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US, China meet to set up code of conduct on disputed sea

Aug 27, 2014

US, China meet to set up code of conduct on disputed sea

The US and China have started a two-day meeting at the Pentagon to set up a code of conduct on naval and air force safety on the high seas. #World #China #US #NewsTracker #Pentagon #South China Sea #Navy #John Kirby #code of conduct #naval issue
US military team submits Iraq assessment report to Pentagon

Jul 16, 2014

US military team submits Iraq assessment report to Pentagon

The draft assessments from our teams in Iraq reached the Pentagon yesterday. Hagel is now reviewing them. He intends to take the necessary time to work through the assessments carefully and thoroughly," Kirby said. #World #US #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Iraq #John Kirby #Chuck Hagel #ISIL #ISIS
Obama calls Tim Howard, thanks him for 'defending' US at World Cup

Jul 03, 2014

Obama calls Tim Howard, thanks him for 'defending' US at World Cup

He called the US Men's National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard to thank him for defending the United States of America at the World Cup," the Pentagon Press Secretary, Rear Adm John Kirby, said. #Sports #India #Barack Obama #football #Tim Howard #John Kirby #Chuck Hagel #Brazil 2014 #FIFA World Cup 2014
ISIL a threat to Baghdad, says Pentagon, first US advisory troops land in Iraq

Jun 25, 2014

ISIL a threat to Baghdad, says Pentagon, first US advisory troops land in Iraq

ISIL, which has carved out a large fiefdom along the Iraqi-Syrian border, poses a legitimate threat to Baghdad, a top Pentagon official has said. #World #Barack Obama #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Iraq #Baghdad: #John Kirby #US troops #Sunnis #ISIL #Iraq insurgency #Iraq crisis

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Iraq insurgency: US deploying 275 troops to protect embassy in Baghdad

Aug 08, 2014

U.S. Launched First Airstrikes in Iraq

(NEW DELHI) — The Pentagon says two U.S. fighter jets dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq towing artillery outside Irbil near U.S. personnel. Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby says two F/A-18 jets dropped 500-pound bombs on a piece... #Iraq #New Delhi #The Pentagon #Barack Obama #John Kirby
Iraq insurgency: US deploying 275 troops to protect embassy in Baghdad

Aug 29, 2014

US operations in Iraq costing $7.5m a day as Obama deliberates strategy

Since 16 June, panoply of US operations in Iraq have expanded to include around 60 surveillance flights over Isis territory Americas newest war in Iraq has cost over half a billion dollars so far, according to Pentagon estimates, all before President... #Iraq #Baghdad #The Pentagon #Barack Obama #John Kirby #United States #Syria
Iraq insurgency: US deploying 275 troops to protect embassy in Baghdad

Aug 24, 2014

China defends intercepting US Navy plane

(AP) -- China's Defense Ministry rejected U.S. accusations that a Chinese fighter jet's intercept of a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft off the southern Chinese coast was dangerous, and blamed Washington for mounting large-scale and frequent close-in ... #Washington, D.C. #China #The Pentagon #Vietnam #Boeing #Philippines #John Kirby #South China Sea