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Trump's pick to head Pentagon praised by US military

By Kasim Ileri WASHINGTON The head of U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Friday described Donald Trump's pick to head the Pentagon, Gen. James Mattis, as an inspirational leader. He's highly respected across the ranks and so we all congratulate ... Anadolu Ajansi, 10 hours ago

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Pentagon Needs a Warrior Like Gen. Mattis

President-elect Donald Trump has selected a warrior to be our next defense secretary. General James Mattis is an inspired, and inspiring, choice — one calculated to symbolize and execute a return to the time-tested strategy Ronald Reagan called ...
 NewsMax.com5 hours ago Pentagon should have a civilian chief to give peace a chance  The Hill6 hours ago 'Mad Dog' to Rule the Pentagon  Sputnik8 hours ago 6 Key Issues Facing Donald Trump's Pentagon Pick  NDTV9 hours ago
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White House extends support for opening up military jobs for women

Last year, the Pentagon opened at least 2,20,000 military jobs to women; these were previously restricted to men
 Business Standard20 hours ago US President Obama, Pentagon support registering women for military draft  Deutsche Welle1 day ago White House, Pentagon back requiring women to register for military draft  FOXNews.com1 day ago White House, Pentagon announce support for requiring women to register for the military draft  Washington Post1 day ago
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ISIS controls only 2 blocks and 50 buildings in Sirte Libya

Captain Jeff Davis , Pentagon spokesperson said the remaining militants are persistent and fighting to the death. Their resistance is stubborn. He said: "This is ISIL's last stand in Sirte and they are fighting hard." The US began bombing support ...
 Digital Journal6 hours ago Pentagon: ISIL Makes Last Stand in Libya's Sirte  Al Manar TV19 hours ago In Libya: IS making 'last stand' in city - Pentagon  Pulse.ng21 hours ago Pentagon says IS jihadists making last stand in Sirte  Libya Today22 hours ago

Defence Secretary Carter to visit India...

Reflecting a new bonhomie of Indo-US defence ties, the Pentagon today announced that outgoing Defence Secretary Ashton Carter would be visiting India next week on his final around the world trip. Slated to be in India on December 8, Carter would ...
 The Echo Of India4 hours ago US defence secretary Ashton Carter to visit India next week  Hindustan Times20 hours ago Carter to visit India next week  Oneindia21 hours ago Outgoing US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter to visit India next week  DNA India22 hours ago

US lawmakers want to curb Pentagon's military cooperation with Russia

The House of Representatives wants to cut the Pentagon's military-to-military cooperation with Russia. The provisions included in a $618.7 billion defense budget bill impose strict conditions for the US military on working with its Russian ...
 Russia Today4 hours ago US House of Representatives approves ban on military cooperation with Russia  News.am11 hours ago

Mattis isn't just a popular general anymore. He's an icon faced with running the entire Pentagon.

 Washington Post4 hours ago Mattis was a popular senior officer among his troops  Stars and Stripes6 hours ago

Congress moves to split Pentagon acquisition job, creates uncertainty

The move, part of the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authorization Bill, was agreed to by leaders of the House and Senate armed services committees, HASC and SASC, as the two chambers reconciled versions of the annual defence policy bill. Frank ...
 Jane's13 hours ago Pentagon budget 2017: policy bill splits acquisition office, adds troops  Jane's1 day ago House passes $619 billion compromise defense bill To fund U.S. effort against ISIS, fill gaps in military readiness, halt reductions in manpower  WorldNetDaily12 hours ago House Approves 2017 Defense Policy Bill  4 Traders13 hours ago

Pentagon: Mosul 20% captured, Islamic State in city's east isolated

MOSUL, Iraq, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- About 20 percent of Mosul has been captured from Islamic State control, while the city's east has been completely isolated, U.S. military officials said in its latest update on fighting in the stronghold. Col. John ...
 UPI18 hours ago Live: Iraqi Shias demand Turkish pullout from Mosul  The Hindu1 month ago About 20 percent of Mosul has been captured from Islamic State control, while the city's east has been completely isolated, U.S. military officials said.  TickerTech.com17 hours ago
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Why Trump's Pentagon pick may prove to be deeply controversial

Some key posts in Donald Trump's cabinet have not been filled, but the president-elect has made a decision regarding the Pentagon, choosing retired Marine Gen. James Mattis as the nation's next Defense Secretary. Trump made a surprise announcement ...
 MSNBC14 hours ago What Dоnald Trump Is Telling Us With His Cabinet Chоices  NewspaperPost10 hours ago Trump's Thank you tour  AhmedabadMirror.com10 hours ago Trump moves to quickly fill his top Cabinet ranks  Reuters India12 hours ago
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