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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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Ukraine war pulls in foreign fighters

  Source: BBC France Some 20 French citizens have gone to Ukraine to fight on both sides, French public radio station France Info said in a report (in French) on 11 August. Four of them,...

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28. 08. 2014
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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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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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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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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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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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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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16. 08. 2014
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Ukraine Foreign Minister Calls on NATO, EU to Give Military Support

Source: Reuters Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin called on NATO and the European Union to provide military support for Ukrainian troops fighting pro-Russian separatists and said the Western military alliance needed to come...

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16. 08. 2014
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Serb against Serb in Ukraine

Source: InSerbia “Serb against Serb” is a consequence of the participation of our citizens in coflicts around the world, where they leave for ideals and adventure, but a lot more often for money,...

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14. 08. 2014
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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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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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12. 08. 2014
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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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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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11. 08. 2014
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Iraq president snubs al-Maliki, names deputy speaker new PM

Source: Press Herald Iraq’s new president on Monday snubbed the powerful incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and nominated the deputy parliament speaker to form the new government, raising fears of more infighting in...

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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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08. 08. 2014
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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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1,500 civilians killed in conflict in Luhansk region – local authorities

Source: nrcu.gov.ua “There is still no electricity, mobile communication and actually there is no water supply. Large queues are for water, bread, medicine, and cigarettes in the city,” one report said. On Wednesday 500...

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Russia bans all U.S. food, EU fruit and veg in sanctions response

Source: euro news Russia will ban all imports of food from the United States and all fruit and vegetables from Europe, the state news agency reported on Wednesday, a sweeping response to Western...

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03. 08. 2014
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Ukrainian Special Forces in Luhansk Region Begin Surrender Negotiations – Militia

Editor’s Note: No surprise here. The Ukrainian armed forces are ill equipped, low moral and disappointed that a newly elected puppet government is sending them without choice to fight Self Defense Forces that...

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03. 08. 2014
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MACHIAVELLI’S 27 RULES OF WAR

Source: War on the Rocks Niccolo Machiavelli is best known for The Prince, his guidebook on ruling an Italian city-state. But for a long time after his death, Machiavelli’s Art of War was better known and more...

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01. 08. 2014
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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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31. 07. 2014
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Shadowy Terror Group ‘White Shroud’ Hits Back at ISIS

Source: Offiziere The Islamist terror group ISIS’s big advantage is that it doesn’t fight conventionally. It’s held off the regular army of Bashar al-Assad and routed thousands of Iraqi troops. But now a group has emerged...

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30. 07. 2014
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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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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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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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21. 07. 2014
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MİT truck documents prove weapon shipments to al-Qaeda and ISIL, says CHP’s Tezcan

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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21. 07. 2014
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Hamas military tactics highlight U.S. military’s preparation for tunnel warfare

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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21. 07. 2014
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Foreign Fighters Join Kiev’s Azov Battalion To Fight Pro-Russian Separatists

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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21. 07. 2014
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Weapons of War: Syria Faces an Imminent Food and Water Crisis

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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21. 07. 2014
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Study: Indirect link between combat and suicide risk

Source: Air Force Times One of the first comprehensive efforts to explain record suicides among soldiers during and after their deployments in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan finds an indirect link between...

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20. 07. 2014
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Analysis: Gaza’s treacherous dunes – tunnel warfare

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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19. 07. 2014
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Battle for Syria gas field after ISIS execute hundreds

  Editor’s Note:For the meantime , the Iranian Qud forces and Peshmerga forces have halted ISIS’s advance eastward. With millions of dollars of CIA donated and captured U.S. military equipment/weapons ISIS will spark new military operations and atrocities in Syria. Killing innocent people...

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19. 07. 2014
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IDF Human Intelligence (HUMINT) Gaza Operations

Source: Debka File The outcome of the ground phase of Israel’s Defensive Edge Operation may be determined just as much by its unseen battle as by the destruction of more than a dozen...

