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US, China bid to bolster military ties

US, China bid to bolster military ties

The US military will lay out the red carpet next week for China’s military chief as Washington renews its effort to forge a defense dialogue with Beijing despite tensions and mutual distrust. People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Chief of General Staff […]


US Must Preserve Its Defense Industrial Base, says Lynn

US Must Preserve Its Defense Industrial Base, says Lynn

Competition, a global defense market and targeted research and development spending will be critical in preserving the nation’s defense industrial base during the slowdown in Pentagon spending, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said here last night. In keynote […]


Pakistan’s senior military officer cancels visit to US

Pakistan’s senior military officer cancels visit to US

Pakistan’s senior military officer, General Khalid Shameem Wynne, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Friday cancelled a scheduled visit to the United States, a military official said. Alluding to the fallout from a unilateral US commando raid that […]


US was prepared for Pakistan clash in bin Laden raid: report

US was prepared for Pakistan clash in bin Laden raid: report

US President Barack Obama ordered that the team sent to raid Osama bin Laden’s compound be large enough to fight off Pakistani forces should they intervene, the New York Times reported. Citing unnamed officials, the paper said Obama raised the […]


US, Pakistan Continue Cooperation on Afghan Border

US, Pakistan Continue Cooperation on Afghan Border

Despite a hiccup in communications between U.S. and Pakistani military units on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border following the Osama bin Laden raid, cooperation generally has been good and is getting better, the commander of International Security Assistance Force’s Regional Command East […]


US and Pakistan Issue Joint Statement After DCG Meeting

US and Pakistan Issue Joint Statement After DCG Meeting

The 20th meeting of the U.S.-Pakistan Defense Consultative Group (DCG) was held in Washington, DC on 2-3 May 2011. The two nations’ delegations were respectively led by Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Syed Athar Ali, Pakistan’s Secretary of Defense, and Ms. Michèle […]


US continues support of NATO operations in Libya

US continues support of NATO operations in Libya

A U.S. military fighter jet destroyed two of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s surface-to-air missile sites near the Libyan capital of Tripoli April 18, continuing U.S. support of NATO operations there, officials reported. Since NATO took the lead of multilateral operations […]


US, Israel behind Stuxnet virus: Iran officer

US, Israel behind Stuxnet virus: Iran officer

The United States and Israel are behind the computer worm Stuxnet designed to hurt Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, state news agency IRNA reported Saturday quoting a military officer. “Investigations and studies show that the source of Stuxnet originates from America […]


US, South Korea prepared to deter aggression

US, South Korea prepared to deter aggression

The South Korean and U.S. militaries are well prepared to defend South Korea should North Korean provocations continue, the top U.S. military commander posted in the region told Congress today. Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee here, Army Gen. […]


 
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