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The Pentagon

Moscow Should Explain Its Troop Buildup Near Ukraine: US Defence Secretary

Nov 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said the troop buildup has the Pentagon's attention and that the Russians should be 'more transparent about what they're up to.'

Congress Asks PM Modi To Apologise Citing Pentagon Report That Claims China Entered 4.5 km Into Arunachal

Nov 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Congress also asked PM Modi to "withdraw" his "clean chit" to China that no one has entered into Indian territory while citing the Pentagon report.

Pentagon Plan Focuses On Adapting To Climate Change

The U.S. military is the single largest institutional consumer of oil in the world, and as such a key contributor to the worsening climate globally.

US Concerns With Pakistan On Terrorist Safe Havens Honest And Still Valid: Pentagon

Oct 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby said that the United States is within its rights to continue drone strikes inside Afghanistan.

US President Joe Biden To Appoint Indian-American To Key Pentagon Position

Ashish Vazirani was the Executive Director and CEO of the National Military Family Association (NMFA) which supported military families.

09 September, 2021

US Pentagon Fears Comeback Of Al-Qaeda In Afghanistan

Associated Press (AP)

The Taliban had provided al-Qaeda with sanctuary while it ruled Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001.

02 September, 2021

Senior US General And Pak Army Chief Review Security Situation In Pakistan, Surrounding Region: Pentagon

Outlook Web Desk

Hundreds of American troops are currently in Pakistan capital Islamabad on their transit from Afghanistan to the US.

30 August, 2021

Drone Strike Kills Three Afghan Children; Pentagon Says US Is Aware Of Civilian Casualties

Outlook Web Desk

According to spokesman of the US Central Command Capt Bill Urban, 'We are still assessing the results of this strike, which we know disrupted an imminent ISIS-K threat to the airport'.

29 August, 2021

US President Pledges More Strikes On IS As Another Attack Is 'Highly Likely'

Associated Press (AP)

The Pentagon said the remaining contingent of US forces at the airport, now numbering fewer than 4,000, had begun their final withdrawal ahead of Biden's deadline for ending the evacuation on Tuesday.

11 August, 2021

President Biden Refuses To Bring Any Change In Troop Withdrawal Plan From Afghanistan

Outlook Web Desk

President Biden has ordered the withdrawal of all the US troops from Afghanistan by September 11. The Pentagon says it has already withdrawn more than 90 per cent of its troops from the war-ravaged country.

03 August, 2021

US: The Pentagon Building On Lockdown After Gunshots Fired Near Metro

Associated Press (AP)

The incident occurred on a Metro bus platform that is part of the Pentagon Transit Center, the Pentagon Protection Force Protection Agency tweeted.


03 August, 2021

US Approves Sale Of USD 82 Million Harpoon Anti-Ship Missiles To India

Outlook Web Desk

The deal has been made at an estimated cost of USD 82 million, and is seen as a move which would further strengthen the ties between the two countries.

20 March, 2021

China’s Actions Constitute A Threat To Regional Peace In Indo-Pacific: Pentagon

Outlook Web Bureau

A senior Pentagon official on Friday said that Beijing has adopted a more coercive and aggressive approach to the Indo-Pacific region and accused China of escalating tensions with neighbouring countries.

08 December, 2020

Retired General Lloyd Austin To Be First Black Defence Secretary Under Biden Administration


The 67-year-old who helmed the US Central Command from 2013 to 2016 has been chosen to lead the Pentagon, according to media reports.

08 December, 2020

Despite Rising US-Iran Tensions, Pentagon To Withdraw Troops From Middle East

Associated Press (AP)

The US aims to cut the number of its troops in Afghanistan from more than 4,500 to 2,500, and in Iraq from about 3,000 to 2,500.

11 November, 2020

Indian-American Kash Patel Named Chief Of Staff To Acting US Defence Secretary


After his schooling in New York and college in Richmond, Virginia, Kash Patel went to Florida where he was a state public defender for four years.

22 October, 2020

Donald Trump: US Had Enough Of 19 Years In Afghanistan


Early this month, Donald Trump announced that he will bring all troops back from Afghanistan by year-end.


03 January, 2020

Trump Ordered Killing Of Soleimani To Protect US Personnel Abroad: Pentagon

Outlook Web Bureau

Following Soleimani's death, Trump tweeted an image of the US flag without any further explanation.

Photo Gallery

Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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