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Is NASA’s WB-57 research plane making maps for AFRICOM commando raids?

On December 3, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: War is Boring Digital Globe satellite imagery of the U.S. military base at Camp Lemmonier in Djibouti, dated Sept. 20, depicts NASA’s WB-57 high-altitude aircraft on the recently-expanded auxiliary operations apron. The...

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U.S.-China: “Battle for Africa” comes to the fore in Angola

On December 3, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: The Worldfolio The U.S. government and American companies are eager to make up the ground lost to China in Africa during recent years. Angola has become a key battleground in this struggle...

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U.S. Army rebalance to the Asia-Pacific region will include Japan, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, South Korea and Malayasia

On December 2, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Army Times Excerpt: The experience, which came during a jungle survival class, was just one of many memorable moments during the Army’s very first Pacific Pathway, which deploys soldiers for two or...

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Taiwan develops new missiles to counter China’s threat

On December 2, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Western Australian  Taiwan arms developers said Tuesday that new surface-to-air missiles would defend its airspace for “up to 20 years” as it aims to update weaponry to counter a perceived military threat...

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NATO prepares ‘spearhead’ to ward off Russia

On December 2, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: DW Beginning early next year NATO will have a new reaction force ready, which can be deployed more rapidly on its eastern border. This new force, called “interim spearhead,” will consist of...

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250 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division will deploy to support Iraq operations

On December 2, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Army Times About 250 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division will deploy in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, officials announced Monday. The soldiers from 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat...

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WINTER SKIES, FROZEN SEAS AND NORTHERN SHORES I: CHINA

On November 29, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Global Policy Watch   Part 1: On the Frozen Seas of the North, a Red Dragon’s flight is worthwhile to note  Thanks to climate change in recent decades, the once always frozen waters...

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Afghanistan’s Opium Industry Now Employs More People Than Its Military

On November 29, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: BI Afghanistan’s opium economy provides more employment – “up to 411,000 full-time-equivalent jobs” – than even the country’s armed forces, according to aquarterly report released today by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan...

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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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China moves into Afghanistan

On November 26, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: European CFR On 23 November, the Afghan Parliament finally signed off on the Bilateral Security Agreement with the United States, allowing foreign troops to remain in the country after 2014. Days earlier,...

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How China’s shadowy agency is working to absorb Taiwan

On November 26, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: SWI Ever since a civil war split the two sides more than 60 years ago, China has viewed Taiwan as a renegade province that needs to be absorbed into the mainland. To...

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Qatar And CIA Running Covert Training Camp For Syrian Rebels

On November 26, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: HP/Reuters At a desert base, Gulf state Qatar is covertly training moderate Syrian rebels with U.S. help to fight both President Bashar al-Assad and Islamic State and may include more overtly Islamist...

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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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Egypt eyes Cyprus’ untapped natural gas riches

On November 25, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Al Arabiya Cyprus and energy-starved Egypt agreed Tuesday to speed up procedures on the prospect of exporting natural gas from the Mediterranean island to the North African country, officials said. Egyptian Oil...

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RAW: India’s External Intelligence Agency

On November 22, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Council on Foreign Relations Excerpt: RAW’s Role in Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka RAW played a significant role in the formation of Bangladesh along with the Indian army and other Indian security...

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Syrian rebels, increasingly desperate, turn to tunnel warfare

On November 22, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: LA Times For three days, Syrian rebels dug through a wall of a library that housed a trove of historical religious texts, and underneath an adjacent road. When they were done with...

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