Counterinsurgency

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 07:12
Fewer than 100 Syrian rebels are currently being trained by the U.S. military to fight the Islamic State group, a tiny total for a sputtering program with a stated goal of producing 5,400 fighters a year.
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 06:30
The AU field training exercise Amani Africa II set to take place in the Northern Cape is shaping up as the single largest military exercise yet to be held in democratic South Africa.
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 06:18
Embraer has announced that Ghana has signed a contract for five A-29 Super Tucano light attack and advanced training turboprops.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 06:53
The news lately about ISIS has been pretty disappointing, in fact, discouraging, but there was some good news yesterday out of Syria in a battle right on the Turkish border.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 05:32
Tajikistan is taking a radial approach toward jihadists returning from Syria and Iraq by granting citizens of the country amnesty in exchange for their repentance, and a chance to stop other Tajiks from traveling abroad to join the likes of the Islamic State.
Friday, June 5, 2015 - 06:27
President Juan Manuel Santos’s government and Marxist guerrillas said Thursday they will form a truth commission to investigate and establish responsibility for atrocities that took place in a half century of conflict, a development that signals that slow-moving peace negotiations are advancing.
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 05:58
Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari's promised campaign to defeat Boko Haram could drive more militants over the country's borders, raising the need for cooperation between governments across the region, senior U.N. officials said on Thursday.
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 05:50
As Nigeria swore in a new president on Friday, the Obama administration signaled that it was prepared to expand military cooperation in the fight against Boko Haram.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 06:22
Niger has detained and charged 643 people since February for their links to the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 06:20
A fundraising campaign to help Cameroon's army battle Nigeria's feared Boko Haram fighters has brought in more than three million euros and hundreds of tonnes of food.

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