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Analyst: Joint-Arab Military Force Poses Perilous Challenge

CAIRO: For months, members of the Arab League have been calling for a joint military force to quell the violence engulfing the region. Now...

Russia-friendly Greece could ‘paralyze’ NATO

A Moscow-friendly Greece could paralyse NATO's ability to react to Russian aggression, former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski warned Wednesday. Athens could use...

Argentina condemns British ‘provocation’ in Falklands

Argentina branded Britain's plans to beef up its defenses in the Falkland Islands a "provocation" and a pre-election stunt Wednesday. On Tuesday, British Defense...
Caiman mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles in Iraq

Pentagon Expedites $17.9 Million in Equipment to Aid Iraqis

The Defense Department has expedited $17.9 million in equipment and supplies –- some which have already been delivered –- to the Iraqi government, Pentagon...
People displaced by the fighting in Burma's Laukai approach a rescue convoy

Myanmar declares emergency in war-torn region as fighting rages

Myanmar on Tuesday declared a state of emergency in a conflict-torn border region, where ferocious fighting between the army and ethnic rebels has sent...

Ukraine military ‘unsuited’ to current conflict: study

Ukraine's military is "unsuited" to the current conflict against pro-Russian separatists and needs more armored vehicles and artillery rockets, a British defence think tank...
Russian Air Force Fighter Aircraft

Ex-NATO chief says Russia likely to act in Baltics

Russia is highly likely to intervene in the Baltic states to test NATO's collective defense commitment, the former head of the Atlantic alliance was...

Pakistan military says 25 militants killed in air strikes

Pakistan's military said it killed 25 militants in air strikes on tribal regions near the Afghan border Wednesday as part of a major offensive...

19 die in east Ukraine fighting in 24 hours

At least 19 people, including 13 Ukrainian troops, have been killed in fighting with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country over the...

China 2015 military drills to focus on ‘winning local wars’

China's military training this year will focus on "improving fighting capacity" to win "local wars", the defence ministry said Thursday, with Beijing embroiled in...