Military

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 07:06
If we truly intend to professionalize a foreign military force in support of a legitimate local government, it could take a long time, even decades, as it did in the Republic of Korea and Germany.
Monday, January 11, 2016 - 07:06
Afghan forces are struggling to man the front lines against a resurgent Taliban, in part because of untold numbers of "ghost" troops who are paid salaries but only exist on paper.
Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 06:41
A two-year budget deal in the USA coupled with growing global instability could see defence revenues jump by 2.7% in 2016, breaking a five-year decline, according to forecasters at Deloitte.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 10:30

Panel One

  1. The Honorable Richard Olson
    Special Representative For Afghanistan And Pakistan
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington , D.C.

Panel Two

  1. The Honorable James Cunningham
    Senior Fellow, The South Asia Center, Khalilzad Chair On Afghanistan
    Atlantic Council
    Washington , D.C.
Monday, November 30, 2015 - 06:36
President Obama on Wednesday signed a defense bill into law despite provisions that will continue to impede his goal of closing the wartime prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. But he again suggested that he thought those provisions might be unconstitutional and not necessarily binding.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 06:04
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Tuesday signed the 2016 defense policy bill, which now heads to the president's desk for his signature for the second time.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 06:48
Is Congress finally taking a serious look at the interservice rivalries that for years have led to duplication of weapons purchased, overlapping military capabilities and closed-door fights over defense dollars?

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