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Iraqi soldiers practice ambush techniques

Iraqi soldiers practice ambush techniques

Soldiers of Troop C, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted ambush training with troops from 1st Battalion, 10th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, at Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, Iraq, June 9, 2011. […]


US confirms ‘outreach’ to Taliban

US confirms ‘outreach’ to Taliban

Defense Secretary Robert Gates confirmed that US officials were involved in preliminary talks with the Taliban to seek a political solution to the Afghan war but said he didn’t expect significant progress for months. Gates also said recent gains on […]


Airmen pick up pieces before historic handover

Airmen pick up pieces before historic handover

More than 35 Airmen and Soldiers volunteered to clean up the Victory Over America Palace at Camp Slayer June 5 through 7. The palace, which is one of 70-plus palaces Saddam Hussein built throughout the country, will soon be returned […]


US officials struggle to defend Pakistan ties

US officials struggle to defend Pakistan ties

With critics accusing Pakistan of playing a double-game with terrorists as it guzzles US aid, the White House is struggling to defend its “complicated” relationship with a key ally. The unilateral US raid that killed Osama bin Laden in a […]


US-Pakistan security ties hit new low: report

US-Pakistan security ties hit new low: report

The US-Pakistan security relationship has dipped to its lowest point since the September 11, 2001 attacks, threatening counterterrorism programs, The Washington Post reported Thursday. US and Pakistan officials told the Post that the ties could deteriorate even further amid growing […]


Pentagon Papers finally published, 40 years on

Pentagon Papers finally published, 40 years on

The Pentagon Papers, a US government report into the Vietnam War, were finally published in full, 40 years after embarrassing details of the document were leaked. President Lyndon Johnson’s administration commissioned a Vietnam Study Task Force in 1967 to write […]


Pragmatic China wades into Libya conflict

Pragmatic China wades into Libya conflict

After months of calls for dialogue in Libya, China has waded into the diplomatic fray, but is courting both sides more to safeguard its interests than to bring an end to the conflict, analysts say. Beijing’s warm welcome to Libya’s […]


US Army Deploys Firefinder Radar in Iraq

US Army Deploys Firefinder Radar in Iraq

ThalesRaytheonSystems today announced that advanced Firefinder radars have been fielded in theater supporting and protecting U.S. troops and allies. Reliability and maintainability improvements have been added to the AN/TPQ-37 Firefinder Weapon Locating Radar system that support an extended service life […]


US mulls larger troop pullout from Afghanistan

US mulls larger troop pullout from Afghanistan

Top White House national security advisers are considering much more significant troop reductions in Afghanistan than those discussed even a few weeks ago, The New York Times reported late Sunday. The newspaper said some officials were arguing that such a […]


 
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