Counterinsurgency

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 07:10
Despite some notable counterinsurgency successes, Mali remains highly unstable, with jihadist attacks taking place since the beginning of the year beyond the usual theatre of operations in the country’s northern areas, threatening its neighbors.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 07:13
There are indications that the United States government is sending arms to the Nigerian military in its efforts to crush Boko Haram. Facts that the US might start sending arms to Nigeria came on the heels of the US Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle’s revelation that the US government never placed arms embargo on Nigeria.
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 05:50
Cameroonians are undergoing numerous security checks introduced after the government deployed large numbers of soldiers to all major towns to search people, shops and houses in response to terrorism threats.
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 05:45
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari swore in a new set of military chiefs on Thursday, ordering them to end Boko Haram's bloody six-year Islamist insurgency within three months.
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 05:22
In a sign of how close the unrest in Afghanistan has crept to Tajikistan, two stray shells flew across the border during a recent bout of fighting, forcing Kabul to issue a blushing apology.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 18:37
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in late July that bolstering Iraq’s security forces and building moderate, vetted Syrian opposition forces is essential to enabling the two countries to defeat ISIL and work to establish peace within their own countries.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 18:32
Six U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter aircraft and about 300 personnel arrived yesterday at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to support Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Syria, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 18:30
The current situation in Iraq and Syria clearly indicates that the coalition, and not ISIL, now dictates the pace of operations, a U.S. Central Command spokesman said.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 18:26
Senior leaders from the Afghan National Army and from Resolute Support recently visited Train Advise Assist Command-East and 201st Corps here.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 06:14
Chad's president Idriss Deby declared on Tuesday that efforts to combat neighbouring Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadists had succeeded in "decapitating" the group and would be wrapped up "by the end of the year".

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