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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

Trump Administration Says War on Terror Began Before 9/11 With Hezbollah Attack on U.S. Troops

George W. Bush coined the term back in 2001 after al-Qaeda's attack on the World Trade Center in New York......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 24th, 2017

50 new ITBP posts along China border, troops to learn Chinese: Rajnath

Announcing a slew of measures to bolster its capabilites, he said they were considering lightweight winter clothes for troops deployed above 9,000 ft and enhanced fleet of snow scooters for patrolling.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 24th, 2017

The foundation of Amazon"s future — automation — was made in Massachusetts

Amazon bought North Reading-based Kiva Systems in 2012, and now the Seattle-based retailer has 100,000 of those robots deployed in warehouses around the world......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2017

U.S. Troops Were Caught in Ambush by Islamic State Fighters in Niger

Reinforcements of French and Nigerien troops deployed to the remote desert borderlands between Mali and Niger, after three American Green Berets were killed in an ambush by an Islamic State affiliate, regional security officials said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 5th, 2017

The US has 1.3 million troops stationed around the world — here are the major hotspots

U.S. Marine Corps / Lance Cpl. Matthew Bra.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 31st, 2017

India And China Agree To "Disengage Troops" Along Disputed Border Area

On Monday morning, the world had one less geopolitical hotspot to worry about, when following months of escalating verbal jawboni.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 28th, 2017

Haryana, Punjab on edge; Dera chief to appear in court today

Fearing trouble, thousands of jawans, including 15,000 paramilitary troops, have been deployed.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 24th, 2017

Breitbart chides Trump for "flip-flop" on Afghanistan

On its homepage Monday night, Breitbart's top headline said Trump had reversed his previous position with the announcement that more troops would be deployed to Afghanistan......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 22nd, 2017

Trump wants to cut military aid to Pak, increase troops in Afghanistan: US

Currently, around 8,400 US soldiers are deployed in Afghanistan.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 19th, 2017

India Deploys More Troops Along China Border, Raises "Caution" Level

With the world obsessing over every increasingly childish o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 11th, 2017

Hiroshima: The moment the US deployed the most powerful weapon known to man

US Army via Hiroshima Peace Memorial MuseumOn August 6, 1945, at 8:15 a.m local time, the world entered the atomic age. The Enola Gay, a B-29 Superfortress bomber, deployed the most powerful weapon then known to man over Hiroshima. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2017

Trump Considers Total Troop Withdrawal in Afghanistan as Strategists Struggle To Combat the Taliban

Without a clear White House strategy it looks unlikely that more troops will be deployed in Afghanistan this year, as defense officials hoped......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 1st, 2017

China Builds Nuclear Bunkers on North Korean Border, Bulks Up Troops on Indian Front

The largest army in the world is reading for a 'potential crisis.'.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 25th, 2017

How govts across the world use cyber troops to manipulate public opinion

Authoritarian regimes are not the only or even the best at organized social media manipulation.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 19th, 2017

China Deploys Troops To Its First Overseas Military Base In Africa

China has deployed troops to the country's first overseas military base in Djibouti on the Horn of Africa, as China's rapidly modernizing military extends its global .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 12th, 2017

Nearly 4,000 more US troops will be deployed to Afghanistan

John Moore/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 15th, 2017

World War 3: Turkey Makes Qatar Crisis Worse

World War 3: Turkey Makes Qatar Crisis Worse Turkey to send troops to Qatar Turkey’s cooperation with Qatar comes as several countries and organizations – including Saudi Arabia, the Uni.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 9th, 2017