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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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The wars that really are about the oil

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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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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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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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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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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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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Germany demands names of all foreign spies

Source: Asian Age In an unprecedented move, Germany has asked all foreign embassies to disclose the names of their entire intelligence service agents operating in the country, according to a media report. In...

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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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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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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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Cyber Spooks Are in Demand at Investment Banks

Source: WSJ-DIGITS The financial sector is looking to bolster its ranks in the war against cybercrime. Banks, including JP Morgan, Citigroup and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have cyber security intelligence roles currently advertised on their...

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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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30. 07. 2014
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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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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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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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Russia Fears Prompt NATO to Look East for HQ

Source: Atlantic Council The shift in posture is being proposed by General Philip Breedlove, Nato’s top commander in Europe. He plans to recommend placing supplies — weapons, ammunition and ration packs — at the...

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23. 07. 2014
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Chinese Think Tank: China hit by Western military moves in Africa

Source: SCMP China’s involvement in Africa will face complications despite pouring in billions in investment and aid because Western nations are stepping up their military presence on the continent, a major Chinese think...

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17. 07. 2014
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Operation Barkhane: France reorganizes its 3,000 troops in northwest Africa

Source: Fox News French troops are still in Mali a year and a half after they were sent there for a targeted operation against extremists. And instead of leaving, they’re about to expand...

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09. 07. 2014
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IDF’s Gaza assault is to control Palestinian gas, avert Israeli energy crisis

Source: Guardian Yesterday, Israeli defence minister and former Israeli Defence Force (IDF) chief of staff Moshe Ya’alon announced that Operation Protective Edge marks the beginning of a protracted assault on Hamas. The operation “won’t end...

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Is Ukraine’s Soviet-Style Police Force Ready to Be Reformed by an EU Mission?

Source: The Conversation The political crisis in Ukraine clearly illustrates the formidable challenges faced by the country’s law enforcement institutions. The Berkut, or Golden Eagle, riot police have been disbanded after accusations they were used...

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Israel’s Army Sends Contingent South to Gaza Border

Source:  Jewish Press Lines of tanks, armored personnel carriers and jeeps are moving along roads that were carefully paved smooth earlier this year. Thousands of IDF soldiers already toting their gear are ready,...

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30,000 Saudi troops deployed to Iraq border

Source: Al Jazeera Saudi Arabia has sent 30,000 soldiers to its border with Iraq after Iraqi soldiers withdrew from the area, Al Arabiya television says. The country aims to guard its 800km border with Iraq,...

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30. 06. 2014
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U.S. and Columbia Based Coal Mines ‘funded Colombia paramilitaries’

Source: IOL The Hague – A Dutch non-governmental group on Monday accused two coal mining companies in Colombia’s restive northeast of having sponsored paramilitary groups to protect their business interests. “Between 1996 and...

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Saudi Arabia on Highest Alert as ISIS Terrorists Near Border

Source: IB Times Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has ordered “all necessary measures” to be implemented to protect his country from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isis) as the group reaches...

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23. 06. 2014
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Dutch and German Troops prepare for new mission in Afghanistan

Source: volkskrant.nl Netherlands and other Western countries are preparing a new military mission in Afghanistan to prevent the country like Iraq from falling prey to Islamic extremists. The government is considering sending about Hundred soldiers...

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20. 06. 2014
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Transneft sets up pipeline security unit after blast in Ukraine

Source: UPI Russian pipeline company Transneft said Friday it set up a special entity to deal with security for its pipeline infrastructure. Transneft said it will set up 13 separate branches of the security division...

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18. 06. 2014
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The Galloping Militarization of Eurasia

Source: Transitions Online Regional Intelligence Neil Melvin- Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula and the deployment of up to 40,000 troops on Ukraine’s border to support the actions of pro-Russian separatist forces have been...

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16. 06. 2014
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Kurdish Forces Move in on Disputed Territories

Source: Rudaw ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – It took Kurdish Peshmarga fighters less than two days to take full control of not only the oil rich city of Kirkuk, but also most of the...