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16. 07. 2014
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Pro Russian Rebels Preparing for Urban Warfare

Source: AP Insurgents bade tearful farewells Wednesday as they loaded their families onto Russia-bound buses and began hunkering down for what could be the next phase in Ukraine’s conflict: bloody urban warfare. While...

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16. 07. 2014
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Airstrike in eastern Ukraine kills 11 civilians

Editor’s Note: Ukrainian air force likely launching airstrikes on command and control sites held by pro russian defense forces, however without an explanation from Ukraine Military command the airstrikes are hitting targets blindly. This...

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16. 07. 2014
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ISIL captured 52 U.S.-made howitzers

  Editor’s Note: Does ISIL have the 155mm rounds ? Source: Washington Times Sunni radicals with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) may have captured as many as 52 U.S.-made...

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10. 07. 2014
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Russian nationalist thinker Dugin sees war with Ukraine

Source: BBC A prominent Russian ultra-nationalist philosopher has told BBC News that war between Russia and Ukraine “is inevitable” and has called on President Vladimir Putin to intervene militarily in eastern Ukraine “to...

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09. 07. 2014
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Hamas readies for Israeli ground offensive with tunnels, traps

  Source: Al Monitor Al-Monitor reported in February that Hamas had obtained a small number of anti-aircraft missiles, and it has observed in recent days that the majority of Israeli planes in Gazan airspace have...

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08. 07. 2014
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Yemen Shiite rebels seize Amran near capital

Source: Al Arabiya Yemeni Shiite rebels seized control Tuesday of the northern city of Amran, near the capital Saana, after three days of fierce fighting, an official said, according to Agence France-Presse. “Amran...

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08. 07. 2014
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Twenty-First-Century Energy Wars Global Conflicts Are Increasingly Fueled by the Desire for Oil and Natural Gas — and the Funds They Generate

  Source: Toms Dispatch By Michael T. Klare Iraq, Syria, Nigeria, South Sudan, Ukraine, the East and South China Seas: wherever you look, the world is aflame with new or intensifying conflicts.  At first...

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07. 07. 2014
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15 Things the Next War Will Tell Us About America

Source: Popular Mechanics 1.The next war will expose our gaps. 2.It will vindicate the Pentagon’s focus on tech over troops. Or not. 3.It will highlight the weaknesses of our allies. 4. It will be...

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07. 07. 2014
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ISIS And Assad Waging A ‘Water War

Source: IB Times Syrian militants and government forces are waging a “water war” for control of the country’s scarce resource, increasing the likelihood they may trigger a major humanitarian crisis: Lake Assad, which...

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06. 07. 2014
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Misguided Perception or Outright Fabrication Start Wars – The American Way of War

Source: LA Times “We must resist our dreams of managing history.” —Reinhold Niebuhr, “The Irony of American History” (1952) When you study how the U.S. goes to war, there is a prevalent though...

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02. 07. 2014
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Water supply key to outcome of conflicts in Iraq and Syria

Source: Guardian Security analysts in London and Baghdad say control of rivers and dams has become a major tactical weapon for Isis. The outcome of the Iraq and Syrian conflicts may rest on...

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26. 06. 2014
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ISIS Cashing in on Looted Antiquities to Fuel Iraq Insurgency

Source: National Geographic Much evidence suggests that ISIS cashed in on the Syrian oil fields it captured. But two weeks ago, Iraqi intelligence officers discovered new sources of its income, according to a report in...

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19. 06. 2014
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US fired depleted uranium at civilian areas in 2003 Iraq war, report finds

Source: Guardian US forces fired depleted uranium (DU) weapons at civilian areas and troops in Iraq in breach of official advice meant to prevent unnecessary suffering in conflicts, a report has found. Coordinates revealing where...

