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Moscow puts neighbors on list of ”aggressor states”

On July 30, 2014 by stratagem

Source: barents observer A group of State Duma representatives is planning to introduce the term ”aggressor state” in Russian legislation. On the ”aggressor state”-list will be all ”the countries which adopt sanctions against the...

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The Xingjiangistan Connection

On July 30, 2014 by stratagem

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

On July 30, 2014 by stratagem

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

On July 30, 2014 by stratagem

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

On July 30, 2014 by stratagem

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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Latin America’s military is making a comeback

On July 29, 2014 by stratagem

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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Corps assembles next crisis response task force in Middle East

On July 28, 2014 by stratagem

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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Full UK Battle Group To Join Poland Exercise

On July 28, 2014 by stratagem

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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U.S. military needs better technologies for subterranean operations

On July 27, 2014 by stratagem

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

On July 27, 2014 by stratagem

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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Russian Blackwater: Moscow PMCs will be licensed and controlled by the FSB

On July 26, 2014 by stratagem
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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

On July 26, 2014 by stratagem
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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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Dutch Defense Sends Special Forces of Korps Commandotroepen to Eastern Ukraine

On July 25, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Dutch News | Telegraaf The Netherlands is poised to send its most elite soldiers to secure the crash site of Malaysian Airways MH17, the Telegraaf reports on Friday. The paper says all...

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Pentagon partners with Colombia to build Latin America’s air defense tactics

On July 24, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Security Assistance  Since 2002, the Defense Department has invested billions in building Colombia’s air defense as a key tool in counternarcotics activities.  A recently released DoD report shows the Pentagon is continuing this strategy in...

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German counterintelligence to monitor US agents too

German counterintelligence to monitor US agents too

On July 24, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: European Online  Magazine Germany‘s counterintelligence services are to be ordered to conduct active surveillance against US secret agents, a newspaper report said Thursday.An investigative journalism unit affiliated with German television networks and...

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Russia Fears Prompt NATO to Look East for HQ

On July 24, 2014 by stratagem
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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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Russia delivering Mi-35 helicopter gunships, Su-25 fighters, Mi-28 attack helicopters and mobile Pantsir-S1 surface-to-air to Iraq

On July 24, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: Daily Star Russia has begun supplying military helicopters and fighters jets to Iraq, a report said Thursday, as Iraq’s defense minister visited Moscow to press for equipment to thwart a jihadist offensive. “A number of...

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