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Stratfor: Afghan strategies

U.S. President Barack Obama will give a speech on Afghanistan today. Whatever he says, it is becoming apparent that the United States...

Pakistan conveys concern to Kabul after militant raid

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Pakistan is calling for stern action against militants in Afghanistan by Afghan and US-led foreign forces after 27 Pakistani forces were killed...

U.S. troops face Afghan enemy too young to kill

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U.S. Staff Sergeant Aaron Best made no apologies as his soldiers escorted 14-year-old Ahmad, blindfolded and handcuffed, onto their outpost in southern...

U.S. to review Afghan troop surge by end of year

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The United States will review its strategy of increasing the number of troops in Afghanistan at the end of this year, President...

Bin Laden’s cook pleads guilty at Guantanamo

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A Sudanese prisoner accused of guarding Osama bin Laden and helping him escape U.S. forces in Afghanistan pleaded guilty at Guantanamo, giving...

US upgrades front-line intelligence

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US troops at the forward edge of the battlefield soon will be able to tap into massive stores of intelligence, including full-motion...

OMC confirms US Marine MRAP order

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BAE Systems Land Systems OMC has confirmed it will build the US Marine Corps a further 250 RG31 Mk5E Mine Resistant Ambush...

US Army changes camouflage – again

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The secretary of the US Army has announced that the Army will provide combat uniforms in the MultiCam pattern to all soldiers...

NATO allies to shuffle Afghan pledges to add training

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NATO allies plan to reshuffle rather than expand existing troop commitments to Afghanistan, sending more military trainers in place of combat forces...

US Army moots standardised rifle marksmanship programme

An advanced rifle marksmanship concept developed at Fort Benning based on "lessons learned" in Iraq and Afghanistan might be instituted across all...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...