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Trump And Trump's Mouthpieces Uncharacteristically Silent [Video]

Trump And Trump's Mouthpieces Uncharacteristically Silent

As far as press conferences go, in and around the White House, it's been mighty quiet ever since the press began referring to Joe Biden as 'President-Elect.' CNN reports while President Donald Trump..

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Trump to cut troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq [Video]

Trump to cut troop levels in Afghanistan, Iraq

[NFA] President Donald Trump will sharply reduce the number of U.S. forces in Afghanistan from 4,500 to 2,500 by mid-January, the Pentagon announced on Tuesday, stopping short of a full withdrawal from..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:37Published
Pentagon To Commanders: Get Read To Draw Down [Video]

Pentagon To Commanders: Get Read To Draw Down

The Pentagon has issued a notice to commanders known as a 'warning order.' According to CNN, officials say it's to begin planning to draw down the number of troops in Afghanistan to 2,500 troops and..

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TikTok to Reach Approximately 1.2B Users in 2021, Study Says [Video]

TikTok to Reach Approximately 1.2B Users in 2021, Study Says

TikTok to Reach Approximately 1.2B Users in 2021, Study Says. According to a report from app analytics and market data website App Annie. TikTok is on track to nearly triple its monthly active..

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Defense Secretary fired for lack of loyalty [Video]

Defense Secretary fired for lack of loyalty

Defense Secretary Mark Esper was fired for lack of loyalty according to President Trump.

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Lawmakers Slam Trump's 'Childish' 'Reckless' Firing Of His Fifth Defense Secretary [Video]

Lawmakers Slam Trump's 'Childish' 'Reckless' Firing Of His Fifth Defense Secretary

When Defense Secretary Mark Esper was 'terminated' from his position by President Donald Trump on Monday, lawmakers sounded the alarm. Esper, Trump's fifth defense secretary, was replaced with..

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Defense Secretary Mark 'Don't Call Me Yesper' Esper On His Way Out [Video]

Defense Secretary Mark 'Don't Call Me Yesper' Esper On His Way Out

Just days before being canned by President Donald Trump, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper denied serving as the president's yes-man in the Pentagon. According to Business Insider, Esper told the..

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Trump fires Defense Secretary Esper [Video]

Trump fires Defense Secretary Esper

Trump and Secretary Mark Esper had clashed in recent months, most notably over Trump's threat to use active duty troops to suppress street protests over racial injustice in the United States during the..

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'India will be most consequential partner for us,' says US Defense Secy at Atlantic Council [Video]

'India will be most consequential partner for us,' says US Defense Secy at Atlantic Council

United States of America's Secretary of Defense Mark Esper in a conversation at Atlantic Council called India a capable country of talented people. Mark Esper said, "It's the world's largest democracy...

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Blast Kills at Least 7 in Mogadishu After US Defense Secretary Visit

Miller’s visit came amid reports that President Trump is planning to withdraw most US forces from the country
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Pentagon Chief Visits Somalia Ahead of Expected Troop Cuts

Acting Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller met with troops and commanders in the region as turmoil bedevils the nation with approaching elections and an enduring threat from the Shabab.
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Biden reportedly considering a retired four-star general to lead US military, would be first Black defense secretary if confirmed

If confirmed, Ret. US Army Gen. Lloyd Austin would be the first Black defense secretary for the United States.
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Africa: Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Joins Africom Commander on Visit to Somalia and Djibouti

[Africom] Djibouti -- U.S. Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of U.S. Africa Command, was joined by acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller on a multi-day trip Nov. 25-27 to Djibouti and..
allAfrica.com - Published

Biden Yet to Name Pentagon Pick

Joe Biden identified who he wants to serve on his national security team if he becomes president earlier this week. But, he is yet to name his pick for defense secretary. The Washington Post reports..
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Pompeo fires back at 'dead wrong' Mattis criticism of 'America First' foreign policy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dismissed former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' criticism of the Trump administration's “America First” foreign policy approach as "dead wrong" on Tuesday.
FOXNews.com - Published

Biden mum on defense secretary pick as progressives push against top contender Flournoy

As President-elect Joe Biden announced the core of his incoming national security team on Monday, he withheld one key name: his pick for defense secretary. 
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Trump loyalist put in top Pentagon post after purge 2 weeks ago now leads transition to incoming Biden administration

Kash Patel, the new chief of staff to the defense secretary, has only been on the job at the Pentagon for two weeks.
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Mattis Urging Biden to Scrap Trump's 'America First' Defense Plan

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is calling on Joe Biden to dump President Donald Trump's "America First" defense strategy.In a commentary written by Mattis and three others posted in Foreign..
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Gen. Mattis Calls on Biden to End ‘America First’ Policies: It Means ‘America Alone’

gen. mattis calls on biden to end ‘america first’ policies: it means ‘america alone’
Former Defense Secretary Gen. James Mattis is calling on President-elect Joe Biden to kill "America first" policies.
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Mattis says he hopes Joe Biden takes 'America First' out of national security strategy

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said in an op-ed on Monday that he hopes President-elect Joe Biden will take “America First” out of the national security strategy for his incoming..
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Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Biden should toss all of Trump's 'America First' policies

"We hope they will quickly revise the national security strategy to eliminate 'America first' from its contents," Mattis and three others wrote.
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Drug Charges Dropped For Former Mexican Defense Secretary

Mexico's former defense minister is back home after the U.S. dropped drug trafficking charges against him. The move raises questions about whether he'll face justice.
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At U.S. Request, Judge Dismisses Drug Charges Against Mexico's Ex-Defense Secretary

Salvador Cienfuego Zepeda was arrested last month at Los Angeles International Airport. He is now free to return home to Mexico though his prosecution there is far from certain.
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Trump Shakes Up The Military, But To What End?

The president has taken a series of abrupt moves, firing the defense secretary and announcing troop cutbacks in Afghanistan and Iraq. Critics say these actions have no clear strategic goal.
NPR - Published

US drops drug case against former Mexican general

A U.S. judge on Wednesday granted the Department of Justice's request to drop the drug trafficking and money laundering case against former Mexican Defense Secretary Salvador Cienfuegos and return him..
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