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Pakistan reopens Afghan supply routes as US says sorry

Pakistan reopens Afghan supply routes as US says sorry

Pakistan agreed to reopen key supply routes into Afghanistan, ending a bitter stand-off after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she was sorry for the loss of life in a botched air raid. A US official said that as […]


Man in Afghan police uniform kills three NATO personnel

Man in Afghan police uniform kills three NATO personnel

A man in an Afghan police uniform has gunned down three NATO personnel in the war-torn country’s troubled south, the coalition said on Sunday, the latest so-called “green on blue” attack. The deaths take the toll this year in “green-on-blue” […]


Paratroopers, Afghans build post in heart of Taliban country

Paratroopers, Afghans build post in heart of Taliban country

For a company of paratroopers planted in the heart of Taliban country, newly built Joint Security Station Hasan in southern Ghazni Province is a chance to make a real difference. Conceived as a blockade against arms, explosives and fighters streaming […]


Russia, France to Jointly Build Armored Vehicle

Russia, France to Jointly Build Armored Vehicle

Russia and France will jointly build a new armored infantry vehicle in the next 18 months, the Rosoboronexport arms export monopoly said on Friday. Speaking at the Engineering Technologies forum at Zhukovsky near Moscow, Igor Sevastyanov, the company’s deputy chief, […]


How the Taliban mastered the operational art of modern war

How the Taliban mastered the operational art of modern war

The greatest intellectual challenge in Fourth Generation war—war against opponents that are not states—is how to fight it at the operational level. NATO in Afghanistan, like the Soviets three decades ago, has been unable to solve that riddle. But the […]


Pakistani, US generals in border talks

Pakistani, US generals in border talks

The US commander in Afghanistan discussed border coordination with Pakistan’s army chief on Wednesday as the Taliban released a video showing the remains of 17 beheaded Pakistani soldiers. General John Allen, who commands 130,000 NATO troops fighting the Taliban in […]


Assad says Syria ‘in a state of war’

Assad says Syria ‘in a state of war’

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his country was in a state of war and ordered his new cabinet to crush the anti-regime uprising as Turkey vowed to retaliate for the downing of one of its jets. Rebel forces and Syrian […]


Russia resists pleas to help remove Assad

Russia resists pleas to help remove Assad

Russia resisted Western pleas to help remove Syria’s President Bashar Assad from power despite escalating hostilities that have battered a UN peace mission. “We believe that nobody has the right to decide for other nations who should be in power […]


Unified Vision Promotes NATO Intel Advances

Unified Vision Promotes NATO Intel Advances

The NATO intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance community kicked off a first-of-its-kind technical trial today in Norway to help in preserving gains made during the past decade of conflict and to build on them for the future. U.S. Air Force and […]


 
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