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'19Jan
13

Is the Israel Defence Forces ready for all out war?

Yaakov LappinThe Israeli military’s state of readiness has dramatically improved, but it has a lot more catching up to do. It has spent years neglecting the ground forces – and those forces will be essential if...
'19Jan
13

Is the Israel Defence Forces ready for all out war?

Yaakov LappinThe Israeli military’s state of readiness has dramatically improved, but it has a lot more catching up to do. It has spent years neglecting the ground forces – and those forces will be essential if...
'19Jan
09

Fate of detained IS fighters uncertain as US exits Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — What to do with hundreds of foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria has become a critical and growing problem for the Trump administration as it prepares to pull troops out of the country...
'19Jan
09

Africa in December: Electoral mayhem in the DRC, the violent suppression of seething Sudanese, and more

The delay in announcement of election results in the Democratic Republic of Congo is causing friction and has raised suspicions of electoral fraud. There is concern that the main presidential contender, Emmanuel...
'19Jan
06

Softening Trump’s Syria withdrawal plans, Bolton calls for Kurdish allies’ protection, defeat of Islamic State

National security adviser John Bolton on Sunday seemingly walked back President Donald Trump's vow to speedily withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, setting down conditions that would probably require a prolonged...
'19Jan
06

US has no timeline for troop withdrawal from Syria: Official

In-Depth Coverage Iran Press TVFri Jan 4, 2019 09:23PMThe United States says it has no timeline for pulling its troops out of Syria but does not plan to keep troops there indefinitely either."We have no timeline...
'19Jan
06

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EST

Trump says 'not much headway' in talks as shutdown drags onWASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials and congressional aides emerged from talks to reopen the government without a breakthrough Saturday, though they...
'19Jan
06

Carter Administration Defense Secretary Harold Brown Dies at 91

WASHINGTON — Harold Brown, who as defense secretary in the Carter administration championed cutting-edge fighting technology during a tenure that included the failed rescue of hostages in Iran, has died at age 91....
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