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28th United States Secretary of Defense

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Lloyd Austin: 28th United States Secretary of Defense
Lloyd James Austin III is a former United States Army four-star general currently serving as the 28th United States secretary of defense since January 22, 2021. He is the first African American to serve as the United States secretary of defense. Austin previously served as the 12th commander of United States Central Command (CENTCOM) from 2013 to 2016.

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Biden pledges to end ‘forever war’ in Afghanistan [Video]

Biden pledges to end ‘forever war’ in Afghanistan

President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he will begin withdrawing the last U.S. troops from Afghanistan on May 1 to end America's longest war, rejecting calls for U.S. forces to stay to ensure a peaceful..

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Iran nuclear ambitions high on US-Israel meeting's agenda [Video]

Iran nuclear ambitions high on US-Israel meeting's agenda

As the US defence secretary, Lloyd Austin, visits Israel, Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz says his government is ready to work with its ally to ensure any new deal with Iran does not undermine..

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U.S. Defense Secretary meets Afghan president [Video]

U.S. Defense Secretary meets Afghan president

United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in an unnanounced visit to Kabul on Sunday, as Washington reviews the peace process there and its planned troop..

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Watch: Veiled warning to China by Biden's defence secy Austin, Rajnath Singh [Video]

Watch: Veiled warning to China by Biden's defence secy Austin, Rajnath Singh

After delegation level talks, India's defence minister Rajnath Singh and his US counterpart Lloyd J. Austin III addressed the media. The two called their talks 'productive' with discussion on issues..

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Watch: Biden's top defence official honours Indian martyrs, meets Rajnath Singh [Video]

Watch: Biden's top defence official honours Indian martyrs, meets Rajnath Singh

US Secretary of Defence, Lloyd J. Austin III, visited the National War Memorial in Delhi during his 3-day India trip. He laid a wreath at the memorial, and was also given a guard of honour at Vigyan..

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India-US relationship stronghold of free and open Indo-Pacific region: US Defense Secy [Video]

India-US relationship stronghold of free and open Indo-Pacific region: US Defense Secy

US Defense Secretary Lloyd James Austin III presented his statement and said India-US relationship is stronghold of free and open Indo-Pacific region. "Our relationship is a stronghold of free and open..

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US Defense Secretary expresses condolences on tragic death of IAF pilot [Video]

US Defense Secretary expresses condolences on tragic death of IAF pilot

US Defense Secretary Lloyd James Austin III expressed condolences on the death of an Indian Air Force pilot Ashish Gupta during tragic air crash. He said, "I would like to express my deepest..

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US-India military cooperation to get a boost: Rajnath Singh [Video]

US-India military cooperation to get a boost: Rajnath Singh

Agreement over increase of cooperation between Indian military, US Indo-Pacific command, Centre Command and Africa Command was reached, informed Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during a joint statement..

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'Had comprehensive and fruitful talks with Secretary Austin': Rajnath Singh [Video]

'Had comprehensive and fruitful talks with Secretary Austin': Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh expressed satisfaction on talks with US Defense Secretary Lloyd James Austin III during a joint statement on March 20. "I am happy to say that we had comprehensive and..

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Defence Minister Singh, US Defense Secretary hold delegation level talks [Video]

Defence Minister Singh, US Defense Secretary hold delegation level talks

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and US Secretary of Defence Lloyd James Austin III held delegation-level talks at Vigyan Bhawan on March 20. CDS General Bipin Rawat and the three service chiefs also..

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US Defense Secretary receives guard of honour at Vigyan Bhawan [Video]

US Defense Secretary receives guard of honour at Vigyan Bhawan

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd James Austin III was accorded guard of honour at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on March 20. He was received by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at the venue. Austin is on 3-day..

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US Defense Secretary Lloyd James Austin III pays tribute at National War Memorial [Video]

US Defense Secretary Lloyd James Austin III pays tribute at National War Memorial

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd James Austin III paid tribute at the National War Memorial in New Delhi on March 20. Austin is on an official visit to India. He also had an interaction with Prime..

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‘Committed to strategic ties’: PM Modi meets US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin [Video]

‘Committed to strategic ties’: PM Modi meets US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on Friday. In the first visit by a top Biden administration official, US Defence Secretary Lloyd J Austin arrived in India on Friday..

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US Defence Secretary Lloyd J Austin III lands in Delhi [Video]

US Defence Secretary Lloyd J Austin III lands in Delhi

US Defence Secretary Lloyd J Austin III arrived in India on March 19. He is on a three-day visit to India. He will meet Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during his visit. US Defence Secretary is also..

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North Korea warns U.S. to avoid 'causing a stink' [Video]

North Korea warns U.S. to avoid 'causing a stink'

The sister of North Korean leader, Kim Yo Jong, criticized ongoing military drills in South Korea and warned the new U.S. administration against "causing a stink" if it wants peace, state news reported..

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Blinken warns China against 'coercion and aggression' [Video]

Blinken warns China against 'coercion and aggression'

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned China on Tuesday against using "coercion and aggression" as he sought to use his first trip abroad to shore up Asian alliances in the face of growing..

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Rajnath Singh-Lloyd Austin meet: China's action at LAC, Pakistan discussed

Both sides spoke on "free and open Indo-Pacific", a term increasingly in usage amid the Chinese aggressive actions in the region.
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DNA Special: Senator Robert Menendez's letter to US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin exposes propaganda against India

Lloyd Austin is on a three-day visit to India. Austin is the first-ever US defense secretary to include India on his maiden foreign trip.
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'Security, stability in Indo-Pacific vital:' US defence secretary Austin

Ensuring security and stability in the critical Indo-Pacific region, with more bilateral as well as multilateral collaboration in the face of a belligerent China, is on top of the India-US agenda..
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US Def Secretary scheduled to begin India visit Friday; focus on expansion of strategic ties

Ways to further strengthen India-US strategic ties, boosting cooperation in the Indo-Pacific in the face of growing Chinese assertiveness and the Afghan peace process are expected to be the key focus..
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US defence secretary Lloyd Austin and Rajnath Singh to discuss ways to operationalise major defence partnership: Pentagon

The two countries have also inked key defence and security pacts over the past few years, including the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) in 2016 that allows their militaries use each..
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US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin on India visit from March 19

This is the first in-person visit of any Biden admin minister to India and comes just two months after the new US President took charge.
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In Biden-era first, US defence secretary set to visit India this month

In the first such top-level visit after the Biden administration took charge in Washington in January, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J Austin will be in India later this month to discuss measures to..
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US secretary of defence to visit India this month to discuss bilateral military ties

The US secretary of defence Lloyd J Austin will be in India later this month to discuss measures to further strengthen bilateral defence cooperation. Austin’s visit to India, as part of his tour of a..
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Pledge to boost defence ties as Biden admin dials Delhi

The new Biden administration has started making its first contact with Indian counterparts. On Wednesday. National security adviser Ajit Doval spoke to his counterpart Jake Sullivan and defence..
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