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Assad still has 'limited' chemical weapons capability: Pentagon

Apr 20, 2018

Assad still has 'limited' chemical weapons capability: Pentagon

The Syrian regime remains able to conduct chemical attacks, though only at a limited level, the Pentagon said Thursday following last week's international cruise missile strikes on chemical targets. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, director of the U.S. military's Joint Staff, said Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime ...

Pentagon silent on transgender policy released last week

/ Mar 30, 2018

Pentagon silent on transgender policy released last week

Nearly a week after the Pentagon publicly posted its new recommended policy on transgender troops, the department's chief spokeswoman refused to clarify portions of the memo or settle confusion about whether service members who have already transitioned from one gender to another would be ...

Russia 'complicit' in Assad atrocities by violating truce: Pentagon

Mar 16, 2018

Russia 'complicit' in Assad atrocities by violating truce: Pentagon

Russia is "complicit" in the atrocities perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar Assad because of its "deliberate" choice to violate the terms of a cease-fire in besieged eastern Ghouta, the Pentagon said Thursday. Syria's government has recaptured half of the shrinking rebel enclave with air strikes ...