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Here are the top stories for Sunday, January 12th: Esper says he didn’t see ‘hard evidence’ embassy attack plans; Protesters call for ouster of UK ambassador to Iran; Volcano eruption forces evacuations; Firefighters take offensive in Australia blaze.

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Esper: Priority to defend US people and interests

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper says following the airstrike that killed a top Iran general, “our priority remains first, the safety and security of American personnel and our partners.” (Jan. 7)

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Pentagon chief Esper: Policy unchanged, US not leaving Iraq | AFP

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper says that the United States is not pulling its forces out of Iraq, denying that there is a signed letter from the US side announcing an exit. “Our policy has not changed. We are not leaving Iraq,” Esper tells reporters. SOUNDBITE

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Esper warns Iran will be met with severe response

Iran or its proxy forces may be planning further strikes on American interests in the Middle East, and the U.S. is prepared to take preemptive military action if it gets sufficient warning, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Thursday. (Jan. 2)

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Here’s the latest for Tuesday December 17th: House rules committee to take next impeachment steps; Defense Secretary Esper comments on Afghanistan, North Korea; Boeing suspends 737 Max production; Severe storms in the South.

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Esper: Syria situation remains ‘complex’ post raid

Defense Secretary Mark Esper warned Monday that the weekend death of the Islamic State’s top leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, will not rid the world of terrorism. Still, he said it provides a warning to those “who think they can hide.” (Oct. 28)

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Here’s the latest for Wednesday October 23rd: Esper goes to Iraq; Diplomat testifies about Trump, Ukraine; EU President supports Brexit delay; Flooding in Washington state.

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US Defense Sec. presented with horse in Mongolia

Mongolian Defense Minister Nyamaagiin Enkhbold presented US Defense Secretary Mark Esper with a horse on Thursday in Ulaanbaatar. Esper named the horse “Marshall,” for General George Marshall, who served as US Defense Secretary and Secretary of State. (Aug. 8)

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Trump celebrates new Defense Secretary Mark Esper

President Donald Trump celebrated his new Secretary of Defense Mark Esper at the Pentagon, Thursday. They participated in a full honors welcome ceremony and Trump expressed his confidence that Esper is the right leader for today’s challenges. (July 25)

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Defense Secretary Esper “anxious” to get to work

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper arrived for his first day of work Wednesday, saying he was “anxious” to get his leadership team in place. (July 24)

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Esper sworn in as new secretary of defense

Mark Esper has been sworn in as the next U.S. defense secretary, ending the longest period in Pentagon history that it has gone without a confirmed leader. (July 23)

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Trump: Esper, ‘I think he will do very well’

President Donald Trump stopped to talk to reporters outside the White House about putting a new Acting Secretary of Defense in place, before heading to Florida for campaign event. (June 18)

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