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Turkish military renews raids on PKK bases in Iraq: army

Turkish military renews raids on PKK bases in Iraq: army

Turkish jets bombed bases in northern Iraq used by the separatist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in a fresh campaign last week that killed as many as 160 rebels, the military said Monday. “Based on the results of exploration and target […]


Pentagon under fire over war contracts

Pentagon under fire over war contracts

The Pentagon has wasted more than $30 billion on contracts in Iraq and Afghanistan due to shoddy management and a lack of competition, an independent inquiry said. In its final report to Congress due to be released Wednesday, the bipartisan […]


Pakistan’s 10 years of chaos

Pakistan’s 10 years of chaos

The 9/11 attacks that thrust Pakistan into the war on terror have brought the nuclear-armed state to its knees, fighting Islamist radicals at home and risking pariah status abroad. It was already evening in Pakistan when television channels, recently deregulated […]


Fear of civil war in Libya seen at heart of South Africa policy

Fear of civil war in Libya seen at heart of South Africa policy

South Africa has played an often contrarian role in the Libyan conflict, the product of a foreign policy driven by fear of Iraq-like instability and the desire to see Africa solve its own problems, analysts say. South Africa’s reluctance to […]


The Use of Information to Manage the Defence Logistics Supply Chain

The Use of Information to Manage the Defence Logistics Supply Chain

The Ministry of Defence (the Department) sends supplies to forces deployed overseas for military operations, such as in Afghanistan and Libya, and to personnel stationed in permanent bases or taking part in training exercises. Staff deployed on operations determine what […]


Iraqi military capabilities growing

Iraqi military capabilities growing

Iraq has the most capable counterinsurgency force in the Middle East and Central Asia, but its military still has a long way to go to defend the Iraqi people, a spokesman for U.S. Forces Iraq said here today. Iraq has […]


CID combats corruption in Afghanistan

CID combats corruption in Afghanistan

As billions of dollars flow into the Afghan economy to assist its people, some remain skeptical that this effort will affect change in such a chaotic environment. At the front of some lawmakers’ concerns is the opportunity for misuse of […]


US recently carried out two air strikes in Iraq: general

US recently carried out two air strikes in Iraq: general

US forces carried out two air strikes in June against militants targeting American troops, including one against an Iranian-backed militia, a spokesman for the military mission said Tuesday. The comments marked the first time the US military had acknowledged calling […]


Iraqi airmen train to defend their airspace as US Forces prepare to withdraw

Iraqi airmen train to defend their airspace as US Forces prepare to withdraw

With less than six months remaining before the U.S. withdraws from Iraq, U.S. military air advisors here are doubling their training efforts to ensure Iraqi Airmen are prepared to defend their boarders from the sky. Air Force and Army pilots […]


 
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