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Airstrike Kills Terrorist from Benghazi Attack

Airstrike Kills Terrorist from Benghazi Attack

Pentagon says an ISIS operative involved in the 2012 Benghazi attack was killed in an airstrike in northern Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2015, 3:43 AM
Pentagon Admits Difficulty in Training Rebels

Pentagon Admits Difficulty in Training Rebels

United States struggling to implement its training program for moderate Syrian rebels fighting ISIS, according to the Pentagon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2015, 5:44 AM
Pentagon Confirms Algerian Terrorist Was Targeted

Pentagon Confirms Algerian Terrorist Was Targeted

Pentagon confirms that Mokhtar Belmokhtar was indeed the target of an airstrike in Libya, but will not confirm if he was killed.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2015, 5:15 AM
Pentagon: War on ISIS Has Cost Over $2.7 Billion

Pentagon: War on ISIS Has Cost Over $2.7 Billion

Anti-Islamist operation in Syria and Iraq now costing more than $9 million per day, and still struggling to show meaningful results.Tova Dvorin, 6/12/2015, 1:53 PM
Pentagon Planning to Deploy More Troops to Iraq

Pentagon Planning to Deploy More Troops to Iraq

Pentagon spokesman reveals new plans to train more Iraqi forces and Sunni tribal fighters are being finalized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2015, 9:46 PM
Pentagon to Expedite Shipment of Weapons to Iraq

Pentagon to Expedite Shipment of Weapons to Iraq

An expedited shipment of 2,000 shoulder-fired weapons from Washington expected to arrive in Iraq next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2015, 4:43 AM
Pentagon: Situation in Ramadi Remains 'Contested'

Pentagon: Situation in Ramadi Remains 'Contested'

Pentagon says situation in Ramadi remains "fluid and contested" after ISIS claims it captured the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2015, 4:13 AM
Pentagon: Iraq Oil Refinery Under Threat from ISIS

Pentagon: Iraq Oil Refinery Under Threat from ISIS

Pentagon spokesman says ISIS has entered the Baiji refinery in Iraq and controls parts of it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2015, 2:45 AM
Defense Secretary: Russians Hacked Pentagon

Defense Secretary: Russians Hacked Pentagon

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter reveals that Russian hackers accessed an unclassified Pentagon network earlier this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2015, 3:46 AM
ISIS 'Lost a Quarter of its Territory in Iraq'

ISIS 'Lost a Quarter of its Territory in Iraq'

US military claims air campaign has helped Iraqi ground forces push back Islamic State; group still strong in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2015, 3:02 PM
US Declassifies Document on Israel's Nuclear Power

US Declassifies Document on Israel's Nuclear Power

Obama revenge for Netanyahu's Congress talk? 1987 report on Israel's top secret nuclear program released in unprecedented move.Ari Yashar, Matt Wanderman, 3/25/2015, 8:00 PM
Pentagon Notifies Personnel on ISIS 'Hit List'

Pentagon Notifies Personnel on ISIS 'Hit List'

Pentagon officials say ISIS "hit list" was drawn from public sources, from newspaper interview to Facebook pages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2015, 2:14 AM
ISIS Hackers Publish Hit List of American Soldiers

ISIS Hackers Publish Hit List of American Soldiers

A group calling itself the ISIS Hacking Division published names and addresses of 100 American servicemen, calling for their deaths.Cynthia Blank, 3/22/2015, 8:37 AM
Pentagon Estimates 6,000 Jihadists Killed

Pentagon Estimates 6,000 Jihadists Killed

American defense officials say about 6,000 jihadists killed in air strikes against ISIS. Hagel: Don't use "body counts" to measure progress.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2015, 4:42 AM
Pentagon: Training of Rebels Could Begin in Spring

Pentagon: Training of Rebels Could Begin in Spring

The United States military has made progress in its effort to identify moderate Syrian rebels to train for the fight against ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2015, 3:42 AM
Pentagon Downplays Iran's Display of Drone

Pentagon Downplays Iran's Display of Drone

Iranian military releases a video of a drone it claims to have copied from an American drone downed in 2011. Pentagon unimpressed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2014, 5:46 AM
Pentagon: US to Buy 43 More F-35 Stealth Fighters

Pentagon: US to Buy 43 More F-35 Stealth Fighters

$4 billion deal comes on same day as announcement of US sale of F-35 squadron to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2014, 8:43 PM
The Gaza Operation and the US-Israel Relationship

The Gaza Operation and the US-Israel Relationship

Since Operation Protective Edge, Israeli defense industries have already received urgent procurement orders for arms and munitions worth billions of NIS. The cause is below. Amir Rapaport, 10/28/2014, 11:04 AM
Pentagon: Airstrikes Helped Keep ISIS Away

Pentagon: Airstrikes Helped Keep ISIS Away

Pentagon spokesman warns that the town of Kobane could still fall into the hands of ISIS and that the situation is "tenuous".Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2014, 2:12 AM
Pentagon: No Evidence Civilians Were Killed

