Monthly Archives: January 2019

U.S. building road across Africa

    The U.S. Defense Department is in the early stages of a project to develop land-based supply routes from the main American military base in Africa, Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, to other U.S. camps across the eastern part of … Continue reading

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Russia adds UCAV armed drone

Sukhoi S-70 unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV),”Okhotnik” (Hunter) or “Okhotnik-B,” [Ocrober 17 2015   Turkey downs small drone maybe of Russian origin, maybe from Syria   ] 16 October 2015 Turkey says its warplanes have shot down an unidentified aircraft which intruded … Continue reading

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Second U.S. death in Afghanistan in 2019

An US military service member was killed in combat in Afghanistan on January 22 2019. A number of US Special Operations Forces still conduct direct combat operations as part of its counter terrorism missions against Al-Qaeda, ISIS and other terrorist … Continue reading

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Anbar Operations Command kills 5 IS fighters

In western Anbar, aircraft from the Anbar Operations Command received small arms fire during an aerial reconnaissance of suspected ISIS positions. The Iraqi Security Forces returned fire, resulting in the death of an estimated five ISIS fighters. These efforts and … Continue reading

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Libya:Haftar to control entire onshore oil?

Mahmoud Jabril, Ali Tarhouni, Libyan rebel Interim National Council takes shape. Qatar markets rebel oil, Continue reading

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Syria: playing with fire on Twitter

Spoke w/ President Erdogan of Turkey to advise where we stand on all matters including our last two weeks of success in fighting the remnants of ISIS, and 20 mile safe zone. Also spoke about economic development between the U.S. … Continue reading

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Pompeo: expel every last Iranian boot” from Syria

  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State, The American University in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt January 10, 2019 declared that the U.S. would “use diplomacy and work with our partner to expel every last Iranian boot” from Syria. And he promised … Continue reading

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