Military

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 06:26
A group of U.S. commandos who landed in Libya on Monday were ordered to leave almost immediately because of a possible mix-up between the Libyan air force and army, U.S. and Libyan officials said Thursday.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 06:53
NATO leadership signed an agreement with the Ukrainian government outlining a roadmap to modernize the country's defense industry and capabilities.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 06:46
The U.S. quietly sent hundreds of troops to West Africa, where Islamic militants linked to ISIS are terrorizing villages in a campaign of murder and kidnapping. The Americans are there to help Cameroon's army hunt the terrorists along the Nigerian border. Balaclavas provide scant relief against the choking dust.
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 06:12
The U.S. and Britain have deployed at least four special-operations teams to the Afghan province of Helmand, stepping up their direct intervention in support of struggling Afghan government forces trying to fight off advances by Taliban militants.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 06:40
Low value. Corrupt. Aid-driven. Despite the odd exception like Algeria, and South Africa’s indigenous defense industry, most people think of these terms when they think of the African defense market. Analyst firm Forecast International sees a different picture, however: “tomorrow’s growth market for the global defense industry.”
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 07:03
More than two dozen senior military and police officials in Burundi have gone on trial for their alleged involvement in a failed coup attempt to oust President Pierre Nkurunziza.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 06:28
In the last couple of years, our world has become more dangerous. But in the same period, NATO has adapted to make sure we are still able to keep our countries and our people safe. This is what we are determined to do as we prepare for our summit next July in Warsaw.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 06:25
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while attending the 14th Heads of Government Council meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in China on Tuesday reaffirmed Pakistan's commitment to counter-terrorism and combating crime.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 05:31
The infiltration of criminal groups into El Salvador's security forces is a serious and ongoing threat, according to the government, and is contributing to record levels of violence experienced in the past year.
Monday, December 14, 2015 - 06:15
Alarmed that large stretches of Helmand Province are falling to the Taliban, American Special Operations forces have secretly taken a more central role in the fighting to save crucial areas of the province, as more air power and ground troops have been committed to the battle, according to Western and Afghan officials.

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