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Ex-US defence secretary says Pakistan is the ‘most dangerous country’

Slamming Pak’s obsession with India he said it ‘views all geopolitics through the prism of its hostility toward India.’

04 Sep 2019 12:55 PM

Brazil to sign accord with US on space technology next week

The agreement is being wrapped up in time to be signed next week during a visit to Washington by President Jair Bolsonaro.

12 Mar 2019 12:48 PM

India-US defence sales at an all-time high: Pentagon

Defence sales between India and the US are at an all-time high and bilateral strategic partnership continues to advance.

13 Feb 2019 11:51 AM

Contradictory moves on Pak by Washington

The immediate implication of this move is the inevitable centre-staging and involvement of Pakistan in the new realm.

04 Feb 2019 12:20 AM

Report raises fresh doubts over Trump's NATO commitment

Fresh doubts surfaced Tuesday over President Donald Trump's commitment to NATO

16 Jan 2019 11:09 AM


Will work everything out: Mattis on India's purchase of S-400 defence systems

'India has been spent many, many years in its non-aligned status, and it's drawn a lot of weapons from Russia,' Mattis said.

04 Dec 2018 1:19 PM

CPEC might have benefits for all players

The US and China are both working in parallel to improve Pakistan-Afghanistan relations

18 Sep 2018 12:00 AM

First 2+2 dialogue 'defining moment' for Indo-US relations: Mattis

'I did go to India for what could only be considered highly successful consultations between world's two largest democracies,' Mattis said.

12 Sep 2018 12:28 PM

A close US embrace can have costs

COMCASA will doubtless bring critical defence strengths — essentially communications “interoperability”.

10 Sep 2018 12:55 AM

2+2 talks: India, US ink critical defence pact; discuss cross-border terror, H1B

Addressing press conference, Swaraj expressed satisfaction over agenda of inaugural dialogue while giving the details of the deliberations.

06 Sep 2018 4:00 PM


India, US hold inaugural edition of 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi

Sushma Swaraj and Nirmala Sitharaman held the talks with US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo and Defence Secretary James Mattis.

06 Sep 2018 12:46 PM

Book reveals chaotic White House, claims Trump aides call US president an ‘idiot’

The book goes on to claim that they swipe papers from his desk to stop him signing dangerous orders, it adds.

05 Sep 2018 11:33 AM

US needs Space Force to counter Russia, China: James Mattis

Mattis' comments came days after Mike Pence announced ambitious plans to create a sixth, separate US military warfighting service by 2020.

15 Aug 2018 12:38 PM

Of US, Russia & India’s arms bazar

India needs to be able to take its own sovereign decisions on what it considers best for its national security.

03 May 2018 12:51 AM

N Korean ICBM launch puts people of all nationalities at risk: Tillerson

Passengers on a commercial flight witnessed a N Korean missile launch while 9 other flights were in that range at the time.

17 Jan 2018 2:01 PM


US want to cut money for Palestinian refugees

Trump hasn't made a final decision, but appears more likely to send only USD 60 mn of the planned USD 125 mn to UN Relief and Works Agency.

15 Jan 2018 2:00 PM

US apologises to Japan over recent series of military accidents

Onodera has said he hoped to depart for Hawaii to meet top the US commander in the Pacific, Harry Harris, to discuss the issue.

09 Jan 2018 12:28 PM

James Mattis to Pakistan: Eliminate terror havens

US defence secretary meets top leadership, conveys ‘tough’ US message.

05 Dec 2017 6:09 AM

Recognise Islamabad’s active efforts to combat terrorism: China tells US

US Defence Secretary James Mattis told a House Armed Services Committee that the US has asked Pakistan to change its behaviour.

07 Oct 2017 5:40 PM

Pentagon chief says no Indian troops in Afghan because of Pak considerations

The defence secretary insisted that an open border trade between India and Pakistan would help in bringing regional stability.

05 Oct 2017 11:08 AM