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Too early to comment on post-2014 troop figures: Pentagon

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 23:51

US President Barack Obama prepares to announce the future of American troop presence in Afghanistan, Pentagon doesn`t want to view post 2014 US-Afghan relationship just from prism of troop numbers.

War ought to be last option on Iran: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 19, 2012, 16:03

The US has, nevertheless, said the war ought to be the last option with Tehran.

Panetta in Afghanistan to meet with Karzai

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 23:59

The US now has about 66,000 troops here, along with about 35,000 from allied nations.

Syrian chemical weapons threat ‘not escalating’: Panetta

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 12, 2012, 12:46

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said intelligence reports suggests that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is not taking aggressive steps to use chemical weapons.

Obama lauds rescue of Indian American doctor

Last Updated: Monday, December 10, 2012, 20:37

Seven Taliban militants were killed in the operation to free doctor Dilip Joseph who was captured outside of Kabul five days ago.

Obama, Panetta praise special rescue operation in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Monday, December 10, 2012, 10:42

US Prez Barack Obama and his Defence Secretary Leon Panetta have praised Special forces for conducting a successful rescue operation in Afghanistan.

Pentagon deliberates on improving military ethics

Last Updated: Saturday, December 08, 2012, 14:27

The Pentagon has been considering how to improve senior officers` ethics following a series of scandals that rocked the US military.

US vulnerable to cyber-Pearl Harbour, says Panetta

Last Updated: Sunday, December 02, 2012, 14:43

The US faces the possibility of a "cyber-Pearl Harbour," becoming increasingly vulnerable to hackers.

Panetta discusses Iron Dome with Israel

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 12:37

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has met his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak and discussed the situation in the region emerging after the last week’s ceasefire with the Hamas.

US goal is to have enduring presence in Afghanistan: Panetta

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 11:57

The US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said the goal is to have "an enduring presence" in the war-torn country post 2014.

Diplomacy still the preferred option with Iran: Panetta

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 11:54

The US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said the "diplomacy" is still the preferred option for the Obama administration.

US presents Barak with Medal for Distinguished Public Service

Last Updated: Friday, November 30, 2012, 11:51

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has presented the Department of Defence Medal for Distinguished Public Service, the highest award given to a foreign leader, to his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak.