India should talk to Taliban if Delhi feels it will bolster peace push: Pakistan’s US envoy

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON (Reuters) – India should speak with Taliban militants if it feels that it will help the peace process, Pakistan’s envoy to

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US wages retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States waged a series of precision air strikes on Thursday against an Iran-backed militia in Iraq that it

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UPDATE 1-Pentagon says coronavirus cases likely higher than official count

This post was originally published on this site(Adds details, comments). By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali. WASHINGTON, March 10 (Reuters) – The U.S. military’s official tally of

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Exclusive: US halts secretive drone program with Turkey over Syria incursion

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States has halted a secretive military intelligence cooperation program with Turkey that for years helped

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Pentagon could start global troop rebalance this year, Esper says

This post was originally published on this siteMIAMI (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper suggested on Thursday he could be ready to start a highly anticipated global force

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At Florida Base, a Mix of Relief, Anxiety in Saudi Shooting Aftermath

This post was originally published on this siteNAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, Fla. (Reuters) – With an FBI investigation underway, Navy security officer David Link still is not allowed to

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Pentagon to Soon Resume Saudi Training Halted After Base Shooting

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon said on Thursday it would soon announce a resumption in operational training of Saudi military officers in

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US military has enough capability in Middle East for now – Esper

This post was originally published on this siteSIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday he believed the U.S. military had sufficient capability

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Exclusive: US defense chief calls on Turkey to stop holding up NATO readiness plan

This post was originally published on this siteLONDON (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper urged Turkey on Monday to stop holding up support for a NATO defense plan for the Baltics

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Pentagon’s Esper says it is crucial South Korea pays more for US troops

This post was originally published on this siteSEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper pressed South Korea on Friday to pay more for the cost of stationing U.S. troops in the

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