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Military Operations

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – 06:41

On March 7 the Pentagon announced that it had killed 150 members of the Al-Shabaab guerrilla movement in a bombing operation in Somalia.These military actions are part and parcel of a broader United States foreign policy strategy to dominate the Horn of Africa.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – 06:39

France has said it will deploy a paramilitary police force in the capital of Burkina Faso to react quickly in the event of new attacks by Islamist militants in West Africa.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 – 06:18

A high-ranking U.S. military official says options for sending American special operations forces into Libya are being prepared for senior Defense Department leaders.

Thursday, March 10, 2016 – 06:17

Manama: Djibouti is looking forward to signing an accord with Saudi Arabia to set up a Saudi base in the Eastern African country, its ambassador in Riyadh said.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 – 06:30

China has hinted that it is planning more global military bases after setting up a logistics centre in Djibouti, a move some analysts view as Beijing’s attempt to wield more global influence.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 – 06:20

China hinted on Tuesday that it was planning more global bases following the setting up of its logistics centre in Djibouti, what the Horn of African country’s government calls a military facility that will be China’s first overseas.

Monday, March 7, 2016 – 06:16

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) arrived in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations to begin conducting counter illicit trafficking operations in support of Operation Martillo, March 2.

Friday, March 4, 2016 – 12:17

The Senate Committee on Armed Services will host a hearing to receive testimony on United States Central Command, United States Africa Command and United States Special Operations Command.

Friday, March 4, 2016 – 06:23

The U.S. Military Sealift Command’s USNS Grapple (T-ARS 53) departed from Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story in Virginia Beach on 29 February to begin a deployment in support of U.S. Navy and allied operation in the 6th Fleet’s area of operations.

Thursday, March 3, 2016 – 06:32

About 1,000 soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment will deploy to Afghanistan in late spring, the Army announced Wednesday.

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