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General cites importance of airpower for Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan: The Afghan National Army Air Corps is a vital and rapidly growing component of Afghanistan's security forces and is building airpower to...

Afghan strategy requires ‘holistic’ approach, General tells Senate

WASHINGTON: Despite impressive progress in many areas, the situation in Afghanistan remains serious, the nominee to become the next commander of both the International...

Gates Outlines Administration’s Asia Security Strategy

SINGAPORE: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates opened the “Shangri-La Dialogue” Asia security summit here today outlining a broad set of regional security issues and...

Global Conditions, Trends Indicate Years of Conflict, Army Chief Says

WASHINGTON: As the Army continues to battle radical extremists in Iraq and Afghanistan, global trends and conditions portend the likelihood that “persistent conflict” will...

NKorea warns of attack after SKorea joins drill

SEOUL: North Korea Wednesday blasted South Korea's decision to join a US-led anti-proliferation exercise as tantamount to a declaration of war, and threatened an...

US weapons under control in Afghanistan: Forces

Kabul: The Afghan and US militaries Monday played down a report that US-supplied weapons and ammunition were ending up in the hands of Taliban...

Video: Military robots and the future of war

In this powerful talk, P.W. Singer shows how the widespread use of robots in war is changing the realities of combat. He shows us...

Pakistan troops battle Taliban in Swat capital

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani troops on Saturday stormed into the main town in the Swat valley and fought street battles in a bid to wrest the...

Video: The Mathematics of War

By pulling raw data from the news and plotting it onto a graph, Sean Gourley and his team have come up with a stunning...

New Strategy Treats Afghanistan, Pakistan as Integrated Theater

WASHINGTON: The new strategy in Afghanistan and Pakistan treats the area as an integrated theater of operations, the Defense Department's policy chief said today. Michele...