Combat Forces

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Name: Combat Forces
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Russia still on Ukraine border

Russian military forces haven’t budged from the border of eastern Ukraine despite an international pact meant to quell unrest in the fragile region, U.S. Defense officials said.About 40,000 troops appeared in battle-ready formation Friday, as combat forces, ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

NATIONAL - Pakistan and UAE to hold joint naval exercises tomorrow

Karachi- Naval forces of Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are getting ready to take part in joint exercises in Pakistani waters off the country's southern coastline on Saturday. According to the officials, these exercises were part of the drills ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

MPs Criticize British Military over Fatal Taliban Attack

British lawmakers said military commanders had been complacent in a deadly 2012 Taliban attack on their base in Afghanistan, in which two U.S. marines were killed.The House of Commons Defense Committee, a cross-party panel of MPs, said in a report published ... [Published Naharnet - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sweden’s submarine war against Germany – Rear-Admiral confesses to armed robbery

On April 8, 2014, Swedish combat forces stormed the HQ of German submarine builder Thyssen’s offices in Sweden and walked away with blueprints for the next generation submarine A26. Immediately after the event, the head of security at Thyssen was fired. ... [Published Kristoffer Hell - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Afghan poll: Abdullah slightly ahead as count continues

KABUL. KAZINFORM - Partial results from the Afghan presidential vote show former Foreign Minister Abdullah Abdullah slightly ahead of Ashraf Ghani.With about 500,000 votes in 26 provinces counted, Dr Abdullah has 41.9% with Mr Ghani on 37.6%. Some seven ... [Published Kazinform - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 3 reports

Suicide bomber kills tribal elder in Afghan market

KABUL — A suicide bomber blew himself up in a market Friday in eastern Afghanistan, killing a pro-government tribal elder and wounding three civilians, authorities said.The explosion killed tribal elder Gul Babri at about 2 p.m. in the market of the Jani ... [Published Boston Globe - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 2 reports

1st set of female missile operators join Chinese army

BEIJING: The first female missile company has been incorporated in the People's Liberation Army's main missile brigade giving women a new role in the Chinese military. The company has been included into the First Conventional Missile Brigade of the Second ... [Published Times of India - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 3 reports

Afghanistan goes to the polls defying the Taliban

Millions of Afghans defied Taliban threats and rain today, underscoring their enormous expectations from an election that comes as the country's wobbly government prepares to face down a ferocious insurgency largely on its own.With combat forces from ... [Published ONE News - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 2 reports

Afghans defy Taliban threat to vote in droves

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN: Millions of Afghans defied Taliban threats and rain Saturday, underscoring their enormous expectations from an election that comes as the country’s wobbly government prepares to face down a ferocious insurgency largely on its own.With ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

The Campaigns for Kabul

This will be Afghanistan’s fifth election since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, the third for the presidency. Hamid Karzai, who has led the country since then, won’t be running this time; he has reached the constitutional two-term limit. His departure, ... [Published RealClearWorld - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 5 reports

Afghans See Hope in Chance to Choose New Leader

(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Two Afghan women shrouded in black emerged from a campaign rally carrying bundles of sticks with pieces of torn posters still attached. The women weren’t intending to knit back together what pictures remained of the presidential ... [Published TIME.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Thanks to Putin, Nato will stand test of time

The transatlantic defence alliance should consider lifting its self-imposed restriction on deploying combat forces to allied territory in the east ... [Published FT.com - US - Mar 25 2014]
Entities: NATO, Combat Forces

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"The arrangements for manning of the guard towers around the perimeter of Camp Bastion were exposed by the attack as inadequate" the MPs' report said
"It's the mud factor," said Staff Sgt. Jessica Vanleuven, a 626th motor transporter. "When we get stuck in the mud, we put it in low gear] to help get us out. If we can't get out, we have to go to Bravo Company to ask for wrecker assistance."