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17. 06. 2014
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Central Asia’s Growing Water Wars

Source: Silk Road Reporters John C. K. Daly – After emerging from the implosion of the USSR more than two decades ago, the Central Asian basin has had more than its fair share of problems,...

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12. 06. 2014
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U.S. Has Been Secretly Flying Unmanned Surveillance Drones Over Iraq For The Last Year

Editor’s Note: Why are politicians and military analysts awed, shocked and stunned by ISIS militants speed, capture and control of key resource areas and strategic infrastructure? Because they are likely delusion lying schizophrenics. With 24/7 drone surveillance, satellite imagery...

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12. 06. 2014
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Former Czech intelligence chief: “wouldn’t be surprised” at Czech and Pole mercenary claims in Ukraine

Source: Radio Prague Pro-Russian rebels operating in the far east of Ukraine have announced the capture of dozens of foreign mercenaries fighting on behalf of the government, including several Czechs and Poles. While...

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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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U.S. arms supplies to Syrian rebels may create Somali-style warlords, rebel commander

  Source: EuroNews U.S. arms supplies to Syrian rebels may create Somali-style warlords and are undermining Washington’s allies in the rebels’ exile military command, the former Syrian army general who leads it said. Brigadier General...

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05. 06. 2014
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Israeli perspective: Ukraine’s counter-insurgency doctrine “start from scratch”

Source: Kyiv Post Starting from scratch Ukraine is starting from a clean slate. “I do not see a counter-insurgencydoctrine with the Ukrainians,” observes Karmon. “That is essential, since such operations are very complex.”...

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05. 06. 2014
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Syria Conflict Spawning ‘New Generation of Terrorists: More foreign fighters than Afghanistan in the 1980s

Source: Time In just three years, 12,000 foreign fighters have traveled to Syria to fight, according to a new report by the Soufan Group — and most arrive already steeped in extremism  The...

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03. 06. 2014
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Military Strategists Ponder Global Flashpoints to Stop or Fight a New Great War

Source: Reuters After more than a decade focused on combating Islamist militancy, Western military planners are once again contemplating potential war between major powers – and how to prevent one happening by accident....

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28. 05. 2014
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US troops ‘to remain in Afghanistan indefinitely’

Editor’s Note: The war in Afghanistan will transition from an overt military operation to a covert clandestine CIA/Special Forces operation. Once the US officially announces the end of war in Afghanistan,the CIA, the sponsored...

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27. 05. 2014
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Syria, Iraq and Lebanon Merging Into a Single Sectarian War

Source: AINA Iraqi forces have stepped up their patrols along the barren 605km Syrian border recently, but they admit they have very little to show for it. The flow of guns, fighters and...

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26. 05. 2014
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Syrian Rebels Describe U.S. -Backed Training in Qatar

Source: Frontline In a documentary to be aired Tuesday night, the rebels describe their clandestine journey from the Syrian battlefield to meet with their American handlers in Turkey and then travel on to...

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19. 05. 2014
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Libyan air force base and Special Forces Commander join renegade general Khalifa Haftar

                Source: The Daily Star A Libyan air force base in the eastern city of Tobruk has decided to join forces of a renegade general which...

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16. 05. 2014
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Odessa Network: Huge Ukrainian Arms Shipper Going After Center for Advanced Defense Studies

                Editor’s Note: The C4ADS report from last year tracking  the shipment of weapons from Ukraine’s Oktyabrsk port to Syria and the report from the Jamestown Foundation. U.S./Russia...

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Extremist groups battle each other for control of Syria’s oil hub

Source: CSMonitor Fighting between extremist factions in eastern Deir ez Zor Province has escalated this week, killing dozens of rebels and forcing residents to flee. At stake is control of a large number...

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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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13. 05. 2014
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If Conflict Comes to Europe, America Should Go “Covert”

          Source: National Interest Org […] It is very possible Russia will soon be turning its political-military sights onto the Baltic NATO countries of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. Putin...

