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China rewriting norms that does not trend in its favour: US general

China rewriting norms that does not trend in its favour: US general

China is trying to rewrite norms that it perceives do not trend in its favour and showing worrying tendency to challenge the existing rules-based order from which it has been a major beneficiary, a top US commander has said.

Feb 28, 2018, 16:39 PM IST
Top US general says 'not giving up' on Pakistan ties

Top US general says 'not giving up' on Pakistan ties

The top US military officer, Marine General Joseph Dunford, said on Monday he was committed to the US-Pakistan relationship.

Jan 15, 2018, 23:54 PM IST

NATO looks for Afghans to take offensive in 2018: US general

General John Nicholson, who heads the US and NATO missions in Afghanistan, said a series of important changes in the 16-year-old war would align in 2018.

Nov 10, 2017, 00:40 AM IST
Peace with North Korea a 'possibility': Top US general

Peace with North Korea a 'possibility': Top US general

Peace with North Korea is a "possibility", America`s most senior uniformed officer said Thursday, but warned the US has "credible, viable military options" for dealing with the errant regime.

Aug 17, 2017, 17:36 PM IST

US general urges more German spending to ease military transit

US Army Lieutenant General Ben Hodges told Reuters the large-scale Saber Guardian war game conducted this summer with 25,000 troops and forces from 24 countries showed progress in the logistics needed to respond to a major military threat.

Jul 21, 2017, 19:53 PM IST

Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, flies into Iraq with top US general

U.S. President Donald Trump`s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, flew into Iraq on Monday with the top U.S. military officer to get a first-hand assessment of the battle against Islamic State from U.S. commanders on the ground and to meet Iraqi officials.

Apr 03, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

US opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul

The top US general for the Middle East says the military has launched a formal investigation to determine what role the US played in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul, Iraq.

Mar 30, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

Russia may be helping supply Taliban insurgents: US general

The top U.S. general in Europe said on Thursday that he had seen Russian influence on Afghan Taliban insurgents growing and raised the possibility that Moscow was helping supply the militants, whose reach is expanding in southern Afghanistan. 

Mar 23, 2017, 22:52 PM IST
Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

Russian warplanes bombed US-backed fighters in several small villages in northern Syria after they mistakenly thought Islamic State forces were in the area, a top US general said Wednesday. 

Mar 01, 2017, 23:41 PM IST

Pakistan not putting enough pressure on Haqqani network: US General

General Nicholson said US troops in Afghanistan has been authorised by President Barack Obama to take any measures necessary to defend against the Haqqani threat.

Sep 24, 2016, 02:19 AM IST
Afghan peace deal with warlord an 'encouraging' step: US general

Afghan peace deal with warlord an 'encouraging' step: US general

Afghan officials signed a peace deal on Thursday with a party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a move that inspired both hope and fear as it dredged up tensions dating back decades.

Sep 23, 2016, 23:21 PM IST

Iraq's Mosul can be retaken from Islamic State this year, says US general

Coalition-backed Iraqi forces can retake the key northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State group by the end of the year, the commander of US forces in the Middle East said Tuesday.

Aug 30, 2016, 22:59 PM IST

US General`s killer hid in bathroom: Afghan official

An Afghan military official says the Afghan soldier who killed a US two-star general and wounded other top officers hid in a bathroom before his assault and used a NATO machine gun in his attack.

Aug 06, 2014, 21:34 PM IST

Pentagon mourns death of American General in Afghan attack

Mourning the death of Maj Gen Harold J Greene, the highest-ranking American military officer to be killed since the 9/11 attacks, the Pentagon has said it remains committed to its mission in this war-torn country.

Aug 06, 2014, 10:36 AM IST

Pentagon confirms US general killed in Kabul attack

The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that a US general was killed in an attack in Afghanistan -- the highest-ranking American fatality since the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Aug 05, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

Freed Bergdahl may face investigation: US general

Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, recently released after five years as a captive of the Taliban, may still be disciplined if the army finds evidence of misconduct, the US military`s top officer said Tuesday.

Jun 03, 2014, 23:37 PM IST

Nigeria `willing to talk` to Boko Haram over missing girls

Nigeria said it was willing to talk to Boko Haram militants, as the US sent its top Africa general for talks on the rescue mission of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls.

May 14, 2014, 13:01 PM IST

US general in Nigeria to aid search for schoolgirls

The US force commander, David Rodriguez is reaching Nigeria to discuss the ways US can provide help to the Nigerian government in searching more than 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram islamist militants.

May 13, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

US general pleads guilty on 3 counts; not assault

A US general accused of sexual assault pleaded guilty today to three lesser charges, a remarkable admission sure to end the military career of a man once regarded as a rising star among the Army`s small cadre of trusted battle commanders.

Mar 07, 2014, 02:25 AM IST

`Conditions are set` to win Afghan war: US General

The No. 2 American commander in Afghanistan says he believes the stage has been set for winning the war.

Sep 05, 2013, 09:29 AM IST