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Dec 09, 2016
Pentagon credits Ashton Carter with 'spearheading' deepening of India-US defence cooperationIn his many years at the Pentagon in various capacities, Ashton Carter "spearheaded efforts to deepen and broaden" bilateral defence cooperation with India, the Pentagon said in a fact-sheet released yesterday as Carter concluded his final trip to India in his capacity as the defence secretary.
Oct 26, 2016
Syria conflict: US-led coalition laying 'groundwork' for 'isolation' of RaqaThe US-led coalition is "laying the groundwork" for the "isolation" of Raqa, the Islamic State group stronghold in Syria, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said.
Oct 22, 2016
US Defence Secretary Ash Carter arrives in Iraq to evaluate Mosul progressUS Defence Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq on Saturday to meet with his commanders and assess the progress in the opening days of the operation to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants.
Aug 30, 2016
In US, Manohar Parrikar brings up Kashmir, blames Pakistan for fomenting troubleDefence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who in the US, alleged that forces across the border are fomenting trouble in violence-hit Kashmir
Jul 12, 2016
Pentagon chief Ashton Carter arrives in Afghanistan, likely to pledge support in fighting TalibanUS Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday for talks with President Ashraf Ghani, days after the United States and Nato pledged to keep thousands of troops in the troubled country
May 17, 2016
Opportunities to expand Indo-US military cooperation: Pentagon ahead of PM Modi's vistAhead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vist to the US, the Pentagon has said it is "looking forward" to enhancing relations with India, and that there are opportunities to further expand military co-operation between the two countries.
Apr 28, 2016
India deeply appreciates US' engagement in Asia-Pacific: Ashton CarterUS Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said new ways of investing and operating were required to tackle five evolving strategic challenges that America is facing even as he termed India as a "new friend" which "deeply appreciated" its engagement in the Asia-Pacific.
Apr 09, 2016
America has 'whole global agenda' with India: US Defence Secretary AshtonCarter also reiterated that from the perspective of the US there is no India-Pak hyphenation.
Dec 08, 2015
Historic step in Indo-US relations: Parrikar becomes first Indian defence minister to visit Pacific CommandManohar Parrikar has visited the US Pacific Command headquarters in Hawaii, becoming the first-ever Indian Defence Minister to visit the key facility in a sign of deepening of military ties between the two strategic partners.
Nov 04, 2015
Delhi angers Beijing over South China Sea; tensions thwart Asean defence chiefs’ statementWhile the US and China are engaged in a show of power in South China Sea, India decided to side with the Philippines about its claim on the waters.