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How Biden went his own way on Afghanistan withdrawal

President Joe Biden ordered the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan over the advice of some of his senior-most advisers in the Pentagon and State Department, leaders who are now charged with carrying out the particulars of the complicated drawdown.

pentagon - CNN
2:23pm PDT - April 14th, 2021

‘The Pentagon is not making these decisions’: How Biden’s team overrode the brass on Afghanistan

After two decades, troops have an end date on America's longest war. But it took a White House ready to pull rank on the military.

pentagon - Politico
1:45pm PDT - April 14th, 2021

Biden ready to announce U.S. withdrawal, even as peace eludes Afghanistan - Reuters

President Joe Biden's planned announcement on Wednesday of a complete U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan by Sept. 11 aims to close the book on America's longest war, as critics warn that peace is anything but assured after two decades of fighting.

pentagon - Reuters
9:08pm PDT - April 13th, 2021

Biden to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, officials say - Reuters

President Joe Biden has decided to withdraw the remaining U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021, 20 years to the day after al Qaeda's attacks triggered America's longest war, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.

pentagon - Reuters
10:40am PDT - April 13th, 2021

US troops 'to leave Afghanistan by 11 September'

US President Joe Biden set to announce troops will leave Afghanistan by 11 September - media reports.

pentagon - BBC News
9:30am PDT - April 13th, 2021

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin lands a Pentagon contract to design nuclear-powered spacecraft

Summary List PlacementThe Pentagon on Monday awarded Blue Origin, the aerospace company founded by Jeff Bezos, a $2.5 million contract to design a nuclear-powered spacecraft. The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) agency also chose L…

pentagon - Business Insider
3:00am PDT - April 13th, 2021

Russia warns U.S. warships to steer clear of Crimea 'for their own good' - Reuters

Russia on Tuesday warned the United States to ensure its warships stayed well away from Crimea "for their own good", calling their deployment in the Black Sea a provocation designed to test Russian nerves.

pentagon - Reuters
1:37am PDT - April 13th, 2021

Biden picks 1st woman to be Army secretary

In historic first, President Joe Biden has nominated Christine Wormuth to serve as secretary of the Army. If confirmed she would be the first woman to hold the job.

pentagon - ABC News
2:58pm PDT - April 12th, 2021

Pentagon chief declares 'ironclad' U.S. commitment to Israel

Lloyd Austin's visit comes amid efforts to rebuild the Iran nuclear agreement.

pentagon - Politico
3:50pm PDT - April 11th, 2021

Blinken to return to Brussels for talks on Ukraine, Afghanistan - Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will return to Brussels this week for discussions on Iran, Afghanistan and Russian activities directed at Ukraine, a U.S. official said.

pentagon - Reuters
10:38am PDT - April 11th, 2021

Pentagon chief declares 'ironclad' US commitment to Israel

Defense Secretary Austin in Israel for his first visit, met Israeli counterpart.

pentagon - ABC News
10:02am PDT - April 11th, 2021

Pentagon chief Austin makes first Israel visit by Biden cabinet member - Reuters

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrived in Israel on Sunday in the first visit by a senior Biden administration official, diplomats said.

pentagon - Reuters
11:12pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

Pentagon officer charged with murder also pulled gun on woman last year: Police

The Pentagon police officer who has been charged with murder for allegedly killing two people in Maryland this week, also pulled a gun on a homeless woman last year.

pentagon - ABC News
12:29pm PDT - April 10th, 2021

U.S. to send two warships to Black Sea, Russia voices concerns - Reuters

The United States will send two warships to the Black Sea next week, Turkey said on Friday as Russia, which has boosted its military forces near Ukraine, accused NATO powers that do not have a coast line in the region of increasing naval activity.

pentagon - Reuters
1:04pm PDT - April 9th, 2021

U.S. defense secretary to visit Israel, Germany, NATO headquarters, UK - Reuters UK

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will travel to Israel, Germany, NATO headquarters in Belgium and Britain starting on Saturday, the Pentagon said in a statement.

pentagon - Reuters
3:45pm PDT - April 8th, 2021

Off-duty Pentagon police officer shot and killed two people he believed were breaking into a car, police say

An off-duty federal police officer shot and killed two people he believed had broken into a car in Maryland on Wednesday morning, according to local authorities.

pentagon - CNN
7:32pm PDT - April 7th, 2021

U.S. prepared to consider North Korea diplomacy aimed at denuclearization -White House - Reuters

