Pakistan army brass meets amid tensions

2011-09-25 22:33

Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Kayani has met with his top commanders in a special meeting to discuss the security situation.

Afghan transition corruption danger

2011-07-31 22:30

The United States' top military officer has warned that some Afghan institutions central to the transition of power from foreign to local forces are corrupt.

US: Gaddafi increasingly isolated

2011-06-02 19:10

US military chief Admiral Mike Mullen says Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is increasingly isolated but that the Nato alliance is prepared for a sustained military campaign.

North Korea shelling tied to succession

2010-11-24 21:14

The US military believes North Korea's artillery attack on a South Korean island is linked to the succession of the reclusive state's leadership.


US troops pensions, benefits may be cut

2011-08-03 07:09

Cuts in health care, retirement and benefits for the military are all potential targets for cuts as America struggles to rein in spending.

US vows to hunt, kill new Qaeda chief

2011-06-16 22:15

The United States will seek to hunt down and kill new al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri just as it did his predecessor Osama bin Laden, the top US military officer says.

Obama: Dempsey for top military post

2011-05-31 12:57

President Barack Obama has chosen US Army General Martin Dempsey, who commanded an armoured division in key battles in Iraq, for the United States' top uniformed military post.

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