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Mali: The Forgotten Uranium War

Source: Yahoo News Excerpt: French interests in SahelFrench support for the MNLA is not surprising, at least not geopolitically. France wants Niger protected from the insurgencies sweeping across the Sahel region, and it...

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Brazilians in Russia Evaluating Air Defense System

Source: Brazzilmag The Ministry of Defense sent to Russia last week a group of nine officials from the Navy, the Army and the Air Force for the evaluation of the Pantsir-S1 air defense...

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04. 09. 2014
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US, S Korea set up wartime unit to destroy North’s nukes

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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02. 09. 2014
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U.S. military dependence on Russian rocket engines raises security concerns

Source: Washington Times The rising tensions with Russia over its aggression in Ukraine is creating national security concerns inside the Pentagon, where the military’s largest satellite program is reliant on a rocket engine produced by Moscow. The Air Force said it...

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AFRICOM set to open second drone base in Niger

Source: Washington Post The Pentagon is preparing to open a drone base in one of the remotest places on Earth: an ancient caravan crossroads in the middle of the Sahara. After months of...

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Northern Fleet’s New Arctic Base: Missiles and manpower to protect offshore oil and gas resources

Source: Barents Observer The Northern Fleet is sending soldiers and firepower to the New Siberian Islands, Russia’s new base location in the Russian east Arctic. Fleet Head Commander Vladimir Korolyov this week inspected personnel...

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UK SPECIAL FORCES MOVE INTO LONDON AS GOVT FEARS ‘MUMBAI-STYLE’ TERRORIST SPECTACULAR

  keep calm & carry on Source: Breitbart London could be the scene of a Mumbai-style terrorist “spectacular” if Islamist jihadists get their way, British security chiefs have warned. There is growing concern...

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Analyst: ‘Pakistan’s military seeking to destabilize government’

Source: DW Pakistani security forces have secured the headquarters of the state television channel PTV in Islamabad after a crowd of anti-government protesters stormed the building on September 1 and temporarily took the...

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U.S. military wants multi-purpose missile defence sensors in Canadian Arctic

Source: CTV News American military officials have shed some light on what Canada could contribute to the missile-defence program should it choose to join after a decade spent on the sidelines. Several conversations...

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30. 08. 2014
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U.S. Army Sees ‘Megacities’ As the Future Battlefield

Source: Defense News When the US Army looks to the future, it sees cities. Dense, sprawling, congested cities where criminal and extremist groups flourish almost undetected by authorities, but who can influence the...

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30. 08. 2014
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Xi Jinping urges China’s military to create ‘information warfare’ strategy

Source: SMCP President Xi Jinping has said China would spur military innovation and called on the army to create a new strategy for “information warfare” as the country embarked on military reform, state...

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30. 08. 2014
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Nato Building 10,000-Strong Force to Counter Russia over Ukraine

Source: Yahoo Nato is reportedly putting together a 10,000-strong force drawn from at least seven countries amid the escalating tensions over Russia and Ukraine. The report comes a day after Ukraine sought to...

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28. 08. 2014
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Chinese interceptions of U.S. military planes could intensify due to submarine base

Source: Euro News One Chinese naval officer has advice for fighter pilots intercepting U.S. surveillance planes in the wake of an incident over the South China Sea last week that Washington condemned as...

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US military to send M-1 Abrams tanks to Eastern Europe for excercise

Source: Yahoo/AFP US Army troops equipped with tanks will head to Eastern Europe soon to reassure NATO allies anxious over Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, Pentagon officials said Thursday. About 600 troops from the...

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Limited Warfare Is Back

Source: National Interest EUROPE NEEDS to rearm and defend itself to cope with a new military threat. The American security umbrella—in both its conventional and nuclear forms—is no longer adequate, particularly on NATO’s...

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28. 08. 2014
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Pentagon’s psychological operations- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare: ‘We worked with a military adviser’

Editor’s Note: The populous is continuously being desensitized to war through scripted news, music and gaming sponsored by the direct involvement of pentagon officials and advisers. Source: HITC The next threat to the...

