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Neil Sheehan Dies at 84; Times Reporter Obtained the Pentagon Papers

Neil Sheehan Dies at 84; Times Reporter Obtained the Pentagon Papers

Neil Sheehan Dies at 84; Times Reporter Obtained the Pentagon Papers Neil Sheehan Dies at 84; Times Reporter Obtained the Pentagon Papers The next year, Mr. Sheehan took a book leave from The Times after attending the funeral of John Paul Vann, a charismatic, idealistic former Army officer and outspoken dissenter on the war, whom Mr. Sheehan had known in …

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In Reversal, Pentagon Announces Aircraft Carrier Nimitz to Remain in Middle East

In Reversal, Pentagon Announces Aircraft Carrier Nimitz to Remain in Middle East

In Reversal, Pentagon Announces Aircraft Carrier Nimitz to Remain in Middle East In Reversal, Pentagon Announces Aircraft Carrier Nimitz to Remain in Middle East WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said on Sunday that it had ordered the aircraft carrier Nimitz to remain in the Middle East because of Iranian threats against President Trump and other American officials, just three days after …

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In Abrupt Reversal of Iran Strategy, Pentagon Orders Aircraft Carrier Home

In Abrupt Reversal of Iran Strategy, Pentagon Orders Aircraft Carrier Home

In Abrupt Reversal of Iran Strategy, Pentagon Orders Aircraft Carrier Home In Abrupt Reversal of Iran Strategy, Pentagon Orders Aircraft Carrier Home WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has abruptly sent the aircraft carrier Nimitz home from the Middle East and Africa over the objections of top military advisers, marking a reversal of a weekslong muscle-flexing strategy aimed at deterring Iran from …

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Pentagon Sends More B-52s to Middle East to Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops

Pentagon Sends More B-52s to Middle East to Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops

Pentagon Sends More B-52s to Middle East to Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops Pentagon Sends More B-52s to Middle East to Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops WASHINGTON — Two American B-52 bombers flew another show-of-force mission in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a week after President Trump warned Iran that he would hold it accountable “if one American …

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To Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops, Pentagon Orders B-52 Flights to Middle East

To Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops, Pentagon Orders B-52 Flights to Middle East

To Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops, Pentagon Orders B-52 Flights to Middle East To Deter Iranian Attacks on U.S. Troops, Pentagon Orders B-52 Flights to Middle East “Iranians should be confused about how to interpret signals from a president whose policies and public statements have been so incoherent, impulsive and mercurial,” said Karim Sadjadpour, a senior fellow at the …

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AP sources: Biden picks Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense Pentagon James Mattis Congress Joe Biden Austin

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AP sources: Biden picks Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense Pentagon James Mattis Congress Joe Biden Austin AP sources: Biden picks Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense Pentagon James Mattis Congress Joe Biden Austin President-elect Joe Biden will nominate retired four-star Army general Lloyd J. Austin to be secretary of defense, according to four people familiar with the decision. If …

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Pentagon Chief Visits Somalia Ahead of Expected Troop Cuts

Pentagon Chief Visits Somalia Ahead of Expected Troop Cuts

Pentagon Chief Visits Somalia Ahead of Expected Troop Cuts Pentagon Chief Visits Somalia Ahead of Expected Troop Cuts The Shabab have in recent months issued specific new threats against Americans in East Africa — and even in the United States. Earlier this month, a veteran C.I.A. paramilitary officer was killed in combat in Somalia. After a hiatus this year, Shabab …

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Who Are the Senior Officials at the Pentagon and the N.S.A?

Who Are the Senior Officials at the Pentagon and the N.S.A?

Who Are the Senior Officials at the Pentagon and the N.S.A? Who Are the Senior Officials at the Pentagon and the N.S.A? WASHINGTON — A purge of the senior civilians at the Pentagon and the ascension of a similar hard-line policy official to a top job at the National Security Agency have prompted concerns that the Trump administration may be …

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Trump’s Tweets on Troop Withdrawals Unnerve Pentagon

Trump’s Tweets on Troop Withdrawals Unnerve Pentagon

Trump’s Tweets on Troop Withdrawals Unnerve Pentagon Trump’s Tweets on Troop Withdrawals Unnerve Pentagon WASHINGTON — President Trump’s surprise tweet last week that he would pull all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Christmas is not the only important military mission he may abruptly shrink or end as Election Day nears. Mr. Trump has told senior advisers that he also wants …

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Indonesian Defense Chief, Accused of Rights Abuses, Will Visit Pentagon

Indonesian Defense Chief, Accused of Rights Abuses, Will Visit Pentagon

Indonesian Defense Chief, Accused of Rights Abuses, Will Visit Pentagon Indonesian Defense Chief, Accused of Rights Abuses, Will Visit Pentagon BANGKOK — For two decades, Prabowo Subianto, a former Indonesian general, was a pariah in international affairs. Mr. Prabowo, once a son-in-law of the dictator Suharto, who died in 1998, and a past commander of Indonesia’s feared special forces, was …

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