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08. 05. 2014
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Mossad Assassinates Syrian General

Source: Richard Silverstein The respected publication,Intelligence Online, reported today that Samir al-Sheikh, the Syrian general responsible for intelligence operations in the southern sector bordering the Golan Heights, was assassinated on April 13th.  The...

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08. 05. 2014
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Iran: Senior IRGC commander: 130,000 trained Basij forces waiting to enter Syria

Source: NCR IRAN In a rare acknowledgement by a senior commander of the Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on the Iranian regime’s military intervention in Syria, Major General Hossein Hamedani, said: “Today, 130,000 trained Basij...

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29. 04. 2014
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Corruption in Afghanistan Fostered by U.S., Pentagon Study Found

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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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Kosovo the “Republic of Heroin”

              Source: Le Figaro Translated Intervene in Syria ? Kosovo a Bad Example In March 1999, stung by the Croatian and Bosnian past , white-hot by hemiplegic...

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20. 04. 2014
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How the US military is preparing for climate change war

Source: SBS.AU The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has just completed a series of landmark reports that chronicle an update to the current state of consensus science on climate change. In a...

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20. 04. 2014
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Saudi Arabia Trains Chechens to Operate in Syria: Report

Source: ABNA Syrian Opposition sources and Western analysts agreed that Saudi Arabia has facilitated the recruitment of more than 1,000 Islamist fighters from Russia’s autonomous Chechnya in preparation for being sent to Syria,...

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20. 04. 2014
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The Middle East we must confront in future will be a Mafiastan ruled by money

                Source: Independent Saudi Arabia is giving $3bn – yes, £2bn, and now let’s have done with exchange rates – to the Pakistani government of Nawaz...

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17. 04. 2014
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Syrian oil plundered by armed groups

          Source: Al Monitor News on the situation of Syria’s northeastern oil fields is not pleasant. Governmental authorities, however, do not have the required tools to change the course of sabotage...

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15. 04. 2014
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SOFT POWER: Pentagon’s psychological operations, State Department and USAID’s information operations intended to influence local populations

              Source: US News The United States Department of Defense used it recently in Yemen and Pakistan. The U.S. State Department is using it right now in...

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Canada prepared for possible military mission in Syria, defence documents show

                Source: National Post Canadian defence and diplomatic officials have been quietly working on plans for possible Canadian military missions — as well as shoring up...

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12. 04. 2014
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Hezbollah develops new tactics in Syrian civil war

Source: PhilStar/AP The commandos infiltrated Syrian rebel-held territory near the Lebanese border, watching rebel fighters come and go from a two-story villa before slipping inside to plant a powerful bomb. The next morning,...

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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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06. 04. 2014
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Obama’s Redline, Erdoğan’s False Flag and the Rat Line Channel Highway into Syria

            Source: London Review of Books Seymour M. Hersh […] The full extent of US co-operation with Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar in assisting the rebel opposition in...

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04. 04. 2014
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Airbridge transporting jihadis from Jordan to Turkey

Source: al-akhbar Turkey is not alone in supporting jihadis in the battles in Latakia’s northern countryside. Recent information revealed the existence of an airbridge between Jordan and Turkey, transporting jihadis after they are...

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04. 04. 2014
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Next Afghan president will face a battle for control of nation’s mineral wealth

Source: SCMP […] “There is a shadow state within the state that is capturing the economy, the military power, political power and the social base,” says Javed Noorani, researcher with Integrity Watch Afghanistan...

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02. 04. 2014
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Israel to Go ‘Deep Into Lebanon’ in Future Hezbollah Clash

Source: Algemeiner It is building up an arsenal of surface-to-surface rockets and missiles that has surpassed 100,000 projectiles, according to Israeli intelligence estimates. “This is a disappearing enemy, which has set up its...

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02. 04. 2014
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Chances of war between China and Japan increasing, says ex-PLA officer Luo Yuan

Source: South China Morning  Post A retired senior officer in the People’s Liberation Army has said a war with Japan over territorial disputes is becoming increasing likely and that China is more than...

