Defense Secretary

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Synonyms for Defense Secretary

the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department

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the position of the head of the Department of Defense

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This came during a telephone call between Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense and the UK Defense Secretary.
Ashton B Carter has been named as new Defense Secretary by the US Senate on 12 February 2015.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) indicted Asif Yasin, Defense Secretary, for contempt of court in Islamabad on Tuesday.
Occupied Jerusalem: April 21 -- (BNA)-- The US Defense Secretary, Mr.
Rizvi Mufthi along with several other Muslim dignitaries including individuals and lawyers met on 19th February, Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa.
China has downgraded its representation to the Shangri-La Dialogue from last year, when Defence Minister Liang Guanglie attended and met then-US Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Pakistan's defense secretary is generally appointed with the consent of the army chief, and acts as a bridge between the government and the military.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has arrived in north Iraq Kurdistan's Capital of Arbil on Tuesday, where he conferred with Kurdistan President, Massoud Barzani and Kurdistan Premier, Barham Saleh, an Arbil media source reported.
President Barack Obama said referring to retiring Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Summary: US Defense secretary Robert Gates has criticised General Stanley McChrystal after he mocked some of President Obama's closest aides.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates says it could be a year or more before Iran is able to make a nuclear weapon.
But Cheney--former aide to Rumsfeld in the Nixon administration, chief of staff in the Ford administration, defense secretary in the first Bush administration, and House intelligence committee chairman during the Iran-Contra scandal (in which he backed the Reagan White House)--is no novice in the art of bureaucratic warfare.
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