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Head of Pentagon to visit Georgia

Pentagon chief Lloyd James Austin III will soon visit Georgia, the US Embassy in Tbilisi informed. He will also visit Ukraine and Romania. In Georgia, the head of the Pentagon will meet with Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and …

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Pentagon chief to visit Georgia next week

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will visit Georgia, Romania, Ukraine and Brussels next week, Pentagon Spokesman John Kirby said at a briefing yesterday.  Austin and his team will be preparing for a trip to Europe next week. …

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Pentagon: Taliban remains terrorist organization

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley told a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing about the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and evacuation that the Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia) still have not …

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Pentagon chief visits Afghan resettlement base

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin visited one of the eight military bases housing Afghan nationals evacuated during the U.S. military withdrawal. Austin's trip to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey on …

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Pentagon successfully flight tests its hypersonic missile

The United States has tested an air-breathing hypersonic weapon capable of speeds faster than five times the speed of sound, marking the first successful test of the class of weapon since 2013, the Pentagon said on Monday. The test took …

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U.S. aims to complete evacuations by deadline

The United States aims to complete evacuations from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan by a 31 August withdrawal deadline - as calls grow from allies to extend it. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said: "Our focus is on getting this done …

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U.S. evacuates 7,000 from Afghanistan in 5 days

The U.S. has airlifted about 7,000 people out of Kabul, Afghanistan, by cargo aircraft in the past five days, the Pentagon said Thursday, as U.S. forces race to evacuate as many people as possible with less than two weeks before a self-imposed …

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U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan more than 95% complete

The process to withdraw American forces from Afghanistan by the end of August is more than 95% complete, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said Tuesday. CENTCOM said 984 C-17 loads of material have departed Afghanistan while more than …

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Rockets hit Iraq base housing U.S. forces

The U.S. military said Wednesday that two people sustained minor injuries after at least 14 rockets pummeled an Iraqi base that houses U.S. troops and other international forces. “At approx. 12:30 PM local time, Ain Al-Assad Air …

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U.S. troops in Syria attacked after airstrikes on militias

U.S. troops in eastern Syria came under rocket attack Monday, with no reported casualties, one day after U.S. Air Force planes carried out airstrikes near the Iraq-Syria border against what the Pentagon said were facilities used by Iran-backed …

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