Joshua Kucera

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 07:11
After the Taliban took over the city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan, Russia has responded by taking a number of measures aimed at shoring up security in the region, strengthening both their own and partner armed forces.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 06:30
Nearly 100,000 Russian soldiers have wrapped up the country's biggest military exercise of the year, practicing to "contain" a conflict in Central Asia.
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 06:56
Russia has given its allies half a billion dollars in discounts on weaponry, the head of Russia's post-Soviet security bloc, the Collective Security Treaty Organization, has said.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 06:40
The United States is practicing how quickly it can deploy its military to Georgia in order to respond to "Russian aggression," Georgia's defense minister has said.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 06:52
Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are conducting large-scale military exercises as tension along the border between the two nemeses has spiked in recent days.
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 06:43
The United States, Ukraine, and other allies are conducting joint naval exercises in the Black Sea, which the American commander says Russia has greeted, somewhat uncharacteristically, "cordially."
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 07:08
Russia is planning to set up a radar installation in Azerbaijan in 2017. It would be Russia's first military installation in Azerbaijan after Baku refused to renew the lease for a previous radar system in 2012.
Monday, August 17, 2015 - 11:35
Russia has donated five air defense complexes to Kazakhstan, a (small) part of a planned joint air defense system shared between Russia and its allies.
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 05:58
Georgia's defense minister has publicly criticized the country's state-owned arms manufacturer, saying it needs closer oversight and calling into question the purpose of its highest-profile product, a domestically produced armored personnel carrier.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 05:17
NATO could get involved in protecting a potential trans-Caspian gas pipeline, which Russia strongly opposes, an alliance official has said.