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New data allows for unique conflict research

New data allows for unique conflict research

Which factors increase the risk for armed conflict and war? What circumstances make conflict resolution more likely to be successful? If work for peace is to bear fruit; these questions needs to be answered. The Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) […]


In Iraq war, a revolution in battlefield medicine

In Iraq war, a revolution in battlefield medicine

The Iraq war ushered in dramatic advances in battlefield medicine, with the effects of homemade bombs leading the US military to radically change how it treats wounded soldiers. Underpinning the new approach is a golden rule for American medics: to […]


Cost of UK Libya Operations

Cost of UK Libya Operations

The net additional cost of Operation ELLAMY – costs incurred by the Department on operations which would not otherwise be incurred – is estimated at £212m, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond announced today. In a Written Ministerial Statement to Parliament, Mr […]


NATO to halt Iraq mission at year-end: official

NATO to halt Iraq mission at year-end: official

NATO will withdraw its Iraq training mission at year-end after Baghdad refused to grant it legal immunity, Iraq’s top security adviser said on Sunday, mirroring the nearly-complete pullout of US forces. But a NATO official in Brussels denied that any […]


US marks 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

US marks 70th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack

Survivors of the attack on Pearl Harbor joined in a moment’s silence, as flags were lowered across the country to mark the 70th anniversary of Japan’s history-changing onslaught. Amid emotional scenes, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta recalled how the surprise Japanese […]


US Soldiers in Iraq Pack Gear for Departure

US Soldiers in Iraq Pack Gear for Departure

Quartermaster soldiers here are busy packing up pallets of military equipment prior to shipment out of Iraq. “Our mission here was to take all the units’ equipment [and] send them to Afghanistan or send them back to the states to […]


China criticises US troop deployment to Australia

China criticises US troop deployment to Australia

China on Wednesday criticised a US decision to deploy up to 2,500 Marines to Australia as proof of a “Cold War mentality”, in Beijing’s strongest comments yet on the issue. President Barack Obama announced earlier this month that the US […]


Taliban reject Afghan-US deal

Taliban reject Afghan-US deal

The Taliban on Sunday rejected as a “show” the endorsement by a traditional assembly of a strategic partnership deal with the United States that could allow its troops to remain in Afghanistan for years. In a statement sent to media, […]


Panetta Cites Progress, Warns of Remaining Threats

Panetta Cites Progress, Warns of Remaining Threats

After 10 years of war, the United States is at a turning point in its national defense, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today while visiting sailors and shipyard workers here. “The reality is that after 10 years of war, […]


 
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