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Dec 02, 2016
Destructive computer virus, Shamoon used in cyber attack on Saudi Arabia two weeks agoShamoon, the destructive computer virus that four years ago crippled tens of thousands of computers at Middle Eastern energy companies, was used two weeks ago to attack computers in Saudi Arabia, according to several U.S. cyber security firms.
Jul 28, 2016
Here's how Obama, Trump, Biden and Kaine's claims compare with factsA look at some claims on Wednesday and how they compare with the facts, on a day packed with a lengthy news conference by Trump and evening convention speeches by high-powered Democrats, capped by President Barack Obama.
May 03, 2016
Obama decided not to involve Pakistan in Osama raid as they're not trustworthy: Ex-CIA chief PanettaPresident Barack Obama had decided the US would go alone in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden because Pakistan's trustworthiness was questionable due to their "close relationship" with various terrorist networks, former CIA director Leon Panetta has said.
Jun 09, 2015
Yemeni families sue US over 'unlawful deaths' from drone strikeThe families of two Yemeni men killed in 2012 have sued the United States, alleging they were innocent bystanders hit by missiles from a US drone strike and calling for an acknowledgement of their "unlawful deaths."
Dec 19, 2014
US program to capture and kill insurgents can backfire, says leaked CIA reportThe US government's program to capture and kill insurgent leaders can backfire, a leaked CIA report said.
Nov 25, 2014
US: Michele Flournoy to become first woman defence secretary?Flournoy heads a short list of candidates to direct the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and help Afghanistan fight the Taliban insurgency.
Nov 24, 2014
US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel to step downHagel is the first senior Obama adviser to leave the administration following the sweeping losses for Obama's party in the midterm elections.
Oct 07, 2014
Kayani asked Obama to announce Osama's killing: PanettaThe then Pakistan Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani asked the US to inform the world about the killing of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in a covert raid by American forces in an effort to prevent domestic backlash, according to former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.
Feb 27, 2013
US can't dictate, but must engage the world: Def Secy HagelUS can't dictate the world, but engage the international community in a wisely manner, new US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel said today, adding that the country not only needs to renew its old alliances but also build new ones.
Feb 22, 2013
Hagel has enough votes to be next US defense secretaryChuck Hagel secured the necessary votes for the US Senate to confirm him to be the next defense secretary barring any new, damaging information, after a longtime senator said he would support him, paving the way for a vote next week that will end the bitter fight over President Barack Obama's Cabinet choice.