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Precision and Purpose: Airpower in the Libyan Civil War

French Air Force Mirage 2000 jet fighter

Between March and October 2011, a coalition of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) member states and several partner nations waged a war against Muammar Qaddafi’s Libyan regime that stemmed and then reversed the tide of Libya’s civil war, preventing Qaddafi […]


Pakistan military says 23 militants killed in air strikes

JF-17 thunder fighter jet

Pakistani air strikes on Sunday killed 23 militants including foreigners in the country’s restive tribal regions near the Afghan border, the military said, part of a major ongoing operation against the Taliban. The attacks took place in areas close to […]


Colombia’s ELN rebels claim to down army helicopter

Colombia’s ELN rebels claim to down army helicopter

Leftist rebels with the National Liberation Army (ELN) claimed responsibility Saturday for this week’s attack on a Colombian army helicopter in which eight troops were killed. The incident took place on Monday, in the northern department of Norte de Santander. […]


US Think Tank: Nordic-Baltic-Polish 9 Should Boost Security

Russian Air Force Fighter Aircraft

According to a report by the think tank Center of European Policy Analysis, Russian troops performed an island attack exercise over the Gulf of Finland in March of this year. The report emphasised a need for increased security and cooperation […]


Saudi-led warplanes bomb rebels across Yemen

Saudi-led warplanes bomb rebels across Yemen

Warplanes from the Saudi-led Arab coalition have launched heavy raids against rebel positions in seven Yemeni provinces, witnesses and military sources said Wednesday. The attacks that began overnight and continued Wednesday were the most intensive since the beginning of the […]


US to deploy heavy weapons on NATO’s eastern flank

US to deploy heavy weapons on NATO’s eastern flank

The US will deploy heavy weapons in central and eastern Europe for the first time, Washington said Tuesday, in the midst of the worst stand-off between Russia and the West since the Cold War, triggered by the crisis in Ukraine. […]


General: ‘Significant’ Gains Made By Anti-ISIL Forces In Northern Syria

General: ‘Significant’ Gains Made By Anti-ISIL Forces In Northern Syria

WASHINGTON: Anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant forces have made significant gains in northern Syria, which will have positive effects in Iraq as well, a senior U.S. Central Command official said today. During a telephone conference from Southwest Asia […]


CIA drone strike targets top Al-Qaeda leader in Yemen: Report

CIA drone strike targets top Al-Qaeda leader in Yemen: Report

The leader of Al-Qaeda’s branch in Yemen was targeted in a CIA drone strike last week, though US officials would not immediately confirm he had been killed, The Washington Post reported Monday. Nasir al-Wuhayshi’s group, Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, […]


Pakistan Military: 2,763 Militants Killed In One Year Offensive

Pakistan Military: 2,763 Militants Killed In One Year Offensive

Pakistan’s military said Saturday it had killed more than 2,700 militants since the launch of a major offensive near the Afghan border a year ago, with the latest air strikes leaving 20 dead. The raid Saturday took place near the […]


Mali troops get reacquainted with lost north

Mali troops get reacquainted with lost north

For Malian troops making their first forays into the country’s north since jihadists took control, French military support provides reassurance at a time when they are strangers in their own back yard. Islamist militias linked to Al-Qaeda — some foreign […]


 
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