Counterinsurgency

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 10:45
Strikes were conducted as part of Operation Inherent Resolve, the operation to eliminate the ISIL terrorist group and the threat they pose to Iraq, Syria, the region and the wider international community.
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 05:50
After five years of insurgency, the military has made significant gains on the battlefield. But now the battle for peace must begin.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 07:18
France’s Ministry of Defense confirmed that French troops have killed commander Abdelkarim al-Targui of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 05:49
Russia and several of its allies have completed joint military exercises on the Tajikistan Afghanistan border, which they say was necessitated by the worsening situation in northern Afghanistan.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 08:12
More than a decade of war and billions in U.S. funds to build up an Afghan military force have failed to defeat a Taliban insurgency that remains a threat across the country.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 07:04
The Russian government has decided to abolish the transit of military cargoes to Afghanistan via its territory.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 07:06
U.S. House members want to use the annual Pentagon policy bill to alter the White House's program to train and equip Syrian rebels — or end it.
Monday, May 11, 2015 - 07:48
The plight of Central Asia’s poorest nation offers a rare opportunity for collaboration among regional powers. But a closer analysis of all three major powers in the region – Russia, the U.S., and China – finds a shared interest in the long-term economic and social cohesion of Tajikistan.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 07:41
A top State Department official on Tuesday said the United States is “deeply concerned” about Iran’s support for Houthi rebels in Yemen. “Iran provides financial support, weapons, training and intelligence to Houthis,” Gerald Feierstein, principal deputy assistant secretary of State for near eastern affairs, said at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 07:22
Amidst unsubstantiated rumors that Pakistan will commit troops to Saudi Arabia for the protection of its borders, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in an address today urged a peaceful solution to the Yemen crisis through dialogue with warring factions and reiterated the importance of the Saudi Kingdom as a ‘strategic ally’.

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