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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Iran reportedly sending military supplies, operating spy drones in Iraq

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 09:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Iran is secretly flying surveillance drones over Iraq and sending military equipment there to help Baghdad in its fight against Sunni insurgents, The New ... reported. Iran is also sending two flights daily to Baghdad with 70 tonnes each of military equipment and supplies. "It's a substantial amount" of material, a US official told ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Philippine President Aquino supports Abe's plan to expand Japan's military

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:16pm by AFP

    ... to the attainment of our shared goals of peace, stability and mutual prosperity," he said. Abe's push to increase his country's military options to allow its well-equipped armed forces ... at China's growing military and civilian presence on islands and in waters within what it considers its exclusive economic zone. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - military budget

    Military transparency and Asian security

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 06:31pm by Shinzo Abe

    ... Asian governments publicly disclose their military budgets needs to be established if we are to build trust and avoid a regional arms race. More broadly, keeping military expansion in check, ... be the focus of the East Asia Summit, which in turn should become the premier forum for taking up regional security issues and ensuring that stability is maintained. Military expansion is inherently ...

  4. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Former minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan new party to oppose Thai military

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bangkok FT-HD leader says his group aims to unite dissidents around the world Former minister forms new party to oppose military The former leader of the toppled Thai ruling party yesterday launched the first official opposition group to the nation's new military regime, bidding to draw together dissidents within the country and outside its ...

  5. News - World - EGYPT

    400 ‘disappeared’ tortured in secret Egyptian military prison

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:55pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian 400 'disappeared' tortured in secret military prison Hundreds of "disappeared" Egyptians are being tortured and held beyond judicial oversight in a secret military prison, according to interviews with former inmates, lawyers, rights activists and families of missing people. Since at least the end of July last year, detainees have been taken to Azouli ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin orders military forces in the Urals on combat alert

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 06:13pm by Associated Press in Moscow

    ... ceasefire on border Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday ordered military forces in central Russia on combat alert as well as a drill of airborne troops, a day after Ukraine ordered a ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels. Nato said earlier this week that Russia has resumed a military build up on the border with Ukraine where pro-Russian separatists have been fighting government ...

  7. News - World - IRAQ: ANALYSIS

    Sending military advisers to Iraq may be thin end of the wedge for Obama

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Washington Despite trying to limit US military involvement in tackling Iraq's revolt, the president risks being sucked into a new Middle East maelstrom Obama treads on a slippery slope US President Barack Obama's decision to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq is a limited move to stiffen its beleaguered government and army against ...

  8. News - World - IRAQ

    Iraqi forces mass for push against militants after US offers military advisers

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:11am by Reuters

    ... back at Sunni Islamists whose drive toward the capital prompted the United States to send military advisers to stiffen government resistance. President Barack Obama offered up to 300 Americans ... militias and tens of thousands of new Shiite army volunteers has allowed the Iraqi military to rebound after mass desertions by soldiers last week allowed ISIL to carve out territory where it aims ...

  9. News - China - DEFENCE

    Mid-air 'near miss' highlights strategic divide between US and China in Asia

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 04:27am by Cary Huang

    ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com A close encounter between US and Chinese military aircraft highlights the divide between the two countries' ambitions in the region Strategic mistrust ... A Chinese navy officer said the US plane was probably tracking Chinese nuclear submarines, which were believed to be taking part in a military drill. Beijing has complained that frequent US military ...

  10. News - Asia - MARITIME DISPUTE

    Philippines turning Ulugan Bay, Palawan, from sleepy village to military base

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 12:03pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ulugan Bay Manila seeks to shore up its South China Sea defences- with the help of its US allies Philippine village getting major military makeover As fears grow ... cove encircled by thick mangroves, has suddenly become a vital part of the Philippine military’s efforts to shore up its defence of contested South China Sea islands and waters. Ulugan ...




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