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The glorious carrier?

This week UK defence news was dominated by the arrival of the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carrier the Queen Elizabeth at Portsmouth. For many it was a day of celebration and festivities that included a speech from the Prime Minister, Theresa May.

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China

East Libya Elite Force of Khalifa Haftar Refuses International Criminal Court Order To Arrest Mahmoud al-Werfalli For Possible War Crimes

By REUTERS

AUG. 16, 2017, 10:24 A.M. E.D.T.

BENGHAZI, Libya — An elite forces unit linked to the army that controls much of eastern Libya has snubbed international efforts to bring to justice one of its senior officers for allegedly executing dozens of prisoners. 447 more words

US Military Presence Overseas Mushrooming: Here, There and Everywhere, by Alex Gorka

It’s not hyperbole, the US military really is almost everywhere on the planet. From Alex Gorka at strategic-culture.org:

Around 200,000 US troops are stationed in 177 countries throughout the world. 376 more words

Government

Pentagon Confirms: "Small team of U.S. Special Forces" Boots on Ground in Yemen

04 August 2017 | Richard Sisk | Military.com

“A small team of U.S. Special Forces troops is on the ground in the midst of Yemen’s civil war in support of an operation against the Al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terror group, the Pentagon said Friday. 378 more words

News

Egyptian Rapid Deployment Forces: Independence Essential Speed Optional

To understand the Rapid Deployment Forces one first has to look at Egypt’s contemporary military history and its current threat perceptions. Both of these have mandated a certain organisational set up that focuses on internal and local threats. 912 more words

Egypt

Forces in Syria Continue Assault Against Islamic State

South Front reports U.S.-based Arabic TV channel Alhurra claimed that dozens of U.S. soldiers have been deployed in Lebanon to support the Lebanese Army in its upcoming operation against the Islamic State at the Syrian-Lebanese border. 227 more words

News And Politics

Żmija Vehicle Becomes a Part of the Polish Deep Recon Units’ Inventory

According to the Armament Inspectorate of the Polish MoD, Polski Holding Obronny Sp. z o. o., together with the Concept Sp. z o. o. company, have submitted the only, ultimate, and the most profitable offer concerning the procurement of the “Żmija” (Viper) long range reconnaissance vehicles. 654 more words

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