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Dutch Defense Sends Special Forces of Korps Commandotroepen to Eastern Ukraine

On July 25, 2014 by stratagem

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

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

On July 24, 2014 by stratagem

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

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

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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How U.S. special forces are preparing for the worst-case scenario in North Korea

On July 24, 2014 by stratagem

Source: The Week Every year, the U.S. and South Korea team up for one of the world’s largest military exercises. Thousands of troops backed by fighter aircraft, strategic bombers, and Navy warships plan...

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Chinese Think Tank: China hit by Western military moves in Africa

On July 23, 2014 by stratagem

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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What Threat does Argentina Currently Pose to the Falklands?

On July 21, 2014 by stratagem

Source:  Neil Thompson -ISN Is Argentina militarily strong enough to assault the Falkland Islands anytime soon? Neil Thompson doesn’t think so. But that doesn’t mean that Buenos Aires can’t launch an aggressive ‘lawfare’...

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MİT truck documents prove weapon shipments to al-Qaeda and ISIL, says CHP’s Tezcan

On July 21, 2014 by stratagem

Source: Today’s Zaman Republican People’s Party (CHP) Deputy Chairman Bülent Tezcan shared police records on Monday concerning the search of a National Intelligence Organization (MİT) truck in Adana as part of an investigation...

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Hamas military tactics highlight U.S. military’s preparation for tunnel warfare

On July 21, 2014 by stratagem

Editor’s Note: The U.S. Military is very interested in current IDF military operations in an unknown sophisticated network of Hamas tunnel systems. This type of warfare is a direct correlation to urban or mega city subterranean...

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Foreign Fighters Join Kiev’s Azov Battalion To Fight Pro-Russian Separatists

On July 21, 2014 by stratagem

Source: Ilgiornale Translated by Yandex BLACK MEN The civil war in Ukraine more and more bloody and forgotten group in the first line of a department of the faithful in Kiev, which joined the...

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Weapons of War: Syria Faces an Imminent Food and Water Crisis

On July 21, 2014 by stratagem

Source: Chatham House [...] Water as a weapon  The deliberate targeting of water supply networks and related structures is now a daily occurrence in the conflict. The water pumping station in Al-Khafsah, Aleppo...

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Algeria, Tunisia to carry out joint military operations against terrorism along the border

On July 21, 2014 by stratagem

Source: MEMO Leaders of the Tunisian and Algerian armies have agreed to launch a series of parallel military operations along the border areas as part of a long-term security plan to eliminate terrorist...

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Kurdish Peshmerga Force Secures Kirkuk, Its Oil

On July 21, 2014 by stratagem

Source: Voice of America The Kurdistan regional government has sent its Peshmerga troops into the adjacent province of Kirkuk to drive out insurgents, and to secure the area’s rich oil fields. By doing...

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New-version battle maps distributed to PLA troop units

On July 21, 2014 by stratagem

Source: ECNS A batch of new-version paper-made battle maps with a scale of 1:50,000 obtained by a motorized infantry brigade under the Lanzhou Military Area Command (MAC) of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army...

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Part of Luhansk ‘retaken’ from rebels

On July 20, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: BBC A statement on the president’s website read: “The Minister of Defence, Valery Heletey, told President Petro Poroshenko that Ukrainian armed forces took control of the south-eastern part of Luhansk.” The Russian...

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Analysis: Gaza’s treacherous dunes – tunnel warfare

On July 20, 2014 by stratagem
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Source: I24 News [...] Hamas and the Islamic Jihad, along with the rest of the small and renegade groups inspired by Al-Qaida, have lost over 100 militants since the ground assault began and...

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