Military Operations

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 06:46
Despite a U.S. military presence in Central Africa to support local military initiatives, is the LRA still holding on to power or actually becoming stronger?
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:38
Bolivian President Evo Morales said Thursday he will raise the issue of U.S. military bases in Latin America at the United Nations Security Council after his country was recently elected to occupy one of the non-permanent seats.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:32
The swift, humiliating defeat last Wednesday marked the end of a widely advertised offensive launched less than 24 hours earlier with intense U.S.-led air cover. The fighters had hoped to capture Boukamal, a prize possession of ISIS and the extremist group's last border crossing between Iraq and Syria.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:24
NATO leaders will approve the use of AWACS surveillance aircraft to assist the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State extremist group, the alliance's secretary-general said Monday.
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 06:16
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says his country will reconsider plans to pull its troops from Somalia if the AU stabilization mission there moves in the right direction.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 06:22
The anti-Islamic State coalition will pass on Saudi Arabia’s offer to send ground troops into the fight, the US representative to the coalition told Congress on Tuesday.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:28
Nigeria's army on Sunday said it had freed more than 5,000 people held by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:26
As the number of peacekeeping operations on the African continent grows, the question of who will foot the bill for the expensive engagements consistently looms.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:41
U.S. warplanes in Afghanistan have launched airstrikes against Taliban targets in recent days under new authority granted to the top commander there to help Afghan forces achieve “catastrophic success,” Defense officials said.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:24
The testimony of outgoing AFRICOM Commander General David Rodriguez raises questions about the extend of AFRICOM's involvment on the continent - and just how forthcoming they are to Congress about it.