Pentagon: No Evidence Civilians Were Killed

The Pentagon says there is no evidence of any civilian casualties from airstrikes targeting Islamist terrorists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2014, 6:46 AM
U.S. Confirms Apache Deliveries to Egypt

U.S. Confirms Apache Deliveries to Egypt

Defense Secretary Hagel speaks with Egyptian counterpart, confirms the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2014, 4:38 AM
Pentagon Confirms Al-Shabaab Leader Killed

Pentagon Confirms Al-Shabaab Leader Killed

Pentagon confirms death of Ahmed Abdi Godane, says it is a "major symbolic and operational loss" for Al-Shabaab.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/5/2014, 8:45 PM
Watchdog Group: Bergdahl Transfer Broke US Law

Watchdog Group: Bergdahl Transfer Broke US Law

Pentagon, Defense Department, and Obama himself may have violated US law in trading captive soldier for top terrorists, group says.Tova Dvorin, 8/22/2014, 10:28 AM
Pentagon 'Assessing' Weapons to Israel

Pentagon 'Assessing' Weapons to Israel

Pentagon says the process of supplying weapons to Israel is being “constantly assessed”.Elad Benari, 8/15/2014, 6:13 AM
Pentagon: Too Many Civilians Have Been Killed

Pentagon: Too Many Civilians Have Been Killed

Pentagon says Israel should do more to minimize civilian casualties.Elad Benari, 8/1/2014, 4:14 AM
U.S.: Iran Has Small Numbers of Operatives in Iraq

U.S.: Iran Has Small Numbers of Operatives in Iraq

The Pentagon says Iran has sent a small number of operatives to help Iraq, but has no "major units" there.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/21/2014, 2:05 AM
Questions and Accusations as Bergdahl Arrives Home

Questions and Accusations as Bergdahl Arrives Home

Soldier returns to US soil amid new evidence that the US Army had horrific conditions and leadership in Afghanistan.Tova Dvorin, 6/13/2014, 2:19 PM
U.S. Suspends Joint Military Drills with Russia

U.S. Suspends Joint Military Drills with Russia

In response to Ukraine crisis, Pentagon announces suspension of all military engagements with Russia.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 5:15 AM
Pentagon Not Concerned by Iran's Threats

Pentagon Not Concerned by Iran's Threats

The Pentagon has no information that Iranian are approaching the Atlantic, says Pentagon spokesman.Elad Benari, 2/11/2014, 2:45 AM
Pentagon: 'US Would Have No Clue If Iran Got Nuke'

Pentagon: 'US Would Have No Clue If Iran Got Nuke'

New Pentagon report reveals US unable to detect nations acquiring nuclear bomb, expert notes India example - 'we had no warning whatsoever.'Ari Yashar, 2/7/2014, 9:00 AM
Pentagon Study Vindicates Israel on Iran Nukes

Pentagon Study Vindicates Israel on Iran Nukes

The Defense Science Board has concluded that American intelligence agencies are ill equipped to detect when foreign powers are developing nuclear weapons or ramping up their existing arsenals.Dr. Joe Tuzara, 2/5/2014, 11:38 AM
Report: US Plans '3-Day Attack' on Syria

Report: US Plans '3-Day Attack' on Syria

Pentagon drawing up plans for a more extensive military operation against Assad regime than had been previously planned.Ari Soffer, 9/8/2013, 2:30 PM
U.S. Delays Delivery of F-16s to Egypt

U.S. Delays Delivery of F-16s to Egypt

The U.S. is delaying the planned delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt because of the situation in the country, says the Pentagon.Elad Benari, 7/25/2013, 3:12 AM
Report: Pentagon Can Destroy Fordow

Report: Pentagon Can Destroy Fordow

The Pentagon has reportedly redesigned its biggest "bunker buster" bomb so it can destroy the underground Fordow nuclear site.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/4/2013, 12:22 AM
Pentagon Requests More Funding for Iron Dome

Pentagon Requests More Funding for Iron Dome

The Pentagon has requested $220.3 million to bolster Iron Dome, despite broader cuts to U.S. military spending.Elad Benari, 4/17/2013, 5:16 AM
N. Korea Can Make a Small Nuclear Warhead

N. Korea Can Make a Small Nuclear Warhead

North Korea has the capacity to make a nuclear warhead small enough to fit on a ballistic missile, says to a new assessment by the Pentagon.Elad Benari, 4/12/2013, 4:45 AM
Iranian Jet Tries to Intercept U.S. Drone

Iranian Jet Tries to Intercept U.S. Drone

An Iranian fighter jet tried to intercept a U.S. Predator drone over the Gulf but backed off.Elad Benari, 3/15/2013, 5:44 AM
Barak, Hagel Meeting Described as 'Warm'

Barak, Hagel Meeting Described as 'Warm'

The U.S. will continue to provide Israel with military aid, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told Defense Minister Ehud BarakDavid Lev, 3/5/2013, 9:55 PM
Barak and Hagel to Meet at the Pentagon

Barak and Hagel to Meet at the Pentagon

Barak and new Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will meet Tuesday, making Barak the first foreign counterpart Hagel will meet., 3/3/2013, 5:33 AM
Pentagon to Boost Cyber Security Force

