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Pakistan military voices concern over US allegations

Pakistan military voices concern over US allegations

A top Pakistani general on Sunday expressed concern over US allegations of links to insurgents, stressing that peace in the region would only be possible through mutual trust and cooperation. General Khalid Shameem Wyne, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]


Iraq to Purchase F-16 Fighter Aircraft

Iraq to Purchase F-16 Fighter Aircraft

Iraq’s potential purchase of 18 U.S. F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft is an encouraging development that benefits both nations, the senior U.S. Air Force component commander in Iraq told Pentagon reporters today. “I do not have any word yet that a […]


Lessons From Security Force Assistance in Afghanistan

Lessons From Security Force Assistance in Afghanistan

Security force assistance (SFA) is a central pillar of the counterinsurgency campaign being waged by U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan. The outcome of the campaign hinges, in large measure, on the effectiveness of the assistance given to the Afghan […]


The Mexican Military 2006-11: Adapting, Transforming, and Modernizing Under Fire

The Mexican Military 2006-11: Adapting, Transforming, and Modernizing Under Fire

The fight of state versus non-state groups has characterized warfare in the 21st century; these last include a wide assortment of terrorists, insurgents, pirates, and criminals. Theaters of operation are as varied as the enemy, ranging from the jungles of […]


Avoid US occupation of Iraq, warns army chief

Avoid US occupation of Iraq, warns army chief

US Army chief, General Ray Odierno, warned against creating the impression of an American “occupation” of Iraq by leaving too many troops in the country after a year-end deadline to withdraw. Odierno told reporters the United States had to carefully […]


Cost of Libya Conflict More Than £1m A Day

Cost of Libya Conflict More Than £1m A Day

It’s emerged that the conflict in Libya has been costing the UK one and a half million pounds every day. The UK involvement in the NATO operation is now into its sixth month, at an estimated cost of two hundred […]


Infantry Soldiers share marksmanship knowledge with Iraqi soldiers

Infantry Soldiers share marksmanship knowledge with Iraqi soldiers

Soldiers from Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, trained 25 Iraqi army soldiers in basic, advanced and close-quarters marksmanship skills at an Iraqi military post near Contingency Operating Base, Speicher, Aug. […]


Report: Up to $60 Billion Wasted in Iraq, Afghanistan

Report: Up to $60 Billion Wasted in Iraq, Afghanistan

The United States’ extensive outsourcing of military functions in war zones has been controversial since the beginning of the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. A report by the bipartisan Commission on Wartime Contracting has heightened concerns with details of allegations […]


DOD Works to Improve War Zone Contracting

DOD Works to Improve War Zone Contracting

The Defense Department is working to ensure contracting in war zones is done effectively and the money goes to the right people, a Pentagon spokesman said here today. In its final report to Congress delivered today, the nonpartisan Commission on […]


 
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