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Iran on Tuesday blasted US President Barack Obama for enacting a law aimed at countering Tehran’s alleged influence in Latin America, saying it was an overt intervention in the region. “It is an overt intervention in Latin American affairs… that shows they are not familiar with new world relations,” Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast [...]
The U.S.-India defense relationship is a natural partnership created by shared interests and values and driven by increasingly routine day-to-day interactions, a senior Defense Department official said here today. Robert Scher, deputy assistant secretary of defense for South and Southeast Asia, spoke to an audience at the New America Foundation. Day-to-day successes that lay the [...]
WASHINGTON: For decades, India mostly depended on, first, the Soviet Union and then Russia for its military supplies. But as the Cold War ended and India’s relations with the United States began improving during Bill Clinton’s presidency, New Delhi gradually increased its military cooperation with Washington. Both New Delhi and Washington have said their relationship [...]
OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea: The first combat cross-servicing program evaluation of the year for Osan Air Base Airmen took place Aug. 10 when two South Korean F-5′s landed on the flightline here. The Osan AB combat cross servicing program is a mutual agreement between the U.S. and South Korean air force that allows maintainers [...]
WASHINGTON: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is on a trip to the Middle East with stops in Israel and Jordan. The secretary will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barack in Jerusalem, Defense officials said. He will then travel to Amman for meetings with King Abdullah and Jordanian ministry of [...]
WASHINGTON: The United States and Russia today agreed to resume bilateral military cooperation, which has been on hold since the conflict between Russia and Georgia erupted in August. In a strategic framework agreement signed by Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his Russian counterpart, the two countries pledged to [...]