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Russian military action near Ukraine would be ‘a great concern’ for Washington says Blinken

Washington expressed concern regarding reports of “unusual” Russian military activity near Ukraine. US’s top diplomat Antony Blinken said on Wednesday during a joint news conference...

China could have 1,000 nuclear warheads by 2030, says US

China is expanding its nuclear arsenal much quicker than anticipated, narrowing the gap with the United States, the Pentagon said in a report published. China...

No misconduct in deadly Kabul drone attack, says Pentagon

The US drone attack that killed 10 civilians, including seven children, in the Afghan capital Kabul in August did not violate the laws of...

Pentagon stunned by pace of China’s military push

China’s growing military muscle and its drive to end America predominance in the Asia-Pacific is rattling the US defence establishment. American officials see trouble...

US offers to compensate families of ‘tragic’ Afghan drone attack

The US has offered unspecified condolence payments to the families of the 10 innocent civilians who were killed in a botched US drone attack...

Pentagon mulls airstrikes in Afghanistan to contain Al-Qaeda, ISKP

The Pentagon is evaluating the possibility of airstrikes in Afghanistan to prevent al-Qaeda and ISKP from resurgence as the US troops and NATO left...

Blame game: Top US generals contradict Biden on Afghan ‘strategic failure’

United States Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Mark Milley in their testimonies before Congress have acknowledged a...

US admits Kabul drone strike killed civilians

The Pentagon has accepted that a US drone raid in Afghanistan’s capital in late August was a mistake, and apologized for the attack that...

Pentagon downplays newest Afghanistan clashes

The Pentagon downplayed Monday the impact of attacks by  Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan over the weekend as US and allied forces began their withdrawal...

Taliban says it is committed to Doha agreement, urges US to do the same

In a statement on Friday morning Zabihullah Mujahid, the Spokesperson of the Afghan Taliban, said the assertion by the Pentagon that the Islamic Emirate...

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