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US deploys underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines


July 12th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The US is to intensify its military build up in the Persian Gulf by deploying miniature underwater drones to hunt for Iranian mines, The Telegraph reported ... Read more...

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Trinamool resorting to violence to stifle dissent: Left


June 4th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Accusing West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of resorting to violence to stifle the voices of protests, the Left Front (LF) Monday said such tactics would hinder ... Read more...

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US to redeploy naval fleet in Asia-Pacific region


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will re-deploy bulk of its naval fleet in the Pacific Ocean by 2020, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said."By 2020, the ... Read more...

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China’s defensive military policy won’t change


July 29th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China's efforts to develop an aircraft carrier will not change the defensive nature of its defence policy, said a signed commentary in a state-run newspaper Friday.China ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army answerable to people: Kayani


July 7th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Army was answerable to the people and their representatives in the parliament, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said.Kayani said at a seminar ... Read more...

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Donald Rumsfeld says forces in Libya were “confused”


March 24th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tripoli, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former US Defense Secretary under the George W. Bush administration, Donald Rumsfeld has lashed out at the military strategy of the American forces in Libya.Rumsfeld said the ... Read more...

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‘Test flight of stealth jet intended to show China’s sovereignty’


January 17th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 17 (IANS) The first test flight of a stealth fighter by China was intended to declare the country's freedom to take action as part of its national strategy, a media ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Afghan policy flawed, counterproductive: Ahmed Rashid


January 14th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 14(ANI): Pakistan's Afghan policy is flawed and has proved to be counterproductive for the interests of the country, veteran journalist and renowned author Ahmed Rashid has said.Rashid also said it ... Read more...

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‘Shaken’ Pak govt seeks to work out joint civil-military strategy on WikiLeaks expose


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 3 (ANI): Shaken by "Cablegate", the Pakistan government has convened a meeting of the Defence Committee of the Cabinet (DCC) to deliberate on the crisis.The DCC meeting will be ... Read more...

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`WikiLeaks exposed pettiness of Pakistani leaders’


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) The WikiLeaks' revelation has exposed the "pettiness of a number of national leaders" of Pakistan, said a leading Pakistani daily that added "there is a whole set of ... Read more...

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Karzai, Petraeus ‘agree’ on Special Forces raids in Afghanistan


November 19th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 19 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai and US commander General David Petraeus had a one-hour long meeting to discuss the former's call for US forces to leave the country ... Read more...

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‘Steps afoot to make armed forces net-centric’


October 5th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) A "comprehensive" review is being undertaken to transform the Indian armed forces in net-centric warriors, but the defence industry has the responsibility to identify the right choice ... Read more...

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Gen. Petraeus facing resistance from Karzai over village defense forces


July 10th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 10 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has reportedly raised objections to an American plan to create Afghan village defence forces to fight the Taliban. According to a Washington Post ... Read more...

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Pak Parliamentary Committee on National Security wants anti-terror policy revamped


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 3 (ANI): Pakistani lawmakers have demanded that the government revamp its anti-terror policy in view of the continuous terror strikes in the country, which have resulted in the death of ... Read more...

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‘Rape in war is deliberate military strategy’


June 25th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Since the Second World War, the use of rape as a weapon of war has assumed strategic importance and is now a deliberate military strategy, argue researchers. A study ... Read more...

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Pentagon report warns that Iran missile could reach US by 2015


April 20th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.20 (ANI): A U.S. Defense Department report has warned that Iran could fire a missile at the United States by 2015, and adds that the Iranians have gone to great lengths ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leaders remain holed up in Pak-Afghan border: Miliband


January 25th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 25 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has said that top Al Qaeda leaders are still hiding on the Pak-Afghan border."The heart of the Al Qaeda senior leadership remains ... Read more...

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Clinton unveils long-term, non-military strategy for AFPAK


January 22nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has unveiled a long-term, non-military strategy to stabilize Afghanistan and Pakistan that calls for sending more US civilian experts to the region.Clinton ... Read more...

