Military medical malpractice victims could see payouts from Defense Department under new compromise

The move would not overturn the controversial legal precedent known as the Feres Doctrine, a 1950s...

discovered 3 months ago on Navy Times
Analysis | How the Battle for Libya Has Become a Proxy Conflict

Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj came to power through a 2015 United Nations-backed political deal. Haftar gradually extended his grip over the country’s east and then the south ...

discovered 3 months ago on Washington Post
Get set to enjoy great military music today - Times of India

Perhaps, this is one of the reasons why military music was born. In the past, during wartime,...

discovered 3 months ago on The Times of India
CentCom's role has evolved since 9/11

The command, based at MacDill Air Force Base and now led by Army Gen. Joseph Votel, saw headquarters personnel increase nearly fivefold at its peak. At...

discovered 3 months ago on Tampa Bay Times
Putin and Zelenskiy Didn’t Waste Their First Meeting

In 2014 and 2015, when Ukraine’s military was caving under the blows of Russian troops imported into the country’s east to help pro-Moscow separatists,...

discovered 3 months ago on Bloomberg
‘Our friends didn’t have to die’: Afghanistan Papers surface pain and familiar frustrations

Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), a member of the committee. “The time to end this war and bring our troops home...

discovered 3 months ago on Washington Post
Amazing Rescue: How French Special Forces Strapped a Wounded Soldier to Their Helicopter

Key point: Paris has maintained some of the most highly-trained and first-class forces. In January...

discovered 3 months ago on The National Interest via Yahoo News
Jihadist Raid in Niger Shows Speed of Islamic State Expansion

The killing of 71 soldiers in Niger, which had been spared the surge in major militant attacks that...

discovered 3 months ago on Bloomberg
As Rivals Fight for Control of Libya, Erdogan Says Turkey May Jump In

In comments to Turkish television networks on Monday night and again on Tuesday, President Recep...

discovered 3 months ago on New York Times
Attack by Islamist extremists kills at least 71 soldiers in Niger

Jihadists with links to Islamic State and al Qaeda have mounted increasingly lethal attacks across...

discovered 3 months ago on NBC NEWS
West Africa grapples with piracy in Gulf of Guinea hotspot

A Nigerian navy speedboat loaded with special forces troops skims across the waves towards a suspect...

discovered 4 months ago on AFP via Yahoo News
For east Syria, American troops are about much more than oil

As U.S. troops beef up in eastern Syria to protect oil fields, residents hope their mission will...

discovered 4 months ago on Navy Times
Libya Urges U.S. to Help End Conflict as Russian Role Grows

Military vehicles of the UN-backed government forces of Libya clear the way for the ground troops in...

discovered 4 months ago on Bloomberg
Group creating care packages to send to troops in time for the holidays

A local group is working diligently to create hundreds of care packages in hopes of spreading...

discovered 4 months ago on KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
France announces troop deployment to Burkina Faso

Parly, the French minister of armed forces, has announced her country will be deploying ground troops to the "three borders" area of Burkina Faso. During...

discovered 4 months ago on Al Jazeera
30 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Russia Is Only Pretending to Be a Major Power

Five days before the summit opened at the Rhodes Palace, the island’s most luxurious hotel, the U.S....

discovered 4 months ago on Time Magazine
Albert Tévoédjrè, political scientist who advised Kofi Annan on Africa, dies at 89

During his tenure as envoy to Ivory Coast from 2003 to 2005, Dr. Tévoédjrè was instrumental in...

discovered 4 months ago on Washington Post
Attack on Canadian miner in Burkina Faso threatens gold’s final frontier

NAIROBI/JOHANNESBURG/LONDON (Reuters) - As jihadists wreaked ever more havoc in the last two years,...

discovered 4 months ago on Reuters via Yahoo News
Colourised old black and white images bring world wars back to life

He is photographed on a makeshift bed cleaning in north Africa, at Christmas in 1942. He sent the...

discovered 4 months ago on Daily Mail
How Cuban art fed Africa's liberation struggles

Ahead of Angola's independence from Portugal in 1975, Castro sent elite special forces and 35,000 soldiers to support the Marxist MPLA movement to stop...

discovered 4 months ago on BBC News