Pentagon

US Defense Secretary Hospitalized

The United States Secretary of Defense, Lloyd J. Austin III, has been hospitalized for symptoms of a bladder issue, leading to the transfer of duties to Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks. The development was confirmed by Pentagon Press Secretary Major Gen. Pat Ryder on Monday.

Kurdish Fighters Killed In An Attack On The Largest US Base In Syria

The attack on the largest US military base in Syria has resulted in the deaths of at least six Kurdish fighters. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a key ally of the United States in the fight against jihadism, issued a statement attributing the attack to "mercenaries of the regime" of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

US Plans Nuclear Weapons Deployment to UK Amid Russian Threat

The United States is set to deploy nuclear weapons to the United Kingdom for the first time in 15 years, responding to an escalating threat from Russia, as per a Pentagon report disclosed by the Daily Telegraph. The proposal outlines the placement of warheads, three times more potent than the Hiroshima bomb, at the Lakenheath Royal Air Force Base in Suffolk.

Erdoğan finalizes ratification of Sweden's NATO bid

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has officially approved Sweden's entry into NATO with a formal decree, capping off a process that began with parliamentary approval for the Nordic country's bid.

"With this, a key milestone has been reached in Sweden's path towards NATO membership," Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said on X, welcoming Türkiye's move.

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