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Apr 12, 2017
Syria will pay very stiff price for use of chemical weapons: US Defence Secretary Jim MattisUS Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said that Syria will pay a "very, very stiff price" if it used chemical weapons again.
Mar 21, 2017
NSA Ajit Doval, US Defence Secretary to meet and discuss bilateral security issues, defence tiesIndia and the US will discuss a wide range of bilateral security issues and defence ties during National Security Adviser Ajit Doval's visit to the country.
Feb 28, 2017
Pentagon chief James Mattis presents White House with plan to 'rapidly defeat' Islamic StateDefence Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday gave the White House a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday.
Feb 09, 2017
US Defence Secretary James Mattis calls Manohar Parrikar, vows to build upon tiesIndia and US have agreed to "sustain the momentum on key bilateral defence efforts" after Defence Secretary James Mattis called his Indian counterpart Manohar Parrikar.
Feb 08, 2017
China says both sides will lose from conflict with United StatesSydney: Beijing has played down the prospects of conflict with the United States over the South China Sea in the wake of aggressive rhetoric by Donald Trump's administration, saying both sides would lose.
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