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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 […]


Russia Resupplying Base in Syria, DOD Spokesman Says

Russia Resupplying Base in Syria, DOD Spokesman Says

A Russian cargo ship reportedly carrying attack helicopters to Syria turned back today when its British insurer canceled coverage, but a Defense Department spokesman said three other Russian vessels will carry supplies and possibly troops to the Russian naval base […]


US holds talks on arms handover to Central Asia: report

US holds talks on arms handover to Central Asia: report

The US military is in talks with several Central Asian countries to transfer some of their military hardware to them after they pull out of Afghanistan, a Russian newspaper reported Friday. The report, in Kommersant newspaper, provoked an angry response […]


US Forces Will Retain Self-Defense Capability In Afghanistan

US Forces Will Retain Self-Defense Capability In Afghanistan

U.S. military leaders will take extra steps to ensure innocent Afghan civilians are not killed or hurt in combat operations, but U.S. forces will retain the means of self-defense, Pentagon officials said here today. Following a meeting with Afghan President […]


Work Continues Toward Opening Pakistan Supply Routes

Work Continues Toward Opening Pakistan Supply Routes

Though a team of U.S. negotiators is returning home after several weeks of discussing reopening ground supply routes in Pakistan, the talks are not mired, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said here today. In November, Pakistan closed ground routes that […]


US pulls NATO supply route negotiators out of Pakistan

US pulls NATO supply route negotiators out of Pakistan

The United States has withdrawn negotiators from Pakistan after talks failed to produce an agreement on reopening vital NATO supply routes into Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Monday. “The decision was reached to bring the team home for a short period […]


 
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