Friday, September 2, 2016

US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter spent more time with Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikarthan than "any other defense counterpart anywhere in the world." WTF!


Is the Indian defense minister Ash Carter's new BFF?

CNN - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said that even before Monday's meeting at the Pentagon, he had spent more time with Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikarthan than "any other defense counterpart anywhere in the world." Carter and Parrikar ...

Carter Hosts Indian Counterpart, Praises Strong Bilateral Ties

Department of Defense - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
29, 2016 — With strong cooperation in defense and technology and in peace and security, the U.S.-Indiarelationship is "destined to be one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century," Defense SecretaryAsh Carter said today. The United States ...

Indian Defense Minister Signs Major Logistics Agreement With Pentagon

Voice of America - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter told reporters Monday at the Pentagon that he and Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar formally signed the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) earlier in the day. The two defense leaders had ...

India, US logistic pact to boost defence ties say Manohar ParrikarAshton Carter

The Indian Express - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
The defence pact signed by India and the US facilitating logistical support between the two militaries is not an agreement to set up bases, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his US counterpart Ashton Carter have said. Parrikar and Carter were ...

India, US sign key defence pact to use each other's bases for repair, supplies

The Indian Express - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
manohar parrikar, India US, Indo US trade, India US defence pact, India Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar participate n a joint a news conference at the Pentagon, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin).

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar given enhanced honour cordon at Pentagon

The Indian Express - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar participate n a joint a news conference at the Pentagon, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday arrived in Washington ...

India's major defence partner tag deepens ties with US: Carter

The Hindu - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said India's designation as a 'major defence partner' would allow the U.S. to cooperate with it — in both strategic and technological domains —— at par with its closet and most long-standing allies. “First of all ...

Manohar ParrikarAshton Carter to meet at Pentagon on Monday

The Indian Express - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
Manohar ParrikarDefence ministerIndiaIndia-US, India US, US Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar with his US counterpart Ashton Carter at the meeting held in April this year in New Delhi. The Pentagon meeting on Monday will be Parrikar's sixth ...

India approves next WWII crash site survey trip

Stars and Stripes - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
... States and India has improved considerably, Carter said, noting Monday that he had “never been more optimistic about this relationship.” Carter said a team from the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency would return to India from Nov. 1 through Dec.

Manohar ParrikarAshton Carter sign logistics agreement

Business Standard - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
This was signed on Monday during Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's ongoing three-day visit to the US, during his sixth meeting with his US counterpart, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. ... Having signed LEMOA, Parrikar will take his time over two ...

Three Takeaways from Carter's Recent Meeting with His Indian Counterpart

Defense One - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
Indian Minister of Defense Manohar Parrikar came to Washington on Monday for his sixth meeting with U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter. Secretary Carter noted in his opening statement of their joint press conference that he has spent more time ...

India, US sign military logistics pact

The Hindu - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter said in a joint statement that LEMOA “will facilitate additional opportunities for practical engagement and exchange.” While it is an enabling agreement, LEMOA does not make ...

Manohar Parrikar Given Enhanced Honour Cordon At Pentagon

The Siasat Daily - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
ARLINGTON, VA - AUGUST 29: U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter (L) hosts an honor cordon to welcome Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar to the Pentagon August 29, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. Parrikar is scheduled to lay a wreath at the ...

India, US Sign LEMOA to Make Joint Operations 'Easier, Efficient'

The Quint - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
The signing of the agreement will “make the logistics of joint operations so much easier and so much more efficient,” US Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a news briefing with Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday. The agreement will ...

China downplays Indo-US logistics defence pact

Deccan Herald - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
The LEMOA, signed by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter, facilitates the provision of logistical support, supplies and services between the US and Indian militaries on a reimbursable basis and provides a framework ...

India-US sign military logistics agreement to strengthen defence ties

Daily News & Analysis - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
Welcoming the signing of the bilateral 'Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement' (LEMOA),Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said the pact will facilitate opportunities for "practical engagement and exchange".

