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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The United States has withdrawn negotiators from Pakistan after talks failed to produce an agreement on reopening vital NATO supply routes into Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Monday.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 […]


NATO: Central Asian Nations Approve Afghanistan Exit Routes

NATO: Central Asian Nations Approve Afghanistan Exit Routes

NATO has reached agreements with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan to allow troops and equipment to transit these Central Asian nations to and from Afghanistan, NATO’s secretary general said yesterday. “These agreements will give us a range of new options and […]


Russia Wants Missile Defense Guarantees – Putin

Russia Wants Missile Defense Guarantees – Putin

Russia will hold partner-like dialogue on missile defense with Western countries if it has guarantees that the missile shield is not directed against it, President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. “We are constantly being told that the missile defense system […]


Missile defense system for Europe and potential threat to Russia

Missile defense system for Europe and potential threat to Russia

The first phase of the missile defense system deployment possesses something of a “preparatory” nature. The main task at this stage is to work out the warning and target designation systems, and to organize interaction between command instances. The third […]


US, Bulgarian Airmen strengthen ties during exercise

US, Bulgarian Airmen strengthen ties during exercise

More than 500 U.S. Airmen and two dozen F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing here recently returned from a deployment to Graf Ignatievo Air Base, Bulgaria, where they spent a month conducting bi-lateral training with Bulgarian Airmen during […]


 
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