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Growing nervousness over Chinese behaviour brought India closer to US, says Ashton Carter

Along with India, the US over the years has grown its network adding other countries in the region to its traditional allies of Japan, South Korea and Australia.

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter calls on PM Modi

Earlier on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama met in the White House.


US to request excavating two more World War II sites in Arunachal Pradesh

Most of these sites have been identified through a combination of historical data and locals talking about a crash which they may have heard from their parents or grandparents.

US says it will uphold freedom of navigation in South China Sea

Ashton Carter said the US will work with all Asia-Pacific nations to ensure these core principles apply just as equally in the vital South China Sea as they do everywhere else.

Defence Logistics agreement won’t be signed during Modi’s US trip, little progress on other agreements

The LEMOA agreement is based on the Logistics Support Agreement (LSA) signed by the US with its closest allies.

US Defense Secy Carter: Campaign against Islamic State 'far from over'

"While we have gathered momentum since our ministerial in Brussels, this fight is far from over," Carter said in an opening statement.


India, US agree to share military supplies and fuel

Both countries will also deepen cooperation in maritime domain awareness by finalising a 'White Shipping' agreement in the near future.

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US Defence Secy Ashton Carter begins 3-day visit from Goa

Carter added that both countries were now jointly reflecting on the possibility of ‘Make in India’ policy in defence production.

China's actions in South China Sea raising regional tension: Ashton Carter

South China Sea: "Recently not all the news out of the Asia-Pacific has been positive: indeed, in the South China Sea, China's actions – in particular – are raising regional tensions," Carter said