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Strong military is key to long-term US success, Gates

Strong military is key to long-term US success, Gates

The ultimate guarantee against success of aggressors, dictators and terrorists in the 21st century is the size, strength and global reach of the United States military, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said May 22. “Beyond the current wars, our military […]


US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

U.S. plans for a missile defense system in Europe will pose a genuine threat to Russia’s nuclear deterrence capability if they are carried out in full, a General Staff official said on Friday. “The situation completely changes with the realization […]


Arms sales to Taiwan damage US-China ties: Chen

Arms sales to Taiwan damage US-China ties: Chen

A top Chinese general said Wednesday that further US arms sales to Taiwan could damage fledgling military ties between Washington and Beijing, and that it amounted to American meddling. When asked by a reporter if US weapons sales to Taiwan […]


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 […]


 
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