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US military mission to combat ISIS in Iraq focuses on 'defeating its ideology': Pentagon  Sep 14, 2:00 pm
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): The Pentagon has sought to downplay the United States military's role in combating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) by saying that America's game plan focuses on defeating the militant organization by "defeating its ideology."
U.S. to train 5,000 Syrian rebels in battle against IS militants  Sep 14, 11:25 am
Washington, Sep 14 (ANI): The United States will train 5,000 Syrian rebels every year to fight Islamic State (IS) militants, said the Pentagon.
US warplanes to fly from Iraqi base to conduct air strikes on ISIS: Report  Sep 12, 3:10 pm
Johannesburg, Sep 12 (ANI): Pentagon has reportedly said that the United States combat aircraft will soon start flying out of a base in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq as part of a military campaign to curb the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
U.S. confirms Al Shabaab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane killed in airstrike  Sep 6, 10:26 am
London, Sep 06 (ANI): The Pentagon has confirmed that Ahmed Abdi Godane, leader of al Qaeda linked militant group al Shabaab has been killed in Somalia in a United States airstrike that was carried out on Monday this week.
U.S. launches airstrikes in Somalia against al-Shabaab militant group  Sep 2, 11:55 am
New York, Sep 2 (ANI): The United States military has launched airstrikes in Somalia against an al-Qaeda linked militant group called al-Shabaab, the Pentagon announced on Monday.
US conducts fresh air strikes targeting ISIS near Mosul Dam  Aug 31, 12:47 pm
Karachi, Aug 31 (ANI): The United States military has conducted fresh attacks targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) near the strategic Mosul Dam, the Pentagon said.
Second US aircraft carrier sent to China amid seething tension  Aug 25, 4:50 pm
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): The United States Navy is reportedly sending a second aircraft carrier strike group to the Asia Pacific region following a dangerous aerial intercept between a Chinese jet and one of its P-8 surveillance craft.
'Apocalyptic' ISIS "beyond anything we've seen," admits Pentagon  Aug 22, 12:37 pm
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Both the Pentagon and the United States military have underscored the need to curb the expansion of the militant group, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) that has wreaked havoc in Iraq and Syria.
Iraq crisis: US may halt mission to rescue Iraqis trapped on Mount Sinjar  Aug 14, 11:10 am
London, Aug 14 (ANI): The United States has reportedly said that it is unlikely to launch a rescue operation to evacuate the Iraqis trapped by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants on Mount Sinjar.
Pentagon admits US airstrikes slowed Islamic State, not weakened them  Aug 12, 11:30 am
London, Aug 12 (ANI): The Pentagon says US-led airstrikes in northern Iraq has slowed the advance of Islamic State militants toward the Kurdish capital of Erbil, but not weakened the group.
New human brain-like computer chip to power drones  Aug 8, 2:05 pm
Washington, August 8 (ANI): Pentagon researchers have created a computer chip inspired by the human brain to power unmanned aircraft or robotic ground systems.
ISIS 'number one threat' to US, warns Pentagon  Jul 25, 1:14 pm
Washington, July 25 (ANI): The spread of militant outfit, ISIS, in Iraq and Syria, is winning the group new recruits from Europe and America. The size and reach of the group has now led the United States to place the threat posed by the organization on par with the ones based in Yemen.
Pak delegation urges US to review plan to withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan  Jul 21, 4:32 pm
Islamabad, July 21 (ANI): Pakistan has reportedly urged the US to review its plan to withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016.
China under-reported 2014 defence spending by 20%: US report  Jun 7, 6:05 pm
London, June 7 (ANI): An annual report by the US defence department says that China has under reported its 2014 defence spending by 20 percent.
Pentagon says Snowden's leak caused 'staggering' blow to National Security  May 23, 12:20 pm
London, May 23 (ANI): A Pentagon report described the damage to national security by Edward Snowden's leaks of confidential National Security Agency documents as 'staggering'
Pentagon's research wing unveils hack-proof drone   May 23, 11:50 am
Washington, May 23 (ANI): The Pentagon's research wing has unveiled a hack-proof drone to meet America's national security needs.
Al Qaeda operating 'shadow army' in Afghanistan as US troops prepare to leave  May 22, 6:32 pm
Washington, May 22 (ANI): As the US prepares to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan, the Al Qaeda is reportedly operating a "shadow army" inside the country to keep its numbers and scope of operations under wraps.
US urges Nigeria to reform approach to Boko Haram  May 16, 4:27 pm
New York, May 16 (ANI): The US has reportedly urged Nigerian authorities to resort to non-violent approach, when dealing with the Islamist terror group Boko Haram holding more than 200 school girls captive.
Reported sex assault cases in US military rose to 50 pc in 2013: Report  May 2, 1:10 pm
Washington, May 2 (ANI): The number of sexual assaults reported in the US military rose 50 percent from 2012 to 2013, a new report has revealed.
Misuse of US military aid in Afghanistan impeded US war effort: Report  May 1, 3:57 pm
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A report released by the US military reportedly details out how rampant misuse of US aid in Afghanistan has hampered the US war effort, a new report from Pentagon has revealed.
Osama used to hug human bombers before sending them on suicide missions  Apr 30, 12:46 pm
London, Apr 30 (ANI): A British convict has reportedly revealed that he was hugged and wished well by Al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden, before he was sent out on a planned suicide bombing mission.
Pentagon planning to replace flight crews with 'full-time' robots  Apr 23, 3:21 pm
Washington, Apr. 23 (ANI): The Pentagon has come up with a plan for dealing with shrinking budgets: robotic flight crews.
French president accuses Assad of using chemical weapons against own people  Apr 21, 1:10 pm
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): French President Francois Hollande has reportedly said that Syrian president Bashar al Assad is using lethal chemical weapons against Syrian citizens.
Soon, attack drones that can attack from ocean floor  Apr 19, 1:09 pm
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): The Pentagon has developed attack drones that can patiently wait on the ocean floor for years.
Chinese President Xi asks air force to increase militarization of space  Apr 16, 4:16 pm
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): China's president Xi Jinping has reportedly urged Beijing's air force to speed up its air and space integration.