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WASHINGTON: As the Army continues to battle radical extremists in Iraq and Afghanistan, global trends and conditions portend the likelihood that “persistent conflict” will occur around the world for some years to come, the Army’s top military officer said here yesterday. The war against terrorism “is a long-term, ideological struggle,” Army Chief of Staff Gen. [...]
CARLISLE BARRACKS, Pa.: The year is 2018 and North Korea has just crossed the DMZ, its Army camouflaged among refugees forced across the border into South Korea. It has nuclear weapons and has launched cyber attacks against the U.S. and South Korea. The scenario is one of four the Army, its sister services, governmental and [...]
NAIROBI, Kenya: A new report on arms transfers shows that countries in Africa purchased only a fraction of the conventional weapons sold worldwide between 2004 and 2008. But the report notes that even small volumes of arms can have a destabilizing impact on many conflict-ridden countries on the continent. The report released by the Stockholm [...]