In US, Manohar Parrikar hits out at Pakistan, says Modi govt 'pro-active' in curbing violence in Valley

The Indian Express - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
kashmir, kashmir violence, Manohar Parrikar, Parrikar, kashmir, parrikar kashmir US, Defence SecretaryAsh Carter listens at left as Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar speaks during their joint news conference at the Pentagon. (AP Photo|Jacquelyn ...

Spent more time with Manohar Parrikar than other counterparts: Ashton Carter

Financial Express - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says he has spent more time with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in little over an year than any of his other foreign counterparts, a relationship he attributed to “the new bonhomie” in India-US ties. “Even before ...

LEMOA: At the bedrock of the deal lies concerns of being seen as a close US military ally

The Indian Express - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
LEMOA, US india military logistics agreement, indo US relations, manohar parrikar, ashton Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar listens during a joint news conference with Defense Secretary Ash Carter at the Pentagon, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.

US, India sign military logistics agreement, a milestone

onmanorama - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
US, India sign military logistics agreement U.S. defense secretary Ashton Carter (L) and India's defense minister Manohar Parrikar answer reporters' questions during a joint news conference at the Pentagon August 29, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. AFP.

India And US Agree To Share Military Bases: Your 10-Point Guide To New Deal

NDTV - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his counterpart US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter sealed the agreement yesterday in efforts to strengthen defence ties to counter concerns over China's growing military assertiveness. Mr Carter said the agreement ...

In US, Manohar Parrikar brings up Kashmir, blames Pakistan for fomenting trouble

Firstpost - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is in the US, alleged that forces across the border are fomenting trouble in violence-hit Kashmir and said that "a small percentage" of people in the Valley are holding the majority to ransom. He said the ... the ...

India, US Sign Deal To Share Military Assets And Bases

NDTV - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
At a press conference with US Defence Secretary Ash CarterDefence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the agreement will allow the Indian and US navies to have an easier time supporting each other in joint operations and exercises and when providing ...

Countering terrorism an important shared objective by India, United States:Parrikar

ABP Live - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
However, as the United States has shown, there can be no compromise when we are faced with terrorism,” Parrikar said at a joint news conference with US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter yesterday. “The forces that seek to undermine our progress and our ...

India, US sign historic LEMOA agreement; Parrikar lays wreath at 9/11 memorial

International Business Times, India Edition - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
Parrikar, Carter seal LEMOA defence pact in Washington D.C. In Picture: U.S. Secretary of Defence Ash Carter meets India's Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar for a bilateral at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore June 4, 2016. [Representational ...

India, US Sign Logistics Exchange Agreement: What You Need to Know

The Diplomat - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar met his U.S. counterpart, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, on Monday in Washington, D.C. The visit is Parrikar's second to the United States as India's defense minister and resulted in the conclusion of a ...

China reacts to Indo-US pact signed between Defence Ministers Manohar Parrikar and Ashton Carter

India.com - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
Washington, Aug 30: China reacted to the Indo-US pact for logistics signed between Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and his United States' counterpart Ashton Carter. China played down the deal between the two nations, showing an optimist approach.

India, US quietly working on framework for future defence ties

Hindustan Times - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
They are discussing a document India gave the US ahead of the Monday meeting of defence minister Manohar Parrikar with his US counterpart Ashton Carter here on Monday. The paper, which has not been made public by either country, was described by ...

India, U.S. Deepen Defense Ties with Landmark Agreement

India West - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter and Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar answer reporters' questions during a joint news conference at the Pentagon Aug. 29, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. Parrikar laid a wreath at the Pentagon 9-11 Memorial ...

India and US in military hug, will share logistics, bases

Times of India - ‎Aug 30, 2016‎
Carter reported that he has spent '' more time with Parrikar+ than with any other defense counterpart in the world.'' India has more cooperative activity with the US than with any other country, Parrikar agreed, pledging that he fully shared Carter's ...

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