Posts Tagged ‘Defense and Military Forces’

Obama Moves to Restrict

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Military Vote in Swing State


What the U.S. should do about Egypt’s Military, and why it will Never Happen

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Earlier this week, Egypt’s military “transferred power to the military,” as the Masry Al-Youm newspaper put it.  (more…)

The Free Syrian Army; the West;

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Road to/from Bekka Valley between Lebanon and Syria [Photo: Haifa J. Church]

and Syrian President Bashar Assad


News Analysis: American and Iraqi Versions Differ in Latest Chapters of War’s Story

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

In some instances, as in the release of casualty statistics, the Americans publicly showcase their own data, which consistently show many fewer violent deaths than Iraqi figures.

China’s Money and Migrants Pour Into Tibet

Saturday, July 24th, 2010

China sees development and and enhanced security presence as the key to stability, but the influx of people has deepened resentment among many Tibetans.

Chavez Breaks Colombia Ties Over Rebel Charges

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

The Venezuelan president on Thursday severed relations after Bogota presented evidence it said showed 1,500 Colombian leftist guerrillas were hiding in Venezuelan territory.

U.S. and S. Korea to Conduct War Games Next Week

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

The large-scale military exercises in the Sea of Japan will be an attempt to deter acts of aggression by North Korea.

Afghan Plan on Transfer of Security Gets Support

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Western nations attending an international conference in Kabul on Tuesday are expected to endorse President Hamid Karzai’s plan for Afghan forces to take the lead throughout the country by 2014.

Afghans to Form Local Forces to Fight Taliban

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

After intensive discussions with NATO commanders, the Afghan government approved a program to establish local defense forces around the country.

Israel Sends Warning to Gaza-Bound Libyan Vessel

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

The Israeli Navy radioed a warning to a Libyan ship steaming toward Gaza on Tuesday to change course, an Israeli military spokesman said.

Pakistan Bomber Attacks Gathering of Tribal Elders

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The suicide attack, which killed at least 50, was aimed at tribal elders and authorities involved in helping people resist the Taliban.

Indictments in Gaza War Are Announced

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

Israel’s military announced disciplinary and legal action in the Gaza offensive as the prime minister visited Washington.

Pakistan Army Finds Taliban Tough to Root Out

Monday, July 5th, 2010

Months after declaring victory in South Waziristan and the Swat Valley, the army has been forced to reopen campaigns after militants seeped back in.

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