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AFRICA: Updates on Abuja Bombing, School Girls Kidnapping

Boko Haram Mayhem

The radical and violent Islamist group Boko Haram is claiming responsibility for a bus station bombing in Nigeria’s capital that killed 75 people last week, according to press reports. 270 more words


AROUND AFRICA: Nigeria Terrorism, Central African Republic, Elections



Scores of teen-age girls have been kidnapped from their secondary school in Northeast Nigeria late Monday (April 14) by armed men believed to be members of the radical Islamist militant group, Boko Haram. 1,072 more words


CIA to remain central force in U.S. counter-terrorism for "many years to come"

Mark Mazzetti of the NYT reports on the enduring, central role of the CIA in drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen. This comes despite rumblings last year that the Pentagon would handle the U.S. 71 more words


COUNTER TERRORISM: The Rise of Hezbollah in Syria

New Study.

WASHINGTON – Back in February, 4GWAR attended the first major address by new Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. At that time, Johnson said the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has become… 426 more words

Counter Insurgency

AROUND AFRICA: Central African Republic, Cameroon-Polio, Ebola in West Africa

 U.N. Troops to C.A.R.

The United Nations Security Council voted Thursday (April 10) to send 12,000 troops to quel violence and resore order in the strife-torn Central African Republic (C.A.R.). 530 more words

Special Operations

FRIDAY FOTO (April 3-4, 2014)

Share the Road

In this photo, a Norwegian Leopard 2 tank from the Telemark Battalion, prepares for battle on the busiest main road in North Norway. 207 more words

National Security And Defense

FRIDAY FOTO Extra (March 21, 2014)

Rocket Away

We don’t see photos of Special Operations Forces in combat very often but here’s one from the Defense Department.

It shows a U.S. Special Forces soldier (Green Beret) firing a… 85 more words

National Security And Defense