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Kunduz hospital bombing 'not a war crime' says Pentagon  A US air strike that destroyed a medical charity's clinic in northern Afghanistan, killing 42 people, was not a war crime, the Pentagon has said   Trumpís Muslim ban call 'endangers US security' Map of Pentagon USA
North Korea threat: Mattis warns of 'massive military response'  Pentagon chief James Mattis says any threat to the US or its allies by North Korea will be met with a 'massive military response'   US military 'to lift transgender ban' Map of Pentagon USA
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2016 Jun.24    
  US officials say the Pentagon will lift its ban on openly transgender service personnel. Defence Secretary Ash Carter has called the regulation outdated
2016 Apr.29  
2015 Dec.8    
  Donald Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric undermines US national security by boosting the Islamic State (IS) group, the Pentagon has warned
2015 Oct.9    
  Russia has agreed to resume talks with the US on air safety during Syria bombing campaigns, says the Pentagon
2015 Jul.24     Pentagon discourages civilian guards Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon has urged US citizens not to carry out armed patrols outside military recruitment centres
2015 Jun.3     US anthrax scare widens to 51 labs Map of Pentagon USA  More than 50 labs in 17 US states and three foreign countries have been mailed samples of live anthrax, Pentagon officials have said 2015 Mar.21       'IS online threat' to US military Map of Pentagon USA
  The US defence department says it is investigating an online threat allegedly made by Islamic State (IS) to about 100 of its military personnel
2014 Nov.9       Pentagon skeptical over claims of wounded Islamic State leader Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon officials expressed skepticism Sunday over Iraqi claims that airstrikes wounded the head of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
2014 Jul.25       Pentagon: Russia to send more powerful weapons into Ukraine Map of Pentagon USA
  Russia is preparing the transfer of more powerful weaponry into Ukraine, and it could happen at any time, a Pentagon spokesman said
2013 Aug.23       US weighs Syria military options Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon is moving forces closer to Syria as the US weighs its options in the conflict there, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has suggested
2013 Apr.30     U.S. military planning Syria options Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon has in recent days stepped up planning for potential military intervention in the Syrian civil war
2013 Feb.28     Pentagon to resume F-35 jet flights Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon has said it will resume flights on its F-35 fighter jets, after the whole fleet was grounded last week
2013 Jan.25   US military admits Mali mistakes  The US military commander in Africa says the Pentagon made mistakes in its training of Malian troops now trying to oust Islamist rebels from the north 2013 Jan.23   US to end ban on women in combat  US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has decided to lift the military's ban on women serving in combat, a senior Pentagon official has said 2013 Jan.22     Top US general cleared over emails Map of Pentagon USA
  The top US general in Afghanistan, General John Allen has been cleared of misconduct by the Pentagon for emails sent to Florida socialite Jill Kelley
2012 Nov.12     Petraeus scandal engulfs US commander Allen Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon is investigating John Allen, the US commander in Afghanistan, for sending 'inappropriate' emails to a woman linked to Petraeus
2012 Aug.31   Ex-SEAL warned over bin Laden book  The Pentagon general counsel threatened legal action against a former Navy SEAL who wrote a revealing book about last year's Osama bin Laden raid 2012 Aug.13       US unsurprised by Egypt reshuffle Map of Pentagon USA
  The US had expected Egypt to reshuffle the military, the Pentagon has said, a day after President Morsi dismissed the head of the army
2012 Jul.18   Yemen drone killings prompt US lawsuit  Relatives of three Americans killed in drone strikes in Yemen are suing top Pentagon and CIA officials, saying the killings were unconstitutional 2011 Oct.17     Troop-numbers talks with Iraq ongoing Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon denied claims that the U.S. and Iraq have been unable to come to an agreement that would allow some U.S. troops to remain after 2011
