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Dispute islands ‘within scope’ of US-Japan alliance: Obama

Dispute islands ‘within scope’ of US-Japan alliance: Obama

The islands at the centre of a corrosive row between Tokyo and Beijing are covered by the US-Japan defence alliance, Barack Obama told a newspaper ahead of his arrival in Tokyo Wednesday. Obama, whose tour of Asia will also take […]


Canada sends fighter jets to Eastern Europe

Canada sends fighter jets to Eastern Europe

Canada is deploying six CF-18 fighter jets to Eastern Europe as part of NATO’s response to the worsening crisis in Ukraine, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Thursday. Russian President Vladimir Putin warned Ukraine was on the brink of civil war, […]


US to send ‘non-lethal’ military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

US to send ‘non-lethal’ military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

The United States will send helmets, medical supplies and other non-lethal military aid to Ukraine amid fears of another Russian incursion there, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. Hagel said he had informed Kiev that President Barack Obama “has approved […]


Syria rebels get US-made missiles: source

Syria rebels get US-made missiles: source

Syrian rebels fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad for the first time received at least 20 US-made TOW anti-tank missiles from a “Western source,” a rebel official told AFP Tuesday. “Moderate, well-organized fighters from the Hazm movement have for the […]


Russia should be ready for non-contact war

Russia should be ready for non-contact war

The future of the Russian armed forces lies in developing high-precision ‘smart’ weapons and boosting the capacity to conduct no-contact warfare, a Russian deputy prime minister in charge of the defense industry said on Saturday. “Old-fashioned army and fleet, organized […]


US criticises Israel, Palestinians for jeopardising talks

US criticises Israel, Palestinians for jeopardising talks

Israel and the Palestinians both drew criticism from the White House on Wednesday for tit-for-tat moves that have brought US-sponsored peace talks close to collapse. More than 15 months of shuttle diplomacy by Secretary of State John Kerry were in […]


Ceremony Marks End of UK Task Force Helmand

Ceremony Marks End of UK Task Force Helmand

After eight years of front line military operations involving tens of thousands of British Servicemen and women, the UK’s military headquarters in Helmand was disbanded yesterday. In the latest stage of the ongoing drawdown of UK operations in Afghanistan, the […]


Single Sniper’s Bullet Kills Six Taliban Fighters

Single Sniper’s Bullet Kills Six Taliban Fighters

A British sniper killed five Taliban insurgents and a would-be suicide bomber in Afghanistan with one bullet, the Ministry of Defence has said. The 20-year-old marksman, a lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards, hit the trigger switch of the device […]


Is NATO Expansion to Blame for Crimean Crisis?

Is NATO Expansion to Blame for Crimean Crisis?

The West’s relations with Russia are at an historic low. This comes after years of NATO’s enlargement policy in Eastern Europe. Should the military alliance have acted more cautiously? Jamie Shea likes to reference knowledgeable people. In the context of […]


 
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