China not interested in any form of 'Cold War'

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday said China was not interested in any form of Cold War and firmly opposed anything that might threaten or harm the country's sovereignty and security.

Chinese actions could erect Great Wall of self-isolation: US

Chinese actions could erect Great Wall of self-isolation: US

China's military expansion in the disputed South China Sea poses a growing risk to the region's prosperity and its actions could erect a "Great Wall of self- isolation", US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has warned.

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Observing that countries like Russia and China are modernising their militaries to close the gap they have with the US, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter on Tuesday said the Pentagon is spending heavily to develop next generation of technology to stay ahead of the curve.

China increasing ‘force posture’, troops on Indian border, warns US

China increasing ‘force posture’, troops on Indian border, warns US

China's expanding international economic interests are increasing demands for the PLA Navy (PLAN) to operate in more distant seas to protect Chinese citizens, investments, and critical sea lines of communication.

India deeply appreciates US' engagement in Asia-Pacific: Ashton Carter

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said that the US-led international coalition is determined to defeat ISIS.

Iraq`s Mosul will eventually be retaken from Islamic State: Barack Obama

Mosul, in northern Iraq, was overrun during a jihadist offensive in June 2014 and has become an IS stronghold.

US protests against China landing its military jets in South China Sea

US protests against China landing its military jets in South China Sea

The US has expressed concern over China landing its military jets on a man-made island in South China Sea and asked Beijing to keep its prior commitments not to deploy military aircraft at its outposts.

US defence chief in Iraq to discuss fight against ISIS

US defence chief in Iraq to discuss fight against ISIS

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Monday for talks with Iraqi officials on the war against the Islamic State jihadist group.

US Defense Secretary Carter visits warship in South China Sea

US Defense Secretary Carter visits warship in South China Sea

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter visited a warship close to flashpoint waters of the South China Sea on Friday, as Beijing reacted defiantly to an American military build-up in the area.

US Defence Secretary Carter to visit warship in South China Sea

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said he would visit a warship close to flashpoint waters of the South China Sea on Friday, as Beijing reacted defiantly to an American military build-up in area.

US, Philippines launch joint South China Sea patrols: Ashton Carter

The US said Thursday it has launched joint South China Sea patrols with the Philippines, and will temporarily deploy 275 troops and five warplanes in the country which is locked in a territorial row with China.

US defence chief visits Philippines amid sea dispute with China

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in the Philippines on Wednesday to highlight strong and growing military relations with a crucial Southeast Asian ally as China assertively pursues its claims in the South China Sea.

China reacts to India-US deal on sharing military logistics: Read what it says

Reacting guardedly to the landmark Indo-US logistics exchange agreement, China Wednesday said India pursues an independent foreign policy but hinted it might raise the issue during Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's visit here next week.

US gets remains of World War II soldiers after 70 years, thanks to Modi govt

US gets remains of World War II soldiers after 70 years, thanks to Modi govt

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter oversaw a repatriation ceremony of US World War II remains from India to the United States.

US supports India's rise as capable actor in region: Official

The US supports India's rise as a capable actor in the region and deepening bilateral defence cooperation is a part of it, an Obama administration official said on Tuesday.

WWII plane crash: India to send back US soldiers' remains today

The excavated remains of soldiers and artefacts of a US Air Force B-24 bomber that had crashed in present-day Arunachal Pradesh during the World War II will be sent to the US on Wednesday, in what would be an emotional closure for the families of the fallen men.

We take terrorism emanating from Pakistan very seriously, we too have suffered: US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter

We take terrorism emanating from Pakistan very seriously, we too have suffered: US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter

 US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said on Tuesday that what United States does with Pakistan is principally directed to counter-terrorism.

F-16 supplied to Pakistan to fight terror: Ashton Carter

F-16 supplied to Pakistan to fight terror: Ashton Carter

The US in mid-February confirmed about supplying Pakistan eight F-16 fighter aircraft worth USD 699.04 million despite protests from India.

Parrikar, Carter visit naval base at Karwar, INS Vikramaditya

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter on Monday visited the Karwar Naval Base in Karnataka.

US Defence Secretary Carter to arrive in India today

US Defence Secretary Carter to arrive in India today

United States Defence Secretary Ashton Carter will arrive in India today on his three-day visit to boost strategic ties between both nations.