Military Exercises

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 08:38
Zhang Baoming, a senior officer with the Chinese special forces, said the troops from Pakistan and China held in-depth discussions on a joint counter-terrorism command system, reported China Radio International.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:16
Worried about increasingly close U.S.-India defense ties, Pakistan will conduct joint military exercises with Russia and begin buying arms from Moscow for the first time in decades, a key Pakistani lawmaker and aide to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Tuesday.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 06:55
Pakistan and Russia are set to hold their first-ever joint military exercises later this year, media reported today, reflecting increased military cooperation between the two former Cold War rivals.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:29
Current restrictions on U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan and a heavy reliance on civilian contractors are eroding the skills and cohesion of units deployed to the country, according to information from the Army given to the House Armed Services Committee and provided to The Washington Post.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 06:53
Pakistan and China have showcased their all-weather friendship with the launch of one of the biggest joint military exercises in decades. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, the war games that began on April 11 near Jhelum followed speculation over whether China will step in to fill the economic, military and diplomatic void if Pakistan’s relationship with the U.S. further deteriorated.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 06:39
A senior American general has proposed resuming offensive strikes against the Taliban, exposing a rift between the military and senior administration officials over the U.S. role in the war in Afghanistan, according to military officials.
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 06:42
Around 190 participants and support personnel from the United States, Pakistan and Mongolia arrived in Dushanbe for Exercise Regional Cooperation, the largest annual, multilateral U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) command-post exercise held in conjunction with regional partners from Central and South Asia.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 06:58
Russia is preparing to hold over the next six months joint army exercises with both China and India, as well as military operations with fellow Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) member states.
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 13:36

This week, the United States Congress passed a Continuing Resolution which included an amendment to train and equip “moderate” Syrian rebels to combat the “Islamic State” (IS). Meanwhile, President Obama pledged 3,000 troops to help fight the Ebola epidemic. The White House also published its annual list of “Major Drug Transit or Major Illicit Drug Producing Countries,” the majority of which are located in Latin America. On Thursday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed a bill that would give major non-NATO ally status to Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova.  

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 12:30

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