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27. 08. 2014
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Declassified CIA Report Reveals Friction Between US And Canada Over Arctic Sovereignty, Harper Orders Troops to Defend the North Pole Against Russian Dominion

Source: IB Times A report that has been declassified by the U.S. CIA has revealed the battle on sovereignty over the Arctic region has caused a friction in the relations between the U.S....

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27. 08. 2014
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U.S. Military hides air base locations for ISIS airstrikes

Source: Star Tribune The U.S. military is relying on bases in the Persian Gulf and elsewhere in the Middle East to carry out airstrikes in Iraq, but it is masking the locations and...

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NATO to develop Eastern European ‘spearhead’

Source: The News Pl “We have something already called the NATO response force whose purpose is to be able to be deployed rapidly if needed. Now it’s our intention to develop what I...

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United Nations ramping up peacekeeper drone surveillance flights

Source:  Al Jazeera Eastern Congo is a testing ground of sorts, as the U.N. tries to streamline its global forces of nearly 100,000 deployed personnel who are grappling with increasingly intractable missions in...

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25. 08. 2014
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China’s “Nine-Dash Line” Advance Spurs Indonesian Military Shift to Remote Gas-Rich Islands

Source: Reuters They know Natuna is quite a prize. Its fish-rich waters are routinely plundered by foreign trawlers. Lying just inside its 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone is the East Natuna gas field, one...

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25. 08. 2014
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Electromagnetic Warfare Is Here

Source: IEEE Spectrum Electromagnetic (EM) attacks are not only possible—they are happening. One may be under way as you read this. Even so, you would probably never hear of it: These stories are...

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25. 08. 2014
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Egypt and UAE teamed up to launch secret airstrikes in Libya

Source:National Post Twice in the past seven days, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have secretly teamed to launch airstrikes against Islamist-allied militias battling for control of Tripoli, Libya, four senior U.S. officials...

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25. 08. 2014
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Iran Sends Tanks to Iraq to Fight ISIS

Source: War is Boring [...] On Aug. 21, Kurdish social media activists published pictures that appear to depict elements of the Iranian 81st Armored Division entering southern Kurdistan via Khaneghein, north of Jalawla....

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24. 08. 2014
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For sale: Systems that can secretly track where cellphone users go around the globe

    Editor’s Note: Your movements, habits and privacy are tracked and surveyed by governments and corporations because information is a commodity. Source: Washington Post Makers of surveillance systems are offering governments across the world the ability to...

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21. 08. 2014
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Canadian Military Forces developing networks of weapon and equipment hubs throughout the Arctic

Source: Ottawa Citizen The Canadian Forces will develop a network of sites throughout the Arctic in order to stockpile equipment if needed and move troops and gear quickly into the region in case of emergency,...

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21. 08. 2014
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Inhuman intelligence is important for US in fast-moving war

Source: Irish Examiner It’s about collecting as much intelligence as possible and piecing it together. Two schools of intelligence have often vied for primacy — signals intelligence from electronic eavesdropping and aerial surveillance...

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21. 08. 2014
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India plans US$10bn mountain strike corps to counter China

Source: Want China Times India is building a new 620-billion-rupee (US$10 billion) mountain strike corps to counter China along the China-India border in the northeastern part of the country, according to a report...

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20. 08. 2014
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How The Future of Warfare is Financial War

Source: Morning Money Au What follows is an exclusive extract of Jim Rickards’ speech at World War D earlier this year. Jim is a lawyer, economist, investment banker and bestselling author of Currency Wars and The Death of...

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DARPA: Tanks in the future will not depend on armor but technology

Source: Tech Times Tanks are usually layered with a thick metal armor to shield them; however, this makes them massive, slow and not very agile. DARPA envisions the creation of an advanced agile...

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20. 08. 2014
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North Korea Redeploys Tanks, Troops, Weapons From DMZ To China Border

Source: ChinaTopix North Korea has redeployed dozens of tanks from the South Korean Demilitarized Zone to the Chinese border, reports from South Korea said Wednesday. South Korean sources speculated the movement of tanks,...

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20. 08. 2014
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“Night Stalkers” Special Operations Aviation Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank Military Excercise

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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20. 08. 2014
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The Rise of Private Military Companies (Part 2/2)

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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20. 08. 2014
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Elite US military forces secretly invaded Syria recently in attempt to rescue James Foley

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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19. 08. 2014
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Listening In: The U.S. Navy Is Tracking Ocean Sounds Collected by Scientists

Source: NextGov In a retired shore station for transpacific communications cables on the western coast of Vancouver Island sits a military computer in a padlocked cage. It’s the sort of cage you might...

