Counterinsurgency

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 07:18
Colombia's Attorney General has announced what appears to be the first ever seizure of mining-related FARC assets, potentially stirring up the already turbulent process of finding a resolution to the FARC peace crisis.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 07:30
It may be a forgotten atrocity in a forgotten war, but now, 5½ years later, the burning of the village of Tarmetla, in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, by Indian security forces is finally getting some of the recognition it deserves.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 07:13
Turkey will take more effective measures against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in northern Iraq, potentially including ground operations there, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 07:11
Turkey will have to take its own measures against the Kurdish YPG militia in northern Syria if its fighters do not withdraw from the town of Manbij to the east of the Euphrates river, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 07:08
The fall of Mosul will set in motion yet another training cycle for the Iraqi Security Forces and a return to the counter-insurgency strategy that will keep U.S. troops in Iraq indefinitely, according to U.S. military officials.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 08:22
Turkey's military struck dozens of Islamic State and Kurdish YPG militia targets in Syria over the last 24 hours, depriving both groups of the ability to move around, the army said on Monday, as its operation there entered a third month.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 07:27
Turkish jets carried out air strikes against a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in northern Syria, killing as many as 200 fighters, the Turkish army said in a statement. The Kurdish militia said the death toll was lower.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 08:02
The inability to replace fallen members of Afghanistan's security forces has raised particular alarm among the top ranks of the Afghan government as well as its Western backers, including the United States. For months now, the police and the army have failed to achieve recruitment goals.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:42
Two Pakistani soldiers have been killed in the contested territory of Kashmir after India launched what it described as “surgical strikes” against “terrorists … waiting to infiltrate the nation”.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:51
U.S. and Indian troops are wrapping up counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism training this month in Uttarakhand, an Indian state that borders Chinese-occupied Tibet. The 22-day exercise at the Chaubattia Military Station aims to hone the soldiers’ ability to plan and conduct missions together.

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