2011 Aug.24     Pentagon warns of militarily strong China Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon issued fresh warnings that China's military expansion could stir up new tensions and provoke dangerous misunderstandings
2011 May.7     US releases Bin Laden home videos Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon releases home videos of Osama Bin Laden seized at the secret compound in northern Pakistan where he was shot
2011 Apr.18     McChrystal cleared of misconduct Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon has cleared of wrongdoing a general sacked after a magazine reported he had spoken disrespectfully about top US officials
2011 Mar.20     US 'will hand over' Libya command Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon expects to hand over control of allied military operations in Libya 'in a matter of days', either to a UK-France coalition or to Nato
2011 Mar.16     US cyber war defences 'very thin' Map of Pentagon USA
  The US military lacks the people and resources to defend the country adequately from concerted cyber attacks, Pentagon warns
2010 Sep.13     US to push $60bn Saudi arms sale Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon is set to notify the US Congress of a $60bn weapons sale to Saudi Arabi advanced military aircraft
2010 Apr.18     U.S. plans against Iran being updated Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon and U.S. Central Command are updating military plans to strike Iran's nuclear sites, preparing up-to-date options for the president
2010 Jan.31     Dramatic shift in Pentagon's thinking Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon will no longer shape the military to fight two major wars at once, but prepare for numerous conflicts and not all in the same style
2009 Nov.24     Pentagon preparing to send 34000 troops Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon is making detailed plans to send U.S. troops to Afghanistan in anticipation of Obama's decision on the future of the war
2009 Oct.27     US urges China military dialogue Map of Pentagon USA
  Defence Secretary Robert Gates has called for a dialogue with China's military after meeting a top Chinese general at the Pentagon
2009 Mar.20     U.S. crew: 'Chinese aggression' Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon video: Sailors aboard a U.S. ocean surveillance ship reacted with a bemusement to what they said was harassment by Chinese ships
2008 Dec.13     U.S. military won't pursue pirates ashore Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon is looking at options, but there are no plans to go ashore in pursuit of pirates in Somalia
2008 Dec.8     9/11 conspirators want to confess Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon: Five detainees at Guantanamo Bay say they want to confess to conspiracy charges for planning the September 11, 2001, attacks
2008 Nov.25     Gates 'to stay as Pentagon chief' Map of Pentagon USA
  Defence Secretary Robert Gates is to stay on in charge of the Pentagon when Obama takes office as president, according to media reports
2008 Nov.19     Iraq pact calls for troops to leave by 2011 Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon: A security pact between the U.S. and Iraq will allow U.S. troops to finish the work it needs to do before leaving the country
2008 Jul.29     U.S. gives Israel missile detecting system Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon: The United States will provide Israel with a radar system used to detect and track missile and rocket attacks
2008 Jul.23     U.S.: More troops to Afghanistan unlikely Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon: It will be left to the next president to send a significant number of additional troops to Afghanistan
2008 Jul.16     US considers more troops for Afghanistan Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon officials expect to be able to recommend troops cuts in Iraq this fall and will try to increase troops in Afghanistan
2008 Jun.23     Violence down in Iraq since 'surge' Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon: All major indicators of violence have dropped by between 40 and 80 percent since February 2007
2008 Jun.20     U.S. to report drop in Iraq war violence Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon's upcoming report to Congress is expected to highlight a decline in violence in 2008
2008 Jun.11     US defends Afghan border strike Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon has said an air strike by US forces in the Afghan-Pakistani border was legitimate
2008 Mar.19       Bush speech hails Iraq 'victory' Map of Pentagon USA
  President Bush has delivered a speech at the Pentagon to mark the fifth anniversary of the US-led invasion of Iraq
