US visit of Indian Defence chief proved historic: US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin

US visit of Indian Defence chief proved historic: US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin

Washington: – US Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin, claimed that the visit of Indian Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat, to the Pentagon was historic. Secretary of Defense Austin himself posted his reaction on social media. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said the two sides had an in-depth discussion on defence partnership, space, cyber sector and emerging military […]

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Al-Qaeda may reemerge in Afghanistan: US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin

Al-Qaeda may reemerge in Afghanistan: US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin

Kuwait City/Kabul: US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin has said that Al-Qaeda, which launched a terrorist attack on the United States two decades ago, could reemerge in Afghanistan. He also said that the reunification of Al-Qaeda in Afghanistan is dangerous and claimed that the United States is ready to stop Al-Qaeda. Last month, President Joe […]

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US cannot have unrealistic expectations from India: Former US Secretary of Defense

US cannot have unrealistic expectations from India: Former US Secretary of Defense

Washington: – Ashton Carter, Former US Secretary of Defence, said, ‘India has traditionally had a non-aligned foreign policy. Russia is an important country supplying weapons and defence equipment to India. India is still dependent on Russia for its weapon supplies. It should be remembered that no one can have an unrealistic expectation that India will buy new weapons […]

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Israeli Defense Minister hopeful about ‘special security arrangement’ with Gulf allies

Israeli Defense Minister hopeful about ‘special security arrangement’ with Gulf allies

Kerem Shalom: – Israeli Defence Minister Benni Gantz said ‘Israel will not sign direct defence agreements with the Gulf countries. But Israel can definitely have special defence cooperation with the Gulf countries who have developed diplomatic ties with Israel.’ The statements made by the Israeli Defence Minister become significant at a time when talks are […]

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Lebanon will be shaken if Hezbollah draws Israel into a war, warns Israeli Defense Minister

Lebanon will be shaken if Hezbollah draws Israel into a war, warns Israeli Defense Minister

Jerusalem/ Beirut: ‘If Iran-allied militant group Hezbollah incites war against Israel, then it will have to suffer tremendous damage. Even Lebanon will be shaken by Israeli response’, warned Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz. A month ago, a Hezbollah leader claimed that Iran could avenge the death of Major General Qasem Soleimani. But, since the last […]

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Biden administration committed to strengthening relations with India, assures new US Defense Secretary

Biden administration committed to strengthening relations with India, assures new US Defense Secretary

Washington: The new US Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin, clarified that the Biden administration is committed to strengthening India-US relations. Pentagon informed that the US Defense Secretary assured of it during his discussion with the Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. On Thursday, both the Defense Ministers held a telephonic conversation. The analysts expressed concerns that the […]

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US announces fresh sanctions on Turkey for purchasing S-400 air defense systems from Russia

US announces fresh sanctions on Turkey for purchasing S-400 air defense systems from Russia

Washington/Ankara: – The United States has imposed economic sanctions against Turkey, who went ahead with the purchase of the S-400 air defence system, from Russia, without paying heed to the US warnings. US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo announced the sanctions against Turkey. Secretary of State Pompeo said that the sanctions are being imposed as […]

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