Counterinsurgency

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:53
America should be wary of sending more troops to Afghanistan. Appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee this month, the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John W. Nicholson, called for thousands of more advisors to assist the Afghan security forces in their fight against the Taliban.
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.
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.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 08:12
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 - 18:26
Senior leaders from the Afghan National Army and from Resolute Support recently visited Train Advise Assist Command-East and 201st Corps here.
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.

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