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Of Defense releases info on strikes conducted against ISIS

Of Defense releases info on strikes conducted against ISIS

While hundreds of Special Operations troops had been in Syria to advise local forces, this marked the first time conventional USA forces were engaged in an active ground war against ISIS; the Obama administration began bombing ISIS in 2014.


Trump, Putin had second undisclosed 'meeting' at G20 summit

Trump, Putin had second undisclosed 'meeting' at G20 summit

When he worked at the National Security Council, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Steven Pifer said , meetings between the president and other world leaders "ALWAYS had [a] USA interpreter present" and that it was "unwise" to use only the Russian interpreter.


Korean defense chief vows stronger alliance with US

Korean defense chief vows stronger alliance with US

Jeff Davis, a spokesman for the Defense Department, said earlier this month. "After North Korea's frequent missile tests including its very first ICBM test, the global community has vowed to tighten sanctions and China simply can not exclude itself from the recent movement, although it probably does not want to indefinitely cut off fuel sales to the North", Mr Kang said.


S. Korea probes N. Korea celebrity who 'returned home'

S. Korea probes N. Korea celebrity who 'returned home'

She had acquired the status of a minor celebrity; a young, attractive North Korean woman who escaped from the world's most repressive dictatorship and made a new life for herself in the rich, democratic South. Lim also accused a South Korean TV station of pushing her to lie about her life in the North to make it sound more miserable than it actually was. "These TV shows let the refugees freely talk about things including the luxurious lifestyle of the ruling Kim family - which is totally ...


North Korea 'clearly' has missiles that can reach USA, general says

North Korea 'clearly' has missiles that can reach USA, general says

South Korea has proposed holding inter-Korean military level talks with the isolated Kim Jong-un regime this week in an effort to reduce simmering tensions along the border shared by the neighbours. It may be recalled that North Korea had taken the world by surprise when it carried out the first successful test of an ICBM on July 4 and claimed that it could "reach anywhere in the world".



Trump, Putin had previously undisclosed hourlong talk during G-20 summit

President Trump sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin for a second discussion at the G-20 summit in Germany this month - a talk the White House never disclosed, according to reports . There is no official USA government record of the second conversation, the Times reported . Ian Bremmer , president of geopolitical risk firm Eurasia Group, said other attendees were shocked by the conversation.