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16. 04. 2014
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Plan to Deploy More U.S. Troops in Africa Faces Logistical Hurdles

              Source: National Defense Pentagon officials are finding that greater U.S. military involvement in Africa will be harder than they had imagined. Despite an impressive logistics machine...

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16. 04. 2014
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Swedish military raided German sub makers

            Source: Local.se Tensions between Sweden and the German company Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems (TKMS) took a surprising turn last Tuesday when the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration carried out a...

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16. 04. 2014
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DoD quietly expanding AFRICOM missions

Source: Marine Corps Times Just five years ago, the Pentagon considered Africa such a strategic backwater that the global map of combatant commands carved the massive continent into two chunks and placed most...

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15. 04. 2014
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EU Agrees to Train Mali Police, Extends Army Training Mission

            Source: Voice of America The European Union agreed on Tuesday to send civilian advisers to train and advise Mali’s police while extending by two years a mission...

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15. 04. 2014
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SOFT POWER: Pentagon’s psychological operations, State Department and USAID’s information operations intended to influence local populations

              Source: US News The United States Department of Defense used it recently in Yemen and Pakistan. The U.S. State Department is using it right now in...

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14. 04. 2014
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Pentagon to use drones to create remote wi-fi hotspots

            Source: BBC The Pentagon is planning to turn old drones into wi-fi hotspots. The equipment needed for long-range high-bandwidth wi-fi is often unavailable to troops in the...

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14. 04. 2014
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Lithuanian Military To Deploy New Radars to Belarus Border

              Source: Defense News The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense is planning to deploy three new radars to Lithuania’s border with Belarus to bolster the military’s air surveillance...

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14. 04. 2014
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Africa’s next Angola oil fields will be in Somalia’s Oil and Gas in Indian Ocean Exploration

              Source: Geeska Afrika Africa’s next Angola oil fields will be in Somalia’s Oil and Gas in Indian Ocean Exploration. British oil giant British Petroleum signed concessions...

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14. 04. 2014
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Canada prepared for possible military mission in Syria, defence documents show

                Source: National Post Canadian defence and diplomatic officials have been quietly working on plans for possible Canadian military missions — as well as shoring up...

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14. 04. 2014
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It’s time to reveal the Israeli role in the US surveillance machine

        Source: mondoweiss If the Israeli government has indeed ordered its spies “to dig up intelligence” showing links between the supporters of BDS and “terrorists and enemy states” asreported in the February...

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14. 04. 2014
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U.S. advisers train Iraqi special forces to counter spreading Sunni offensive

            Source: World Tribune The United States has been training Iraqi special operations forces to quell the Sunni revolt.Officials said U.S. advisers were training and mentoring Iraqi SOF...

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14. 04. 2014
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The EU’s Covert Military Satellite Program

                    Source: The Trumpet The EU launched its Sentinel-1a satellite from French Guiana on April 3 as it began the rollout of its advanced fleet of Earth-monitoring...

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14. 04. 2014
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Why the Sudden Rush Into Africa? It’s the Oil

          Source: The Root Kenya, Libya Uganda and Nigeria are thousands of miles removed from that toilet of European tension known as Ukraine, but as drama unfolds in Eastern...

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13. 04. 2014
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Uganda, with uranium, oil and gas, seeks India’s help

Editor’s Note: Obama/Pentagon deploying 100′s of special operation forces to hunt Joseph Kony or are they setting up a strategic military footprint in Uganda to secure mountains of uranium, oil and gas through clandestine...

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13. 04. 2014
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German space research centre under espionage attack

            Source: Business Recorder Germany’s aeronautics and space research centre has for months been the target of a suspected cyber attack by a foreign intelligence service, a German news...

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13. 04. 2014
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Army explores sea-basing helos in Asia-Pacific

Source: Military Times The Army is considering certifying some of its attack helicopters to operate from ships — a mission historically conducted by the Marine Corps — as the service looks to broaden...

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12. 04. 2014
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Turkey’s intel agency to have NSA-like body

            Source: hurriyet daily news Turkey’s largest military eavesdropping base, which is run under the country’s national intelligence agency, has been named the Signal Intelligence Directorate (SİB), in efforts...

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12. 04. 2014
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Hezbollah develops new tactics in Syrian civil war

Source: PhilStar/AP The commandos infiltrated Syrian rebel-held territory near the Lebanese border, watching rebel fighters come and go from a two-story villa before slipping inside to plant a powerful bomb. The next morning,...

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12. 04. 2014
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Marine Corps wants crisis response unit in Western Africa

Editor’s Note:  The increased clandestine military operations and interventions by multiple nations is difficult to quantify. Long term, West Africa will become a strategical chessboard played by many actors along with multi-regional conflicts...

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12. 04. 2014
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Top Marine in Japan: If tasked, we could retake the Senkakus from China

              Source: Stars and Stripes If the Chinese invaded the Senkaku Islands, U.S. Marines in the Pacific could recapture them, the commander of Marines in Japan said...

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12. 04. 2014
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MI6 – CIA used Diego Garcia as secret ‘black site’ prison

Source: Guardian  The government is under mounting pressure to “come clean” about the role of an overseas UK territory leased to the US and allegedly used as a secret “black site” detention centre....

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12. 04. 2014
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Ukraine prepares armed response as city seized by pro-Russia forces

              Source: Reuters Armed separatists took control of a city in eastern Ukraine on Saturday and Kiev prepared troops to tackle what it called an “act of...

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11. 04. 2014
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Marine Corps to create Middle East crisis response unit in 2015

Source: Stars and Stripes The Marine Corps will create a new land-based unit in the Middle East during fiscal 2015, designed to respond to crises in the region, including emergencies at embassies, the...

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11. 04. 2014
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Russia invaded Crimea and these U.S. energy companies made a killing

Source: resource investor The Energy Report: In a recent Daily Resource Update, you wrote a piece called, “Here’s How Russia’s Invasion of Crimea Could Benefit Some U.S. Oil Companies,” and it wasn’t the oil producing companies I assumed...

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11. 04. 2014
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China Creates Elite Anti-Terror Unit “Falcon Commando”

Source: China Topix China formally creates a police brigade, special elite unit called the “Falcon Commando,” tasked to respond to any threats of terrorism. President Xi Jinping formally presented the flag which will...

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11. 04. 2014
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The ‘gendarme’ of Africa: France’s hard lessons

Source: blouin news This week marked the twentieth anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, which left an estimated 800,000 people dead. For France, still coming to terms with its inaction during the conflict, the grim...

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10. 04. 2014
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UN to send 10,000 troops into Central African Republic

Source: Malta Today The 15-member United Nations (UN) Security Council has unanimously approved the creation of a peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic to try to end violence between Christians and Muslims...

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10. 04. 2014
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Inside the FBI’s Hostage and Rescue Team secret operations with JSOC

          Source: Washington Post The FBI’s transformation from a crime-fighting agency to a counterterrorism organization in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks has been well-documented. Less widely...

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