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Sep 02, 2017
US planning more regular South China Sea patrols to assert freedom of navigation: ReportThe Pentagon is planning to conduct more regular patrols in the South China Sea — as many as two to three a month — to assert freedom of navigation in disputed waters claimed by China, <em>the Wall Street Journal</em> reported.
Aug 31, 2017
North Korea missile tests: As tensions between Pyongyang and Washington spike, a look at what's nextTensions between North Korea and United States are spiking again in the aftermath of Pyongyang's latest weapons test
Aug 31, 2017
US revises its estimate of troops in Afghanistan to 11,000 ahead of decision to add thousands moreThe Pentagon sharply raised its estimate of the number of US troops currently in Afghanistan on Wednesday.
Aug 29, 2017
US confirms North Korean launched missile over Japan; Pentagon denies threat to North AmericaThe Pentagon has confirmed that North Korea has launched a missile over Japan, in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambitions.
Aug 27, 2017
Steven Spielberg's upcoming film on Pentagon Papers renamed The Post; features Tom Hanks, Meryl StreepSteven Spielberg's film is based on Washington Post's role in exposing the classified Pentagon Papers in 1971.
Aug 26, 2017
Donald Trump signs memo banning transgender recruits US military, invites heavy criticism from DemocratsPresident Donald Trump has reversed an Obama-era plan of recruiting transgenders in the US military.
Aug 17, 2017
Charlottesville violence: US joint chiefs of staff chairman Joe Dunford condemns racism, bigotryThe United States' top general condemned "racism and bigotry", joining other military leaders in their denunciation of deadly violence in Charlottesville.
Aug 16, 2017
Donald Trump praises North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un for backing down on Guam threatUS President Donald Trump on Wednesday praised North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for appearing to back down on his threat to launch missiles towards the US territory of Guam.
Aug 14, 2017
Doka La standoff: India and China should engage in direct dialogue, says PentagonIndia and China should engage in direct dialogue free of any "coercive aspects" to reduce the tension over a military standoff in Doka La, the Pentagon has said.
Aug 10, 2017
Chinese quantum satellite sends an 'unbreakable code', the answer to hack-proof communicationChina launched the world's first quantum satellite last August, to help establish "hack proof" communications such as safe phone calls, or bank data.