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Missiles are coming: Trump bashes Russia over chemical attack on Syria

Trump cancelled a foreign trip in order to manage a crisis that is testing his vow to stand up to Assad.

12 Apr 2018 3:34 PM

Trump’s shocking ban blocks Transgender individuals from US army

A number of federal judges have issued rulings blocking Trump's ban.

24 Mar 2018 11:25 AM

India-US two-plus-two meeting postponed

The two-plus-two dialogue was seen as a vehicle to elevate the strategic relationship between the two countries.

18 Mar 2018 10:03 AM

Can’t expect India to go cold turkey on Russian arms: Top US Admiral

India is 'a key partner and a great strategic opportunity' for the US, Admiral Harry Harris said.

16 Mar 2018 3:33 PM

Trump nominates Pompeo to replace Tillerson for ‘tougher’ Pak policy

Week's before Trump announced his decision on Pakistan through a tweet on the wee hours of January 1, Mike Pompeo had warned Pakistan.

14 Mar 2018 3:36 PM


US lawmakers say, possibility of ‘bloody nose’ strike on N Korea zero

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has vowed to pursue a diplomatic solution.

16 Feb 2018 3:14 PM

Trump rolls out new policy to modernise nuclear arsenal

The strategy, President Donald Trump said, is tailored and flexible to address the wide array of threats in the 21st century.

04 Feb 2018 2:22 AM

Russia, China 'growing threats', must be ready for war: Jim Mattis

Mattis's assessment came as he unveiled the Pentagon's vision for the future detailed in a document called the national defense strategy.

20 Jan 2018 12:23 PM

Win for LGBTQ: Court rejects Trump’s bid to stop transgender military recruits

Four federal judges around the country have issued injunctions blocking Trump’s ban on transgender people from the military.

23 Dec 2017 12:10 PM

Not yet capable threat: Jim Mattis on latest N Korean ICBM to reach US

In November, North Korea said it had successfully tested a new type of ballistic missile that could reach US mainland and South Korea.

16 Dec 2017 2:36 PM


US tightens its muscle: Trump signs USD 700 billion defence bill

President Trump called on Democrats in Congress to get in line with Republicans and back a ‘clean funding bill.’

13 Dec 2017 12:23 PM

Mattis' meeting with Pak leaders was to find common grounds, fight terror

‘The meeting of US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis with leaders of Pakistan was fruitful,’ says Dana White.

08 Dec 2017 3:10 PM

Trump administration moves to block hiring of transgender recruits to Pentagon

Trump sent out three tweets in July saying that transgender troops could not serve ‘in any capacity’ in the military.

08 Dec 2017 11:24 AM

Will find common ground, work hard to fight terror together: Mattis in Pak

Mattis is on a five-day tour to Egypt, Jordan, and Kuwait and Pakistan, since taking over the charge of the Pentagon.

04 Dec 2017 3:39 PM

Act against terrorist safe havens or we will: CIA to Pakistan

The warning comes as Defence Secretary Jim Mattis is scheduled to arrive in Islamabad on Monday.

04 Dec 2017 2:04 PM


Fight against terrorism: US plans to find common grounds with Pak

US Defense Secretary Mattis says he wants to work with Pakistan; listening to one another without being combative, to address the problems.

04 Dec 2017 1:02 PM

NATO nations aim to ensure Pak removes safe havens for terrorists: Jim Mattis

‘A border adjoining Afghanistan, makes Pakistan a priority,’ Jim Mattis said.

10 Nov 2017 11:29 AM

S Korea will not develop atomic weapons of its own: President Moon Jae-In

In recent months Pyongyang has carried out its sixth nuclear test, its most powerful by far.

01 Nov 2017 5:21 PM

Nuclear missile attack from N Korea rising, says Jim Mattis

Some South Korean government officials have endorsed the nation getting nuclear-powered submarines amid calls for more military strength.

28 Oct 2017 3:47 PM

Jim Mattis says US goal is ‘not war’ with North Korea

The remark came a day after Mr Mattis had said that Washington was "not rushing to war" and was looking for "peaceful resolution".

28 Oct 2017 6:04 AM