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War in Ukraine - Military
6/15/2022 6:01:19 PM
The West must step up weapons deliveries to Ukraine and prove its commitment to helping the country's military fight along a 1,000-kilometer (620-mile) front line in a grinding war of attrition with Russia, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Wednesday.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/16/2022 10:59:32 PM
Slovakian defense officials expect to discuss a possible transfer of their Soviet-era S-300 air defense systems to Ukraine when US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin visits there Thursday, a Slovak military spokesperson said.

World - International
2/22/2022 9:28:21 PM
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin condemned Russia's "latest invasion" of Ukraine Tuesday but said the United States is working with allies to prevent the conflict from growing.

World - Region
1/3/2022 10:35:35 AM
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin reported Sunday that he has contracted Covid-19, as the highly infectious Omicron variant sweeps across the United States.

World - International
12/28/2021 11:10:53 PM
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has ordered a US Navy aircraft carrier strike group to stay in the Mediterranean Sea region rather than move on to the Middle East, amid worries about the buildup of thousands of Russian troops near the Ukraine border.

World - International
10/20/2021 3:22:28 PM
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin urged more defense cooperation among Black Sea allies Wednesday ahead of a NATO ministers summit.

World - International
10/19/2021 6:48:34 PM
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Tuesday called on Moscow to stop prolonging the war in eastern Ukraine, his second stop in Black Sea countries he said were threatened by Russian expansionism.

World - International
10/17/2021 5:18:31 PM
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin headed to the Black Sea region Sunday aiming to shore up alliances with countries pressured by Russia and show gratitude for their contributions to the two-decade war in Afghanistan.

World - International
9/1/2021 9:03:34 PM
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said he will make no predictions now on how the U.S. relationship with the Taliban will look like in the future

World - International
8/28/2021 10:21:17 AM
Biden authorized the drone strike and it was ordered by Defense Secretary Austin, a defense official said, speaking on condition of anonymity to provide details not yet publicly announced

World - Region
8/26/2021 2:33:48 PM
The Israeli leader met separately Wednesday with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to discuss Iran and other issues

World - International
7/8/2021 5:26:11 PM
Defense Secretary Ben Wallace has said the UK had been put in a 'very difficult position' to continue the mission once the US announced its decision to leave

World - International
6/30/2021 10:16:30 PM
Rumsfeld had a storied career under four presidents and nearly a quarter century in corporate America

World - International
5/6/2021 9:17:55 PM
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin acknowledged that continuing without American support on the ground `will be a challenge' for the Afghans as they try to hold off Taliban insurgents

World - International
4/13/2021 2:26:05 PM
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin underlined the Biden administration's commitment to closer ties with Germany by announcing an increase in troop levels in the country on his first official trip to Europe

World - Region
4/12/2021 5:26:22 PM
The Israeli leader, addressing reporters with visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin at his side, made no comment about Iran's accusation that Israel had sabotaged its key Natanz nuclear site

World - Region
2/19/2021 10:49:10 AM
Austin said in a statement he had a productive call

World - International
12/30/2020 6:45:48 PM
Earlier this month, Biden announced that he had picked retired General Lloyd Austin, who oversaw U.S. forces in the Middle East under President Barack Obama, to be his defense secretary

World - International
12/9/2020 6:29:06 PM
The nomination of Austin requires both houses of Congress to waive a law requiring the military's top brass to have been out of the armed forces for at least seven years before running the Pentagon

World - International
11/9/2020 8:29:05 PM
Trump, who is pursuing so far flimsy claims of election fraud in the courts, has only until January 20 before he has to leave office and Biden takes over

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