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Obama meets top US commander in Afghanistan

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(Washington) - President Barack Obama has met at the White House with his top commander in Afghanistan and other high-ranking Pentagon officials. White House spokeswoman Laura Magnuson says the meeting was useful but no decision has been…

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Meets US Defense Secretary

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(Abu Dhabi) - His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces received at Emirates Palace the visiting US Defense Secretary, Chuck Hagel and the delegation…

US to Lift Ban on Women in Combat

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(Washington) - US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has decided to lift ban on women serving in combat, a senior defense official said. Panetta and General Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, "are expected to announce…