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    Loree Lewis

    Loree Lewis
    Loree Lewis is the Talk Media News Pentagon Correspondent and reports on defense and diplomacy issues and the politics that shape it. Loree has followed the U.S. Secretary of Defense around the globe. She reported on the U.S. nuclear program from North Dakota, South Asian security from Singapore, Defense Department efforts to boost relations with the tech sector from San Francisco, the U.S. intervention in the Middle East from military command headquarters in Florida and Western Hemisphere defense cooperation from Trinidad and Tobago. She’s also headed coverage from the detention center at the Guantánamo Bay, Cuba naval station. She has also reported from the campaign trail, covering the 2014 Kentucky Senate runoff and 2016 presidential race. Ms. Lewis’ photography has been published in the Los Angeles Times.

    The officials made the comments during a Pentagon news conference a day before the current federal budget is set to expire.

    The Pentagon as recently as last month said there were 500 U.S. troops in Syria.

    The officials said Trump's announcement will not touch specifically on the status of East Jerusalem or any other "final status" issues.

    Trump administration officials said the figures reflect the President's immigration policies, including his January executive order on border security and immigration.

    The slogan and associated ad campaign highlight the diversity of jobs within the Navy, convey the sense that Navy Sailors are shaped into a more capable version of themselves and emphasize the Navy's relationship with the sea and its history of maritime dominance.

     President Donald Trump's plan to increase the military's readiness, size, and capabilities would cost $683 billion, or 12 percent, more than current spending plans over the next decade, according to a new report from the non-partisan Congressional budget office.

    The Secretary reiterated that Pakistan must redouble its efforts to confront militants and terrorists operating within the country," Pentagon spokeswomen Dana White said in a statement.

    "There are ways to address this problem short of armed conflict but it is a race because he's getting closer and closer and there's not much time left," said White House National Security adviser H.R. McMaster.

    Underground environments — from man-made and natural tunnels and tunnels to underground urban infrastructure — have played a key role in modern conflicts.

    Cluster munitions are bombs that can be fired from the ground or air and typically open mid-air scattering smaller bombs over a wide distance. These smaller bombs can fail to explode on initial impact.