Lloyd Austin

Política The Washington Post - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Karoun Demirjian

Austin at NATO to discuss China and Afghanistan, as defense ministers reimagine the alliance’s goals

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd D. Austin III is heading into the first in-person meeting of NATO’s defense ministers since the start of the pandemic — and since the end of the Afghanistan war — with China on his mind.
Política The New York Times - Estados Unidos Política

Milley, Austin and McKenzie Face House Panel, a Day After Senate Testimony

15:39 - The three top U.S. defense officials have a second day of congressional testimony on Wednesday, this time in front of the House Armed Services Committee.
Política La Razón - España Política

Austin admite que el colapso de las tropas afganas tomó por sorpresa a Estados Unidos

14:14 - El secretario de Defensa estadounidense reconoce que su país no supo calibrar “la profunda corrupción y el liderazgo mediocre” en Afganistán
Política The Wall Street Journal - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Nancy A. Youssef

Pentagon Chief Says Hopes Fading for More Open Taliban Government in Afghanistan

U.S. defense secretary says he sees no evidence of reforms after Taliban appoints old guard leaders to top government positions
Política The Times of Israel - Israel Política Jacob Magid

Austin tells Bennett: We’ll make sure Israel can defend itself against Iran

19:36 - Defense secretary says Biden administration talking to Congress to authorize $1 billion in Iron Dome funding; Bennett tells Blinken he wants to focus on areas where they agree
Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional Raissa Robles

Philippines’ Visiting Forces Agreement with US in full force after Duterte ‘retracts’ termination letter

Duterte had threatened to cancel the VFA that allows for the rotation of US troops in and out of the Philippines. After meeting with Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin, he decided against doing so, ensuring stability in Washington-Manila ties as the US tries to counter China’s rising influence
Política La Vanguardia - España Política Internacional

Austin visita Afganistán entre incógnitas por la retirada de las tropas

El secretario de Defensa de Estados Unidos, Lloyd Austin, realizó ayer una visita sorpresa a Kabul en la que se reunió con el presidente afgano, Ashraf Ghani, a poco más de un mes de la fecha límite para que Washington retire sus tropas del país.
Política La Vanguardia - España Política Internacional Ismael Arana

EE.UU. pide a China colaboración para desnuclearizar Corea del Norte

Anthony Blinken dice que a Pekín le interesa porque el régimen norcoreano "es una fuente de inestabilidad"
Política Associated Press - Estados Unidos Política Internacional Lolita C. Baldor

Pentagon chief urges immediate reduction in Taliban violence

15:30 - Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, in his first news conference as Pentagon chief, said Friday that progress toward peace in Afghanistan and an end to U.S. military involvement there depends on the Taliban reducing attacks.
Política South China Morning Post - China Política Internacional Laura Zhou

China-US tensions: new American defence chief calls on Japan and South Korea to team up in Indo-Pacific

Soon after being sworn in, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin calls for Asian allies to strengthen military ties American maritime manoeuvres in the South China Sea continue despite change of administration in the US
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Jesse Johnson

No mention of China or Asia as Biden touts pick for Pentagon chief

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has called his pick for defense secretary, retired Central Command chief Gen. Lloyd Austin, a “trailblazing leader” with “deep experience … in critical Pentagon roles.” But there were two words noticeably absent from Biden’s announcement of his choice: “China” and “Indo-Pacific.”
Política The Guardian - Reino Unido Lauren Gambino

Lloyd Austin: retired army general nominated as Biden defense secretary

17:50 - Austin, who would be the first African American to lead the Pentagon, faces resistance from some Democrats
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