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Turkey crisis risks souring military ties with US

Turkey crisis risks souring military ties with USWASHINGTON: The crisis in US-Turkish relations, which already has put Turkey's economy under massive strain, also risks souring military ties between the two NATO allies, unleashing unknown geopolitical consequences.US President Donald Trump last week announced new tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum, causing …

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300 Armymen move SC against AFSPA ‘dilution’

300 Armymen move SC against AFSPA ‘dilution’NEW DELHI: In an unprecedented step, more than 300 Army men deployed in disturbed areas of the country are likely to move the Supreme Court on Tuesday, protesting against the apex court’s direction to the CBI to register FIRs against some armed forces personnel …

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Plan ready for new defence purchase body

Plan ready for new defence purchase bodyThe government is ready with its plan to create a new body to handle military purchases in a speedy manner. The plan to set up a new defence acquisition organisation has been in the works since last year, with sources telling ET that final …

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US stops funds to train Pakistani army officers

US stops funds to train Pakistani army officersNEW DELHI: American military institutions are struggling to fill the 66 slots they had kept aside for officers from Pakistan for the next academic year as the Trump administration refused to provide funds for their training, a development that could emerge as a …

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