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China bent on cutting India down to size: Former NSA


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Terming China hegemonistic and very aggressive, former national security advisor (NSA) Brajesh Mishra Tuesday called for the right combination of strategic and diplomatic policies to ... Read more...

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China bent upon cutting India down to size: Mishra


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.22 (ANI): Describing China as hegemonistic and very aggressive, former National Security Advisor Brajesh Mishra today called on the Indian Government to adopt the right combination of strategic and ... Read more...

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Action against 26/11 perpetrators key to reducing tension between India, Pak: Brown


November 28th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.28 (ANI): Stressing on the need of cordial relations between India and Pakistan, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has said that substantial action by Islamabad against the Mumbai attack perpetrators ... Read more...

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Brown promises exit timetable for leaving Afghanistan


November 17th, 2009 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 17 (ANI): In a bid to quell increasing public criticism of the Afghanistan war, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has promised to set an exit timetable for leaving Afghanistan.After ... Read more...

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US has no plans to quit AFPAK operations: White House


October 29th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29(ANI): The White House has said that it has no plans to quit its operations in Afghanistan and Pakistan inspite of Wednesday's blast in a Peshawar bazaar.Recent reports had ... Read more...

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Army commanders to review operational preparedness


October 20th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Army commanders conference beginning Wednesday would review operational preparedness of the one million strong force as well security situation in the country and the neighbouring states, ... Read more...

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UN condemns Afghan suicide attack on Indian embassy


October 9th, 2009 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 9 (DPA) The UN Security Council Thursday joined Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in condemning "in the strongest terms" the suicide attack on the Indian embassy that killed 17 ... Read more...

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US commander for Afghanistan seeks more troops, warns of failure


September 21st, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (DPA) The top US military commander for Afghanistan has warned that he needs additional troops within the next 12 months or the conflict will "likely result in ... Read more...

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US commander in Afghanistan calls for fresh strategy to deal with Taliban


September 1st, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul/Washington, Sep.1 (ANI): The commander of American forces in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, has called for a revised military strategy, suggesting the current one is failing.In a strategic assessment, General McChrystal ... Read more...

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Pentagon establishes special cell to focus on Pak, Afghan conflict


August 4th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 4 (ANI): A new war room focusing entirely on the conflicts in Afghanistan and Pakistan sits deep inside a cavernous basement of Pentagon. This cell has become a visible symbol ... Read more...

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Voice of America’s role being questioned in spreading Taliban propaganda


June 14th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 14 (ANI): The US Government mouthpiece Voice of America has come under the scanner for allegedly providing a platform for Taliban propaganda, as its Pashto language service is being ... Read more...

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Oz PM to send 450 troopers to beef up Afghan security


April 29th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra (Australia), Apr.29 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has announced that his government will send 450 extra troops to beef up security in troubled Afghanistan.However, there will be no combat ... Read more...

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Haqqani says new US strategy has better prospects to deliver


March 30th, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 30 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani has welcomed the new US anti-terrorism by saying the plan has better prospects to deliver than the previous military-focused ... Read more...

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Taliban have achieved strategic stalemate in Afghanistan: Miliband


March 21st, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.21 (ANI): British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has said that the Taliban has achieved a "strategic stalemate" in Afghanistan. His statement came as he refused to say whether he wanted ... Read more...

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‘Valkyrie’ bosses face lawsuit over Hitler’s globe


January 3rd, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Producers of Tom Cruise's new movie “Valkyrie” are reportedly facing possible legal action over the use of a Nazi prop in the film.The movie, which tells the true ... Read more...

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US-Pak tensions only fuelling anti-American sentiment among the Pakistanis


September 30th, 2008 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): The prevailing tensions between the US and Pakistan troops along the Pak-Afghan border are only fuelling anti-American sentiment among the Pakistani population, besides causing confusion within the ... Read more...

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US orders review in Afghan strategy after tensions with Pak over unilateral strikes


September 25th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Sept 25 (ANI): In the wake of the recent surge in tensions with Pakistan over unilateral strikes by US-led forces from across the Afghan border, the US administration has ... Read more...

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