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Ash Carter lays out plan to take back Mosul, Raqqa from IS

Jan 14, 2016

Ash Carter lays out plan to take back Mosul, Raqqa from IS

Defense Secretary Ash Carter laid out broad plans today to defeat Islamic State militants and retake the group's key power centers in Iraq and Syria. #US #Islamic terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Raqqa #Mosul #islamic-state #IS #Ash Carter #Peshmerga
Guantanamo Bay detainee repatriated to Saudi Arabia, says Pentagon

Jan 11, 2016

Guantanamo Bay detainee repatriated to Saudi Arabia, says Pentagon

A Guantanamo Bay inmate has been repatriated to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon announced on Monday. #US #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Guantanamo Bay #prison #inmate #Saudi
Ex-Pentagon chief hits out at former boss Obama for being soft on Assad

Dec 19, 2015

Ex-Pentagon chief hits out at former boss Obama for being soft on Assad

Barack Obama lost international credibility when he decided against attacking Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in 2013, former US defense chief Chuck Hagel said in a damning appraisal of his former boss. #Obama #NewsTracker #Pentagon
Obama says military hitting IS group harder than ever

Dec 14, 2015

Obama says military hitting IS group harder than ever

President Barack Obama says the United States military and allied forces are hitting the Islamic State group harder than ever. #Obama #Syria #NewsTracker #Pentagon #terror #Muslims #ISIS #Jihad
Case against five accused of plotting 9/11 attacks tainted: US attorney

Dec 11, 2015

Case against five accused of plotting 9/11 attacks tainted: US attorney

The case against five men accused of plotting the September 11, 2001 attacks is tainted because the media already deemed them guilty #Barack Obama #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Pentagon #9/11 attacks #9/11 trials #US
Indo-US defence meet: Manohar Parrikar holds talks with Ashton Carter at the Pentagon

Dec 10, 2015

Indo-US defence meet: Manohar Parrikar holds talks with Ashton Carter at the Pentagon

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday held talks with the US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter at the Pentagon on ways to deepen bilateral long-term strategic partnership. #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Defence minister #Manohar Parrikar #US-India Business Council #US Pacific Command #Ashton Carter #Richard Verma #Arun K Singh #US Secretary of Defence
Historic step in Indo-US relations: Parrikar becomes first Indian defence minister to visit Pacific Command

Dec 08, 2015

Historic step in Indo-US relations: Parrikar becomes first Indian defence minister to visit Pacific Command

Manohar 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. #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Manohar Parrikar #US Pacific Command #RIMPAC #Yudh Abhyas #US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter #PACOM #Exercises Malabar #Red Flag #Vajra Prahar #Chief of Defence Conference
Historic step: US armed forces to open up men-only frontline combat roles to women

Dec 04, 2015

Historic step: US armed forces to open up men-only frontline combat roles to women

The US military will open up all positions including frontline combat roles to women, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Thursday in a sweeping move officially ending centuries of men-only tradition. #Barack Obama #Congress #NewsTracker #Pentagon #US military #Navy #Air Force #Ashton Carter #Senator John McCain #Navy SEALs #Marine Corps #Army Rangers #Green Berets #Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth
US, Russia fighter pilots communicate directly over Syria in successful test of new procedure

Nov 04, 2015

US, Russia fighter pilots communicate directly over Syria in successful test of new procedure

US and Russian fighter pilots communicated directly in the skies over Syria on Tuesday in a successful test of new procedures for avoiding incidents as they pursue separate air campaigns, the Pentagon said. #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Pentagon #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #Airstrikes #islamic-state #US #Fighter pilots
US defence chief Ashton Carter kicks off eight-day Asia visit today

Oct 30, 2015

US defence chief Ashton Carter kicks off eight-day Asia visit today

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is set to commence an eight-day trip to Asia on Friday. #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Asia #US Department of Defence #Ashton Carter