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  1. Modern face of warfare

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... strikes by unmanned drone aircraft operated by the CIA and/or the US Air Force. The use of drones- unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), as they are officially known- is arguably the most potent example of the way the US war on al-Qaeda is changing modern warfare. A study by the New America Foundation, a Washington think tank, highlights how the Bush era's pioneering use of drones ...

  2. Words speak quieter than actions

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... seas would draw condemnation from around the world but is no doubt relying on global apathy setting in again quickly. With drone attacks on Afghan wedding parties and suicide bombings of hotel ...

  3. More troops the only option in Afghanistan

    Posted Oct 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... extra US troops to keeping the number at the 68,000 already authorised and making use of surgical strikes with drones and special forces. The president's choice will affect the approach ... that is torn between the need to fight radicalism and keep on side a population increasingly angered by civilian deaths from cross-border US drone and missile strikes. A failure to win co-operation ...

  4. Ghosts for your machine

    Posted Apr 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... up-to-date battlefield intelligence via air drones, replenish weapons using an unmanned multifunctional utility, logistics and equipment vehicle (known as MULE), and instantly heal Mitchell ...

  5. ghosts for your machine

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the movie Black Hawk Down. As well as a team of seasoned soldiers for support, a player can call in lethal air strikes, get up-to-date battlefield intelligence via air drones, replenish weapons ...

  6. China's bigger role in Pakistan, Afghanistan

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Slaten

    ... on allied forces in Afghanistan. For eight months, the US has tried to fight inaccessible militants with drone attacks, but this tactic has only served to exacerbate tensions with Pakistani ...

  7. Code blue for China's red army

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... 300 blue unit computer specialists are at their posts. They find a 'back door' in the enemy's radio communications and infiltrate their military network. Drones and helicopters ...

  8. China can help in Afghan solution

    Posted Oct 10th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... with 'moderate Taliban', pull out troops and concentrate the pressure on bin Laden and al-Qaeda by using remote drone attacks rather than wasting lives and boots on the ground. This has ...

  9. Election call puts Abbas back at the head of Palestinian table

    Posted Dec 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Abraham Rabinovich

    ... Some observers believe the ploy was aimed at igniting strong opposition from Hamas and militant splinter groups, writes Abraham Rabinovich If Yasser Arafat was an impish uncle who seemed capable of setting off firecrackers to liven up a family dinner party, his successor as president of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas, is the droning, monotone guest who threatens to put ...



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