Pentagon to Boost Cyber Security Force

The US has approved an expansion of its cyber security force, in an effort to improve its ability to defend critical computer networks. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/29/2013, 3:15 AM
Possible Suicide in Death of Elite US Navy SEAL

Possible Suicide in Death of Elite US Navy SEAL

The death of a top US Navy SEAL is under investigation after the Pentagon claimed the Commander did not die in combat.Annie Lubin, 12/24/2012, 4:39 PM
US Sends Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi 20 F-16 Jets

US Sends Muslim Brotherhood’s Morsi 20 F-16 Jets

Egypt’s unstable Muslim Brotherhood regime, voted into power on an anti-US and anti-Israel platform, is to receive 20 F-16 fighter jets.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/11/2012, 12:18 PM
US May Sell Israel 6,900 GPS Bombs

US May Sell Israel 6,900 GPS Bombs

The United States is considering an Israeli request to buy 6,900 GPS bombs, weighing up to one ton, as Middle East tensions rise. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/11/2012, 10:36 AM
Iran Attempts and Fails to Shoot Down U.S. Drone

Iran Attempts and Fails to Shoot Down U.S. Drone

An unarmed U.S. surveillance drone was fired at by Iranian military jets last week, Pentagon reveals. The drone was not hit.Elad Benari, 11/9/2012, 5:43 AM
Pentagon: Account of Bin Laden Raid 'Inaccurate'

Pentagon: Account of Bin Laden Raid 'Inaccurate'

Pentagon officials are calling the recently released book that provides a firsthand account of raid that killed Osama bin Laden inaccurate.Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/10/2012, 2:58 PM
Account of Bin Laden Raid Elicits Pentagon Wrath

Account of Bin Laden Raid Elicits Pentagon Wrath

The Pentagon has threatened to take legal action against author who wrote firsthand account of raid that killed Osama bin Laden.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/4/2012, 6:49 PM
Panetta’s Visit Sealed F-35 Jet Sale to Israel

Panetta’s Visit Sealed F-35 Jet Sale to Israel

The Pentagon approved Israeli electronic warfare equipment for the F-35 stealth fighter jet, whose wings will be built by Israel.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/5/2012, 12:19 PM
Pentagon, Lockheed Martin Agree on Israeli F-35s

Pentagon, Lockheed Martin Agree on Israeli F-35s

Pentagon, Lockheed Martin agree to enhance electronic warfare equipment on the F-35 jet and integrate Israeli-unique systems.Elad Benari, 7/27/2012, 2:14 AM
US Warns Syria Over Chemical Weapons

US Warns Syria Over Chemical Weapons

Pentagon officials tell Syria not to 'even consider' using chemical weapons; Israel will secure Syrian stockpiles if regime collapsesGabe Kahn, 7/23/2012, 8:48 PM
Pentagon Boosts Defenses in Persian Gulf

Pentagon Boosts Defenses in Persian Gulf

Pentagon is building a missile-defense radar station at secret site in Qatar and organizing largest minesweeping exercises in Persian Gulf.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/17/2012, 4:25 PM
Pentagon: Iran Continuing to Improve its Missiles

Pentagon: Iran Continuing to Improve its Missiles

New Pentagon report finds that Iran’s military continues to improve the accuracy and killing power of its ballistic missiles.Elad Benari, 7/11/2012, 4:15 AM
Panetta Honors Holocaust Victims at the Pentagon

Panetta Honors Holocaust Victims at the Pentagon

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Defense Minister Ehud Barak, attend ceremony in honor of Yom Hashoah at the Pentagon.Elad Benari, 4/20/2012, 5:14 AM
Pentagon to Press for More Money for Iron Dome

Pentagon to Press for More Money for Iron Dome

Pentagon will press Congress for additional money for Iron Dome. New budget calls for $3.1 billion in military assistance for Israel.Elad Benari, 3/28/2012, 1:15 AM
Pentagon Fears 'Regional War'

Pentagon Fears 'Regional War'

US officials are concerned that an Israeli strike on Iran could result in regional war and hundreds of US casualties, after Pentagon gamesGabe Kahn., 3/20/2012, 6:03 PM
U.S. Preparing Options for Strike on Iran

U.S. Preparing Options for Strike on Iran

Panetta confirms the Pentagon is preparing options for striking Iran, says an American attack would be more effective than an Israeli one.Elad Benari, 3/9/2012, 4:16 AM
‘Pentagon Has Desk-Drawer Plan to Attack Syria’

‘Pentagon Has Desk-Drawer Plan to Attack Syria’

The Pentagon has detailed plans for military action if Obama decides to intervene, CNN says. Satellites are gathering intelligence. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/29/2012, 9:33 AM
Top US General Grilled on Iran Strike

Top US General Grilled on Iran Strike

For the second time in two weeks Sen. Lindsey Graham took aim at the Pentagon's top man over deteriorating relations with Israel.Gabe Kahn., 2/28/2012, 10:41 PM