US Defense Secretary James Mattis
21 Dec 2018
US: Mattis resigns as Defense Secretary over differences with Trump
After two years in office, US Defense Secretary James Mattis has resigned from his post, reportedly over differences with US President Donald Trump, especially pertaining to matters of foreign policy.
04 Dec 2018
India sees US as an important defense partner: Sitharaman
Commencing her five-day official visit to the United States, Union Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman yesterday asserted that New Delhi sees the US as an important partner in the field of defense.
10 Nov 2018
China, US sparring continues over South China Sea
Asserting there is no problem of freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, Beijing said no country should use any excuse to engage in militarization there.
10 Nov 2018
China announces it is ready for trade talks with US
A top Chinese diplomat yesterday, while addressing a press conference in Washington, said China has kept its door open for trade talks with the US, as the two top global economies are locked in a trade war.
23 Jun 2018
US suspends select-exercises with S-Korea to support N-Korean diplomatic negotiations
US Defense Secretary James Mattis has announced to have "indefinitely suspended" select exercises with South Korea to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.
29 Nov 2017
North Korea launches highest-ever missile that reached 4,500km altitude
North Korea has test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) which reached an altitude of 4,500km and flew 960km.
26 Sep 2017
Sitharaman to Mattis: India won't deploy troops in Afghanistan
Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has ruled out any possibility for the deployment of Indian troops to Afghanistan.
26 Sep 2017
Jim Mattis in India: What is expected to get done?
US Secretary of Defense, Jim Mattis has arrived in India for a two-day visit. He was welcomed by India's defense minister, Nirmala Sitharaman.
21 Sep 2017
Mattis to meet Sitharaman to boost Indo-US defense ties
US Defense Secretary James Mattis will be visiting New Delhi on September 25 where he'll attempt to forge "a strong political connect" to boost the Indo-US defense cooperation.
16 Aug 2017
North Korea delays plans to strike US territory of Guam
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has delayed his decision to fire four indigenously developed ballistic missiles towards Guam, the North's state media reported.
15 Aug 2017
N.Korea: Kim Jong-un briefed on missile strike plan for Guam
In line with its Guam threat, North Korea's state media has reported that its Supreme Leader was briefed on plans to launch a missile strike on Guam.
11 Aug 2017
Trump warns North Korea should be "very, very nervous"
Trump warned North Korea that it should be "very, very nervous" if it even as much as thinks about attacking the US or its allies.
23 Jul 2017
Trump slams NY Times for illegal leak compromising Baghdadi's capture
In his latest controversial tweet, Trump notes "The Failing New York Times foiled US attempt to kill the single most wanted terrorist, Al-Baghdadi. Their sick agenda over National Security."