US military may have skewed Islamic State analysis: Report

The Pentagon is investigating whether military officials have improperly rewritten intelligence assessments to give a more optimistic view of the US-led campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

Guess who was registered on Ashley Madison website!

Hackers released what was purported to be a second batch of data from the affair-seeker website Ashley Madison, a report said on Thursday.

US checking China's tendency of regional domination: Ashton Carter

 The US is checking China's tendency of regional domination through its strength and allies, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said.

Biden honors marines, sailors killed in Chattanooga attack

US leaders paid tribute Saturday to the four Marines and the sailor killed last month in a lone gunman`s attack on military facilities here, vowing justice against violent extremists.

US offers to jointly make fighter jets with India

The US on Friday offered to produce fighter aircraft jointly with India to promote deeper military ties as it spoke about the Indian Air Force facing a "critical shortage" of front-line fighter jets.

Pentagon assures it will check Iran`s `malign` influence

Top American military officers sought to reassure worried lawmakers Wednesday that US forces would check Iran`s "malign" influence in the Middle East should Congress green-light the nuclear deal with Tehran.

Iran hits out at Kerry`s `empty threats`

 Iran hit out Friday against US Secretary of State John Kerry, accusing him of threatening military action against Tehran if it fails to respect a historic nuclear deal sealed on July 14.

US defence chief Ashton Carter arrives in Jordan

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter landed in Jordan Tuesday, where he was to meet American troops stationed in the country and colleagues of a Jordanian pilot burned alive by the Islamic State group.

Pentagon chief meets Israel PM to discuss tensions over Iran deal

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter met Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday to try to ease tensions over the Iran nuclear deal, as the Israeli leader urged lawmakers in Washington to reject the hard-won agreement.

 Iran nuclear deal does not mean US military action is off the table: Pentagon chief
Iran nuclear deal does not mean US military action is off the table: Pentagon chief

 The Iran nuclear deal does not mean military action is off the table when it comes to stopping Tehran from obtaining an atomic bomb, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said Sunday ahead of a visit to Israel.

US to `pre-position` heavy weapons along NATO`s eastern flank

The US will pre-position heavy weapons, including tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and artillery in central and eastern Europe for the first time, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday in Estonia`s capital Tallinn.

Alliance to more than double size of rapid response force: NATO

NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday the alliance will approve plans this week to more than double the size of its rapid response force, having already created a special spearhead unit in the fallout from the Ukraine crisis.

Pentagon chief Carter blasts Putin's 'loose rhetoric' on nuclear arms
Pentagon chief Carter blasts Putin's 'loose rhetoric' on nuclear arms

 The United States and its NATO allies are preparing militarily for the prospect that their rift with Russia could outlast President Vladimir Putin, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Sunday.

Pentagon chief seeks NATO spending boost to counter Russia
Pentagon chief seeks NATO spending boost to counter Russia

US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter will visit his European counterparts this week to take stock of cooperation with NATO in the wake of Russian aggression in Crimea and Ukraine. 

Iraq not sending enough forces for training: Pentagon chief
Iraq not sending enough forces for training: Pentagon chief

 The US Secretary of Defense called out Baghdad Wednesday to send more recruits to American-run training camps, as Iraq struggles to battle the Islamic State group with a weakened military.

US man charged in Texas Mohammed cartoon attack

A US man was charged with helping to plan an attack on an event in Texas showcasing cartoons mocking the Prophet Mohammed and appeared in court Tuesday.

Poland says in talks with US on storing heavy weapons

Poland said on Sunday it is in talks with the United States on the possibility of Washington storing heavy weaponry on Polish soil, as regional tensions run high over Russia and the conflict in Ukraine.

Top Chinese officer pays visit to US: Pentagon

A top Chinese military officer began a six-day visit to the United States on Monday amid rising tensions over Beijing`s assertive stance in the South China Sea.

India, US reaffirm commitment to deepen bilateral defence ties

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and U.S. Defence Secretary Ashton Carter have reaffirmed their commitment to expand and deepen the bilateral defence relationship between both countries.

US Secretary of Defence calls on PM Modi

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday met the US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter.