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Trump’s intervention in SEAL case tests Pentagon’s tolerance

December 01, 2019 8:23 pm

The case of the president and a commando accused of war crimes offers a lesson in how Trump presides over the armed forces three years after taking office

Pentagon releases first footage, images from al-Baghdadi raid

October 31, 2019 10:02 am

The Pentagon released the first government photos and video clips of the nighttime operation, including one showing Delta Force commandos approaching the walls of the compound in which al-Baghdadi and others were found.

Pentagon says unable to share documents with House impeachment request 'at this time'

October 16, 2019 9:33 am

The Pentagon said the House of Representatives did not have a resolution authorizing an impeachment investigation, adding that it could not produce documents in the eight days it was given to comply with the subpoena.

Pentagon chief says US working towards 'good deal' with Taliban

September 07, 2019 3:10 pm

Afghan leaders including President Ashraf Ghani have been increasingly critical of the apparent draft deal reached between US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban representatives in Doha this week as the violence has escalated.

Pentagon chief Mark Esper visits Mongolia to strengthen military bonds

August 08, 2019 9:49 pm

Esper's stop in Ulaanbaatar, the third US engagement with Mongolia in recent weeks, underscored its key role in America's new defense strategy that lists China and Russia as priority competitors.

Trump pick for Pentagon post calls sexual assault claim 'completely false'

July 31, 2019 8:05 am

Spletstoser has accused Hyten of engaging in unwanted kissing and touching as well as rubbing up against her.

India likely to continue supporting Afghanistan despite US drawdown: Pentagon

July 13, 2019 7:49 pm

In its latest report to the Congress on Friday, the Pentagon said a significant deterioration of security conditions in Afghanistan, however, may adversely affect the ability of India to provide aid to the war-torn country.

Will increase 'interoperability, information-sharing' with Indian Armed Forces: US General

July 12, 2019 8:42 am

General Mark A Milley, who has been nominated as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in response to written questions for his confirmation hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

In NATO debut, new Pentagon chief aims to 'internationalize' Iran effort

June 26, 2019 7:13 am

Ahead of talks with European defense ministers, Esper said he would tell allies that the United States was not seeking war with Iran.

Pentagon is without a chief as US faces many global threats

June 21, 2019 4:43 pm

"This is a very difficult time. With everything going on in Iran and all the provocations and counteractions, and to have no Secretary of Defence at this time is appalling," said Democratic Sen Chuck Schumer of New York.