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Pentagon tests first medium-range cruise missile after pulling out of INF Treaty with Russia
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Pentagon tests first medium-range cruise missile after pulling out of INF Treaty with Russia

The Pentagon said on Monday it tested a conventionally configured ground-launched cruise missile the first such test since the United States pulled out of the INF treaty

Donald Trump pulls up Jim Mattis' last day in office; deputy Patrick Shanahan to take over as acting defense secretary on 1 Jan
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Donald Trump pulls up Jim Mattis' last day in office; deputy Patrick Shanahan to take over as acting defense secretary on 1 Jan

Jim Mattis resigned as the US Secretary of Defense on Thursday in protest over Donald Trump's decision to pull all US troops out of Syria.

South Korea and US agree to suspend planning of Ulchi-Freedom Guardian military drill, says Seoul
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South Korea and US agree to suspend planning of Ulchi-Freedom Guardian military drill, says Seoul

South Korean and US officials have agreed on suspending the joint military drills, says Seoul. A Pentagon statement confirmed the suspension and added that there would be a meeting between the secretaries of defense and state on the issue.

Defence Secretary James Mattis meets Narendra Modi, discusses India-US cooperation on combating terrorism
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Defence Secretary James Mattis meets Narendra Modi, discusses India-US cooperation on combating terrorism

Enhanced cooperation between India and the United States in pursuing shared priorities for peace were discussed when James Mattis met Prime Minister Narendra Modi

James Mattis arrives in New Delhi, meets PM, Nirmala Sitharaman; drones, fighter jet deal on cards
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James Mattis arrives in New Delhi, meets PM, Nirmala Sitharaman; drones, fighter jet deal on cards

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was in the Indian capital on Tuesday, marking the first visit to the country by a Cabinet-level official from President Donald Trump's administratio

US defense secretary Jim Mattis calls North Korea's hydrogen bomb test threat over Pacific 'shocking'
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US defense secretary Jim Mattis calls North Korea's hydrogen bomb test threat over Pacific 'shocking'

The new comments, made while Mattis headed for India, followed a shrill war of words between the North Korean and US leaders over Pyongyang's nuclear programme.

US defense secretary James Mattis arrives in Singapore to attend key defence summit
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US defense secretary James Mattis arrives in Singapore to attend key defence summit

Pentagon chief James Mattis arrived in Singapore ahead of a key defence summit where longstanding US allies will look for clear messages about America's regional security goals.

Pakistan military warns Donald Trump of 'total mess' in Afghanistan
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Pakistan military warns Donald Trump of 'total mess' in Afghanistan

The Pakistan military has warned US President Donald Trump's new Generals that they face a "total mess" in Afghanistan unless the US and Britain halt the advance of the Islamic State and the Taliban in the strife-torn country.

Incoming secretary of defence James Mattis takes aim at Russia, unlike future boss Donald Trump
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Incoming secretary of defence James Mattis takes aim at Russia, unlike future boss Donald Trump

James Mattis, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for US defense secretary, on Thursday accused Russia of trying to break up Nato and said the United States needs to stand up to its old foe.

North Korea missile test-firing reminder of danger in region, says US Defense Secretary
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North Korea missile test-firing reminder of danger in region, says US Defense Secretary

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday that the latest test-firing of short-range missiles by North Korea is fresh evidence that the Korean Peninsula is a potential flashpoint for conflict.

Looking forward to enhance military ties with India: US
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Looking forward to enhance military ties with India: US

The US is looking forward to enhancing military-to-military relationship with the India, a top American military commander has said.

US Defence Secretary Hagel meets team that rescued Bowe Bergdahl
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US Defence Secretary Hagel meets team that rescued Bowe Bergdahl

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel met with more than a dozen members of the special operations team that participated in the rescue of Sgt Bowe Bergdahl.