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Libya war gives US air power advocates a lift

Libya war gives US air power advocates a lift

Advocates of US air power are seizing on the outcome of the NATO campaign in Libya as further evidence that high-tech aircraft are the key to maintaining US military might. With its relatively low price tag and short duration, the […]


US, South Korea to raise readiness against North Korea

US, South Korea to raise readiness against North Korea

The US and South Korean defence chiefs vowed to raise combat-readiness near the disputed sea border with North Korea, saying any fresh attack or provocation “is not to be tolerated’. Leon Panetta and his counterpart Kim Kwan-Jin also described the […]


China suspect in US satellite interference: report

China suspect in US satellite interference: report

NASA satellites were interfered with four separate times in 2007 and 2008, possibly by the Chinese military, according to a draft of an upcoming report for the US Congress. The latest draft of the report by the US-China Economic and […]


Taliban hit US-run base in southern Afghanistan

Taliban hit US-run base in southern Afghanistan

Taliban militants armed with guns and explosives attacked a US-run base in Kandahar on Thursday, with blasts and gunfire reverberating for four hours around the southern Afghan city. A group of “three to four” armed men, possibly with suicide vests, […]


UAVs Reaping Benefits In Afghanistan

UAVs Reaping Benefits In Afghanistan

The RAF’s Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are the eyes in the sky keeping tabs on the insurgency in Afghanistan. Report by Andrew Simms. Bunkered down for the evening in a remote rural compound, a group of insurgents masquerading as […]


US, Iraq move toward normal military relations

US, Iraq move toward normal military relations

U.S. and Iraqi officials are working toward the kind of standard military-to-military relations that the United States has with many other countries around the world, a Pentagon spokesman said Oct. 24. “The president said very clearly that what we’re looking […]


Panetta warns Iran not to meddle in Iraq

Panetta warns Iran not to meddle in Iraq

US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Wednesday warned Iran that it should not meddle in Iraq when American forces leave the country at the end of this year. The Pentagon chief said that even after the last of the 39,000 […]


Obama: All US Troops out of Iraq by year’s end

Obama: All US Troops out of Iraq by year’s end

All U.S. servicemembers will leave Iraq by the end of the year, President Barack Obama announced today. About 40,000 U.S. service members are in the country, and all will be “home for the holidays,” Obama said. The president made the […]


Iraq’s Move to Revoke Immunity for Troops Adds to US Problems

Iraq’s Move to Revoke Immunity for Troops Adds to US Problems

The Iraqi government’s intention to revoke immunity for US troops staying on past the official withdrawal date poses a problem for the US not only in Iraq but potentially for all its future overseas deployments. The logistical headaches facing the […]


 
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