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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

Sep 07, 2014

US begins air strikes near Iraqi dam to stop Islamic State getting hold of it

U.S. defence official Rear Admitral John Kirby (pictured) today confirmed the country's air force had commenced strikes around Haditha Dam in western Iraq, targeting insurgents there for the first time... #Iraq #John Kirby
Iraq insurgency: US deploying 275 troops to protect embassy in Baghdad

Sep 05, 2014

Somali terror leader killed in U.S. airstrike

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon on Friday confirmed the death of the leader of the al-Shabab terror group, Ahmed Abdi Godane, who was the target of a U.S. airstrike Monday in Somalia. The Pentagon's press secretary, Rear Adm. John Kirby, confirmed the dea... #Washington, D.C. #The Pentagon #Somalia #John Kirby
Iraq insurgency: US deploying 275 troops to protect embassy in Baghdad

Sep 07, 2014

U.S. strikes ISIS targets near key Iraqi dam

The U.S. military launched airstrikes targeting members of the terror group ISIS around Haditha Dam in western Iraq on Sunday, the Pentagon said. It carried out the airstrikes at the request of Iraq, according to Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon pr... #Iraq #The Pentagon #John Kirby