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15. 06. 2014
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China has far more at stake in Iraq than America

  Source: Forbes   If Anyone Bombs Iraq, Shouldn’t It Be China? […] The Chinese, on the other hand, would have a much harder time if Iraq’s 3.7% of global production suddenly went...

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SAS and MI6 may be sent in to help Iraqi army

Source: Telegraph Britain and America were weighing up military options in Iraq tonight ranging from air strikes to the deployment of the SAS as jihadists threatened to engulf Baghdad. Barack Obama said he...

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10. 06. 2014
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Al-Qaeda splinter group (ISIL) seized control of Mosul: Video Aftermath

  Source: Channel News Asia Source: youtube Jihadists seized Iraq’s second city of Mosul and its surrounding province on Tuesday, in a major blow to a government apparently incapable of stopping militant advances....

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09. 06. 2014
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Somaliland: a U.K. PSC to train and equip a special force to protect oil exploration

Source: Bloomberg […] Special Force The UN is also concerned about the Somaliland government’s plan to hire Assaye Risk, a U.K.-based private security contractor, to train and equip a special force to protect oil...

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08. 06. 2014
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The ISI’s Great Game in Afghanistan

Source: The Diplomat Omer Aziz- […]  For four decades, Pakistan’s spy-generals have played Afghanistan like a powerful chip in a consequential game of poker. They know the important local militants, have open channels to their favorite...

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05. 06. 2014
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U.S. sending military advisers, gear to Ukraine

Source: Military Times A small team of American military advisers will soon head to Ukraine to assess that embattled nation’s “mid- and long-term needs for defense reform,” a Pentagon official said Thursday. Pentagon...

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01. 06. 2014
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Russia Resets its Foot in Afghanistan

Source: Asia Sentinel  Bloodied by a decade-long war, Moscow gingerly seeks to expand its influence More than two decades since a humiliating departure from Afghanistan after a misguided adventure that helped to wreck...

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Special forces from the United States, France and Algeria have been dispatched to Libya’s south

Source: Al Arabiya Special forces from the United States, France and Algeria have been dispatched to Libya’s south to target terrorist networks,The Times newspaper reported Friday. The U.K. daily quoted Olivier Guitta, director of research at...

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Eight Ways In Which The US Army Is Strategically Unique

Source: Forbes 1. The ability to seize and secure extensive areas for indefinite periods.  You can’t control a place by flying planes over it or shelling it from offshore.  To secure land you have...

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ARL scientists teleport information, demonstrate promise for more secure, high-speed battlefield communication

Source: ARL.MIL Teleportation, a long-standing staple in the world of science fiction, has become a reality for scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in terms of battlefield data and image processing. ARL...

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29. 05. 2014
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THE NEW GEOGRAPHY OF CHINESE INFLUENCE

Source: Diplomatic Courier The economic growth of a nation, under certain conditions, can lead to a simultaneously expansionist foreign policy designed to ensure the establishment of its commercial and military influence in strategic...

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19. 05. 2014
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6,000 U.S. Troops to Take Part in Jordanian Eager Lion Military Exercise

            Source: Department of Defense U.S. forces along with those from more than 20 other nations will begin military exercises in Jordan next week. Pentagon Spokesman Army Col....

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16. 05. 2014
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Japan PM Shinzo Abe eyes landmark change on limits to military combat abroad

          Source:  SCMP Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called for a review of legal limits on the military’s ability to fight overseas on Thursday, signalling a potential landmark change...

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15. 05. 2014
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William F. Engdahl:US wages oil wars in Middle East to dominate world energy markets

              Source: Voice of Russia  The Anglo-American oil cartel is pursuing longstanding ambition to dominate the world energy market. Hydrocarbons, oil and gas, are the main driver...

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14. 05. 2014
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France to start training Libyan police in coming weeks

Source: Swiss Info  France said on Tuesday it would begin training Libyan policemen in the coming weeks, more than a year after pledging to do so as part of efforts to help restore...

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13. 05. 2014
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The secret group that “controls everything” in North Korea

              Source: XIndex Jang Jin-sung, formerly poet laureate for North Korea, is one of its highest-ranking defectors and most vocal critics. A meteoric career that saw him...

