Such a move could risk antagonizing Pakistan, a critical partner in the war effort, but one that is closely tied to the Haqqani network. It could also frustrate the Afghan president, Hamid Karzai, who is pressing to reconcile with all the insurgent..
Uganda attacks serve to accelerate integration of Africom, new world order takeover of continent
Goodbye, fire-breathing Gen. Stanley McChrystal, and your Special Forces "mafia," who were supposed to crush Afghan resistance to western occupation.
'Colonel-Level' Talks to Discuss Cheonan Sinking
The future of spycraft looks pretty heavy, if this new Boeing plane is any indication. Adding to today's parade of pretty new planes, Boeing unveiled a hydrogen-powered unmanned aircraft system Monday that will stay aloft at 65,000 feet for four days
Looming ominously like a space ship from Star Wars, this is the future of unmanned flight. Defence firm BAE Systems today officially unveiled its first ever high-tech unmanned stealth jet.
After almost nine years of war in Afghanistan, the same faces keep reappearing in the American forces.
Spokesman Claims Taliban 'Cornered' Though the argument seems to be increasingly difficult to take seriously, NATO is again maintaining that the Taliban are not getting any stronger, and indeed suggesting that they might be getting weaker.
LOS ANGELES - A tough-talking, muscular Los Angeles police sergeant steadily rattled off tips to a young Marine riding shotgun as they raced in a patrol car to a drug bust: Be aware of your surroundings. Watch body language. Build rapport.
This year's deal differs from previous ones in that it allows US warships to enter the country. Previously, opponents say, only US Coast Guard vessels were allowed to enter Costa Rican territory. The new agreement expires on Dec. 31 of this year.
“The types of conflict that we are fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, and I think are likely to be fighting here for a decade or so, are focused on the people,” Casey, the army's Chief of Staff, said Friday night at the Aspen Institute's Ideas Festiva
The Pentagon has perhaps the single largest public relations apparatus on earth – $4.7 billion on P.R. in 2009 alone and employing 27,000 people, a staff nearly as large as the 30,000-person State Department – but is that really enough to ensure posi
Twain refers to American troops as “our uniformed assassins” and describes their killing of “six hundred helpless and weaponless savages” as “a long and happy picnic with nothing to do but sit in comfort and fire the Golden Rule into those people...
Liquid armor has been shown to stop bullets more effectively than plain Kevlar, according to British firm BAE Systems. The material could be used to make thinner, lighter armor for military personnel and police officers, the BBC reports.
On the 2nd July 2010 the Costa Rica Congress authorized the entry of 46 U.S. warships capable of carrying 200 helicopters and warplanes, plus 7,000 U.S. Marines "who may circulate the country in uniform" ---- until 31st December 2010.
In 2005, then Lt. Gen. Mattis spoke of his “fun” experience in Afghanistan at a forum in San Diego, describing it as “a hell of a hoot.” After laughter from soldiers in the audience Mattis went on to declare “it’s fun to shoot some people.”
Soldiers fighting future battles in crowded urban areas will be able to launch hummingbird-sized unmanned aerial vehicles capable of carrying sophisticated sensors and flying through open windows in buildings to report back on enemy positions.
In Operation Vigilant Guard, a Prison Planet.tv exclusive, Infowars.com reporters and filmmakers Rob Dew and Jason Douglass venture to Chicago, Illinois, to document the militarization of domestic response during disasters and terrorist events in the
An American soldier suspected of leaking video footage of a US Apache helicopter strike in Baghdad that killed two employees of the Reuters news agency has been charged, the military said on Tuesday.
U.S. spending on weapons through 2016 likely will grow faster than the overall defense budget, which will have annual increases of only about 1 percent above inflation, according to Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale.
By far the single most important of these is our current initiative to include substantial reductions in the projected level of American military spending as part of future deficit reduction efforts
The U.S. government filed charges, including the transfer of classified information, against a soldier accused of giving a video of an airstrike to a website, according to a press release today. In April, Wikileaks.org posted a video showing a U.S. h
9 days after a four-star general was relieved of command for comments made to Rolling Stone magazine, Defense Secretary Gates issued orders on Friday tightening the reins on officials dealing with the news media. The memorandum requires top-level Pen
Can anyone explain to me why drought relief funds come from a weapons account, which is directly under the National Nuclear Security Administration?
Obama never clarified what he meant when he stated in July 2008: "We cannot continue to rely on our military to achieve the national security objectives we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just asRead Letter
Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal told the Army Monday that he intends to retire, military officials said, less than a week after President Barack Obama fired him as the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
They point out that according to Israel, it will not be in a position to launch a strike on Iran without using bases in Georgia and Azerbaijan due to the limited capabilities of its nuclear submarines stationed near the Iranian coast.
The firing of McChrystal and his replacement by Petraeus represents . . the means by which Obama adapts to the demands of the military brass. McChrystal’s only crime—his “error in judgment”, in Obama’s parlance—was to express too bluntly the sentimen
Rats that are shocked when they hear a certain tone typically freeze up upon hearing that sound later. A drug injected into their brains can reduce this fear nearly as well as a fear-erasing training method. The work suggests scientists might be able
Gen. Stanley McChrystal has been relieved of his position as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, according to a top national security source. President Obama will make a statement at 1:30 p.m. ET...