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Pentagon eyes longer-term support on US-Mexico border

05 May, 2019 8:41 am 8:41 am

MCALLEN, Texas (Reuters) – Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the US-Mexico border as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-term plan to support President Donald Trump’s immigration policies. Shanahan travelled to McAllen, Texas, to meet with officials and visit a migrant processing facility and Border Patrol station, two days … Read More


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Acting Pentagon chief visits Baghdad to support Iraq

02 February, 2019 11:20 pm 11:20 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday for an unannounced visit during which he said he would stress the importance of Iraqi sovereignty and broach the issue of the future of US troops there. President Donald Trump said this month that a US presence was needed to observe … Read More