Military Cooperation

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Obama administration’s new proposal to Russia on Syria is more extensive than previously known. It would open the way for deep cooperation between U.S. and Russian military and intelligence agencies and coordinated air attacks by American and Russian planes on Syrian rebels deemed to be terrorists.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Afghanistan — A senior leader of the Islamic State group in Afghanistan was killed Monday, a day before representatives of Afghanistan and Pakistan pledged to mount a joint effort to defeat the militants.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
International demand for U.S. weapons systems is expected to continue growing in coming years, a senior U.S. Air Force official said on Sunday, citing strong interest in unmanned systems, munitions and fighter jets.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Turkey has re-opened airspace for Incirlik Air Base after a failed coup of the country's president. The move allows the U.S. to resume airstrikes against the Islamic State terrorist group in Iraq and Syria.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Cooperation among China, the United States and Africa can effectively fight maritime piracy in Africa, a UN senior official said on Wednesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
NATO is sending its most sophisticated radar aircraft to help coordinate the campaign of airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, the alliance decided at its summit meeting in Warsaw, Poland.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The African Union has backed a request for African troops with a robust mandate to reinforce U.N. peacekeepers in South Sudan. The African heads of state were responding to a communiqué on South Sudan put out after a meeting with regional leaders and the United Nations on Saturday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A major US objective for a decade, the Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA) will enable the Pentagon to use Indian military bases and ports for resupply, repairs and rest. It will also allow the US military to “forward position” material on Indian bases.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A top U.S. Air Force official on Sunday urged the U.S. government to speed up consideration of long-standing bids by Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain to buy U.S. fighter jets, citing growing frustration among the key U.S. allies in the Gulf about delays in the process.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Nigeria and South Africa are stepping up cooperation in the area of defense, as part of measures to tackle the security challenges in both countries and Africa, especially regarding terrorism.

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