Among the 20 prominent terrorist organisations active in Afghanistan, LeT ranks fifth in terms of fighters along with al Qaeda and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, stated the Pentagon report,
At stake is billions of dollars that would allow Trump to make major progress on a signature campaign promise heading into his campaign for a second term.
The Pentagon, as part of its "active defence" strategy, said that China's leaders use tactics short of armed conflict to pursue China's strategic objectives.
Succumbing to pressure from employees, Google last year dropped its bid to be part of the JEDI contract.
The designation could also open hundreds of foreign companies and business executives to US travel bans and possible prosecution for sanctions violations.
The statement comes a day after a US magazine claimed that US defence personnel recently visited Pakistan to inspect the status of its F-16 jets and found all of them intact
US Strategic Command's Joint Force Space Component Command (JFSCC) said 250 pieces of debris associated with an Indian ASAT launch that occurred on Wednesday are being actively tracked.
Aircraft Spots, which monitors military air movements, had said that a US Air Force's reconnaissance aircraft from its base in Diego Garcia went for a ''mission" in the Bay of Bengal.
The Department of Homeland Security asked the Pentagon to build 57 miles (92 kilometers) of 18-foot (5.5-meter) fencing, build and improve roads, and install lighting to support Trump.
Trump had in December last year announced that the US would pull troops from Afghanistan.
In remarks that they made over Davidson's deposition, the Senators too appeared to be on the same page and asked the US Government to take a strong stand.
The humanitarian crisis caused by the presence of over 700,000 Rohingya refugees from Burma in Bangladesh has strained the Bangladesh government, said the top Pentagon commander.
Running into more than 40 pages, the report mentions India a few times and describes China and Russia as a major challenger to the US, Iran and North Korea as other space challenges.
Making an appearance before the prestigious Hudson Institute think-tank, Rood said the US is certainly open to this kind of collaboration with India.
According to a Taliban official, US officials promised the pullout will begin this month. However, the Pentagon contradicted by saying that no such order was received.