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Pentagon: Drone Targets Senior Shebab Militant In Somalia

Pentagon: Drone Targets Senior Shebab Militant In Somalia

US drone aircraft targeted a senior figure in Somalia’s Shebab militia, the Pentagon said Tuesday, in the latest bid to take out leaders of the al-Qaida-linked group. US special operations forces “using unmanned aircraft and several Hellfire missiles” carried out […]


19 die in east Ukraine fighting in 24 hours

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 last 24 hours, officials and rebels said Sunday. At least 20 Ukrainian troops were also wounded, […]


Unprecedented technology poses challenges for special ops

Unprecedented technology poses challenges for special ops

Terrorists are using social media to plan events, recruit, share information, propaganda, and so on. “We can detect [their activities] pretty well, but I’m not sure we know what to do about it,” said a terrorism expert. Countering terrorists’ leveraging […]


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

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 several territorial disputes. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been tasked with improving its ability to […]


Yemen upheaval deals blow to US fight against AQAP

Yemen upheaval deals blow to US fight against AQAP

With the collapse of the government in Sanaa, the United States has lost a reliable partner in its fight against Al-Qaeda in Yemen with potentially dire consequences, officials and experts said Friday. The result could mean an emboldened Al-Qaeda in […]


Pakistan military says killed 76 militants in air strikes

Pakistan military says killed 76 militants in air strikes

Pakistan’s military said it killed 76 militants in two separate air strikes on Tuesday as part of a major offensive against the Taliban and other insurgents in a tribal region near the Afghan border. The first air strike took place […]


Wars in the Middle East Have Cost Taxpayers Almost $1.7 Trillion

Wars in the Middle East Have Cost Taxpayers Almost $1.7 Trillion

A recent report from the Congressional Research Service, which examines the cost of Iraq, Afghanistan, and other global “War on Terror” operations since 9/11, calculates a cumulative (fiscal year 2001 through fiscal year 2014) nominal price tag of $1.6 trillion. […]


Afghan, Pakistani military leaders coordinate border security

Afghan, Pakistani military leaders coordinate border security

Leaders from the 201st and 203rd Afghan National Army Corps, Afghan Border Police zones 301 and 402, the 11th Pakistan Army Corps, and a delegation from Resolute Support headquarters discussed border security at an event hosted by Train, Advise, Assist […]


Ia Drang Valley: Unseen Warriors, Army Combat Cameramen In Vietnam

Ia Drang Valley: Unseen Warriors, Army Combat Cameramen In Vietnam

 
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