29 Sep '15, 9pm

Carter Directs Staff to 'Open Lines of Communication' With Russia

Carter Directs Staff to 'Open Lines of Communication' With Russia

WASHINGTON, September 29, 2015 — Defense Secretary Ash Carter today directed his staff to "open lines of communication with Russia on de-confliction" of air operations in Syria, the Pentagon press secretary said today. Peter Cook said the United States and Russia have a common interest in fighting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Syria. Further details, including who will be involved and the scope of the subject matter, will be determined, he added. "The purpose of these de-confliction discussions will be to ensure that ongoing coalition air operations are not interrupted by any future Russian military activity, to ensure the safety of coalition aircrews and to avoid misjudgment and miscalculation," Cook said. Cook said the defense secretary spoke with senior leaders in the services and his policy team this morning. The development follows President Barack Obama...

Full article: http://www.defense.gov/News-Article-View/Article/621044/c...

Tweets

US, Russia To Deconflict in Syria

US, Russia To Deconflict in Syria

defensenews.com 29 Sep '15, 9pm

A Russian-made Mi-35 Hind attack helicopter hovers over Latakia airport in the government-controlled coastal Syrian city o...

Senior Executive Service Assignment: Secretary ...

defense.gov 29 Sep '15, 4pm

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service assignment: Cha...

Pentagon: Russia Violated Treaty with Recent Missile Test: A top U.S. Defense Department official said Russia...

Pentagon: Russia Violated Treaty with Recent Mi...

defensetech.org 01 Oct '15, 12am

A top U.S. Defense Department official said Russia violated a landmark nuclear treaty with the recent test of a new surfac...

Communication & Transparency In Enterprise Link...

searchengineland.com 30 Sep '15, 1pm

Open communication during strategy development also encourages integration. By discussing strategy with the client, you ca...

Secretary Carter travels to Europe: Secretary o...

defense.gov 02 Oct '15, 4pm

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will depart Washington Oct. 4 for a five-day trip to Europe to attend the NATO Defense Min...

STATEMENT from #SecDef on #C130Crash in #Afghan...

defense.gov 02 Oct '15, 4pm

I was saddened to hear about the tragic C-130 crash which took the lives of six U.S. airmen and five civilian contractors ...

Statement from Secretary of Defense Ash Carter ...

defense.gov 03 Oct '15, 3pm

Overnight I learned of a tragic incident involving a Doctors without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, that came un...

Massive Backorder open!

thedesignclosets.com 30 Sep '15, 3pm

Clothing TDC Label Dresses Tops Bottoms One-piece suits Outerwears Bridesmaids Bags & Accessories Bags Accessories Lifestyle

#Russia

defense.gov 06 Oct '15, 9pm

WASHINGTON, October 6, 2015 — In the same vein as Winston Churchill’s Iron Curtain metaphor, a NATO commander said today t...

In Madrid, Carter Says Russia's Strategy in Syria 'Way Off Track'

In Madrid, Carter Says Russia's Strategy in Syr...

defense.gov 05 Oct '15, 8pm

WASHINGTON, October 5, 2015 — Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who is visiting Spain as part of a four-nation European tour, ...

Carter: US Willing to Work With Russia Against ...

navytimes.com 25 Sep '15, 11am

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s top official says the US is willing to work with Russian forces in Syria against the militant ...

Carter: US Willing to Work With Russia Against ...

defensenews.com 24 Sep '15, 9pm

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s top official says the US is willing to work with Russian forces in Syria against the militant ...

Carter Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Ukraine

Carter Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Ukraine

defense.gov 24 Sep '15, 11pm

WASHINGTON, September 24, 2015 — The United States will continue to back the Ukrainian military’s right to defend itself w...

Statement by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter On...

defense.gov 06 Oct '15, 7pm

Today, Commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan General John Campbell informed Congress that a U.S. military airstrike in K...

Watch Live at 2:30 p.m. EDT: Chairman of the Jo...

defense.gov 25 Sep '15, 1pm

Defense Secretary Ash Carter is scheduled to participate in the change of responsibility ceremony as Army Gen. Martin E. D...