Special Operations

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Special Operations
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 12 mins ago - 4 reports

In case of slain journalist, negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning : August 22, 2014, 3:20 am

WASHINGTON/PARIS: After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for US. air strikes on the militant group Islamic S ... [Published Daily Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported 42 mins ago - Updated 42 mins ago - 1 reports

Public affairs soldiers go to Colombia to support international special operations competition

Seven soldiers from Fort Bliss got the chance of a lifetime when they visited Colombia last month and provided public affairs support to an international special operations competition.Soldiers from the 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, nicknamed ... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 42 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

8/22/2014: World: How mission to rescue Foley failed

WASHINGTON: A US special operations team tried to rescue journalist James Foley and other Americans held by the ISIS in July but the mission failed because the hostages had been moved to another location. The raid authorised by US President Barack... ... [Published Hindustan Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

The Operation To Rescue American Hostages In Syria Was Much Larger Than We Realised

The failed U.S. mission to rescue a number of hostages being held by the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Syria earlier this summer was a much larger operation than previously realised, according to new reporting by James Gordon Meek and Lee Ferran ... [Published Business Insider Australia - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Hostage, Operation, Syria
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 20 reports

US Reveals Failed Hostages Rescue in Syria

Washington revealed it had failed in an operation to free US hostages in neighboring Syria.It came a day after ISIL released a video showing a masked militant beheading US reporter James Foley, provoking worldwide revulsion and condemnation.US forces ... [Published Al Manar TV - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Australia orders Supacat special operations vehicles

PORT MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Australia's military has ordered high mobility vehicles from the Supacat Group, a British company with a presence in the country.The vehicle ordered by the Defense Material Organization is the Special Operations ... [Published UPI - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Paratroopers, Special Forces Soldiers, Fayetteville community celebrate National Airborne Day

Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Figel, with the U.S. Army Special Operations Command parachute team, the Black Daggers, makes final adjustments for a tip-toe landing during a jump demonstration for National Airborne Day at the Airborne & Special Operations...Soldiers ... [Published United States Army - 8 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

International manhunt for 'John' the British jihadist after photojournalist execution

An international manhunt is under way for the jihadist, believed to be British, who appeared in video footage showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley. A US Special Operations mission tried and failed to free Mr Foley and other hostages ... [Published Irish Independent - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Private Military Contractor with Experience in Iraq, Afghanistan Deploys “High Threat Team” in Ferguson

Photo Credit: Asymmetric SolutionsThe events in Ferguson, Missouri are a harbinger of things to come. In addition to the deployment of National Guard troops and the  heavy militarization of local  and federal law enforcement agents in the area, it looks ... [Published Global Research - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 3 reports

Poroshenko has allowed law enforcement agencies to detain people in the Donbass for a month without trial

The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a law allowing law enforcement agencies to detain Residents in the area of " special operations " for a month without a court order, said the press service of the head of the Ukrainian nation.According to ... [Published RIN.ru - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine: riot police and the national guard under lost in special operations 64

Lost battalions of special purpose of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine and the National guard during a special operation in the East, 64, said on Thursday Advisor to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs Anton Geraschenko." Just lost ... [Published RIN.ru - 16 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Could a Jaguar E-Type ever get called a lightweight?

APPARENTLY SO!...because Jaguar Land Rover Special Operations has just revealed its ‘new’ Lightweight E-type at the Pebble Beach Automotive weekend, the first E-Type to come out of Jaguar Heritage, and hand-built by highly skilled Jaguar craftsmen in ... [Published Nationwide Vehicle Contracts - Aug 20 2014]

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"It was an opportunity to exercise our skills as broadcast journalists and print journalists in a challenging and demanding environment" Hernandez said. "It was a unique opportunity to test our skills."
...This week Obama struck a different tone, saying: "When people harm Americans, anywhere, we do what's necessary to see that justice is done."
"This is one of the best hands on jobs you could ask for" Hertz said
"Can they be defeated without addressing that part of the organization that resides in Syria? The answer is no."

