Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 06:38
Just under half of Russia's fixed-wing strike force based in Syria has flown out of the country in the past two days, according to a Reuters calculation based upon state TV footage.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 06:07
Two Emirati pilots were killed when their fighter jet crashed on Monday in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is battling Iran-backed rebels, the alliance said.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 09:25
Antonov has revealed that it has completed assembly of the first An-132 fuselage at its factory in Ukraine.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:45
Officially, the United States has one military base in Africa. Unofficially, the story is a little different, according to investigative journalist Nick Turse. Turse has uncovered a massive network of secret U.S. military locations that span the length and breadth of the continent, an unmistakeable clue that indicates that Africa is where the U.S. is planning to fight its future wars.
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 06:33
In facilitating the process of securitization, African leaders avoid the real challenge of addressing the roots of human insecurity within their countries and regions.
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.”
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 06:59
As American intelligence agencies grapple with the expansion of the Islamic State beyond its headquarters in Syria, the Pentagon has proposed a new plan to the White House to build up a string of military bases in Africa, Southwest Asia and the Middle East.
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 06:53
Guelleh is taking Djibouti down a road that no longer aligns with the goals and principles of the U.S.
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 06:48
Local and international actors have called for the rearmament of the country’s armed forces following rising sectarian violence. However, such a move is fraught with danger, including threats by certain ex-Séléka factions to invade the capital Bangui should it occur.
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 06:27
In the shadows of what was once called the “dark continent,” a scramble has come and gone. If you heard nothing about it, that was by design. But look hard enough and — north to south, east to west — you’ll find the fruits of that effort: a network of bases, compounds, and other sites whose sum total exceeds the number of nations on the continent.