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Trump's Pentagon nominee quits; Iran targets CIA network

Jun 19, 2019 - 8:12 AM

Foreign powers are watching the situation in the Middle East with growing concern as Tehran and Washington exchange warnings about an escalation in their conflict

QUITS. In this file photo taken on April 3, 2019 US President Donald Trump (right) is briefed by senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 3, 2019, including Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan. Photo by Jim Watson/AFP

China must stop eroding neighbors' sovereignty – U.S.

Jun 01, 2019 - 10:35 AM

US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says the US is investing in new military technology to keep Asia stable in the coming years

Acting US Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan walks to the rostrum to give a speech at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue summit in Singapore on June 1, 2019. (Photo by ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP)

Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan meets Afghan president in Kabul

Feb 11, 2019 - 3:04 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Shanahan meets General Scott Miller, the top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan, before visiting Camp Morehead where Americans train Afghan special force

ARRIVING IN AFGHANISTAN. Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan (front 2nd R) arrives in Kabul on February 11, 2019. Photo by Sylvie Lanteaume/AFP

Shanahan takes Pentagon helm as Trump blasts Mattis

Jan 03, 2019 - 4:35 PM

'I'm not happy with what [Mattis has] done in Afghanistan and I shouldn't be happy,' says US President Donald Trump

NEW CHIEF. Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrives at the Pentagon for the first time in his official capacity, on January 2, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP