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America Has a New Commando Unit-a.k.a SOD-X

On November 27, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Joseph Trevithick  The North Carolina Army National Guard has quietly stood up a new commando detachment for secretive missions around the world.On Oct. 18th, federal and state officials held a ceremony marking the creation of...

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IDF Ramping Up Field Intel Ops Along Syrian Border

On November 27, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Algemeiner The Israeli army’s Combat Intelligence Collection Corps “Vulture” battalion held week-long maneuvers in the Golan Heights, in concern that Syria’s internal carnage could involve Israel, Ch. 2 News said Thursday. The...

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Afghan president orders military review

On November 25, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Military Times President Ashraf Ghani has ordered a top-to-bottom review of the operations of Afghanistan’s defense forces, including discussing the resumption of controversial night raids banned by his predecessor. The move appears...

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China building South China Sea island big enough for airstrip

On November 22, 2014 by stratagem
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Source:Reuters Satellite images show China is building an island on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands large enough to accommodate what could be its first offshore airstrip in the South China Sea, a leading...

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Obama secretly widens Afghan role

On November 21, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Star Tribune   U.S. troops, jets, bombers and drones committed for more combat missions. President Obama signed a secret order in recent weeks authorizing a more expansive mission for the military in...

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Private Military Contractors Hired to Move Guns and Gold Out of Ferguson

On November 21, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Vice News Business owners in the St. Louis, Missouri area have hired private military contractors to transport guns and gold, fearing their shops will be targeted by looters if a grand jury...

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Chinese troops training Pakistani soldiers along the Indian Border

On November 15, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Nation  In a startling claim, the Border Security Force (BSF) has claimed that the Chinese troops are training the Pakistani forces in Azad Kashmir, and has issued a report to National Security...

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Tiny Qatar Plays Outsize Role in US War Strategy

On October 20, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Black Press USA Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar’s al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism. The contrast in...

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US, S Korea set up wartime unit to destroy North’s nukes

On September 4, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Asia One South Korea said Thursday it would create a joint military unit with the United States, as a report suggested the contingent would target North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction if...

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The wars that really are about the oil

On August 30, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Spectator UK Excerpt: Americans who hope that ‘energy independence’ can reduce US involvement in the Middle East similarly fail to understand the post-Cold War strategy of their own country. Thanks to the...

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“Night Stalkers” Special Operations Aviation Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank Military Excercise

On August 20, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: TwinCities The Army’s 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment has a saying — “Night Stalkers Don’t Quit.” It apparently doesn’t always let people sleep, either. The airborne unit’s Black Hawk helicopters arrived without warning Monday night,...

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The Rise of Private Military Companies (Part 2/2)

On August 20, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Fair Observer The changing climate of warfare, growing instability and increased globalization have created a market for PMC services. [Read part one here.] The role of private military companies (PMC) ranges from security to training...

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Elite US military forces secretly invaded Syria recently in attempt to rescue James Foley

On August 20, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Guardian Elite US military forces secretly invaded Syria recently in a risky and ultimately unsuccessful attempt to free James Foley ahead of his slaying by Islamic State (Isis). Confirmation of the failed night-time raid, which took place...

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Elite CIA Special Forces Unit Hunt Islamic State ‘Caliph’ Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

On August 18, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: IBT An elite US special force unit has been tasked with hunting down the elusive “Caliph” of the Islamic State terror group that continues to cause mayhem across northern Iraq and Syria....

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U.S. Special Forces and British SAS land on Iraq’s Mt Sinjar

On August 13, 2014 by stratagem
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  Editor’s Note:Mt Sinjar is a strategic geographic location for NATO special operational forces to conduct ISR missions of ISIS and evacuate civilians. I am still no sure how bad the situation is...

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130 Marines and special operations forces sent to Irbil in Kurdish-controlled territory

On August 12, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Military Times The military has sent 130 advisers to northern Iraq to plan for the evacuation of refugees under siege by Islamic militants, according to a senior Defense Department official. The Marines...

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Russian Arctic island to serve as base for military transport planes

On August 11, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Russia and India Report A Russian Arctic aerodrome will be upgraded to receive Ilyushin Il-76 heavy military transport planes, Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Air Force, Col.-General Viktor Bondarev said on Monday. Plans...

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