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Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syria Kurds

Pentagon cautions Turkey over new operation against Syria Kurds

ANKARA (AFP) – Any unilateral military action in northern Syria would be “unacceptable”, the Pentagon said Wednesday after Turkey announced it would launch an operation against a US-backed Kurdish militia.The warning came after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would soon begin a mission targeting the Kurdish People s Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara considers a […]

Microsoft expands cloud service in push for $10 bn Pentagon contract

Microsoft expands cloud service in push for $10 bn Pentagon contract

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Tuesday its expanded Azure cloud service to help government clients save data on their own servers would be available by the end of the first quarter of 2019, as it battles with Amazon.com for a $10 billion Pentagon contract.The two companies are left in the fray for the […]

Official: White House, Pentagon miscommunicated on aircraft carrier’s location

Official: White House, Pentagon miscommunicated on aircraft carrier’s location

Web Desk As the White House was talking about sending a naval “armada” to the Korean Peninsula, the very ships in question were on their way to participate in military exercises in the Indian Ocean, some 3,500 miles in the opposite direction. A senior administration official blamed a miscommunication between the Pentagon and the White […]

Pentagon chief says climate change threatens security: report

Pentagon chief says climate change threatens security: report

Pentagon chief says climate change threatens security: report By Agency WASHINGTON: Unlike some in the Trump administration, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis believes climate change is real and that it poses a threat to international security, according to a US media report. The nonprofit investigative news website ProPublica ran a story Tuesday that included excerpts of written […]