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Meet the Cossack Wolves’ Hundred, a Russian paramilitary force in Eastern Ukraine

Source: Time The Wolves’ Hundred, a Russian paramilitary force with a dark history, is carrying on the fight in eastern Ukraine in the place of Russian soldiers. TIME interviewed its commander and his...

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Russia to conduct joint army drills with Egypt amid bid to regain regional hold

Source: Jerusalem Post A Russian delegation met with a number of senior Egyptian army officials and agreed on the general plans to hold joint military exercises, a source told an Egyptian newspaper. The...

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U.S. drone missions to monitor Chinese, N. Korean activities

Source: Japan News Full-scale large military drone operations will start shortly in Japan and its nearby airspace to monitor Chinese military activities and North Korea’s nuclear and missile development. The U.S. Air Force...

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07. 05. 2014
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Viewpoint: India risks destabilising Afghanistan

Source: BBC India’s decision last week to pay for arms and equipment from Russia to boost the strength of the Afghan National Army (ANA) could be a dramatic game-changer in the region –...

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France, Mali, Niger, Algeria and Mauritania sign defence, security pacts

          Source: The Sun Mr. Soumeylou Boubèye-Maiga, Mali’s Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs, said all is set for Mali to sign series of agreements with a number of countries,...

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05. 05. 2014
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Security Vacuum: CIA Falls Back in Afghanistan

Editor’s Note: Great articles about the CIA’s counter-terrorism pursuit militia Unit 04- AFGHANISTAN AIRSTRIKES, C.I.A. AND THE SECRET MILITIA 0-4 UNIT and WHAT EXACTLY IS THE CIA DOING IN AFGHANISTAN? Source: Daily Beast The CIA is dismantling its...

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US allies in Pacific adding ‘mini-carriers’ to their fleets

              Source: Stars and Stripes YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The naval strength of America’s allies in the Pacific is growing, with Japan and Australia building a...

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01. 05. 2014
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Ukraine Crisis: The Strategic Importance of Slavyansk- “Weapons Depots”

            Source: RUSI The city of Slavyansk in eastern Ukraine has a symbolic value in bearing the generic name of the Slavic peoples of both Russia and Ukraine....

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30. 04. 2014
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Arctic region is serious military-diplomatic battlefield between Canada, Russia, US, Norway and Denmark – experts

            Source: Voice of Russia The world is shaken by armed conflicts, the tension is growing between the opposing geopolitical forces and the statements made by the large...

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25. 04. 2014
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AFRICOM seeking military contractor for search and rescue operations

            Source: FedBizOpps AFRICOM is seeking a military contractor to conduct search and rescue operations using rotor and fixed wing aircraft for transport, insertion and extractions of personal...

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25. 04. 2014
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Academi|Blackwater-providing security training for Brazil’s World Cup Security

            Source: Nation In news as shocking as it was unreported in the United States, the Brazilian press revealed earlier this week that Academi—the rebranded private militia once known as...

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24. 04. 2014
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With World Watching Ukraine,Russia Makes Energy Moves in Africa

            Source: USNews …Already, Russia provides about 30 percent of Western and Central Europe’s natural gas, much of which is piped through Ukraine. But since invading, the Kremlin...

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24. 04. 2014
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The Real Winner of the Afghan War Is This Shady Military Contractor

        Source: Daily beast The State Department paid out $4 billion to rebuild Afghanistan. Some $2.5 billion of that went to a single firm with a bad, bad past. For...

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23. 04. 2014
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Pentagon is using environmental monitoring satellites to plan and shape its warfighting capabilities

      Source: ISN/Small Wars Journal   The Department of Defense (DOD) currently uses several satellite constellations to remotely monitor the environment. One of DOD’s primary interests in environmental monitoring is detecting...

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22. 04. 2014
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This Map Shows Why the US Is Critical to China’s Energy Needs

          Source: IO9 In recent years, China has awakened to a growing dilemma. The country is increasingly dependent on energy imported through maritime straits that are kept secure by...