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19. 08. 2014
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Wargame to examine the fall of a ‘megacity’

Source: U.S. Army It’s 2035, and a city of more than 10 million people is in a state of crisis plagued by insurgency, internal corruption and struck by a natural disaster in the...

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18. 08. 2014
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NATO build-up:Pentagon Deploys Fighter Jets to Bulgaria

Source: Military.com The Pentagon is sending a dozen fighter planes and nearly 200 personnel to Bulgaria for a training exercise as violence in Ukraine continues to claim civilian lives. The 493rd Fighter Squadron out of...

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18. 08. 2014
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Elite CIA Special Forces Unit Hunt Islamic State ‘Caliph’ Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

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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17. 08. 2014
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NATO: We Need to Be Ready for Armed military personnel without sovereign insignia, who create unrest, occupy government buildings, incite local populations, train and provide tactical advice to separatists

Editor’s Note: Not if, but when unrest spreads across the streets of America, will the Washington Elites and Pentagon echelon move forward with military operations against “Armed military personnel without sovereign insignia, who create...

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Israel’s nuclear strategy – a larger role for submarine-basing

Source: Jerusalem Post Although Israel’s current security emphases following Operation Protective Edge lie most plainly in counter-terrorism operations, this should not obscure the Jewish State’s overriding obligation to deter WMD attacks by enemy...

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16. 08. 2014
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Dempsey Favors Building Vietnamese Naval Capabilities

Editor’s Note: Vietnam’s weapons embargo will be lifted by the United States in preparation to use Vietnam as an ally to contain China’s encroachment into the South China Sea. Source: Department of Defense...

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14. 08. 2014
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600 U.S.-based soldiers will deploy to Europe

Source: Army Times About 600 soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division’s 1st Brigade Combat Team will rotate into Europe in October as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve. The soldiers from Fort Hood, Texas,...

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Ukraine’s Broke Military Is Underpaid and Undertrained

Source: Business Week A group of men and a few women clad in neat, matching camouflage uniforms and combat boots walk through an airport, presumably on their way to the front. As the...

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Serbian mercenaries fighting in eastern Ukraine

Source: DW An unruly beard, army fatigues and an automatic weapon are part of Bratislav Zivkovic’s image. The 39-year-old is the leader of the Serb Chetnik militia in eastern Ukraine. He was in...

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14. 08. 2014
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China Outsources Dirty Work to U.S. Military

Source: Bloomberg View There’s very little that the Chinese government likes less than the projection of U.S. military power. The reasons range widely — from a general distaste for the U.S. meddling outside...

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13. 08. 2014
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Colombia heightens military presence to secure eastern war zone

Editor’s Note: Resource Wars: Oil pipelines and mining operations Source: Columbia Reports The Colombian government is bolstering its military presence in eastern Colombia after months of escalating hostilities and rebel attacks, including Tuesday’s bombing of a major oil pipeline, according to official...

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

  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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12. 08. 2014
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Russia plans to modernise paratrooper unit

Source: Russia and India Report A new role for Airborne Troops The mission statement for Airborne Troops is completely different to that of the Marine Corps. The Russian troops are focused on sabotage...

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12. 08. 2014
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U.S. Army Provides Intelligence Systems to Afghanistan

p Source: Signal Online The Army program executive officer-intelligence, electronic warfare and sensors (PEO-IEW&S) office also is providing the Wolfhound man-portable signals intelligence system to the Afghan National Army (ANA). The 201st ANA...

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12. 08. 2014
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Oil a key motive for U.S. air strikes in Iraq

Source: SF Gate This week’s U.S. air strikes in northern Iraq are being accompanied with an undertow of “it’s all about oil” talk. Take for example, Columbia School of Journalism Dean Steve Coll’s observation...

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

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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Marines to load new prepositioning weapons into Norway caves

Source: Marine Corp Times Climate-controlled caves in Norway will house a new stock of Marine military gear and vehicles in August, and Marines will return unusable equipment to the U.S. The caves are...

