China has accused US media of using the opportunity to 'hype' China threat
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Friday 18 December 2009
Insurgents in Iraq have hacked into live video feeds from Predator drones, a major weapon in a Pentagon spy system that serves as the military's eyes in the sky for surveillance and intelligence collection.
Sunday 13 December 2009
Thursday 26 November 2009
Thursday 05 November 2009
Twelve people were killed and at least 31 were wounded when a soldier went on a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood U.S. Army base at Fort Hood Texas on today, base commander Lieutenant-General Bob Cone said.
Tuesday 27 October 2009
BAE Systems has appointed a new head for its US operations, as the British defence contractor fights to salvage one of its biggest contracts with the Pentagon.
Saturday 12 September 2009
At a sombre ceremony, against a backdrop of pouring rain, Barack Obama tried to use the anniversary of 9/11 to rally Americans behind the war in Afghanistan, as he laid a wreath at a memorial to those killed during the attack on the Pentagon.
Friday 11 September 2009
The US Coast Guard today confronted a boat in the Potomac River near the Pentagon in Washington D.C. But the Coast Guard said it was a training exercise conducted moments before the Obama motorcade crossed a nearby bridge.
Friday 28 August 2009
Moving to avoid a rift with Moscow, Barack Obama has "all but abandoned" plans to locate parts of a controversial US missile shield in Poland and the Czech Republic, a leading Polish newspaper claimed yesterday.
Tuesday 25 August 2009
A Swiss government official is demanding that Google immediately take off the internet any "Street View" images of Switzerland, and the company said it would work to resolve problems with the privacy rights regulator.
Saturday 22 August 2009
Kenneth Bacon, who died on 15 August aged 64, was a Pentagon spokesman in the Clinton administration who became a voice for millions of refugees uprooted by violence and conflict.
Monday 03 August 2009
The remains of the first American lost in the Gulf War nearly two decades ago have been found in Iraq. The Pentagon said the remains were positively identified as Navy Captain Michael "Scott" Speicher.
Sunday 02 August 2009
The remains of the first American lost in the Persian Gulf War have been found in Iraq, the military said today, after struggling for nearly two decades with the question of whether he was dead or alive.
Thursday 09 July 2009
A powerful internet attack that overwhelmed computers at US and South Korean government agencies for days was even broader than initially realised: targets included the White House, the Pentagon and the New York Stock Exchange and other official websites in the most widespread cyber offensive of recent years.
Wednesday 24 June 2009
The Pentagon will create a Cyber Command to oversee the U.S. military's efforts to protect its computer networks and operate in cyberspace, under an order signed by Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Tuesday.
Wednesday 10 June 2009
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
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