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20. 04. 2014
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Moscow moves into Kyrgyz energy as US pulls troops from Bishkek base

Source: Global Times Although the International Security Assistance Force still has time until the end of 2014 to leave Afghanistan, US troops have already started to withdraw from neighboring Central Asia. Earlier this...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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U.S. military seeks ties with Mongolia as a counterweight to Russia and China

Source: Channel News Asia Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel Thursday endorsed stronger military ties with Mongolia as it seeks a US partnership as a counterweight to its powerful neighbours Russia and China. Hagel and...

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09. 04. 2014
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SACEUR: U.S. troops may be sent to E. Europe over Ukraine

Source: AP NATO’s top military commander in Europe, drafting countermoves to the Russian military threat against Ukraine, said Wednesday they could include deployment of American troops to alliance member states in Eastern Europe...

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Berlin gives go-ahead for military instructors for Somalia

            Source: DW Germany’s armed forces, the Bundeswehr, have been training Somali soldiers since 2010, but up until now the training has taken place not in Somalia, but...

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03. 04. 2014
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Pentagon is moving aggressively to establish a “network” of elite American commandos across the globe

Source: Defense News The Pentagon is moving aggressively to establish a “network” of elite American commandos across the globe as part of its changing strategy to combat al-Qaida cells in places like North Africa....

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01. 04. 2014
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Brzezinski: EU can be a world power with victory in Ukraine

Source: deutsche-wirtschafts-nachrichten Translated Maybe it is the EU’s claim to be a world power after the previous engagement in Ukraine. The current crisis and the subsequent confrontation with Russia was in any event triggered by...

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Encircle Russia and Energy Security: NATO plans stronger military ties with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Moldova

            Source: armradio.am NATO wants to strengthen its influence in the East Europe, the German Der Spiegel writes. According to the paper, the new “ice age” between the West and Russia has...

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29. 03. 2014
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800 American troops on new crisis response mission in Africa

Source: ENCA The US military is increasing its presence in Africa through an elite crisis response unit. Based in the Horn of Africa, the unit is designed to protect US embassies, facilities and...

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lawyers say FBI tried to recruit Tamerlan as an informant

Editor’s Note: Once again the FBI is intimately involved with recruiting and coercing people into bombing innocent people to promote fear based propaganda on the American people. The FBI’s job is to stop terrorism...

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Baltic States seek NATO boots on the ground

Source: Deutsche Welle Russia’s annexation of Crimea has prompted a radical shake-up of how the Baltic States are thinking about their defense needs. Events in Ukraine are bringing back memories of the 50-year-long Soviet Union...

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28. 03. 2014
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Oil battle looms in divided Libya

Source: LFPRESS The Red Wadi (Wadi al Ahmar) lies a bit to the west of the old Roman border between Tripolitania and Cyrenaica, but if Libya splits in two it will serve quite...

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28. 03. 2014
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Singapore: Small state, big weapons buyer

  Source: Al Jazeera Singapore’s determination to remain independent has fuelled military expansionism – but in a fast-changing global security environment, the militarised city-state may be forced to take sides. “Our immediate part...

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27. 03. 2014
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Western Sahara Conflict Threatens Security in North Africa

Source: Sahara News The Western Sahara conflict is a threat to security in North Africa and the Sahel, according to a report by the British parliament which asserts that the Polisario-controlled camps in...

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25. 03. 2014
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Kiev decides to tame eastern Ukraine by hiring foreign mercenaries

              Source: Itar-Tass Ukrainian authorities plan to attract US private military company Greystone Limited to suppress protest moods of the mostly Russian-speaking population in the east of...

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23. 03. 2014
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Finns, Swedes Weigh NATO Membership

                Source: Defense News Heightened regional tensions, which have grown in the wake of the disputed legality of Crimea’s referendum to join the Russian Federation, have...

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22. 03. 2014
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Japan-China COLD WAR 10 / GSDF unprepared to recapture remote islands

                Editor’s Note: China is no longer a subordinate of any nation. In the region, China is a powerhouse rapidly building up military power and technologies...