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11. 08. 2014
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Germany Is Building a European Army Before Your Eyes

Source: The Trumpet The Dutch army is made up of three brigades, plus support staff and Special Forces. On June 12, one of those brigades, the 11th Airmobile, officially joined the German army. This was the...

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11. 08. 2014
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C.I.A. supplying weapons to Iraqi Kurds to pushback militants

Editor’s Note:   CIA operators on the ground in the region gathering intelligence and delivering weapons to ISIS fighting in Syria. This is either straight forward blowback or a pre-planned destabilization of the entire region to start...

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11. 08. 2014
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French military effort against ISIS ‘should focus on Lebanon’

Source: France 24 France would be better placed supporting efforts against Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS or ISIL) militants in Lebanon rather than on the Kurdish front, specialists told FRANCE...

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25 year Agreement w/ Australia: Thousands of US troops, warplanes and the global ballistic missile shield

Source: Channel News Asia ustralia and the United States will sign a 25-year deal allowing 2,500 US Marines and air force personnel to train Down Under, Defence Minister David Johnston said on Monday...

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11. 08. 2014
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Russian Arctic island to serve as base for military transport planes

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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U.S. Army Developing 3D Printed Clothing for Soldiers

Source: Inside 3DP In the last few weeks we have reported on the many ways in which the U.S Army has been utilizing 3D printing, from spare parts and foodto bioprinting skin for wounded soldiers. Now it seems...

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10. 08. 2014
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Former U.S. Marine in Afghanistan feared commander collaborated with Taliban

Source: ny daily news Michael Golembesky, after making the long, strange trip from hippie pacifist to “9/11 Marine,” went to war in Afghanistan. He returned unsure whether his superiors ever really wanted to win....

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Egypt operates secret prisons for suspected militants

Editor’s Note: I am going out on a limb. I am starting to think the Arab Spring in Cairo, Egypt was a covert Egyptian military intelligence operation to expose, identify and round up enemies of the...

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08. 08. 2014
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SAS deployed in Iraq: British special forces sent to hunt down Islamist militants

Source: Daily Mirror British special forces teams have deployed to Iraq to help rescue tens of thousands of refugees fleeing the murderous onslaught of Islamic State fighters. Crack SAS and Special Boat Service operators are...

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More than 100 aircraft, 8 ships ready for Iraq air campaign

Source: Navy Times The U.S. has a massive force of ships and aircraft in the Persian Gulf for the air campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq. The first airstrikes against the Islamic...

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Obama’s campaign in Iraq could require 15,000 troops

Source: Army Times President Obama says it all the time – no combat troops will return to Iraq. But many experts believe it will be extremely hard to achieve Obama’s newly expanded military mission...

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US continues airstrikes on northern Iraq

Editor’s Note: Airstrikes alone will not neutralize the advance of ISIS.  There needs to be a military airstrike coordination with CIA Special Activities Divisions, Special Forces Units and the locals  on the ground to cut off...

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07. 08. 2014
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Intelligence Source: Turkish Fighter Jets Launched Bombing Strikes on ISIS

Source: Newsweek A former high ranking CIA official in Baghdad tells Newsweek that Turkish jets carried out airstrikes on Islamic State (I.S.) militants threatening Kurdish refugees–an assertion that Ankara denies. The White House, meanwhile, said...

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Russia to create rapid reaction force as relations with West get strained

Source: Itar Tass Russia’s airborne troops are expected to double in strength and be fundamentally rearmed over five years to come to eventually serve as the backbone of a rapid reaction force, as...

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US shows commitment to Pacific-Asia region as B-2s deploy to Guam

Source: Stars and Stripes Three U.S.-based B-2 bombers will fly training missions out of Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, this month, according to Pacific Air Forces. The bombers deployed to Guam on Wednesday,...

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Defense Intelligence Agency Plugs Into Social Media for Intelligence Gathering

Source: WSJ [...] For the past 18 months, the U.S. has invested heavily in ways to collect and examine social-media postings on Facebook, Twitter and overseas regional networks as a source of overseas...

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UK troops may return to Afghanistan

Source: Bangkok Post British combat troops could return to Afghanistan if the country once again becomes a haven for terror groups, the head of the army said Monday.  General Sir Peter Wall said...

