Combat Forces

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Name: Combat Forces
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

No more troops in Iraq, key senator says

WASHINGTON, DC (CNN) - The Senate Foreign Relations Committee met in Washington on Thursday to examine the options for U.S. policy in Iraq.Concern is escalating around the situation in Iraq as the militant group ISIS continues to expand its reach across ... [Published Live 5 WCSC - 14 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Fighting according to the rules [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel :: ]

July 25--War is a continuation of diplomacy by other means said Carl von Clausewitz, and when the means change, so do the legal rules. In recent years, Israel has been the object of the most severe criticism for its conduct in a series of military operations, ... [Published BusinessWeek - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

LaRouche Reiterates: Congress Must Remain in Session Until Obama is Impeached and Glass-Steagall is Restored

Lyndon LaRouche today reiterated his July 19 warning that Congress must not leave Washington for recess until the urgent business of the nation has been accomplished. So long as President Barack Obama remains in office, the world is on the very edge of ... [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Spartan paratroopers jump back into training

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska- Paratroopers here with U.S. Army Alaska’s 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division got back to work this week by jumping into action after returning from summer leave.More than 1,500 ... [Published DVIDS - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

As death toll climbs, pressure builds for Mideast cease-fire

JUDY WOODRUFF: : The death toll from the fighting between Hamas and Israel continued to mount today. In total, more than 500 Palestinians and 27 Israelis have been killed since the conflict began nearly two weeks ago.Meanwhile, the U.S. push for a cease-fire ... [Published PBS - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

We Are Coming On

"We are prepared to continue the operation as long as necessary," Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon told the Knesset on Monday, after a bruising day of heavy fighting that saw the death of 13 Israeli paratroopers.Yaalon appeared optimistic about the ... [Published World Jewish Daily - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Closure of Girls’ School in Shindand

Taliban continue to create hindrances and obstacles for Afghan boys and girls who want to get education and contribute to an educated Afghanistan. As of recent all girls’ schools in Shindand district of Herat province have been shut down due to growing ... [Published Daily Outlook - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Photo - Pararescue Lift Off

A U.S. Air Force pararescue team takes off in an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from Bagram Airfield Afghanistan, July 9, 2014. The airmen represent U.S. Defense Department elite combat forces specifically trained, equipped and postured to conduct a range ... [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Taliban cannot retake Afghanistan, says senior insurgent leader

Agha Jan Motasim says withdrawal of Nato forces this year will also make it harder for militants to justify their war A veteran Taliban leader has offered a startling view of Afghanistan's conflict, saying militants no longer have the support they need ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Nominee to be first female 4-star general of combat forces

Air Force Lt. Gen. Lori J. Robinson has been nominated to be the new commanding general of Pacific Air Forces, which would make her the first U.S. female four-star commander of combat forces, the Pentagon announced last week. ... [Published Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

IDF Works to Destroy 34 Terror Tunnels

As of Saturday night, the IDF has uncovered 34 terror tunnels, including 5 which extend from Gaza far into Israel, the IDF Spokesperson's Office announced Saturday night.The tunnels have been neutralized and are in the process of being destroyed, it ... [Published Virtual Jerusalem - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Obama picks first woman non-pilot to head Air Force in Pacific

| Updated: 00:50 EST, 19 July 2014A female general who has never piloted a military aircraft has been nominated by US President Barack Obama to head the Air Force in the Pacific.Air Force Lt. Gen. Lori J. Robinson was nominated by the president for a ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 19 2014]

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..." Sasson points out that, in war, non-combatants will always be hurt. "We all regret the harm to civilians, but the laws of war recognize this as legitimate, when it is proportionate and committed in self-defense."
"I don't know any other country that recognizes 100% of an investment for tax purposes in the first year."

