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.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:42
Nigerian troops have retaken a remote northeastern town along the country's border with Niger from Boko Haram militants, a military spokesman announced Wednesday. According to army spokesman Sani Usman, Mallam Fatori -- which was one of the last few towns still held by the militants -- was now under full control of the military.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:40
The U.S. envoy to the anti-Islamic State coalition said on Wednesday there would be "no tolerance" for sectarian torture and other abuses resulting from the planned offensive to recapture the group's de-facto Iraqi capital of Mosul.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:09
After 16 years and $10 billion, the once-controversial U.S. security aid package to Colombia is celebrated today by many Republicans and Democrats in Congress as one of the top U.S. foreign policy achievements of the 21st century.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Throughout Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's regional tour, he has found expanded opportunities for Israel's arms export market with African countries seeking to modernize their militaries.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Francois Hollande announced on Wednesday that France would end its military mission in the Central African Republic in October.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Rwanda is threatening to go it alone and fight the Hutu rebels in eastern Congo, outside a United Nations-backed Great Lakes initiative.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Despite AMISOM's increasing military operations, it has failed to truly consolidate peace in the territory it controls. Going forward AMISOM must reorient itself toward peacebuilding, especially on the eve of upcoming elections.