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Zardari’s secret memo promised to punish Mumbai attackers


November 18th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's alleged secret memo to a top US military leader promised a new Pakistani national security leadership that would work with ... 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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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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Abu Dhabi prince meets Obama


April 28th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS/WAM) The crown prince of Abu Dhabi and US President Barack Obama have pledged to continue their cooperation in areas of security and commerce.Sheikh Mohamed bin ... Read more...

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Kayani, top US official have short, crisp talk


April 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had a "short and crisp" talk with a top US military official during which they discussed ways to improve ... 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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Republican House hands Obama big victory over new warplane


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has scored a big post election victory with the opposition Republican controlled house voting to cancel $450 million for an alternative ... Read more...

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‘Larger than life’: U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke dead at 69


December 14th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, the president's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, died at a hospital in Washington, D.C. on Monday. He was 69.Holbrooke was rushed to ... Read more...

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Obama’s ‘tough love message’ to Pak on fight against Haqqani network, LeT


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22(ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly asked his administration to "deliver a tough love message" to Pakistan over its reluctance to act against the Haqqani network and Lashkar-e-Taiba ... Read more...

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Commanding Officer Of The American Military Converses About Iraq With Turkey


September 4th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 4, 2010 (Just Flashed): Adm. Michael Mullen happens to be the high-ranking military official of America. He is also the holder of the position of chairman of the Joint Chiefs ... Read more...

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US wants change in ISI’s ’strategic approach’ (Lead)


July 24th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The US Friday said the "strategic approach" of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) "fundamentally" needed to be changed as a lot was not known about the spy ... Read more...

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India voices concern over US military aid to Pakistan (Lead)


July 24th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India Friday again raised its concerns over the billions of dollars worth US military aid to Pakistan and asked America to set up a monitoring system to ... Read more...

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ISI’s strategic approach needs to be changed: US


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The US Friday said the "strategic approach" of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) "fundamentally" needed to be changed as a lot was not known about the spy ... Read more...

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India expresses concern over US military aid to Pakistan


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India Friday expressed its concern over the "excessive" US military aid to Pakistan and told a visiting top American military commander that the aid should only be ... Read more...

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US commander to talk anti-terror cooperation with India


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The highest ranking officer of the US armed forces, Admiral Michael Mullen, will Friday meet Defence Minister A.K. Antony and other officials here to discuss terror ... Read more...

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Lashkar emerging as global threat: US military chief (Lead)


July 22nd, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, July 22 (IANS) The US' top military commander, Admiral Michael Mullen, Thursday said he was concerned that Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror outfit, blamed for the 2008 Mumbai attack, was ... Read more...

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Top US military commander to arrive in India


July 22nd, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The highest ranking officer of the US armed forces, Admiral Michael Mullen, is arriving here later Thursday for a two-day visit to hold talks ahead of ... Read more...

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Shahzad went to Pakistan for help with attack: US official


May 11th, 2010 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad, accused of planting the failed car bomb at Times Square, last travelled to Pakistan to get help from the Pakistani Taliban in carrying out ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army chief leaves for talks in US


March 20th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, left Saturday on an official visit to the United States to participate in Pakistan-US strategic dialogue scheduled for March ... Read more...

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Clinton arrives in Riyadh for talks on Iran, Israel


February 15th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 15 (DPA) US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived in Riyadh Monday, where she will likely seek to shore up Saudi support for tougher sanctions on Iran and for ... Read more...

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Iran strike may trigger ‘unintended consequences’: US general


February 15th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 15 (DPA) Washington's top military officer was in Israel Monday to discuss action against Iran's nuclear programme, amid heightened coordination on the issue which was also likely to ... Read more...

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Pak to take on Haqqani network after South Waziristan offensive: Mullen


December 18th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 18 (ANI): US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Michael Mullen has said that the Pakistan Army would take on the Afghan Al-Qaeda commander Sirajuddin Haqqani's network once it ... Read more...

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US drone attack kills two suspected militants in North Waziristan


December 17th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 17 (ANI): At least two people were killed in a US drone strike in Dattakhel region of North Waziristan on Thursday.According to reports, unmanned US aircrafts targeted a suspected ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda, Taliban leaders in Pakistan, claims US


December 16th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 16 (DPA) The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael Mullen, said Wednesday that top Al Qaeda and Taliban leadership are hiding in Pakistan. "We see them ... Read more...

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US signals flexibility in Afghan withdrawal date


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (DPA) US Defence Secretary Robert Gates said Wednesday the timeframe for beginning troop withdrawals from Afghanistan can be adjusted if more time is needed to stabilize the country. Gates ... Read more...

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US military warns of Al Qaeda return to Afghanistan


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (DPA) Al-Qaeda's presence in Afghanistan would return if the Taliban regains control of the country, the top US military officer warned Wednesday, saying the consequences of US and ... Read more...

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‘Informal understanding’ exits between Mullen, Kayani over Pak’s nuke assets:Hersh


November 11th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov.11 (ANI): Renowned US investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has clarified that his article in The New Yorker never claimed that there was any agreement between Pakistan and the US on the ... Read more...

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Mullen, Gates pushes joint US-Pak operation against Taliban


September 6th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep.6 (ANI): Stressing on the need for destroying militant safe havens in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), US Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Admiral Michael Mullen has said Islamabad ... Read more...

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Israeli strike on Iran’s nuke plan ‘imminent’


August 31st, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) If Iran does not accept international proposals to roll back its nuclear programme by next month, it faces an imminent Israeli strike, a newspaper article said. In an ... Read more...

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ISI must stop fomenting chaos in Kashmir, says Admiral Mullen


July 24th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) The top most US military official has said Pakistan's spy agency ISI has been "fomenting chaos" in Kashmir and advised Islamabad to restrain it. "I believe that in ... Read more...

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US suspects North Korea was behind cyber attacks


July 9th, 2009 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (DPA) The US believes North Korea was responsible for a massive cyber attack on government and other websites during the past week, Fox News reported Wednesday. An unnamed US defence ... Read more...

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Mullen acknowledges possibility of Iran acquiring nuclear weapons


July 8th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8(ANI): Admiral Michael Mullen, the Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS), has acknowledged the possibility of Iran succeeding in acquiring a nuclear weapon.Admiral Mullen acknowledged this while ... Read more...

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US will not dictate Israel if it attacks Iran: Biden


July 6th, 2009 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (DPA) The United States would not stand in the way of a military attack by Israel on Iran, US Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday. The US was not in ... Read more...

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Russia, US to sign military cooperation pacts


July 3rd, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 3 (RIA Novosti) Moscow and Washington will sign deals expanding bilateral military ties and on transit of military supplies via Russia to the American troops in Afghanistan during President ... 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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