The United States is prepared to consider diplomacy with North Korea if it leads to a path of denuclearization, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said on Wednesday.

pentagon - Reuters
11:37am PDT - April 7th, 2021

Head of Capitol security task force says Trump fed insurrectionists 'a little BS'

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré, who led a review of security failures around the January 6 insurrection, said Tuesday that the US Capitol attack was fueled by a "information operation" led by former President Donald Trump that involved feeding Americans "a li…

pentagon - CNN
3:38pm PDT - April 6th, 2021

US shuts once-secret Guantanamo prison unit, moves prisoners

The prisoners at Camp 7 were transferred to another facility.

pentagon - ABC News
12:48pm PDT - April 4th, 2021

Soldier Says Drill Instructors Sexually Assaulted Her While Enrolled In Training Course

The U.S. Army has suspended several drill instructors after they allegedly sexually assaulted a female soldier going through training at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. On Friday, the Intercept reported that the trainee alleged she was assaulted by a total of 22 servi…

pentagon - Time
5:33pm PDT - April 2nd, 2021

Kremlin says that any NATO troop deployment to Ukraine would raise tensions - Reuters

The Kremlin said on Friday that any deployment of NATO troops to Ukraine would lead to further tensions near Russia's borders and force Moscow to take extra measures to ensure its own security.

pentagon - Reuters
3:29am PDT - April 2nd, 2021

Reversing Trump, Pentagon Releases Inclusive New Transgender Policies

In 2017, Trump tweeted that the government wouldn’t accept or allow transgender people to serve “in any capacity” in the military

pentagon - Time
8:54am PDT - April 1st, 2021

Mozambique: Why IS is so hard to defeat in Mozambique

The jihadists appear to be aiming to create their own self-declared "caliphate".

pentagon - BBC News
2:33pm PDT - March 31st, 2021

Pentagon linguist pleads guilty to exposing U.S. human assets

Mariam Taha Thompson began passing secret information after the U.S. killed Qassem Soleimani.

pentagon - CBS News
7:07pm PDT - March 26th, 2021

Pelosi picks first Black American to lead U.S. House security - Reuters

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi nominated a Washington military commander to serve as chamber's top law enforcement officer, who would be the first Black American to hold that role.

pentagon - Reuters
12:26pm PDT - March 26th, 2021

RT @ericgeller: I feel like we don't talk enough about how the U.S. government reportedly has high-quality visual evidence of UFOs and is t…

Donna Bragg (@_DonnaBragg_)
4:02pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @kpopspotifydata: Korean Artists With Songs Above 100 MILLION Streams On Spotify #BTS - 59 (+1) #BLACKPINK - 16 #TWICE - 8 #EXO #RedVel

ᴮᴱ Blythe ⁷ || PRE - SAVE BUTTER!!! (@Lythhhh)
4:02pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @abgutman: People love to talk about how Hamas uses residential areas as “human shields.” A reminder that IDF’s top military base, “Hak…

Big Gates (@Bizzack1)
4:02pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @abgutman: People love to talk about how Hamas uses residential areas as “human shields.” A reminder that IDF’s top military base, “Hak…

Ildfluer (@ildfluer)
4:01pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

The Democrats sued when President Trump moved money from the Pentagon to the border. Now Biden is moving money form COVID to the border. This is not what the COVID bill was earmarked for. Where's the @gop on this? @GOPLeader @LeaderMcConnell https://t.co/4H00T6gCBp

Jon Johnson (@JonJohn32137844)
4:01pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

yia (@yianskz)
4:01pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

Yes, I believe there was high-level coordination that left the Capitol deliberately unprotected until a few in the Pentagon got around it. There are still traitors in high places, including Congress, and they should all go to jail. https://t.co/7MTZLgwEbJ

Morgaine Swann (@MorgaineSwann)
4:01pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

kinga (@seolarnia)
4:01pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

Bernie Sanders chairs hearing on auditing the Pentagon | FULL HEARING https://t.co/m6vsuvWtiU via @YouTube It's more than time the military waste that is never accounted for is addressed.

