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Trump confirms death of Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden

President Trump on Saturday confirmed the death of Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden who had emerged as a high-profile member of al Qaeda. Trump said in ...

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Defense chief calls on European allies to be wary of China and Russia

Defense Secretary Mark Esper called on U.S. allies in Europe to be wary of Chinese investments while blasting Russia for violating arms control rules and for its aggression in Europe. ...

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Mark Esper: US looking to put intermediate-range missiles in Asia

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday that he hoped to soon place ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia, a day after the United States pulled itself from a Cold War-era arms ...

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Mark Esper: we should get back on the diplomatic channel with Iran

The Pentagon will soon brief lawmakers on a plan to conduct “passive” patrols in the Gulf region in response to threats from Iran, Defense Secretary nominee Mark Esper said Tuesday. ...

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Mark Esper, President Trump’s pick for defense secretary, explained

Secretary of the Army Mark Esper is officially going through the confirmation process to become Secretary of Defense this week — finally bringing a Senate-confirmed official to the Pentagon’s top ...

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Pentagon to get Its fourth leader in six months

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer is preparing to become the U.S. Defense Department’s fourth leader in just six months, at a time when some experts say the United States can ill ...

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White House faces time crunch with Trump’s top Pentagon pick

The White House is racing against the clock to install a permanent Pentagon chief. Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper, President Trump’s pick for the top defense post, is not permitted ...

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Trump nominates Mark Esper to be Pentagon chief

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he intends to nominate Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defence, the White House said in a statement. Esper takes over ...

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