US military

US military assistance to Pakistan: India conveys 'grave concern' to Washington 

Last week, the Pentagon notified the Congress of its decision to approve military sales worth USD 125 million that would result in the monitoring of the F-16 fighter jets of Pakistan.

published on : 1st August 2019

US boosts Brazil status as military ally

Countries with Non-NATO Ally status enjoy a higher level of trust with Washington, allowing them priority access to the US weapons market.

published on : 1st August 2019

US military kills ISIS terrorist in northern Somalia

Pro-ISIS militants split from al-Shabab in October 2015 and later occupied Qandala, a key location in Bari region under Puntland State Administration north Somalia since 2016.

published on : 29th July 2019

At least 12 dead in Taliban blast in Afghanistan amid ongoing peace talks in Qatar, say officials

Taliban is meeting with US and Afghan representatives in Doha as US pushes to end its 18-year involvement in Afghanistan, but violence from insurgents and US military has continued apace.

published on : 7th July 2019

Sri Lanka president Maithripala Sirisena vetoes military deal with the US

Increased US interest in Sri Lanka comes as China is upping investment in ports and other building projects on the island.

published on : 6th July 2019

United Airlines suspends Newark-Mumbai flights in light of recent event in Iran

Flight UA48 from Newark to Mumbai has been cancelled, while the customers flying onboard flight UA9239 from Mumbai to Neward will be rebooked on the alternate flights to the US, the airlines said.

published on : 21st June 2019

US increasing military engagements with India: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan

The COMCASA agreement is expected to help India to obtain critical defence technologies from the US and access critical communication network.

published on : 1st June 2019

Turkey state media says US 'setting up bases in Syria's Manbij'

Turkey's state-run news agency said the United States is setting up two military bases and has increased its presence in the Manbij region of northern Syria.

published on : 3rd April 2018

Texas Church shooting: Gunman's punishment spotlights military justice

Unlike their civilian counterparts, military judges and juries don't use sentencing guidelines. The result is often widely disparate sentences for the same or similar offenses.

published on : 11th November 2017

US military is ridding the world of terrorism: Donald Trump

President Donald Trump asserted that America's goals were denuclearising North Korea and stopping Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

published on : 6th October 2017

North Korea greets sanctions moves with fresh ICMB test

North Korea test fired what appeared to be another intercontinental ballistic missile, hours after the US and Japan moved to step up sanctions against Pyongyang.

published on : 29th July 2017

Donald Trump bars transgender individuals from US armed forces

The president tweeted that after consulting with "Generals and military experts," the government will not allow transgender individuals to serve in the US military.

published on : 26th July 2017

Could America shield Alaska from a North Korean missile?

The US military has faith that its high-tech defensive systems could fend off any attack from North Korea -- at least for now.

published on : 6th July 2017