Mahari Mengistu (@Mandelamen)
4:01pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @iansmithfitness: Gas shortage? No. AZ AUDIT. Pentagon talking about aliens? No. AZ AUDIT. Biden talking about no masks and vax? NO. AZ…

ODEPASIKCAJ (@JackBauer006)
4:01pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

Lianskz (@Lianskz1)
4:01pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @conspiracyb0t: There never was a plane at the pentagon or in a field in pennsylvania and I highly question what really happened at WTC…

nevadageologist (@nevadageologis1)
4:00pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

dayo ✿ | exams (@kyeodoll)
4:00pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @abgutman: People love to talk about how Hamas uses residential areas as “human shields.” A reminder that IDF’s top military base, “Hak…

Munawwar (@munawwar581)
4:00pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

BREAKING EXCLUSIVE: Uncovered - A Direct Link Between the Chinese Military and a Major Pentagon-Funded Virus Research Center https://t.co/QWTn20YGFZ via @gatewaypundit

VeryAngryCDN (@CdnVery)
4:00pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

Join me in supporting Bernie Sanders via @actblue https://t.co/Fw0ZVU9GD4

Betty Kano (@BettyKano)
4:00pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

na♡mi (@ssunxm00n)
4:00pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @abgutman: People love to talk about how Hamas uses residential areas as “human shields.” A reminder that IDF’s top military base, “Hak…

chriyanka jopra ponas (@happilynevraftr)
4:00pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @BenjaminNorton: As the Israeli apartheid regime massacres Palestinian civilians trapped in Gaza, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin (a m…

terence (@terropro)
3:59pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @AlMonitor: The escalating violence between Israel and Palestinian militant groups in Gaza has prompted the US military to withdraw more…

Helen Pen (@quiscustodis)
3:59pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @iansmithfitness: Gas shortage? No. AZ AUDIT. Pentagon talking about aliens? No. AZ AUDIT. Biden talking about no masks and vax? NO. AZ…

Eugene J. O'Neill (@eugenejoneill)
3:59pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @youmakeme_YAWN: the cdc starting to sound like y’alls cousin who works at the pentagon

Jas (@pimpmamij)
3:59pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @canammissing: Edward Snowden proved this was happening when he was with the govt and this shows it’s still happening. Our legislators c…

Karen M. Smith (@kmstexas)
3:59pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @mamaacj: @peaceo__ Pentagon males gives it a certain ring to it tho

Racially Ambiguous All In The Face (@MigueldelCasa)
3:59pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

َ (@skzsolcitos)
3:59pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

cande (@bxnnielxvii)
3:59pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

yaz (@hyuniu_o)
3:59pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @BenjaminNorton: As the Israeli apartheid regime massacres Palestinian civilians trapped in Gaza, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin (a m…

BMLewis (@BMLewis2)
3:59pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

Menali⁸ (@MenaliUwu)
3:58pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @abgutman: People love to talk about how Hamas uses residential areas as “human shields.” A reminder that IDF’s top military base, “Hak…

nohad (@wintxrsoIdiers)
3:58pm PDT - May 15th, 2021
RT @thehill: JUST IN: Pentagon requests $15.4 billion for Space Force https://t.co/UzWG3F2mq8 https://t.co/9Tht9bn6tl

RT @thehill: JUST IN: Pentagon requests $15.4 billion for Space Force https://t.co/UzWG3F2mq8 https://t.co/9Tht9bn6tl

Kyle Mabe (@KyleaMabe)
3:58pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

Ju,, hot sauce!! (@starforjeongin)
3:58pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @BenjaminNorton: As the Israeli apartheid regime massacres Palestinian civilians trapped in Gaza, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin (a m…

Robin Menikoff (@robinmenikoff)
3:58pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @BenjaminNorton: As the Israeli apartheid regime massacres Palestinian civilians trapped in Gaza, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin (a m…

Skipper (@Skipper75972590)
3:58pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @blackvaultcom: A new leaked #UFO video? Pentagon confirmation? Well, here's why I find another element to this entire STILL UNFOLDING…

FRINGE Quest (@fringequest)
3:58pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

(@daniskzatz)
3:57pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

͏͏͏͏͏͏͏ ͏͏͏͏͏͏͏ (@draemis)
3:57pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

ahra#LoveStrayKids (@ahrahannie)
3:57pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @skz_charts: .@Stray_Kids joins to BTS, EXO, iKON, BIGBANG, PENTAGON, SEVENTEEN and TXT as the only k-pop boy groups to have at least on…

Sabrina (@SabrinaTigress)
3:57pm PDT - May 15th, 2021

RT @abgutman: People love to talk about how Hamas uses residential areas as “human shields.” A reminder that IDF’s top military base, “Hak…

Oz Tiram (@OzNTiram)
3:57pm PDT - May 15th, 2021