Military Operations

Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:43
Heavy fighting has raged in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz for the third consecutive day as government forces repelled Taliban attacks.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:34
An increasing number of Afghan civilians are killed and injured at the hands of government forces fighting extremist groups, according to the UN.
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 06:30
Nowhere are the benefits of strong logistics and the shortcomings of weak logistics seen more starkly than in African peace operations. -
Monday, April 11, 2016 - 06:13
The U.S. military command in Kabul has launched an investigation into an airstrike in southeastern Afghanistan last week that some locals claim killed as many as 17 civilians, SitRep has learned. Military officials insist that the strike targeted al Qaeda fighters and no civilians were killed.
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 07:02
After 15 years, billions of dollars and thousands of American casualties, U.S. efforts to rebuild Afghanistan are in a perilous state, according to the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 06:13
The top structure of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is bloated and positions need to be cut in favour of the Army, which is under strength, according to a defence expert.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 06:37
The Obama administration is considering pulling troops out of a base in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula in part due to the growing threat from ISIS and other militants, CNN has learned.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 06:36
The U.S. fight against Islamic State militants risks becoming “another slow, grinding failure” like the Vietnam War, the Senate Armed Services Committee chairman warned Tuesday.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 06:08
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is currently reviewing different options to speed up the campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, including "everything again from additional trainers to more engineering equipment, perhaps to adjustments in the air campaign."
Monday, April 4, 2016 - 06:36
The shaky debut last week of a new unity government in Libya brings Western nations, including the United States, much closer to a renewed military mission there, and to a host of obstacles that will test their ability to secure a country gripped by Islamist extremism and civil war.