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US faces a rising challenge from India and China: Panetta
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US faces a rising challenge from India and China: Panetta

For the second time in less than two months, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has said that the country is facing challenges from rising powers in Asia — China in particular and also includes India — in 21st century.

US facing new challenges from rising powers in Asia: Panetta
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US facing new challenges from rising powers in Asia: Panetta

The United States now faces new array of security challenges from across the globe, including the rise of new powers in Asia; behavior of countries like Iran and North Korea and proliferation of lethal weapons, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said

Pentagon's new defence strategy looks at Asia and cyber wars
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Pentagon's new defence strategy looks at Asia and cyber wars

President Barack Obama unveiled a defence strategy on Thursday that would expand the US military presence in Asia but shrink the overall size of the force as the Pentagon.

 Failure to cut debt will jeopardise US security: Panetta
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Failure to cut debt will jeopardise US security: Panetta

US Defence Secretary Leon Pannetta has expressed displeasure over the congressional super-committee's failure to reach a consensus on the debt reduction plan. US faces nearly $1.3 trillion deficit in the fiscal year by September.

Panetta goofs up, terms China and India as threats to US
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Panetta goofs up, terms China and India as threats to US

In a major goof-up, new US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta clubbed India and China, describing them as emerging "threats", but his office quickly retracted the remarks.

Pakistan to remain volatile, but links will not be severed: Panetta
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Pakistan to remain volatile, but links will not be severed: Panetta

US Secretary for Defense Leon Panetta said diplomatic efforts needed to continue to work with Pakistan, but warned that the US will not allow the attacks on American troops from Pakistan-based guerillas like the Haqqani network to continue.

With 'allies' like Pakistan, does the US need enemies?
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With 'allies' like Pakistan, does the US need enemies?

In another turn of the screw, US President Barack Obama warns Pakistan over its links to terrorist groups. Yet, US policymakers remain conflicted about how to deal with a problem like Pakistan.

Act against Haqqani network, US tells Pakistan
World

Act against Haqqani network, US tells Pakistan

The US is upset against Pakistan after Haqqani extremists attacked its troops recently in Afghanistan.