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Acting defense secretary calls Russian ship's move "unsafe"

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan slammed Russia after one of its warships nearly collided with a U.S. Navy ship in the Philippine Sea. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin..
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U.S. starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defence deal

u.s. starts withdrawing turkey from f-35 program over russia defence deal
By Phil Stewart and Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defence system,..
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Slain soldier's dad unhappy with Pentagon action over Niger ambush

Ex-defense chief Mattis ordered review, worried lower ranking soldiers were taking too much blame, but replacement Patrick Shanahan has recommended no more top brass be punished
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U.S. to sell 34 surveillance drones to allies in South China Sea region

The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will no longer..
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USS John McCain controversy: Shanahan reached out to Cindy McCain

Patrick Shanahan also confirmed that the White House's military liaison office had emailed a directive to the 7th Fleet to hide the ship from Trump.
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Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support..
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Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold

acting defense chief: major drills with skorea still on hold
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Sunday that so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curtailed over the..
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Defense chief calls out China on tech theft, South China Sea

defense chief calls out china on tech theft, south china sea
Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, left, meets with China's Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe during a meeting on the sidelines of the 18th International Institute for Strategic..
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China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability

The United States' actions on Taiwan and the South China Sea are hardly conducive to maintaining stability in the region, a senior Chinese military official said on Saturday, responding to comments by..
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U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief

The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting U.S. Defense Secretary..
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Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the..
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U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world's..
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In swipe at China, U.S. defense chief warns of Asia instability

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world's..
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