- n a government building with five sides that serves as the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense
- n the United States military establishment
- n a five-sided polygon
- Matt Maupin in USA Today
I told them when we'd go up to the Pentagon, whether he walks off a plane or is carried off, you're not going to leave him in Iraq like you did those guys in Vietnam,Maupin said.
- Barack Obama in AFP
A top US official told AFP that McChrystal had been ordered to attend a meeting on Wednesday "to explain to the Pentagon and the commander in chief his quotes in the piece about his colleagues".
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in Washington Post
While details of the decision are not fully clear, "it is troubling that the Bush administration would award the second-largest Pentagon contract in our nation's history to a team that includes a European firm that our government is simultaneously...