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China taking 'self-isolating' steps in South China Sea - Pentagon | Reuters

Jan 23, 2016

China taking 'self-isolating' steps in South China Sea - Pentagon | Reuters

-isolating and prompting other countries to seek help from Washington, U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Friday.

"I'm not one

IS jihadists to be 'seriously dented' by end of 2016, says Kerry

Jan 22, 2016

IS jihadists to be 'seriously dented' by end of 2016, says Kerry

against the Islamic State group in both Syria and Iraq, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Thursday."These forces have already established contact
French jets strike Islamic State communication centre in Iraq, says minister

Jan 14, 2016

French jets strike Islamic State communication centre in Iraq, says minister

our efforts in Iraq and Syria," said Le Drian.Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said on Wednesday that recapturing Raqa and Mosul would be key to the
‘Significant step forward’: US hails Iraq’s victory over Islamic State in Ramadi

Dec 29, 2015

‘Significant step forward’: US hails Iraq’s victory over Islamic State in Ramadi

sovereignty," US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said.Iraq on Sunday declared that it had liberated Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province west of Baghdad in
How Saudi Arabia-led Muslim coalition will further exacerbate the complex war against the Islamic State

Dec 27, 2015

How Saudi Arabia-led Muslim coalition will further exacerbate the complex war against the Islamic State

powers.While the US's reaction to Saudi move was muted with Pentagon Chief Ashton Carter paying lip service to the proposal, Russian officials had
Six dead, three wounded after Taliban suicide bomber attacks US troops in Kabul

Dec 22, 2015

Six dead, three wounded after Taliban suicide bomber attacks US troops in Kabul

with deep regret that I learned today that six US service members died in Afghanistan Monday," US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in a statement
Ex-Pentagon chief hits out at former boss Obama for being soft on Assad

Dec 19, 2015

Ex-Pentagon chief hits out at former boss Obama for being soft on Assad

immediate predecessors, Leon Panetta and Robert Gates, have also been critical of White House micromanagement.Hagel's successor is Ashton Carter, Obama
US worried over terrorism emerging from Pakistan, says Manohar Parrikar

Dec 16, 2015

US worried over terrorism emerging from Pakistan, says Manohar Parrikar

, and met US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter.A joint statement issued last Friday after the talks did not mention Pakistan, but said the two sides