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Russia still on Ukraine border [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 19 2014]
NATIONAL - Pakistan and UAE to hold joint naval... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 18 2014]
Rising oil exports give Iran taste of potential... [Published Gulf States NewsLetter - Apr 18 2014]
MPs Criticize British Military over Fatal Talib... [Published Naharnet - Apr 16 2014]
626th BSB behind the scenes of Operation Golden... [Published United States Army - Apr 16 2014]
Defence Services Asia: Malaysia interested in b... [Published Shephard - Apr 15 2014]
INTERVIEW-Poland: NATO should send troops to ea... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 15 2014]
Republicans Support US Presence in Afghanistan,... [Published CNS News - Apr 15 2014]
Sweden’s submarine war against Germany – Rear-A... [Published Kristoffer Hell - Apr 15 2014]
The Details Behind Israel’s Purchase of Lockhee... [Published Inter Press Service - Apr 14 2014]
Afghan poll: Abdullah slightly ahead as count c... [Published Kazinform - Apr 13 2014]
Suicide bomber kills tribal elder in Afghan market [Published Boston Globe - Apr 12 2014]
News of the day From Across the Globe, April 12 [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 12 2014]
1st set of female missile operators join Chines... [Published Times of India - Apr 12 2014]
Afghanistan election represents pronounced prog... [Published Standard Examiner - Apr 11 2014]
Suicide bomber kills Afghan tribal elder [Published Merced Sun-Star - Apr 11 2014]
Suicide Bomber Kills Afghan Tribal Elder [Published ABC News - Apr 11 2014]
1st female missile company included into the PLA [Published China.org.cn - Apr 11 2014]
Beans, bullets & Band-Aids [Published Fort Campbell Courier - Apr 11 2014]
Historic Waterfront Operations Tower Renovation... [Published Hawaiian Reporter - Apr 11 2014]
LIMRA: Improve trust to maximize annuity business [Published LifeHealthPro - Apr 10 2014]
Our View: Good news about Afghanistan The Afgha... [Published Mankato Free Press - Apr 10 2014]
U.S. eyes on Japan’s security 2 / Japan, U.S. m... [Published The Japan News - Apr 09 2014]
Afghan official cautions on possible fraud in p... [Published FOXNews.com - Apr 09 2014]
Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Airland H... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 09 2014]
OUR OPINION: Momentum increases for Vietnam mem... [Published NEMS 360 - Apr 09 2014]
Kuwait: MP’s brother dies in Syria [Published Gulf States NewsLetter - Apr 09 2014]
The Faces of Power, From the Portraitist in Chief [Published Afghanistan News Center - Apr 09 2014]
Is Al Qaeda Winning: Grading the Administration... [Published Brookings Institution - Apr 08 2014]
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Sweden’s submarine war against Germany – Rear-A... [Published Kristoffer Hell - Apr 15 2014]
On April 8, 2014, Swedish combat forces stormed the HQ of German submarine builder Thyssen’s offices in Sweden and walked away with blueprints for the next generation submarine A26. Immediately after the event, the head of security at Thyssen was fired. ...
Is Al Qaeda Winning: Grading the Administration... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Apr 08 2014]
Editor's Note: On Tuesday, April 8, Benjamin Wittes testified before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs' Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade on the subject "Is Al Qaeda Winning: Grading the Administration's Counterterrorism Policy." ...
Frontrunners vow to respect outcome of Afghanis... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 06 2014]
Trucks and donkeys loaded with ballot boxes made their way to counting centers on Sunday as Afghans and the international community sighed with relief that national elections were held without major violence despite a Taliban threat. Millions of Afghans ...
Afghan Candidates Promise to Respect Results [Published TIME.com - Apr 06 2014]
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Trucks and donkeys loaded with ballot boxes made their way to counting centers on Sunday as Afghans and the international community sighed with relief that national elections were held without major violence despite a Taliban threat. ...
Afghan Candidates Promise to Respect Results [Published The China Blog - Apr 06 2014]
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Trucks and donkeys loaded with ballot boxes made their way to counting centers on Sunday as Afghans and the international community sighed with relief that national elections were held without major violence despite a Taliban threat. ...
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