Showing posts with label Ashton Carter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ashton Carter. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Shoigu Slams Ashton Carter's Claim on Russian Efforts in Fight against ISIL/ISIS

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter surely picked the wrong country when he said that Russia’s contribution to the struggle against terrorism in Syria was zero, Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said at a meeting with top Defense Ministry officials on Tuesday.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Le chef du Pentagone nie tout rôle de la Russie dans la lutte anti-EI

Ashton Carter a annoncé dimanche que la Russie n’avait pratiquement contribué en rien à la lutte contre le groupe terroriste Etat islamique. Une drôle de cécité face au rôle de la Russie dans la libération d’Alep, l’instauration d’un cessez-le-feu et l’aide humanitaire accordée aux civils en Syrie.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Iraq rechaza presencia militar extranjera en el país tras liberación de Mosul

El primer ministro iraquí, Haider al Abadi, ha anunciado que ninguna presencia militar extranjera será tolerada en Iraq después de la liberación de Mosul, contradiciendo así las anteriores declaraciones del secretario de Defensa de EEUU, Ashton Carter, que habló de que EEUU quería mantener una presencia militar en Iraq después de que el EI sea derrotado.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Carter: 'Deeply saddened' by US service member casualties in Afghanistan

US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said on Thursday that he was "deeply saddened" to learn that two U.S. service members had been killed and four injured overnight in Afghanistan.

Universal Tyranny: US talks to Turkey about role to recapture Raqqa

US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said on Wednesday the plan to envelope Raqqa, ISIS’s main stronghold in Syria, would take place soon with the forces available and that talks continued with Turkey on the role it could play “further down the road.”

Sunday, October 30, 2016

Washington's anxieties in Asia-Pacific region

In recent days, Washington seems to be agonizing over the colorful rhetoric of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, while its "pivot to Asia" policy faces even more uncertainties.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

US rules out cooperation with Russia to "liberate" Raqqa

The U.S. Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter, said during a briefing on Tuesday that the U.S. will not cooperate with Russia to liberate the ISIS stronghold of Al-Raqqa in northern Syria.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Turkey Fights in Iraq for Own Influence, Not Against Terrorism - Iraqi PM

Turkey has sent troops to Iraq to extend its influence, but not to combat Daesh terrorist group, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi said Saturday.

Iraqi official says no agreement reached yet between Iraq and Turkey

An Iraqi government official said the statements of U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter claiming that Iraq and Turkey have  agreed in principle over the latter’s much-debated involvement in a military operation to retake Mosul from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) did not reflect the truth, BBC has reported on Oct. 22.

US Defense Chief in Iraq to Discuss Operation to Retake Mosul

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Iraq Saturday to meet with coalition commanders to review and assist the operation to retake Mosul from ISIS "militants".

Friday, October 21, 2016

Turkey, Iraq reach agreement "in principle" on Mosul, US says

Turkey and Iraq have reached an agreement in principle that could eventually allow a Turkish role in the campaign to retake Mosul from the so-called Islamic State, US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said today after talks with President Tayyip Erdogan.

Carter Meets with Turkish President Erdogan on Iraqi Sovereignty

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Friday discussed the need to increase military cooperation between the two countries in the campaign to defeat Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

US defense chief urges Turkey to stay focused on anti-ISIS fight

US Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Monday urged the Turkish troops not to fight Syrian Kurds in northern Syria, warning that their conflict with the Kurdish forces would hinder efforts to defeat the Islamic State (IS).

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