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No more troops in Iraq, key senator says [Published Live 5 WCSC - 14 hours ago]
In the War on Terrorism, Only al-Qaeda Thrives [Published Washington Report on Middle East Affairs - 17 hours ago]
NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic holds change of command [Published Norfolk Navy Flagship - 17 hours ago]
United States could do more to intercept milita... [Published Washington Post - 20 hours ago]
Fighting according to the rules [Globes, Tel Av... [Published BusinessWeek - 21 hours ago]
LaRouche Reiterates: Congress Must Remain in Se... [Published Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee - 22 hours ago]
Fighting according to the rules [Published Globes - Jul 24 2014]
Calvert man receives Congressional Gold Medal [Published Maryland Bay Net - Jul 24 2014]
50th Space Wing — 65 years of Mastering Space [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Jul 24 2014]
English Bazaar tense after police, gold merchan... [Published The Echo Of India - Jul 23 2014]
The forecast calls for thunder [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Jul 23 2014]
Penalize Putin and His Culpable Kremlin [Published Creators.Com - Jul 23 2014]
Spartan paratroopers jump back into training [Published DVIDS - Jul 22 2014]
U.S. should use caution in current Iraq crisis [Published Daily Texan - Jul 22 2014]
We Are Coming On [Published World Jewish Daily - Jul 22 2014]
Closure of Girls’ School in Shindand [Published Daily Outlook - Jul 22 2014]
As death toll climbs, pressure builds for Midea... [Published PBS - Jul 22 2014]
Photo - Pararescue Lift Off [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 21 2014]
Nominee to be first female 4-star general of co... [Published Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Jul 21 2014]
The Taliban cannot retake Afghanistan, says sen... [Published Telegraph - Jul 21 2014]
IDF Works to Destroy 34 Terror Tunnels [Published Virtual Jerusalem - Jul 20 2014]
Thumrait Air Base, Oman [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Jul 19 2014]
Obama picks first woman non-pilot to head Air F... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 19 2014]
Leadership Changes Hands at NAVFAC Hawaii » [Published Hawaiian Reporter - Jul 18 2014]
Gaza’s resistance weapons [Published Al Ahram - Jul 18 2014]
Dunford: Continued Afghanistan Presence on Track [Published Military.com - Jul 17 2014]
A useful crisis [Published The Economist - Jul 17 2014]
US slaps toughest sanctions yet on Russia, targ... [Published Sharenet - Jul 17 2014]
Ukraine crisis: US imposes toughest sanctions y... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 17 2014]
U.S., EU impose new sanctions on Russia, Putin ... [Published Hartford Courant - Jul 17 2014]
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50th Space Wing — 65 years of Mastering Space [Published Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group - Jul 24 2014]
By Randy Saunders 50th Space Wing Historian As the Air Force prepares to celebrate its 67th anniversary, the 50th Space Wing celebrates its 65th birthday. In its six- plus decades of service to the United States, the 50th has distinguished itself on ...
Photo - Pararescue Lift Off [Published BLACKFIVE - Jul 21 2014]
A U.S. Air Force pararescue team takes off in an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter from Bagram Airfield Afghanistan, July 9, 2014. The airmen represent U.S. Defense Department elite combat forces specifically trained, equipped and postured to conduct a range ...
Pentagon: 12,000 Russian Troops on Ukraine Border [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 16 2014]
The Pentagon estimates that up to 12,000 Russian troops are on the country’s border with Ukraine as it continues to deliver heavy weapons to separatist forces within Ukraine, according to Politico Pro. Russia is building up its combat forces once again ...
Air Force Modernization: Future Radar Planes Ne... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 13 2014]
Air power is about more than fighters and bombers. In the case of the U.S. Air Force, it is also about supporting the rest of the joint force with vital enablers such as aerial refueling, long-distance transport, and timely intelligence. This commentary ...
Defence for 2015 and Beyond – Part 7 Global Int... [Published Think Defence - Jul 12 2014]
A series of guest posts from AndyC The forces and capabilities required for global intervention are very similar to those required for mobile operations within the NATO area.  Where there is a difference is the greater use of transport aircraft and ...
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