Monthly Archives: September 2018

Niger Base 201 drones to Southern Libya

    As U.S. Special Forces are preparing to reduce their footprint in Africa, lethal drone use is ramping up. Dirkou Airport is next to Nguingaoué and is located in Agadez, Niger. The CIA has already used the expanded base … Continue reading

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Syria: S-300 SAM defense system from Russia

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the S-300 surface-to-air missile defence system would be delivered within two weeks. Fifteen Russian military personnel were killed when the reconnaissance aeroplane was downed on 17 September. Syria and Russia say Israel was … Continue reading

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Idlib: Syrian Army commanders to be sanctioned

 UK Ambassador to the United Nations, Karen Pierce named units of the Syrian armed forces and their commanders that Britain believed were stationed around Idlib, including the 4th Armored Division, the Republican Guard, Tiger Forces and 2nd and 5th Corps.“In … Continue reading

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Emiratis: one-quarter of U.S. sales were for bombs

        More than one-quarter of the FMS offers to the UAE – valued at $7.2 billion – were for bombs such as the Paveway and the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) and tactical missiles such as the … Continue reading

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