Washington, AP/UNB, Jan 07 – The Pentagon on Monday distanced itself from President Donald Trump’s assertions that he would bomb Iranian cultural sites despite international prohibitions on such attacks.
Pentagon tests long-banned ballistic missile over Pacific
Washington, AP/UNB, December 14, 2019 – The Pentagon on Thursday flight-tested a missile that had been banned under a treaty that the United States and Russia abandoned last summer. Some U.S. arms control advocates said the test risks an unnecessary…
Amazon appeals $10B Pentagon contract won by Microsoft
Dhaka, Nov 15 – Amazon is protesting the Pentagon’s decision to award a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing “unmistakable bias” in the process.
Pentagon releases new details on al-Baghdadi raid
The general who oversaw the U.S. raid on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi provided the most detailed account yet of the operation Wednesday and said the U.S. is on alert for possible “retribution attacks” by extremists.
Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military
Seoul, Jun 3 (AP/UNB) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from…
Pentagon proposing a troop buildup in Mideast
Washington, May 23 (AP/UNB) — The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials…
China ‘training for strikes’ on US targets
China’s military “is likely training for strikes” against US and allied targets in the Pacific, a Pentagon report warns. The annual report to Congress says China is increasing its ability to send bomber planes further afield. The report highlights its…