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06. 08. 2014
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NATO: Russia Could Use Peacekeeping Mission as Excuse to Invade Ukraine

Source: Moscow Times Russia has amassed about 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine’s eastern border and could use the pretext of a humanitarian or peacekeeping mission to invade, NATO said Wednesday. Stating the conflict in Ukraine was fuelled by Russia, NATO said...

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Defense paper: China maneuvers ‘coercive’

Source: Japan News Japan’s defense white paper for 2014 expressed the country’s greater-than-ever concerns about China, which is expanding its maritime presence, and North Korea, which has not ceased its nuclear and ballistic...

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Report calls on US military to shift resources away from Korea and Japan

Source: The Hankyoreh Analysts in the US military are advising the government to scale back its presence in the Asia-Pacific region, including USFK.  A June report from the Strategic Studies Institute at the...

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05. 08. 2014
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U.S. military team in Ukraine to advise on MH17 crash probe

Editor’s Note: When did the Pentagon start deploying survey teams (intelligence officers) to access non-military aircraft crashes?(still no evidence of what actually happened to MH17) This is an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operation...

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France to speed up arms for Lebanon

Source: BBC France says that it is to speed up the delivery of weapons to the Lebanese army, as violence from Syria’s conflict threatens to spill over. The army has been fighting and...

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U.S. to Give Kurdish Forces Air Support

Source: Rudaw ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—Rudaw has learned from a high-level American official that the United States has offered the Kurds air support in their fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)....

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04. 08. 2014
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Egypt and Algeria eyeing military operation in Libya to prevent the rise of ISIS

Editor’s Note: Is it just me or is every terrorists or jihadists organization being re-labeled as ISIS. Before we know it, the Self Defense Forces fighting in Eastern Ukraine will some how or...

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03. 08. 2014
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USAID Deployed Latin Operatives in Anti-Cuba Ploy

Source: CBS12 -Associate Press Fernando Murillo was typical of the young Latin Americans deployed to Cuba by a U.S. agency to work undercover. He had little training in the dangers of clandestine operations...

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02. 08. 2014
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Djibouti: Obama tactics and American Strategical Military Bases in Africa

Source: Geeska Afrika Public diplomacy and regional strategic partnership news, edited by Nur Kafi, Managing Editor and Publisher. The security situation in Sub-Sahara Africa is as volatile and tenuous; militia groups and militants...

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Global Strike Command enhances nuclear strike capability at Guam

Source: Want China Times The United States is enhancing its nuclear strike capability at Guam for a potential confrontation against China in the Far East, the Tokyo-based Sankei Shimbun reported on July 30. General...

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02. 08. 2014
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Japan to create SDF space monitoring division by 2019

Editor’s Note: SDF space monitoring unit will be more than keeping tabs on space junk and debris. Japan’s space monitoring unit will be responsible for monitoring all aspects of China’s developing space capabilities. ISR of Chinese...

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Russian Navy unveils counterpart to American P-8 Poseidon aircraft

Source: Russia Beyond The Headlines On July 15, Russia’s Northern Fleet acquired a new plane – the Ilyushin Il-38 anti-submarine plane. The aircraft, designed to hunt down and destroy enemy submarines, is equipped...

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01. 08. 2014
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France’s Armed Forces and DGSE counter-terrorism role in Africa:No more Afghanistans

Source: The Interperter As reported in the international media since mid-July, Operation Barkhane is  essentially a French anti-terrorist combat force of 3000 men, permanently stationed in the African Sahel. It has a centralised command headquartered in Chad and includes heavy...

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U.S. Plans To Train, Arm Ukraine National Guard In 2015

Source: Huffington Post The Obama administration has notified Congress of its plans to train and arm the Ukrainian national guard next year, the Pentagon said on Friday, as Washington continues to intensify its...

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ARDEC developing One-Way Luminescence (OWL) tracer round

Source: U.S. Army Engineers at Picatinny Arsenal are researching a way to develop a new type of tracer round that not only would perform its function during the day as well as night,...

