Military Cooperation

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 06:47
Armenia's membership to the CSTO is not an obstacle for the cooperation with NATO, head of the NATO Liaison Office in the South Caucasus, Ambassador William Lahue said at the conference entitled "Upcmoning Challenges: NATO from Wales to Warsaw and Beyond".
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:22
The EU's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, has proposed setting up a Brussels headquarters for European “battlegroups” capable of mounting military interventions in crises. A headquarters was one of four priority proposals to be presented to EU governments after the Brexit vote, she told Italian newspaper La Repubblica.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 07:17
Turkey would be ready to join any initiative proposed by the United States to capture an Islamic State stronghold in Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said in remarks published on Wednesday, as Turkish-backed forces took more Syrian land from jihadists.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 07:40
The governments of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras will launch a new regional task force assigned to combat organized crime, with a special target on gangs, following an agreement signed Saturday in the Salvadoran capital by defense and security authorities.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:42
The Kyrgyzstan government is investigating the apparent theft of equipment from the former United States air base there, which the departing Americans had handed over to the Kyrgyzstan armed forces.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:41
The U.S. Air Force will continue to fly missions out of Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, despite ongoing turmoil following a failed coup there last month, Air Force officials said Wednesday. U.S. military leaders hope to restore or create new relationships with their Turkish counterparts, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James told reporters at a State of the Air Force briefing with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein.
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 06:35
The commander in charge of US forces in Afghanistan has asked India to step up military aid in the Asian country. Gen. John Nicholson's call to action comes as Western sanctions against Russia is leading to a paucity of spares for Russian-made weaponry used by Afghan forces.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 06:44
While agreeing that Pakistan has raised concerns about India's growing role in Afghanistan, the top commander overseeing American operations in the war-struck country has welcomed New Delhi's participation in strengthening local forces.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 06:28
Israel’s state-owned Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and Raytheon, its US partner for Iron Dome production, are working to transform the combat-proven Israeli interceptor into a fully American system in defense of forward-deployed US forces.
Monday, August 8, 2016 - 06:40
Since the 2011 ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak, links between Cairo and Jerusalem have been centered on securing the Sinai Peninsula and on the Gaza Strip. In Sinai, an Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) affiliate has waged a five-year insurgency that has killed at least 700 people — primarily Egyptian servicemen and police, but also some Israelis — and bilateral intel-sharing is intimate.