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Most Pentagon advisers quit over new rules

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- A pay cap, limits on work for private firms and required disclosures of business ties have virtually ended the Pentagon's use of paid advisers, a report said.

U.S., S. Korea war games set in Yellow Sea

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The United States and South Korea said Wednesday they will hold more naval exercises in the Yellow Sea in early September.
Gates indicates he'll retire next year

Gates indicates he'll retire next year

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates suggested in a magazine interview he would retire next year.
U.S., S. Korea to conduct joint exercise

U.S., S. Korea to conduct joint exercise

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- U.S. defense officials Monday announced a round of training exercises with South Korea in the wake of last week's reports on the sinking of the Cheonan.

Pentagon lauds Yemen's al-Qaida fight

WASHINGTON, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Yemen should be commended for its ability to take on the threat from al-Qaida within its borders, U.S. Defense Department officials said in Washington.

U.S. troops plan to rout Taliban

NAWZAD, Afghanistan, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The Pentagon said Wednesday it will increase U.S. operations, allowing Afghan forces to secure Taliban-controlled areas in Helmand Province.

Uzbekistan allows supplies for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- Uzbekistan agreed Friday to allow the United States to use it as a transit point for the shipment of "non-lethal" supplies to Afghanistan.

Pentagon urges broader approach to piracy

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- More than a military response is needed to combat piracy off the Somali coast, a U.S. military official said Friday.
Pentagon says ready to brief Obama

Pentagon says ready to brief Obama

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense says it is ready to begin military briefings immediately for U.S. President-elect Barack Obama's transition team.

Rice lauds Musharraf

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice expressed "deep gratitude" Monday to Pervez Musharraf, who was pressured into quitting as Pakistan's president.

U.S., Israel deny air drill report

JERUSALEM, July 11 (UPI) -- U.S. and Israeli officials Friday denied reports that Israel is using U.S. airbases in Iraq to prepare for a possible attack on Iran.

Troop deployment schedule announced

WASHINGTON, May 19 (UPI) -- About 39,000 U.S. troops will be deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan later this year, a Defense Department official said Monday.

Bush awaits Myanmar request for help

WASHINGTON, May 6 (UPI) -- The United States is ready to send in the Navy to help cyclone-ravaged Myanmar if the country's leaders ask for help, President George Bush said Tuesday.

Report: Analysts part of Pentagon machine

WASHIGTON, D.C., April 20 (UPI) -- Many military experts who appeared on TV newscasts to provide commentary on the Iraq war were fed information by the Pentagon, an investigation found.

U.S. has bin Laden's translator in custody

WASHINGTON, March 14 (UPI) -- U.S. authorities have transferred to the military detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, a man they say was a translator for Osama bin Laden.
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