Category Archives: Hotspots

Friday Foto

A Ranger from 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, operates in the darkness of Afghanistan, Feb. 8, 2014, during their combat deployment to Afghanistan. Since October 2001, Rangers of the 75th Ranger Regiment have been deployed to combat in the Global … Continue reading

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OSPREY Publishing: Modern African Wars (4) – The Congo 1960 – 2002

Osprey’s first title in the Men-At-Arms ”Modern African Wars” series-within-a-series appeared in 1986, and the series has been a big hit ever since. The first title was “Modern African Wars (1) Rhodesia 1965-80″, followed by “Modern African Wars (2) Angola and … Continue reading

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France will launch military operations in the Central African Republic “immediately”

France will launch a military operation in the Central African Republic “immediately” to prevent a humanitarian disaster after violence escalated in the Capital Bangui, French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday, December 5, 2013. He made the remarks after the … Continue reading

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China sends security forces for the first time on a UN mission

At the request of the United Nations, the People’s Liberation Army sent the troops, made up of 35 engineers, 65 medical workers and 35 soldiers, to join the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali for eight months. A 135-strong … Continue reading

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“Grey Cell” foreign policy and conflict website is live

Grey Cell aims to be the number one source for real-time, accurate international news and information from local sources and subject matter experts and contributors located all over the globe. The Grey Cell website features news feeds from the DOD, … Continue reading

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