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China: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates ended his meetings in China today, saying the discussions he had with Chinese officials will take the military-to-military relationship between the two countries to the next level. Gates ended his trip with a visit to the Great Wall. Perhaps the largest defense project in the world, the wall snakes [...]
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates’ official visit to China next week is designed to lay the foundation for a lasting military-to-military relationship between the two nations, a Defense Department official said here today. The “on-again, off-again” relationship the United States has had with China is harmful and it is in both countries’ interests to develop [...]
US Defense Secretary Robert Gates launched a series of meetings with top Chinese generals Monday in a bid to shore up rocky military ties with Beijing, amid US concern over China’s advanced weaponry. The trip to China by Gates, his first since 2007, comes just days ahead of a crucial visit to Washington by Chinese [...]
WASHINGTON: The United States and the Republic of Turkey remain steadfast allies and friends in a modern-day relationship that stretches back decades, the U.S. military’s top officer said here yesterday. The U.S. and Turkish governments worked together during the Cold War to surmount “some big, big challenges,” Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint [...]
PORT OF SPAIN: US President Barack Obama departed the weekend summit with Latin American leaders in Trinidad and Tobago after building up — and then knocking down — hopes of a breakthrough in US-Cuba relations. Although Obama made the historic acknowledgement that Washington’s half-century policy towards Cuba “hasn’t worked,” he said it would not be [...]