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Senators are pressing Pentagon for clarity on military mission in Syria after troops withdrawal

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A bipartisan pair of senators is pressing the Pentagon for “clarity” on the U.S. military mission in Syria. In a letter to the top officials at the Pentagon, Sens. Catherine ...

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Lawmakers push back at Pentagon’s possible Africa drawdown

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s plan to draw down U.S. forces in Africa is facing increased pushback on Capitol Hill. The top Democrat and Republican on the House Armed Services Committee ...

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Mark Esper: no intelligence suggesting Iran planned to attack four US embassies

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said on Sunday that he did not see intelligence that supported President Trump’s comments that the Iranian commander killed in a U.S. drone strike was ...

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Defense secretary’s chief of staff to step down

Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s chief of staff will step down at the end of the month after a little more than two years at the Pentagon, adding to the string ...

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Pentagon exodus extends concerning, baffling trend of acting officials in key roles

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The Pentagon has seen an exodus of top officials this month, prompting concerns from lawmakers and experts alike as the Defense Department struggles to fill roles ahead of a contentious ...

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Mark Esper is hopeful to restart diplomacy with North Korea

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U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that he remains hopeful the United States can restart diplomacy with North Korea, as the clock ticks down to North Korea’s declared ...

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Top Pentagon official announces resignation

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The Pentagon’s top official in charge of personnel and readiness resigned from his post on Friday after a little over a year on the job, making him the second top ...

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FBI identifies Pensacola shooter as Saudi Royal Saudi Air Force second lieutenant

The FBI on Saturday night officially identified the suspect in a Friday shooting at a naval air base in Florida as a Saudi Royal Air Force second lieutenant. The FBI’s ...

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US Ambassador to Norway to replace ousted Navy chief

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President Trump announced Sunday that Kenneth Braithwaite, the current ambassador to Norway, would replace Richard Spencer as the secretary of the Navy shortly after Spencer’s ouster earlier in the day. ...

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Schumer praises former Navy chief after ouster

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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer expressed support for ousted Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Sunday following his firing by Defense Secretary Mark Esper. In a statement, the senator praised Spencer ...

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