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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 […]


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 […]


 
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