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Mark Esper

Donald Trump fires Defence Secretary Mark Esper via Twitter

Trump's firing comes days after Esper in an interview told The Military Times that he was not a "yes man" for the president.

10 Nov 2020 11:49 AM

Not looking to start war with Iran, but prepared to finish one: US

The US drone strike on Friday that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani has sharply escalated tensions between US and Iran.

08 Jan 2020 11:29 AM

'Incitement to anti-Indian violence by Pak not conducive to peace': Rajnath Singh

Cross-border terrorism emanating from Pakistan appeared during the 2+2 ministerial talks.

19 Dec 2019 12:44 PM

India pitches for H-1B visa holders, says movement of people deepens ties

People to people ties have been one of the defining elements of our friendship, Jaishankar said.

19 Dec 2019 8:57 AM

'Honour Indian democracy, they have robust debate': US on Citizenship law

Officials, so far, has not confirmed or denied if the issue of religious freedom and human rights in India appeared during the 2+2 talks.

19 Dec 2019 8:12 AM

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US and India look to bolster ties as rights worries emerge in 2+2 meet

India is one of only 3 countries to enjoy annual '2+2' talks with US - a format meant to encourage deep, strategic ties.

18 Dec 2019 9:06 AM

Ousted US Navy secretary made secret deal with Trump, says Pentagon chief

Mark Esper told reporters Richard Spencer, the Navy’s top civilian, admitted he had gone around Esper and Joint Chiefs Chairman Mark Milley.

26 Nov 2019 1:32 PM

US defence minister says troops, armoured vehicles going to Syria oil fields

Though Trump repeatedly says he is pulling out of Syria, the reality on the ground is different.

26 Oct 2019 1:14 PM

'US troops pulling out from Syria to go to western Iraq', says Defence Chief

US troops were continuing to pull out of northern Syria after Turkey's invasion into the border region.

20 Oct 2019 1:46 PM

US Secretary of Defence confirms death of Hamza Bin Laden

US media reported at the beginning of August that bin Laden was killed during the last two years in an operation that involved US.

23 Aug 2019 3:11 PM

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Donald Trump nominates Mark Esper as next Secretary of Defence

Trump has also nominated David Norquist, Pentagon's chief financial officer, to be Esper's deputy.

22 Jun 2019 9:31 AM

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