with Pak for reopening NATO supply route following air strike standoff


October 1st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): The Pentagon has expressed hope that Pakistan would reopen the key supply route for US-led forces in Afghanistan, which was closed in retaliation against air strikes staged by ... Read more...

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US blames ‘communication breakdown’ for attacks against Pak


September 29th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 29 (ANI): US military chief Admiral Mike Mullen has reportedly called his Pakistani counterpart to discuss the series of attacks allegedly by the US-led International Security Assistance Force against Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pentagon destroys 9,500 copies of a spy book


September 28th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over 9,500 copies of a book have been destroyed by the US military after the books disclosed some military secrets. The book’s publisher, Macmillan received $47,000 to cover ... Read more...

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US’ ‘mother of all’ 60 billion dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia


September 14th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): The Pentagon is reportedly all set to notify the US Congress over selling up to 60 billion dollars worth of sophisticated warplanes to Saudi Arabia, and could add ... Read more...

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Robert Gates Expresses His Endorsement For The Cancellation Of The Potential Burning Of The Koran


September 9th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 9, 2010 (Just Flashed): The American Defense Secretary happens to be the consummate Robert Gates. Now, he is bequeathing his tone to those of high-ranking American Generals and to those ... Read more...

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Obama rejects Zardari’s Afghan war is lost view


August 4th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.4 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has rejected Pakistani counterpart Asif Ali Zardari's conclusion that the U.S. war in Afghanistan is already lost because of the failure to win over ... Read more...

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Pentagon reviewing leaked classified documents to minimise risks to Afghans


July 29th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): The Pentagon is reported to be reviewing tens of thousands of classified battlefield reports made public this week about the war in Afghanistan to determine whether Afghan informants ... Read more...

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US needs few days to assess Afghanistan war leak papers


July 27th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): The United States military has said that it could take few days to assess the impact of the leak of over 90,000 of its classified records on the ... Read more...

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