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.
Pentagon chief confirms death of Qaeda's Hamza bin Laden
US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has confirmed the death of Hamza Bin Laden, the son and designated heir of Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden.
Trump still without Pentagon chief after Shanahan pulls out
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday his pick for defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has withdrawn, leaving the Pentagon without a permanent boss for more than six months just as tensions soar in the Middle East. Shanahan "has decided not to go forward with his confirmation process so that he can devote more time to his…