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Belgian troops shoot 'terrorist' bomber in Brussels station

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

Belgian troops shot a suspected “terrorist” bomber in Brussels Central Station on Tuesday but there were no other casualties and the situation was brought under control after people were evacuated, officials said. 459 more words

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Supporting the Troops

Summer is a time filled with patriotic holidays.  Memorial Day, Flag Day on June 14th (which I just learned is also the U.S. Army’s birthday), and, of course, Independence Day/4th of July. 928 more words

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Fallen soldier remembered 10 years later

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – It has been nearly ten years since Army Specialist Andre Craig was killed in Iraq. The New Haven native was celebrated on Saturday in a day of honor and remembrance. 268 more words

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White House officials want to expand war in Syria by pushing U.S. troops to confront Iranian-backed forces

17 June 2017 | Foreign Policy | War in Context

Foreign Policy reports: A pair of top White House officials is pushing to broaden the war in Syria, viewing it as an opportunity to confront Iran and its proxy forces on the ground there, according to two sources familiar with the debate inside the Donald Trump administration.

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About 4,000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, a Trump administration official said Thursday, hoping to break a stalemate in a war that has now passed to a third U.S. 1,039 more words

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In Philippines battle, troops pinned down by sniper fire, Molotov cocktails

When Philippines troops advanced on positions held by Islamist militants in a southern city last week, they were caught in a kill zone.

Technical Sergeant Mahamud Darang said his armored carrier came under fire from a black-clad militant firing rocket-propelled grenades as a column of troops crossed the Agus River toward the commercial center of Marawi City, an area held by the militants since May 23. 1,163 more words

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