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  • Panetta lifts ban on New Zealand naval ships

     
    AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said Friday that New Zealand naval ships would be allowed to dock at U.S. bases, lifting a 26-year-old ban. The decision, announced by Panetta at a news conference, eases the long-running...
  • ‘Medal of Honor Warfighter’ enters dangerous territory

     
    The former Navy SEAL who wrote an unauthorized account of the Osama bin Laden raid also participated in the development ......
  • Chinese to Panetta: focus on diplomacy, not military might

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta came here hoping to allay Chinese concerns that U.S. is pursuing a new military containment strategy aimed at Asia’s biggest power, but he failed to fully convince the leaders in Beijing....
  • Panetta meets Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta held talks Wednesday with Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, who had dropped out of sight for several weeks, leading to speculation that he had health problems or was involved in a leadership struggle....
  • Panetta in China for high-level talks, tour of naval base

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta arrived in Beijing for three days of high-level talks with Chinese officials, including Vice President Xi Jinping, who dropped out of sight earlier this month amid speculation he was having health problems....
  • U.S., Japan agree on new missile-defense site against North Korea

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said the Obama administration had reached an agreement with Japan to build a new radar site on Japanese territory to defend against possible ballistic missile attacks from North Korea....
  • On way to Tokyo, Leon Panetta urges restraint in islands dispute

     
    TOKYO, Japan -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Saturday urged China and its neighbors not to engage in “provocative behavior” over disputed islands and maritime claims, warning that it could escalate into a regional conflict that might...
  • Killing of U.S. ambassador, 3 staffers condemned by Libyan officials

     
    Senior officials in Libya condemned the killing of the U.S. ambassador to the country and three other Americans by armed protesters in a furor over an anti-Muslim video....
  • China-U.S. power play at core of East Asian island disputes

     
    At first glance, it seems to make little sense that China and U.S. allies in the Western Pacific would dredge up old fights over uninhabitable islands, provoking nationalist protests, diplomatic rifts and a threat of violent confrontation in a strategic...
  • High-ranking militant reported killed in drone strike in Pakistan

     
    A top commander of the Haqqani network, a group responsible for numerous deadly attacks on Western and Afghan forces in Afghanistan, was killed in a U.S. drone strike in North Waziristan region of Pakistan last week, according to Afghanistan's main...
  • A Ford sets record at Pebble Beach auction; a Mercedes falls short

    A Ford sets record at Pebble Beach auction; a Mercedes falls short
    A prized 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster, one of a handful of such cars by the German automaker left from prewar Nazi Germany, was sold Sunday for $11.77 million at an auction in Pebble Beach, Calif. However, vintage car history was made...