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Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge

Added: 18.06.2019 20:46 | 0 views | 0 comments

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with Iran rise.

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Pompeo: US forces in Persian Gulf just a deterrent

Added: 18.06.2019 20:40 | 3 views | 0 comments

The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons.

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Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be U.S. defense secretary

Added: 18.06.2019 20:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon at a moment of rising tension with Iran.

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McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions

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U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in just an acting capacity given tensions between the United States and Iran.

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Trump creates doubt over use of U.S. force to protect Gulf oil

Added: 18.06.2019 20:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would back the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies that Washington fears may be under threat by Iran.

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U.S.'s Hook to meet European officials on Iran in Paris next week

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U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook plans to travel to Paris next week for talks about Iran with senior British, French and German officials, a senior European diplomat and another source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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Trump creates doubt over use of U.S. force to protect Gulf oil

Added: 18.06.2019 20:16 | 7 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to take military action to stop Tehran from getting a nuclear bomb but left open whether he would back the use of force to protect Gulf oil supplies that Washington fears may be under threat by Iran.

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U.S.'s Hook to meet European officials on Iran in Paris next week

Added: 18.06.2019 20:16 | 7 views | 0 comments

U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook plans to travel to Paris next week for talks about Iran with senior British, French and German officials, a senior European diplomat and another source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Tags: Germany, EU, Iran
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McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions

Added: 18.06.2019 19:42 | 1 views | 0 comments

U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in just an acting capacity given tensions between the United States and Iran.

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