Military Operations

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The government in Panama has launched an investigation into the US invasion in 1989 that overthrew military strongman General Manuel Noriega. The commission is expected to determine how many people died during the operation, and to identify them. It will also assess whether relatives of the victims deserve compensation.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Burundi has sent fresh new military troops into Somalia today. These troops replaced the forces currently station in Somalia, and contribute to the African Union peacekeeping force.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Rwanda is threatening to go it alone and fight the Hutu rebels in eastern Congo, outside a United Nations-backed Great Lakes initiative.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower and its strike group launched jets on their first strikes against ISIS from the Persian Gulf on Friday, as they continue the campaign to destroy the militants sowing chaos in Iraq and Syria. Ike and its embarked Carrier Air Wing 3 have been deployed for nearly two months and earlier carried out ISIS strikes from the Mediterranean Sea.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A small group of U.S. troops helped Iraqi forces build a bridge across the Tigris River last week that will support Iraq's campaign to retake Mosul from the militant group Islamic State, a U.S. military spokesman said on Wednesday. This was the first time American forces accompanied the Iraqi army closer to the front lines of battle since U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in April that they would be allowed to do so.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Throughout Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's regional tour, he has found expanded opportunities for Israel's arms export market with African countries seeking to modernize their militaries.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Turkey has begun overhauling its armed forces following a failed coup, but its NATO ally the United States complained that the purges of generals and officers were hindering cooperation in the fight against Islamic State.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The U.S. government is on track to approve nearly $40 billion in foreign military sales in the 2016 fiscal year that ends October 1, down from $46.6 billion last year, a top Pentagon official said on Wednesday.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Obama announced Friday that he will send a battalion of about 1,000 Army soldiers to Poland as part of a new NATO mission, an effort to deter any aggression by Moscow at Russia’s borders with Poland and the Baltic countries.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
In taking command of Joint Task Force Bravo, U.S. Army Col. Brian Hughes praised the forces' role in aiding Central American governments to combat the effects of natural disasters and transnational crimes.

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