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The U.S. Built Afghanistan’s Military Over 20 Years. Will It Last One More?

The U.S. Built Afghanistan's Military Over 20 Years. Will It Last One More?

The U.S. Built Afghanistan’s Military Over 20 Years. Will It Last One More? The U.S. Built Afghanistan’s Military Over 20 Years. Will It Last One More? MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan — The Taliban attack on a police outpost at the edge of the city began at dusk, with the muted chatter of machine-gun fire and the thud of explosions. The men under …

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US Military Begins Final Withdrawal from Afghanistan

US Military Begins Final Withdrawal from Afghanistan

US Military Begins Final Withdrawal from Afghanistan US Military Begins Final Withdrawal from Afghanistan KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military has begun its complete withdrawal from Afghanistan, the top American commander there said Sunday, marking what amounts to the beginning of the end of the United States’ nearly 20-year-old war in the country. “I now have a set of orders,” …

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Pakistani Journalist Is Shot After Criticizing the Military

Pakistani Journalist Is Shot After Criticizing the Military

Pakistani Journalist Is Shot After Criticizing the Military Pakistani Journalist Is Shot After Criticizing the Military ISLAMABAD, Pakistan —A veteran Pakistani journalist who has been critical of the country’s powerful military establishment was shot near his home on Tuesday but survived, officials said. The shooting sent a chill through Pakistan’s journalist community, which has come under withering pressure from the …

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In Russia, a Military Buildup That Can’t be Missed

In Russia, a Military Buildup That Can’t be Missed

In Russia, a Military Buildup That Can’t be Missed In Russia, a Military Buildup That Can’t be Missed MASLOVKA, Russia — Deep in a pine forest in southern Russia, military trucks, their silhouettes blurred by camouflage netting, appear through the trees. Soldiers in four-wheel-drive vehicles creep along rutted dirt roads. And outside a newly pitched tent camp, sentries, Kalashnikovs slung …

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US to Increase Military Presence in Germany

US to Increase Military Presence in Germany

US to Increase Military Presence in Germany US to Increase Military Presence in Germany American and NATO officials have grown increasingly concerned about Russia’s deployment of additional troops near the border with Ukraine. Source link

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Israel-Iran Sea Skirmishes Escalate as Mine Damages Iranian Military Ship

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Israel-Iran Sea Skirmishes Escalate as Mine Damages Iranian Military Ship Israel-Iran Sea Skirmishes Escalate as Mine Damages Iranian Military Ship An Iranian military vessel stationed in the Red Sea was damaged by an apparent Israeli mine attack on Tuesday in an escalation of the shadowy naval skirmishing that has characterized the two adversaries’ exchanges in recent years. The damage to …

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Military Closes Failing Facility at Guantánamo Bay to Consolidate Prisoners

Military Closes Failing Facility at Guantánamo Bay to Consolidate Prisoners

Military Closes Failing Facility at Guantánamo Bay to Consolidate Prisoners Military Closes Failing Facility at Guantánamo Bay to Consolidate Prisoners Major McElwain declined to say how much the consolidation cost. Over time, he said, the move would most likely mean a reduction in troops from the 1,500 mostly National Guard members who primarily serve nine-month tours of duty at the …

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Myanmar’s Military Has Killed Over 40 Children Since the Coup. Here’s One Child’s Story.

Myanmar's Military Has Killed Over 40 Children Since the Coup. Here's One Child's Story.

Myanmar’s Military Has Killed Over 40 Children Since the Coup. Here’s One Child’s Story. Myanmar’s Military Has Killed Over 40 Children Since the Coup. Here’s One Child’s Story. No one quite knew why the soldiers wandered into Aye Myat Thu’s neighborhood of neat wooden houses, each painted a cheerful hue, sprays of bougainvillea adding more splashes of color. Mr. Soe …

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5,000 Flee as Venezuela Launches Largest Military Campaign in Decades

5,000 Flee as Venezuela Launches Largest Military Campaign in Decades

5,000 Flee as Venezuela Launches Largest Military Campaign in Decades 5,000 Flee as Venezuela Launches Largest Military Campaign in Decades BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Venezuela is waging its most concerted military campaign in years, targeting what it says is a criminal group operating within its border near Colombia but also sending an estimated 5,000 of its own civilians fleeing into the …

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After Coup, Myanmar’s Military Rule Is an Exception

After Coup, Myanmar's Military Rule Is an Exception

After Coup, Myanmar’s Military Rule Is an Exception After Coup, Myanmar’s Military Rule Is an Exception Government-sponsored massacres became less frequent too. But a wave in the 1990s were mostly in countries that, like Myanmar, had histories of civil war, weak institutions, high poverty rates and politically powerful militaries — Sudan, Rwanda, Nigeria, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, among …

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