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Public affairs soldiers go to Colombia to suppo... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - 42 mins ago]
Iraq: A Mirror for Afghanistan’s Future [Published Antiwar.com - 58 mins ago]
Sheriff's defense rests, DOJ to rebut Friday [Published Burlington Times-News - 2 hours ago]
8/22/2014: HTRAJASTHAN: Tickets to kin Kota Sou... [Published Hindustan Times - 2 hours ago]
Obama Readies for War on ISIS [Published Daily Beast - 2 hours ago]
Halting Islamic State would require attacks in ... [Published KansasCity.com - 2 hours ago]
MT Air National Guard Works To Prevent Flooding... [Published ABCMontana.com - 3 hours ago]
The Operation To Rescue American Hostages In Sy... [Published Business Insider Australia - 3 hours ago]
The Operation To Rescue American Hostages In Sy... [Published Business Insider - 3 hours ago]
LAMBRO: Face-to-face with an evil enemy [Published Washington Times - 3 hours ago]
8/22/2014: World: How mission to rescue Foley f... [Published Hindustan Times - 4 hours ago]
Hagel says ISIL threat bigger than 9/11 [Published Press tv - 4 hours ago]
In case of slain journalist, negotiations, sile... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 5 hours ago]
Pentagon Leaders: Unsuccessful Hostage Rescue W... [Published Air Force Association - 5 hours ago]
Meet Lea Gabrielle, Fox News Correspondent and ... [Published Flying Magazine - 5 hours ago]
In case of slain journalist, negotiations, sile... [Published Daily Times - 5 hours ago]
Hagel: Islamic State ‘beyond anything that we’v... [Published Washington Post - 5 hours ago]
Obama Administration 'Leaked' James Foley Rescu... [Published US News & World Report - 6 hours ago]
Florence residents concerned about neighborhood... [Published Burlington County Times - 6 hours ago]
HUFFPOST HILL - Policing: A Tankless Job [Published Huffington Post - 6 hours ago]
Failed Hostage Rescue Mission: Why The Pentagon... [Published International Business Times - 6 hours ago]
Hagel: failed James Foley rescue try was ‘flawl... [Published New York Daily News - 6 hours ago]
This Stealth Attack Boat May Be Too Innovative ... [Published BusinessWeek - 7 hours ago]
Obama’s Irresponsible Leak of the Failed Operat... [Published RedState Blog - 7 hours ago]
Hagel: ISIS Threat 'Beyond Anything We've Seen' [Published NewsMax.com - 7 hours ago]
Publicizing Failed US Hostage Rescues in Syria ... [Published Russia Profile - 7 hours ago]
US forces attempted to rescue US journalist in ... [Published itv.com - 7 hours ago]
McKeon Wants Probe Into Leak of Covert Foley Re... [Published Roll Call Online - 7 hours ago]
US Reveals Failed Hostages Rescue in Syria [Published Al Manar TV - 7 hours ago]
Miniguns In HD At Dusk Look Like Lead Laser Can... [Published Jalopnik - 7 hours ago]
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Obama’s Irresponsible Leak of the Failed Operat... [Published RedState Blog - 7 hours ago]
Yesterday, the news broke that the United States had tried to rescue James Foley and several other American hostages of ISIS somewhere in Syria. As The New York Times  explains : The officials — speaking a day after the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ...
ISIS asked for $132.5M ransom to release James ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 10 hours ago]
WASHINGTON — A U.S. official says the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) militants who beheaded American journalist James Foley in Syria had demanded $132.5-million in ransom for his release. A second U.S. official says the demands were sent in ...
Retired Intel Officer: Foley Rescue Attempt Fai... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 11 hours ago]
Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer (Ret.) is a CIA-trained former senior intelligence officer who wrote the book Operation Dark Heart about the Special Operations successes in the early stages of the Afghanistan war.   He also famously reported to Congress that ...
ISIS demanded $100-million for James Foley’s li... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 15 hours ago]
Kneeling in the dirt in a desert somewhere in the Middle East, James Foley lost his life this week at the hands of the Islamic State. Before pulling out the knife used to decapitate him, his masked executioner explained that he was killing the 40-year-old ...
After James Foley execution, US reveals that Ob... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Aug 21 2014]
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, ...
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MacAulay-Brown, Inc. Appoints Industry Veteran ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 02 2014]
Robert Gates and Leon Panetta ask Congress to P... [Published PR Newswire - Feb 03 2014]
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