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Iraqi Shi’ite militias use hit lists to pick off foes

Source: Reuters Iraqi Shi’ite militias have drawn up hit lists of suspected Sunni insurgents to be kidnapped, executed and hung in public, security and police officials said, raising the stakes in a sectarian...

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The Xingjiangistan Connection

Source: Foreign Policy hen the Pakistani army launched its campaign in the militant-riddled tribal region North Waziristan in June, it was tempting to attribute the operation to U.S. pressure. For many years, Washington...

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Marine Recon Tries New Detachment Concept

Source: Military The first Marines taking part in the “Force Recon Detachment Concept” are deploying with Second Battalion, Fourth Marine Expeditionary Unit, with the hope that the change helps the elite force do...

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Army Ranger Wing of the Republic of Ireland Military Forces

Source: State of Guns The purity of our hearts, the strength of our limbs and the commitment to our promise. This is the motto of the Army Ranger Wing and it is inscribed on their flag....

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The Spike Missile: A Look at Israel’s Elite Defender

Source: JSpace News As the conflict continues between Hamas in Gaza and the Israel Defense Forces, and the casualties mount, we are taking a closer look at some of the weaponry used in...

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30. 07. 2014
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‘Strategic Agility’: Behind The Air Force’s New 30-Year Plan

Source: Breaking Defense This afternoon, the Air Force released a new strategy for “Strategic Agility,” the culmination of months of research to create an overarching framework to forecast the capabilities the US Air Force...

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29. 07. 2014
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Latin America’s military is making a comeback

Source: Inside Costa Rica …Across Latin America, the military is flexing its muscles once again and taking on more central roles in society, including in ways that experts warn are posing subtler risks...

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28. 07. 2014
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Corps assembles next crisis response task force in Middle East

Source: Army Times The Marine Corps is preparing to dispatch its second task force designed specifically for crisis response — this time to the Middle East in order to position for rapid response...

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28. 07. 2014
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Full UK Battle Group To Join Poland Exercise

Source: Sky News A “full battle group” of 1,350 personnel is to be sent to Poland as part of a Nato exercise to reassure Eastern European allies. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon confirmed the...

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27. 07. 2014
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Pentagon lost track of more than 40% of the weapons sent to Afghanistan

Editor’s Note: One thought comes to mind –> Free Syrian Army, Al Nusra Front and ISIS. Related Article: PENTAGON IS SENDING ARTILLERY, ARMORED VEHICLES AND DIFFERENT WEAPONS SYSTEMS FROM AFGHANISTAN TO THE REBEL GROUPS...

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27. 07. 2014
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U.S. military needs better technologies for subterranean operations

Source: Defense Update Tunnels warfare is not new, in fact it has been part of military history since ancient times, through the 20th century. but has been abandoned by modern military with the...

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27. 07. 2014
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U.S. Army Looks to 3D Print Warheads

Source: 3D Prints There are so many amazing uses for 3D printing which have emerged over the last couple of years. From 3D printed medical models which have already saved numerous lives, to 3D printed prosthetics wwhich...

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27. 07. 2014
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MIDDLE EAST MILITARY BUILD-UP: Is the U.S. Prepping for war?

Source: Kimberly Dvorak San Diego 6 News After more than 14 years of continuous war in Afghanistan and Iraq, not to mention supporting insurgencies in Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and Syria, the U.S. departs in...

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26. 07. 2014
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Israeli Special Forces Maglan Unit (Unit 212) operating behind enemy lines and deep in Hamas territory

Editor’s Note: Hamas Guerrilla Units are no match to Maglan Units technologies and heavy weapons Source: Jerusalem Post Operating behind enemy lines, unit has destroyed series of high-quality Hamas targets; Source: Hamas cells...

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26. 07. 2014
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Russian Blackwater: Moscow PMCs will be licensed and controlled by the FSB

Source: moskprf.ru The Russian government is working on a plan for the establishment of private security forces. It is assumed that these non-state actors will be involved in politically sensitive situations  Russian lawmakers and military...

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26. 07. 2014
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Lebanon Deploys Troops to Halt Syrian Jihadist Spillover

Source: VOA Lebanese security forces say a tip from U.S. intelligence agencies enabled them to pre-empt an assault planned by Syrian jihadists on predominantly Shi’ite Muslim villages in the Bekaa Valley. The intelligence...

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