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Russian Forces Seize control of Ukraine’s Last Naval Vessel- U510 Slavutych

          Early Saturday, a group of armed forces commandeered the U510 Slavutych – Bambuk class command and reconnaissance ship, one of the last Ukrainian navy ships in Crimea. Earlier this week,Russian...

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19. 03. 2014
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U.S. Army Team deploys to Libya for Training Mission

          Source: AP/ABC News A small team of soldiers will go into Libya in the coming weeks to begin preparations for a larger U.S. mission to train Libyan troops...

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19. 03. 2014
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Colombia trained 22,000 foreign troops since 2009:Report

      Source: Columbia Reports The Colombian military has provided training for 21,949 foreign troops between 2009-2013, a report released by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) revealed. Citing statistics from the...

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19. 03. 2014
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Russian Navy to Deploy Conventional Deterrence Force

          Source: RIA  The naval component of Russia’s future strategic non-nuclear deterrence force will consist of warships and submarines armed with high-precision weapons, navy commander Adm. Viktor Chirkov said...

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18. 03. 2014
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Lebanon’s Army, Outmatched by Hezbollah, Seeks to Strengthen Its Hand

          Source: NextCity “The security situation,” as it is vaguely referred to in Lebanon, is deteriorating rapidly. The conflict in Syria has long surpassed spillage into its tiny neighbor....

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17. 03. 2014
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Ukraine’s law enforcement forces moves to protect Europe natural gas pipelines

          Source: Platts Ukraine’s law enforcement forces took full control of the country’s natural gas pipelines that carry most of Russian gas to markets in Europe, the Interior Ministry said...

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17. 03. 2014
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U.S. Navy SEALs Take Control of Oil Tanker Hijacked in Libya

                Source: NYT United States Navy commandos seized a fugitive oil tanker in the Mediterranean waters southeast of Cyprus on Monday morning, thwarting an attempt by...

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15. 03. 2014
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China overtakes US in trade with Africa

                Editor’s Note: United States is lagging behind China in Central Asia/Africa. U.S. is fighting wars, China is building strategic infrastructure. “How America ‘manages’ Eurasia is...

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13. 03. 2014
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US Army Working With Joint Chiefs to Develop ‘Global Landpower Network’

            Source: Defense News Preparing for the start of a series of hearings before Congress to discuss his fiscal 2015 budget, Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno...

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10. 03. 2014
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AFRICOM Senior Military Officers Directing AMISOM Operations in Somalia

            Source: All Africa The U.S has deployed trainers and at least three senior military officers into Somalia capital, Mogadishu to help to track extremists in Somalia, the...

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07. 03. 2014
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U.S. military presence in Africa growing in small ways – U.S. forces in Tunisia, Algeria and Libya

Editor’s Note: U.S. DELTA FORCE COVERTLY OPERATING IN SOUTHERN LIBYA Source:LA Times Amid a surge of Islamic militancy in North Africa, a team of fewer than 50 U.S. special operations troops with a single...

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06. 03. 2014
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US military says climate change could increase wars, conflict

Source: RTCC US military chiefs have warned climate change is becoming an increasing risk to global security, providing further pause for thought among the Washington political establishment sharply divided on how to tackle...

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04. 03. 2014
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Greystone Limited mercenaries operating in Ukraine

Source: Soha Source: politikus.ru   Website politikus.ru reported, on the night of 2-3, the flight landed at the airport Borispol and Zhuliany , Ukraine carrying many men in civilian clothes but carrying large bags (similar to type bag that the U.S. military used...

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28. 02. 2014
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Russian ‘Blackwater’ Takes Over Ukraine Airport

Source: Daily Beast The troops who have taken over two airports in Crimea are not Russian military, but they could be security contractors working for the Russian military, and they are there to...

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24. 02. 2014
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Cameroon Becomes Vortex For Arms Trafficking In Troubled Region

Source: Mintpress News A spate of recent arms seizures and arrests of traffickers in Cameroon destined for neighboring Nigeria is reflecting the increasing instability being created by Boko Haram, a report by IRIN...

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