2008 Feb.11   US 'to charge six 9/11 suspects'  The Pentagon is planning to charge 6 Guantanamo Bay prisoners with involvement in the September 11 attacks in the US 2008 Jan.9     3,000 Marines may be sent to Afghanistan Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon may send 3,000 Marines to beef up U.S. combat capabilities in advance of an expected spring offensive by the Taliban
2007 May.4     Pentagon studies battlefield ethics Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon survey assessing the mental health of troops in Iraq found 1/3 of soldiers report anxiety, depression and acute stress
2007 Mar.15     U.S.: Civil war in some of Iraq Map of Pentagon USA
  A new Pentagon report said the term 'does not adequately capture the complexity of the conflict'
2007 Feb.9     Iraq intelligence report 'very damning' Map of Pentagon USA
  Inspector general depicts a Pentagon that purposely manipulated intelligence in an effort to link Saddam to al-Qaeda
2007 Jan.18     New rules on terror detainees Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon has outlined new rules that could allow suspects to be imprisoned on the basis of hearsay or coerced testimony
2006 Sep.2       Bush disputes Iraq in civil war Map of Pentagon USA
  A Pentagon report described spreading sectarian violence and increasingly security problems in Iraq
2006 May.26     US 'winding up' Iraq deaths probe Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon: An investigation into claims that US marines may have deliberately killed civilians is nearing its end
2006 May.16   US releases 9/11 Pentagon video   The justice department has released the first video of the plane crashing into the Pentagon in 2001 2006 Mar.24       Russia 'gave Iraq intelligence' Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon: Russia provided Saddam with intelligence on US military in the opening days of the US-led invasion
2006 Mar.3   Pentagon releases Gitmo prisoners' names  After 4 years of secrecy, the Pentagon handed over documents that contain the names of detainees 2006 Jan.25   Rumsfeld disputes readiness study  Defense Secretary disputed a Pentagon-commissioned study that warns the Army needs more troops 2005 Nov.16   U.S. admits using white phosphorous Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon acknowledged that U.S. troops used white phosphorous as a weapon against insurgent strongholds
2005 Jan.5     US to hold new Guantanamo inquiry Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon has announced a new investigation into allegations of prisoner abuse at the detention center
2004 Jun.29     Pentagon appoints Gitmo tribunal Map of Pentagon USA
  The Pentagon is naming the officers who will decide the fate of the only 3 prisoners so far charged by the United States
2004 May.9   Bush fights to shore up Rumsfeld  President is to visit the Pentagon to try to secure the position of his embattled defence secretary 2004 May.6   Rumsfeld to form abuse probe panel  Secretary of Defense plans to form an independent panel to review how the Pentagon handled investigations 2003 Jun.6     Pentagon: WMD report consistent Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon denied that a Defense Intelligence Agency report from September 2002 in any way conflicted with U.S. claims
2003 Apr.17     $20bn bill Iraq war bill for U.S. Map of Pentagon USA
  Pentagon's comptroller Dov Zakheim said that the figure is growing by about $2 billion a month
2002 Sep.11     Pentagon steps up Iraq war planning Map of Pentagon USA
  Gen. Franks, commander of the Central Command, presented updated war plans targeting Iraq in a Pentagon meeting
2002 Mar.9     US 'has nuclear hit list' Map of Pentagon USA
  US has reportedly ordered the Pentagon to prepare contingency plans for attacking 7 countries with nuclear weapons
2001 May.3     USA backtracks on China memo Map of Pentagon USA
  A Pentagon memo ordering a halt to all military ties with China was sent in error

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2017-09-03 North Korea threat: Mattis warns of 'massive military response' Pentagon, Washington
2. 2016-06-24 US military 'to lift transgender ban' Pentagon, Washington
D. 2016-04-29 Kunduz hospital bombing 'not a war crime' says Pentagon Pentagon, Washington
E. 2015-12-08 Trumpís Muslim ban call 'endangers US security' Pentagon, Washington
F. 2015-10-09 Russia and US to resume Syria air safety talks Pentagon, Washington
6. 2015-07-24 Pentagon discourages civilian guards Pentagon, Washington
H. 2015-06-03 US anthrax scare widens to 51 labs Pentagon, Washington
I. 2015-03-21 'IS online threat' to US military Pentagon, Washington
9. 2014-11-09 Pentagon skeptical over claims of wounded Islamic State leader Pentagon, Washington

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