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02. 04. 2014
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US military protecting international banking cartel

Source: Press TV “My assessment is that 90% of the value of the US dollar comes from the US military.” — Former Assistant Housing Secretary Catherine Austin Fitts For decades, America has used...

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01. 04. 2014
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The CIA Is Expanding America’s Covert War In Syria

            Source: Mintpress News The Obama administration may green-light shipments of shoulder-launched anti-aircraft missiles to Syrian opponents of Bashar al-Assad and expand covert CIA training and assistance in...

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25. 03. 2014
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Turkey’s military plan to rescue its soldiers in Syria revealed

Source: Al Monitor […] According to information provided by sources, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK ) comprehensive plans are ready. Reports talk of three different action plans, according to different scenarios. Air intervention first...

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22. 03. 2014
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U.S. shifts Syria proxy strategy to ‘southern front': CIA operatives giving cash-stuffed envelopes to rebel fighters

            Source: LA Times The Free Syrian Army commander, head of a moderate rebel force fighting just across the border in southern Syria, watched helplessly for months as better-funded Islamist...

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20. 03. 2014
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Opium production jumps near British base in Afghanistan

            Source: BBC The opium-growing area around Britain’s main base in Afghanistan nearly quadrupled between 2011 and 2013, the UK government has said. Poppy fields took up 19,136...

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Project for a New American Century: Iraq invasion was about oil

            Source: Guardian Yesterday was the 11th anniversary of the 2003 Iraq War – yet to this day, few media reflections on the conflict accurately explore the extent to which...

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19. 03. 2014
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A Side-by-Side Comparison of the Russian and Ukrainian Militaries

              Source: Atlantic The worst-case scenario in the Russia-Ukraine crisis would be a war between the two states. How do their respective forces compare? Russia has about...

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US funding ghost workers across Afghanistan: Report

        Source: Reuters   | Press TV A senior western audit officer has raised fresh concerns that US funds meant to help pay Afghan police salaries may instead be going to...

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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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15. 03. 2014
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How to win wars by influencing people’s behaviour

          Source: Guardian In 1955 Robert Oppenheimer, the physicist who led the project that developed the first atomic bomb, addressed the American Psychological Society. He warned that both physics...

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10. 03. 2014
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New Maps of Afghanistan Provide “Fingerprint” of Natural Resources

              Source: USGS A coalition of scientists from the United States and Afghanistan today released high tech maps that will help Afghanistan chart a course for future...

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10. 03. 2014
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Eritrea vs Ethiopia, Northern Sudan vs Uganda proxy and oil wars in South Sudan: Analysts

              Source: anyuakmedia As ongoing fighting in South Sudan shatters any pretence of a ceasefire between government troops and rebels, analysts fear the conflict could engulf the region,...

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08. 03. 2014
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U.S. sends additional Special Forces to train Jordanian and Iraqi forces

Source: Reuters he United States recently sent a small number of special forces soldiers to Jordan to train with counterparts from Iraq and Jordan, a new step in the Obama administration’s effort to...

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07. 03. 2014
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How technology can spot a war before it starts

Source: Slate The date is June 30, 2012. Computer scientist Naren Ramakrishnan is in his Virginia Tech lab watching a map of the Americas on his computer screen. A band of hundreds of...

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05. 03. 2014
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What would a U.S.-Russia war look like?

  Source: The Week The chances that the U.S. and Russia will clash militarily over Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine are very, very slim. Ukraine isn’t a member of NATO, and President Obama isn’t likely to...

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27. 02. 2014
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The Next Battle in the Syrian Civil War May Actually Take Place in Lebanon

Source: Vocativ The Lebanese border town of Arsal has become a hub for Syrian rebels. And many say it’s only a matter of time before Hezbollah attacks ARSAL, LEBANON—The emergency room is full...

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