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Acting Pentagon chief makes surprise Baghdad visit; trip comes after Donald Trump's comment on US troops draws flak
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Acting Pentagon chief makes surprise Baghdad visit; trip comes after Donald Trump's comment on US troops draws flak

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan made an unannounced visit to the Iraqi capital for talks on the sensitive issue of a continued US troop presence after Washington withdraws from neighbouring Syria.

Kim Jong-Un's North Korea poses most urgent threat to international security: Pentagon chief Mattis
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Kim Jong-Un's North Korea poses most urgent threat to international security: Pentagon chief Mattis

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis has warned that North Korea poses the most urgent threat to international peace and security, calling the regime's weapons program a "clear and present danger" to all.

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis says he is 'shocked' by poor state of US military's readiness
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Pentagon chief Jim Mattis says he is 'shocked' by poor state of US military's readiness

Mattis was addressing lawmakers seeking additional information about President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget.

US: Michele Flournoy to become first woman defence secretary?
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US: Michele Flournoy to become first woman defence secretary?

Flournoy heads a short list of candidates to direct the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and help Afghanistan fight the Taliban insurgency.

US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel to step down
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US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel to step down

Hagel is the first senior Obama adviser to leave the administration following the sweeping losses for Obama's party in the midterm elections.