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U.S. officials disagree on Iraq abuse

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld contradicted the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who said U.S. troops are obligated to halt inhumane treatment in Iraq.

Myers retires as chairman of Joint Chiefs

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. President Bush paid tribute Friday to Air Force Gen. Richard B. Myers as he retired as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and welcomed his successor.

Myers sees Iraq war vital to terror effort

WASHINGTON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. Air Force Gen. Richard Myers said winning the war in Iraq is vital to averting additional terror attacks on the United States. Myers ends his term as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a position he's held since 2001, Friday.

Bush picks Marine as top military officer

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- President Bush nominated Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace Friday to become the new chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, replacing Air Force Gen. Richard Myers.

US has found just half of Iraq's armaments

WASHINGTON, June 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. military has destroyed half the weapons found in Iraq, but believes it has discovered just half of the armaments in existence.

Bush says Rumsfeld is 'superb'

WASHINGTON, May 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President George W. Bush gave a strong endorsement Monday to embattled Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld.

Rumsfeld praises Pakistan

WASHINGTON, April 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld praised Pakistan's cooperation in the global war against terrorism as "very good."

DOD: Uprising work of former secret police

WASHINGTON, April 20 (UPI) -- Some of the many roadside and car bombs in Iraq are the work of the M14, Iraq's former secret police, the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency said.

DOD: Marines shot Haitian in self-defense

WASHINGTON, March 9 (UPI) -- Marines guarding a road in Haiti shot and killed a Haitian Monday in self-defense, said a top Pentagon official Tuesday.

Iraqis coming forward with intelligence

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Amid continued attacks against U.S. and coalition troops and Iraqi civilians, an increasing number of Iraqis are coming forward with information.

CIA directing Saddam interrogation

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has asked the CIA to take the lead on directing Saddam Hussein's interrogation, he said Tuesday at the Pentagon.
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Wolfowitz honors wounded troops

WASHINGTON, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz hosted a pre-Thanksgiving dinner Wednesday at the Pentagon to honor nearly 70 recently wounded U.S. service members.

More reservists face call-up

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- More National Guard and Reserve forces will be notified they may have to serve in Iraq next year, the New York Times reported Wednesday.

High tech may help cut troop levels

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Lessons learned in Afghanistan and Iraq could help cut U.S. troop levels in South Korea, the Stars and Stripes newspaper reported Friday.

U.S. presence in Iraq down by 20,000

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The United States has reduced its military force in Iraq by about 20,000 since the war's end, officials told World Tribune.com. U.S. officials said that in the last four months the soldiers have been replaced by a new international division led by Poland.

Pentagon: Liberia fraught with peril

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- Two senior Pentagon officials warn United States troops would face significant dangers in Liberia, it was reported Friday.

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No decision on troops in Philippines

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- U.S. military forces on counterinsurgency training and advisory duty in the southern Philippines have helped calm a tense situation on Basilan Island where al Q

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Lawmakers look at DOD domestic role

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- New challenges to homeland security are shifting the scope of the Pentagon's role in domestic affairs and it could challenge the historical and deeply rooted se
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