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Pentagon Chief Assures Afghanistan of U.S. Support

The Pentagon’s top official assured Afghan defense officials on Monday that the U.S. wouldn’t desert the country’s security forces, signaling support for the jittery Kabul government, Afghanistan’s Defense Ministry said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 12th, 2019

Pentagon Contractor Charged With Illegal Iran Trade

Three men linked to Anham FZCO, including the company’s former chief executive, were charged in connection with an $8.1 billion U.S. military supply contract to supply food and water to troops in Afghanistan......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 30th, 2018

Pentagon Chief Tries to Reassure NATO Allies

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan began two days of meetings with NATO allies who are unsettled by President Trump’s mixed messages on the alliance and the breakdown of a Cold War-era nuclear treaty......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 14th, 2019

Pentagon Chief Swoops In After Trump Vexes Iraqis

The Pentagon.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 13th, 2019

The Fed: Why the Fed’s shift into ‘superdoveland’ looks shaky after the jobs report

The January job report doesn’t support the Fed’s shift to a dovish stance, Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 1st, 2019

Lockheed Martin wins $560 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $560 million U.S. defense contract for Trident II missile production and system support, the Pentagon said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 30th, 2019

Taliban Assures U.S. It Opposes Use of Afghanistan by Terrorists

In a landmark concession, the Taliban has assured the U.S. that the group opposes any attempts by militant groups to use Afghanistan to stage terrorist attacks abroad, as talks to end the 17-year Afghan war entered a fourth day......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 25th, 2019

Siemens CEO declined offer for support from activists: Manager Magazin

Siemens Chief Executive Joe Kaeser has declined requests from some activist investors whether he would need "support" in running the German industrial conglomerate, the CEO told a German magazine......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 24th, 2019

BAE Systems wins $474 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

BAE Systems PLC has been awarded a $474 million U.S. defense contract for technical and maintenance support for the M109 family of vehicles, the Pentagon said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 22nd, 2019

Dana-Farber"s new philanthropy chief talks potential $2 billion campaign

Dana-Farber relies heavily on its fundraising arm to support operations of the entire institution, and the organization has a new leader undertaking the effort......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 22nd, 2019

China has ample room for macro policy support - statistics bureau chief

China has ample room for macro policy support, Ning Jizhe, head of the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday, after the world's second-largest economy grew at the slowest pace since the global financial crisis in the fourth quarter of 2018......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 20th, 2019

Ferrari chairman reiterates support for CEO Camilleri

John Elkann, chairman of Ferrari and main shareholder Exor , reiterated his support for Ferrari chief executive Louis Camilleri, denying speculation a top management purge could be on the cards......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2019

Trump"s new acting Pentagon chief just extended the mission for US troops at the US-Mexico border until the end of September

US Air Force.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 15th, 2019

US Investigating Boeing Satellite Sale To China-Backed Startup

The close relationship of Boeing (whose former employee Patrick Shanahan is now the acting Pentagon chief) with a Chinese government-backed satellite start up co.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 12th, 2019

Central banks, U.S. employers support world stocks

Strong employment data in the United States, decisive action from the Chinese central bank and dovish messages from U.S. Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell steadied markets on Monday, pushing an index of world stocks to a 2-1/2 week high......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 7th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Pentagon chief of staff ousted, following Mattis’ resignation

The chief of staff for the Pentagon has been forced out of his post by the Defense Department’s new acting head, multiple U.S. officials said, days after the departure of former Secretary Jim Mattis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 6th, 2019

Pentagon Chief of Staff Kevin Sweeney Resigns

The news follows James Mattis's departure. A.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 6th, 2019

UPDATE: Aterian Underlines Support For XGS Chief Following Acquisition

On December 23, we first reported on Aterian Investment Partners' acquisition of Xpress Global Systems (XGS), a Chattanooga-based less than truckload (LTL) carrier specializing in rolled floor covering. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 3rd, 2019

Project to watch in 2019: Military missions, expansions on WPAFB campus

The Pentagon recently announced Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will be the site of the F-35 Lighting II Hybrid Product Support Integrator organization, which supports the entire F-35 enterprise to include joint and international partners. The missi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 31st, 2018

Training Jihad (Again): Pentagon Peace Deal Proposes "Job Opportunities" For Taliban

How much worse can America's eighteen year long "forever war" in Afghanistan get? This is not The Onion, but Pakistan's major English language daily, The Dawn citing Pentagon reports: "Eager to persuade Taliban.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 29th, 2018

Lockheed Martin wins $712 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon

Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $712 million U.S. defense contract for the development of advanced hardware in support of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, the Pentagon said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 27th, 2018