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Sarkozy ‘sick’ of Cameron’s EU interference: reports

Sarkozy ‘sick’ of Cameron’s EU interference: reports

French President Nicolas Sarkozy launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister David Cameron at Sunday’s EU summit, saying he was “sick of him telling us what to do,” Britain’s press reported. During talks in Brussels to resolve the eurozone debt […]


Russia Cool to US Invitation to Track Missile Tests

Russia Cool to US Invitation to Track Missile Tests

Ellen Tauscher, undersecretary of state for arms control and international security, says Washington ready to put in writing that the missile-defense shield is not aimed at Moscow. October 19, 2011 Moscow has responded coolly to a U.S. invitation to monitor […]


NATO begins dismantling disputed Kosovo border posts

NATO begins dismantling disputed Kosovo border posts

NATO-led peacekeeping troops fired teargas to disperse protesters Thursday as they began dismantling a barricade erected by Serbs in northern Kosovo near a disputed border crossing with Serbia. No injuries were reported in the incident at around 6:00 am (0400 […]


Nightstalkers bring heavy assault aerial platform to European exercise

Nightstalkers bring heavy assault aerial platform to European exercise

When special operations forces need to move a large component to a target by air, they often look to the heavy assault Chinook helicopter to do the job. The 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment brought this capability to Exercise Jackal […]


US Army in Europe shifts from COIN to full-spectrum training

US Army in Europe shifts from COIN to full-spectrum training

Sky Soldiers, paratroopers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team descended on the drop zone at Hohenfels Training Area, Oct. 5, in Europe’s first full-spectrum training environmen, or FSTE rotation. The concerns are always the same, the Soldiers avoid falling […]


Full-spectrum training tests Europe’s forces together

Full-spectrum training tests Europe’s forces together

In a world where change is routine, the 30th Medical Command (30th MEDCOM) plans for the unexpected. That’s why Lt. Col. Peder Swanson, deputy plans officer at 30th MEDCOM, says his unit’s Soldiers are participating in the new type of […]


Britain’s BAE Systems to axe 3,000 jobs

Britain’s BAE Systems to axe 3,000 jobs

British arms manufacturer BAE Systems is to axe up to 3,000 jobs as European governments cut defence budgets, reports said on Sunday. The job losses, which could be announced in the coming week, will focus on the company’s military aircraft […]


European special forces fought in Libya: Iraq FM

European special forces fought in Libya: Iraq FM

European special forces fought alongside Libyan rebels to oust the country’s strongman Moamer Kadhafi, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said on Tuesday. “Not only have been there been air attacks on Tripoli and other places, I can tell you there […]


Romania Joins European Missile Defense Project

Romania Joins European Missile Defense Project

The United States welcomes the strong commitment of Romania to join a growing group of allies and partners that are contributing to efforts to counter existing and emerging ballistic missile threats in the Twenty-First Century. Today, Secretary of State Hillary […]


 
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