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Pentagon chief warns of Russia casualties in Syria
Pentagon chief warns of Russia casualties in Syria

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter predicted Russia would soon begin suffering casualties in Syria, as Moscow dramatically ramps up its military campaign in the devastated nation.

Pentagon chief warns of Russia casualties in Syria
Pentagon joins Silicon Valley in 'flexible' tech hub
Pentagon joins Silicon Valley in 'flexible' tech hub

The Pentagon is building a tech hub in Silicon Valley to help create new gadgetry for the supersoldiers of the future as well as tech-savvy consumers.

Pentagon joins Silicon Valley in 'flexible' tech hub
Pentagon still searching for its lost WWII veterans
Pentagon still searching for its lost WWII veterans

Long dead but little forgotten, US soldiers who disappeared across the globe during World War II are being reunited with their loved ones in a dogged push to find and bring home their bodies.

Pentagon still searching for its lost WWII veterans
Russian fighter flies dangerously close to US plane: Pentagon
Russian fighter flies dangerously close to US plane: Pentagon

A Russian fighter jet flew dangerously close to an American reconnaissance aircraft during an “unprofessional” intercept in international airspace over the Black Sea.

Russian fighter flies dangerously close to US plane: Pentagon
Pentagon dismisses conspiracies about Texas exercises
Pentagon dismisses conspiracies about Texas exercises

The Pentagon dismissed conspiracy theories about planned army exercises in Texas, saying there was no plot for a US military takeover of the state.

Pentagon dismisses conspiracies about Texas exercises
Pentagon chief vows to deploy 'best' US weaponry to Asia
Pentagon chief vows to deploy 'best' US weaponry to Asia

Defence Secretary Ashton Carter promised that the US would deploy state of the art weaponry in Asia, including the latest stealth bombers and cyber warfare units.

Pentagon chief vows to deploy 'best' US weaponry to Asia
Ashton Carter likely next Pentagon chief: reports
Ashton Carter likely next Pentagon chief: reports

The former number-two ranking official at the Pentagon, Ashton Carter, will likely be named as the next US defense secretary.

Ashton Carter likely next Pentagon chief: reports
Pentagon can't confirm fate of IS leader
Pentagon can't confirm fate of IS leader

A Pentagon official suggested that lower-level figures of the Islamic State group may have been hit.

Pentagon can't confirm fate of IS leader
Number of suicides in US military drops in 2013
Number of suicides in US military drops in 2013

The number of suicides in the US military dropped by 18 percent in 2013 but rose among part-time soldiers in the reserves, the Pentagon said.

Number of suicides in US military drops in 2013
US sending 600 troops to Poland, Baltics for drills
US sending 600 troops to Poland, Baltics for drills

The United States is deploying about 600 troops to Poland and the Baltics to underscore its commitment to NATO allies amid tensions with Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, the Pentagon said.

US sending 600 troops to Poland, Baltics for drills
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Made in USA: Pentagon to use only 100% American flags

It is the ultimate symbol of chest-thumping American patriotic pride and now the United States flag must be "100 percent made in the USA" -- at least where the Pentagon is concerned.

Made in USA: Pentagon to use only 100% American flags
The CRL construction site. Photo © Dmitri Khegai
Almaty Mayor disapproves of new infectious diseases lab

Mayor of Almaty Akhmetzhan Yesimov has vocally disapproved of the new infectious diseases laboratory being constructed by the United States.

Almaty Mayor disapproves of new infectious diseases lab
US military funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices
US military funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices

The US military is spending millions to build "vanishing" technology that self-destructs on the battlefield, like the tape recorder that goes up in smoke in the "Mission: Impossible" television show.

US military funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices
US admiral nominated to be next NSA chief
US admiral nominated to be next NSA chief

President Barack Obama has nominated a US Navy officer, Vice Admiral Michael Rogers, to take over as head of the embattled National Security Agency.

US admiral nominated to be next NSA chief
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Pentagon not developing biological weapons in Kazakhstan

Some observers speculate that the laboratory will have a dubious purpose and might be used for development of biological weapons by the Pentagon.

Pentagon not developing biological weapons in Kazakhstan
Russian missile deployment raises alarm
Russian missile deployment raises alarm

Washington has joined Russia's neighbours in voicing alarm after Moscow revealed it had moved nuclear-capable Iskander missiles closer to EU borders in response to the US-led deployment of a disputed air defence shield.

Russian missile deployment raises alarm
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Doctors complicit in torture at CIA, military prisons: study

Doctors and nurses tasked with monitoring the health of terror suspects were complicit in abuses committed at prisons run by the Pentagon and the CIA.

Doctors complicit in torture at CIA, military prisons: study
Former US' Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. ©Reuters/Eric Vidal
Two former Pentagon chiefs criticize Obama over Syria

Two former Pentagon chiefs who served under Barack Obama have criticized the president over the Syria crisis and his request to Congress to authorize possible US military action.

Two former Pentagon chiefs criticize Obama over Syria
Pentagon chief touts US focus on Asia as Syria looms
Pentagon chief touts US focus on Asia as Syria looms

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel meets his Asian counterparts on Wednesday as the United States promotes its shift to the region but a potential showdown with Syria looms over the talks.

Pentagon chief touts US focus on Asia as Syria looms
Hagel suggests US moving forces closer to Syria, Obama cautious
Hagel suggests US moving forces closer to Syria, Obama cautious

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Friday strongly suggested the Pentagon was moving forces into place ahead of possible military action against Syria, even as President Barack Obama voiced caution.

Hagel suggests US moving forces closer to Syria, Obama cautious