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U.S. Special Operations Forces Deployed To 70% Of The World"s Countries In 2016 [Infographic]

According to data from U.S. Special Operations Command. elite American troops deployed to 138 nations last year. According to data from U.S. Special Operations Command. elite American troops deployed to 138 nations last year......»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 7th, 2017

Japanese troops have been deployed abroad — and may become embroiled in their first fighting since World War II

REUTERS/Jok SolomunJUBA (Reuters) - A contingent of Japanese troops landed in South Sudan on Monday, an official said - a mission that critics say could see them embroiled in their country's first overseas fighting since World War Two. The soldiers will j.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 23rd, 2016

NATO Places 300,000 Troops On "High Alert" In Readiness For Confrontation With Russia

Submitted by Alex Christoforou of The Duran NATO a preparing a military force of up to 300,000 personnel, capable of being deployed within just two months to attack Russia. As the world remains fixated on the outcome of Tuesday’s US elections, NATO cont.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 7th, 2016

America First? 200,000 Troops Deployed To 177 Nations

There was no shortage of cuts proposed in Trump’s budget for 2018, which was released earlier this week. However, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes, one of the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 19th, 2017

Several Hundred U.S. Marines Deployed to Battle ISIS in Raqqa, Syria

President Donald Trump also has reportedly weighed sending up to 1,000 U.S. troops to Kuwait......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 9th, 2017

US Special Operations Forces Deployed To 70% Of The World in 2016

This was the first high-profile special forces operation of Donald Trump's presidency.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 12th, 2017

U.S. Special Forces Deployed To 70% Of The World In 2016

U.S. Special Operations Command launched a raid in Yemen’s Baida Province on Jan 29, targeting Qassim al-Rimi, the leader of Al-Qaeda .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 11th, 2017

US Marines Land In Norway For The First Time Since World War II, Angering Russia

Just one week after thousands of US troops arrived in Poland to "support NATO's Anti-Russian buildup" across Eastern Europe, 300 U.S. Marines from Camp Lejeune.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 16th, 2017

Polish Government Welcomes U.S. Troops

U.S. troops were welcomed by Polish leaders Saturday. The first time Western forces are being deployed on a continuous basis to NATO’s eastern flank has infuriated Moscow......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 14th, 2017

Clare Hollingworth, Reporter Who Broke News of World War II, Dies at 105

In 1939, Ms. Hollingworth was less than a week into her first job as a correspondent when she spotted troops and tanks concealed in a valley......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJan 10th, 2017

The US had no aircraft carriers deployed for the first time since 2000 — but Russia and China did

US NavyThe US operates 10 Nimitz-class flat top aircraft carriers, more than the rest of the world, but for t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 6th, 2017

For The First Time Since World War II, No US Carriers Are Deployed Anywhere In The World

Last weekend, when commenting on China's public demonstration of its one and only aircraft carrier, which China then proce.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 1st, 2017

Venezuela Deploys Troops After Weekend Riots

President Nicolás Maduro’s government deployed 3,000 troops to the southeastern state of Bolivar on Monday after people desperate over the government’s elimination of much of the country’s currency looted stores and homes over the weekend.....»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 19th, 2016

Trump’s Swaggering Sparks War Talk from China  

In mid-summer 2015, the Pentagon deployed a vast fleet  to the Western Pacific with an invasion force of 33,000 troops. The little reported exercise was supported by warplanes and attack helicopters, along with 21 ships, including the aircraft carrier Ge.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 16th, 2016

Giant robocops are being deployed to solve the Congo"s traffic problem

Getty ImagesFor over two decades, cities around the world have used red light and speed cameras to help enforce traffic laws. Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is betting that giant robots could be more effective (a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 6th, 2016

Will respond with full force to India on LoC: Qamar Javed Bajwa

Gen Bajwa said India's aggressive posture was aimed solely at diverting the world's attention away from atrocities being committed by Indian troops in J&K.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 2nd, 2016

6 times American troops fought in foreign militaries

US Marine CorpsModern Americans can join the military and go to war without too much fuss, since the US still needs people for ongoing fights in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and other hotspots around the world. But our forefathers didn’t always ha.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 29th, 2016

Japanese Troops Deploy To South Sudan Risking First Overseas Conflict Since World War II"

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The re-miliarization of Japan has been on my radar and caused me much concern in recent years. I’ve covered the topic on several occasions, with the most recent example published over the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 21st, 2016

5 things being a Marine taught me about starting a business

Christian Petersen/Getty Images As a Marine, I trained and served in some of the hottest and crappiest places in the world. I was with 3rd Battalion 6th Marines, and deployed for the Battle of Marjah in Helmand, Afghanistan. During the six years I was in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 11th, 2016

Who’d Start World War 3 vs. Russia: Trump or Clinton?

If NATO shows up at Russia’s doorstep, Moscow is ready to respond military and start World War 3. This is the message Russia has just sent to the U.S. after the country deployed its paratroopers to a Serbian airbase. The […] The post Who’d S.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 5th, 2016