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Washington [US], February 11 (ANI): US President Joe Biden on Wednesday (local time) announced the launch of a new China task force that will provide recommendations on military strategy to the Department of Defense (DoD) to counter growing challenges posed by Beijing.
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Washington [US], February 9 (ANI): The US Senate on Monday (local time) confirmed Kathleen Hicks as Deputy Defense Secretary, making her the first woman to be confirmed by the Senate to the post.
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Washington [US], February 6 (ANI): Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reaffirmed mutual commitment to a strong partnership between the United States and Afghanistan and the importance of making urgent progress on the Afghan peace process during a call on Friday (local time) with Afghan Presid
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Washington DC [US], January 30 (ANI): US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin in his first conversation with Italian counterpart Lorenzo Guerini on Friday discussed global security challenges, including China and Russia.
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Washington DC [US], January 28 (ANI): Highlighting the need to build on shared values between US and India, newly-appointed Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday emphasised Washington's commitment to the Major Defense Partnership with New Delhi, during his phone conversation with De
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Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): While reiterating the threat posed by China to the US, President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin on Tuesday (local time) said during his Senate confirmation hearing that he will operationalise India's "Major Defence Partner"
Washington [US], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin, said during his Senate confirmation hearing that he will review the US force presence in the Middle East to address challenges from Russia and China.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], December 10 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday (local time) formally introduced retired Army General Lloyd Austin as their nominee for Secretary of Defense during an event in Wilmington, Delaware.
Washington [US], December 9 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday (local time) formally named retired General Lloyd Austin as his Secretary of Defense nominee, reported CNN.
Updated : 2 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], December 8 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden on Monday selected retired Army General Lloyd Austin, former commander of US Central Command, to be his Secretary of Defense, a source familiar with the decision informed CNN.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Colombo [Sri Lanka], November 27 (ANI): National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval on Friday met Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and Defence Secretary Major Gen (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, during the fourth NSA Level Meeting on Trilateral Maritime Security Cooperation hosted by Sr
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Washington [US], November 18 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered the Pentagon to pull 2,500 US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq by mid-January, acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced Tuesday.