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Airpower Options for Syria: Assessing Objectives and Missions for Aerial Intervention

Airpower Options for Syria: Assessing Objectives and Missions for Aerial Intervention

As the Syrian civil war drags into its third year with mounting casualties and misery among the civilian population, and the large-scale use of chemical weapons, interest in the possibility of military intervention by the United States and its allies […]


Russia warns US against Syria military action

Russia warns US against Syria military action

Military action against the Syrian regime would be a “tragic mistake”, Russia said Sunday, warning the West not to preempt the results of a UN probe into alleged deadly chemical attacks. Moscow warned there was a danger of history repeating […]


Russia warns US not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

Russia warns US not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

Russia warned the United States on Sunday against repeating past mistakes, saying that any unilateral military action in Syria would undermine efforts for peace and have a devastating impact on the security situation in the Middle East. The Russian Foreign […]


UN Council seeks ‘clarity’ on Syria chem weapons claim

UN Council seeks ‘clarity’ on Syria chem weapons claim

UN Security Council members are seeking “clarity” on opposition claims that Syrian troops used chemical weapons in an attack near Damascus, Argentina’s UN envoy, the council president, said Wednesday. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s office said earlier he was “shocked” […]


UK Considers Legal Action Over Gibraltar

UK Considers Legal Action Over Gibraltar

Britain is considering legal action against Spain over the continued imposition of additional checks at the border with Gibraltar, Downing Street said today. A No 10 spokesman said it was looking at the “unprecedented step” after the Spanish government failed […]


China unveils coast guard to handle sea conflict

China unveils coast guard to handle sea conflict

China’s new unified coast guard agency has gone into operation, state media reported Tuesday amid maritime disputes with its neighbors, and experts said more ships will be armed as a result. The China Coast Guard integrates the functions of marine […]


Japan PM warns of possible military response to subs

Japan PM warns of possible military response to subs

Hawkish Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday Tokyo could mount a military response if foreign submarines enter its territorial waters while underwater, as Japan and China continue to squabble over islands. Abe’s comment came after Japan’s Defence Ministry said a […]


Iranian Ammunition Surfaces In African Conflicts

For years, unmarked ammunition has been turning up in some of Africa’s bloodiest conflict zones — Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Ivory Coast. After a six-year investigation, independent arms investigators with Britain-based Conflict Armament Research (CAR) say they […]


Asian nations feud over South China Sea

Asian nations feud over South China Sea

Asian leaders feuded on Monday over how to handle tense maritime territorial disputes with China, overshadowing talks at a regional summit meant to strengthen trade and political ties. The leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations had hoped […]


 
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