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Pentagon chief announces resignation

United States Defense Secretary James Mattis will retire at the end of February, U.S. President Donald Trump announced via Twitter. "General Jim Mattis will be retiring, with distinction, at the …

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What will happen to Syria after U.S. pullout?

The United States will withdraw all of its troops from Syria, according to the White House. "Planning for the pullout is already underway," a US defense official and an administration official said. One U.S. official said …

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Turkey to buy 80 Patriot missiles from U.S.

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $3.5 billion sale of Patriot air and missile defense systems to Turkey, the Pentagon said. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said the State Department had approved the sale of 80 …

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U.S. observation posts erected on Syria-Turkey border

The United States has finalized the establishment of observation posts in northeast Syria to prevent altercations between the Turkish army and Kurdish militia, Department of Defence spokesperson said in a press release. "At the …

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How much will U.S. Space Force cost?

U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to create a new Space Force could cost much less than an Air Force estimate of $13 billion over five years, Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said. …

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U.S. and Poland agree to 'deter' Russia

The United States and Poland agreed to work bilaterally through NATO to deter Russia following Secretary of Defense James Mattis' meeting with Polish Defense Minister Marius Blaszczak. …

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Mattis: Trump supports me '100%'

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump told him he supports the retired Marine general "100%." The assertion comes just days after Trump mused on national television …

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Pentagon's new weapons systems easily hacked

New U.S. weapons systems being developed by the US Department of Defense can be easily be hacked by adversaries, a new government report said. The Government Accountability Office said the Pentagon was unaware of how easy it could be …

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Russia's Il-20 aircraft disappears near Syrian coast

Russia’s Il-20 military aircraft with 14 servicemen on board vanished from radar over the Mediterranean Sea late Monday, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. The official added that the plane went off the radar while F-16 …

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Is China preparing for war with U.S.?

China is actively developing its fleet of long-range bombers and "likely" training its pilots for missions targeting the US, according to a new Pentagon report. "Over the last three years, the People's Liberation Army …

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Trump gives anti-Russian defense bill green light

U.S. President Donald Trump signed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act which authorizes a top-line budget of $717 billion. Trump traveled to Fort Drum, home of the Army's 10th Mountain Division, in upstate …

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Pentagon supports Trump's decision to invite Putin to US

United States Deputy Defense Secretary John Roode supported the decision of President Donald Trump to invite Russian Presiвent Vladimir Putin to the United States. "Sharing experience and frank discussion between our leaders is …

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US preparing timeline for North Korea

The United States will soon present a timeline to North Korea with "specific asks" of Pyongyang after a historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a senior US …

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