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Gender and the Armed Forces

Today the (UK) Ministry of Defence announced:

Women could be allowed to serve in British infantry units for the first time by 2016.

An Army review of the ban on women serving in close combat has concluded the change would not have an “adverse effect” on troop cohesion.

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Selected Posts

New EU manufacturers initiative comments on Juncker plan, Malmström and China

Action Group AEGIS Europe to promote manufacturing investment, innovation, jobs and growth, including trade remedies in the face of illegal dumping and subsidies

AEGIS brings together over 20 European associations representing key industries, such as steel, glass and renewable energy, accounting for more than €500 billion annual turnover and millions of jobs across the EU. 375 more words

Anti-Dumping

Mesut misses work, Chambers needs to settle

It’s quiet in Arsenal world. Too quiet. The kind of quiet you get before Le Boss delivers the news that as a Christmas special, bought about by the sheer inability to field most of his players due to injury, he’s going to pull 16 names from a red velvet bag. 875 more words

Arsenal

#PeshawarAttack; Good, Bad and Holy Terrorists- a Dirty Pak Game

When twitter was buzzing with #Indiawithpakistan hashtag and govt and people of India were showing solidarity with people of Pakistan mourning the barbaric murders of innocent school children, PM of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif was declaring war against GOOD and BAD TALIBANS and wanted terrorist Hafiz Saeed and Gen Musharraf was blaming India and threatening revengeful terrorists’ attacks. 1,060 more words

News And Politics

http://bit.ly/13Au0ck - AAP: Defence scandal victims reveal trauma #RCADF

Defence scandal victims reveal trauma

  • AVA BENNY-MORRISON
  • AAP
  • DECEMBER 18, 2014 12:18PM

TWO women who had their sexual encounters discussed during the Australian Defence Force’s “Knights of the Jedi Council” scandal say the experience has shattered their confidence.

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Australian Defence Force

' WILL FLAK JACKETS OF THE FUTURE BECOME FULLY SENSITISED WITH ORGANIC SENSORS '

#AceNewsServices – USA:Dec.17 – There’s a saying that was popular among some generals during the war in Iraq: every soldier is a sensor. It speaks the potential of soldiers to collect and relay information to help the broader effort. 812 more words

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Real Challenge- De-radicalisation of Pakistan

Recent barbaric terrorist attack on innocent school children in Peshawar reflects the dangers which Pak society today faces due to radicalisation. No civilisation can be build or progress if its foundation is laid on the bricks of hate and violence. 1,488 more words

News And Politics