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  • us defense secretary ashton carter to visit india in may

    US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter to visit India in May

    World | April 04, 2015 12:33 IST

    Washington: Hoping to build on President Barack Obama's visit earlier this year, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will visit India in May seeking further strengthening of bilateral defence ties. "Secretary Carter will visit India, where he

  • us nuclear woes pentagon chief orders a shakeup

    US nuclear woes: Pentagon chief orders a shakeup

    World | November 15, 2014 11:40 IST

    North Dakota: Pledging firm action to support the men and women who handle the world's most powerful and deadly weapons, the Pentagon will spend an additional $10 billion to correct deep problems of neglect and

  • chuck hagel to order nuke force overhaul to fix failures

    Chuck Hagel to order nuke force overhaul to fix failures

    World | November 14, 2014 7:14 IST

    Washington: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded that problems in the nation's nuclear forces are rooted in a lack of investment, inattention by high-level leaders and sagging morale, and is ordering top-to-bottom changes, vowing to

  • despite demands syria no fly zone a no go for us

    Despite demands, Syria no-fly zone a no-go for US

    World | October 11, 2014 11:41 IST

    Washington: The Obama administration is boxed in by its promise to limit U.S. military engagement against Islamic State group extremists, making it tough to agree to Turkey's condition for joining the fight in neighboring Syria.Turkey

  • hagel french minister talk about syria strikes

    Hagel, French minister talk about Syria strikes

    World | October 03, 2014 6:40 IST

    Washington: Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said he spoke with the French defense minister on Thursday about the possibility of France participating in airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, something the French have so far

  • us senate confirms panetta as defense secretary

    US Senate Confirms Panetta As Defense Secretary

    World | June 22, 2011 15:00 IST

    Washington, Jun 22 : The US Senate has unanimously approved the nomination of Leon Panetta, the CIA Director, to be the next Pentagon chief.He would succeed Robert Gates, who is one of the longest serving

  • us won t have dominant role in libya action gates

    US Won't Have Dominant Role In Libya Action: Gates

    World | March 21, 2011 9:04 IST

    On Board A Military Aircraft: US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said on Sunday that the US expects to turn control of the Libya military mission over to a coalition -- probably headed either by the