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  1. News - World

    Pentagon warns of tough trade-offs in face of looming cuts

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 11:05am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Wednesday pledged US$40 billion in new Pentagon spending reductions over the next decade, but warned that additional cuts required by law posed stark choices that could bend or break the president’s defence strategy. Hagel, unveiling his four-month Strategic Choices and Management Review, said the Pentagon would cut US$40 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1293529/pentagon-warns-tough-trade-offs-face-looming-cuts
  2. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Pentagon renews lease of Chinese commercial satellite

    Posted May 17th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Pentagon renews lease of Chinese commercial satellite The Pentagon will continue for another year the lease of a Chinese commercial satellite to provide communications for its Africa Command. The use of China's Apstar-7 satellite will be extended under a US$10.7 million lease through a unit of Harris CapRock Communications, the Pentagon said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1239340/pentagon-renews-lease-chinese-commercial-satellite
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Transfer of Syrian chemical weapons complete: Pentagon

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 09:43am by Agence France-Presse in Washington and Reuters in Slaviansk

    ... The transfer of Syrian chemical weapons from a Danish container ship to a US vessel was completed on Wednesday in an Italian port, the Pentagon said in a statement. The disposal process marks ... year, that may have killed as many as 1,400 people. “The transfer of Syrian chemicals from the Danish container ship Ark Futura to the Motor Vessel Cape Ray is complete,” said Pentagon press ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545328/transfer-syrian-chemical-weapons-complete-pentagon
  4. News - World - DEFENCE

    US sees China's military might growing quickly, according to Pentagon report

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:45pm by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Washington Weaponry and training becoming more sophisticated, annual Pentagon report says US sees China's military might growing China's military is improving its doctrine, training, weapons and surveillance to be able to conduct more sophisticated attacks against the US and other adversaries, the Pentagon said. After jamming communications and mounting other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1527050/us-sees-chinas-military-might-growing-quickly-according-pentagon-report
  5. News - World - SECURITY

    Pentagon report calls Snowden leak ‘staggering’ but lacks specifics

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 10:34pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian But redacted damage assessment lacks specifics on how disclosures harmed military operations Pentagon report calls Snowden leak 'staggering' A top-secret Pentagon report to assess the damage to national security from the leak of classified National Security Agency documents by Edward Snowden concluded that "the scope of the compromised knowledge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1519146/pentagon-report-calls-snowden-leak-staggering-lacks-specifics
  6. News - World - MILITARY

    Pentagon seeks jail transfer for army leaker Chelsea Manning over gender identity disorder

    Posted May 15th 2014, 05:14pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Lawyer says whistle-blower needs urgent treatment, but not in a civilian jail where her safety could be at risk The Pentagon is trying to transfer convicted ... choose between the treatment and her safety. Two Pentagon officials have said that Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel gave the army approval last month to try to work out a plan to transfer Manning, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1512746/pentagon-seeks-jail-transfer-army-leaker-chelsea-manning-over-gender
  7. News - World

    Pentagon: US military involved in counterterrorism operation against al-Shabab terrorist

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 08:37am by AP

    ... WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon: US military involved in counterterrorism operation against al-Shabab terrorist. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1325631/pentagon-us-military-involved-counterterrorism-operation-against-al
  8. News - World

    Pentagon ordering most of its furloughed civilian employees back to work

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 01:43am by AP

    ... WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon ordering most of its furloughed civilian employees back to work. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1325501/pentagon-ordering-most-its-furloughed-civilian-employees-back-work
  9. News - World

    Pentagon: Sale of 4 F-16s to Egypt delayed, but annual military exercise with Egypt still on

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 11:34pm by AP

    ... WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon: Sale of 4 F-16s to Egypt delayed, but annual military exercise with Egypt still on. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1290079/pentagon-sale-4-f-16s-egypt-delayed-annual-military-exercise-egypt-still
  10. News - World - DEFENCE

    Pentagon plans to shrink US Army to pre-second world war levels

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 01:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... to a close The Pentagon plans to scale back the US Army by more than an eighth to its lowest level since before the second world war, signaling a shift in policy after more than a decade of ground ... by Congress, the Pentagon move would reduce the army to its lowest manning levels since 1940, before the American military dramatically expanded after entering the second world war. The proposed 13 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1434812/pentagon-plans-shrink-us-army-pre-second-world-war-levels

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