Trump fires defense chief Esper
President Donald Trump on Monday announced by tweet that he had fired Defense Secretary Mark Esper, further destabilizing a government already navigating...
Pompeo in India for talks on China 'threats'
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in New Delhi on Monday, kicking off a four-country Asia tour that he has said will focus on the "threats" posed by China.
US defence chief says China 'destabilising' Pacific
US Defense Secretary Mark Esper accused China of "destabilising" the Pacific region Friday on a whistle-stop trip to the tiny island nation of Palau.
Poland says US to deploy troops on eastern border
Washington will deploy at least 1,000 soldiers in Poland and oversee forces on NATO's eastern flank, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said Friday after the US announced a massive troop pullout from Germany.
US defence chief warns of Huawei 'threat' to NATO
Top US officials fired a fresh broadside at Huawei on Saturday, warning the Chinese tech giant posed a threat to NATO if allies allowed it to build new 5G communications networks.
Pentagon denies report U.S. mulls pulling up to 4,000 troops from South Korea
The U.S. on Thursday denied a South Korean news report that it was considering withdrawing up to 4,000 troops from South Korea if it does not pay more for maintaining a 28,500-U.S. contingent deterring North Korean aggression.
Pentagon says up to 1,000 US troops to withdraw from northern Syria
US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawal of up to 1,000 troops from northern Syria...
US deploys troops to Saudi Arabia over Iran threat
The Pentagon announced Friday it was bolstering US forces in Saudi Arabia after Riyadh asked for reinforcements following the September 14 drone-and-missile attack on Saudi oil plants which Washington blames on Iran.