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In the last 28 years, the Indian army leadership has only known, planned and fought CI (counter-insurgency) operations called 'No War No Peace' in various forms on the LoC and the hinterland. Most of the present army leadership, including the army chief, have had numerous postings in Jammu and Kashmir, from ... Wars
NAF sensitises journalists on reportage of counter-insurgency operations ... THE Nigerian Air Force, NAF, yesterday, organised a one-day sensitisation workshop for journalists covering defence beat on the requisite skills and knowledge on the application of air power in the counter-insurgency operations. Wars

This essay provides the perspective of a Foreign Service Officer who was involved in Vietnam in several capacities, including Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support (CORDS), during 1965-75. He maintains that the South Vietnamese, with massive U.S. assistance, were decisively ... Wars
... towards comprehensively breaking this nexus through a multi-pronged strategy that encompasses preventing the youth from joining the militant ranks, choking the financing and supply of arms to terrorist outfits and simultaneously launching counter insurgency operations throughout the Kashmir region to ... Wars
Space travel is expensive and time-consuming. Short of figuring out some sort of warp drive, there's a good chance that humanity's push to the stars will take generations to accomplish. In science fiction such as Star Wars and Star Trek, warp drives are a prerequisite technology. How can you run ... Carbon
The Nigerian Army has reviewed the pattern of information management in all ongoing counter insurgency operations and will henceforth communicate only successes rather than strategies of operations. The Acting Director Defence Information (DDI), Brig.-Gen. John Agim, said on Friday in a statement ... Carbon

Security forces from Telangana and Chhattisgarh had launched the counter-insurgency operation in the forest on the inter-state border based on inputs about a gathering of a large group of ultras, officials had said. “Susheel Kumar, a junior commando of the Greyhounds, lost his life,” officials had said. Carbon
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Guwahati, Mar (IBNS) : A contingent from Uganda People's Defence Force recentlyunderwent training at the elite Counter Insurgency Jungle Warfare (CIJW) School, in Vairengte, Mizoram, India, which is said to be one of the premier counter insurgency training institutions in the world. Kohima based ...
These measures form part of a new way that we, in the United States, govern ourselves at home, inspired by the theory and practice of counterinsurgency warfare. These measures fit together, like pieces of a jig-saw puzzle, in a momentous political transformation: not from the rule of law to a provisional ...
New Delhi, Feb 24 (UNI) Indian Army and the Seychelles People's Defence Force on Saturday began their eighth edition of military exercise at Mahe Island in the archipelago with an aim to fighting insurgency, terrorism and piracy threats. The Seychelles archipelago falls on one of the most significant sea ...
Here's the New “Bronco II” Precision Strike Aircraft for Counterinsurgency/Irregular Warfare missions ... The name of the new light aircraft was inspired by the OV-10 Bronco, the U.S. aircraft developed in the 1960s as a special aircraft for counter-insurgency (COIN) combat and used today by the U.S. Special ...
Myanmar is intent on developing its armed forces because of various ethnic insurgencies, the growing threat of ARSA (Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army) Islamist terrorism in the shadow of the Bengali Muslim land grab in Rakhine, the intrigues of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), and the ...
Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, says the ongoing counter-insurgency operation is guided by Rules of Engagement and respect for human rights. Nicholas also disclosed that over 3,000 persons were rescued by troops from Boko Haram captivity in the past few ...
Ned Dalby is a senior research analyst with International Crisis Group and lead contributor to the new report, Double-Edged Sword: Vigilantes in African Counterinsurgencies. He joins me to discuss the origin, operation, and demobilization of these groups, their role in counterinsurgency, and ultimately, ...
The Nigerian army says it has inducted a unit of Cameroon defence forces into the Lafiya Dole operation to fast-track the campaign against Boko Haram insurgents. Onyema Nwachukwu, deputy director, army public relations, operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri.
The Taliban was and remains an insurgency. It must be dealt with as an insurgency by focusing on the human terrain. The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) must develop and pursue an indigenous Counter Insurgency (COIN) campaign focused on the principles of security, ...

Perhaps We Can Eat Soup with a Knife: Prospect Theory and the Use of Conventional Military Strategies in Counterinsurgency Operations ... Specifically, the question of whether the Counterinsurgency's own strategy can incentivize the adoption of a clearly suboptimal policy by the weaker party in the dyad has not ...
On Friday afternoon, Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, known in the literary circles of Kashmir as Madhosh Balhami, thought of penning a poem on dowry. Sitting on the porch near the main door of his house in Balhama village, 18 kilometers south of Srinagar, he was weaving his words into verses when ...
During his address, he highlighted Pakistan's sincere efforts to tackle the menace of terrorism, Ashley added that Islamabad is likely to proceed with its counter-insurgency operations and border management efforts along its western border while sustaining counter-terrorism and paramilitary operations ...
Space travel is expensive and time-consuming. Short of figuring out some sort of warp drive, there's a good chance that humanity's push to the stars will take generations to accomplish. In science fiction such as Star Wars and Star Trek, warp drives are a prerequisite technology. How can you run a ...
Bottom Line: Conflict follows humanity wherever it goes, and the world's population is increasingly living in cities. Waning are the days of the Maoist blueprint of rural insurgents pillaging small peripheral villages and seeking refuge in the hard terrain of mountainous caverns, dense forests or expansive ...
Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, says the ongoing counter-insurgency operation is guided by Rules of Engagement and respect for human rights. Nicholas also disclosed that over 3,000 persons were rescued by troops from Boko Haram captivity in the past few ...
Ned Dalby is a senior research analyst with International Crisis Group and lead contributor to the new report, Double-Edged Sword: Vigilantes in African Counterinsurgencies. He joins me to discuss the origin, operation, and demobilization of these groups, their role in counterinsurgency, and ultimately, ...
The Nigerian army says it has inducted a unit of Cameroon defence forces into the Lafiya Dole operation to fast-track the campaign against Boko Haram insurgents. Onyema Nwachukwu, deputy director, army public relations, operation Lafiya Dole, disclosed this in a statement issued in Maiduguri.
The Taliban was and remains an insurgency. It must be dealt with as an insurgency by focusing on the human terrain. The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) must develop and pursue an indigenous Counter Insurgency (COIN) campaign focused on the principles of security, ...
This essay provides the perspective of a Foreign Service Officer who was involved in Vietnam in several capacities, including Civil Operations and Revolutionary Development Support (CORDS), during 1965-75. He maintains that the South Vietnamese, with massive U.S. assistance, were decisively ...
Chhattisgarh: Security forces gun down two Naxals in counter-insurgency operation in Sukma district ... "A joint team of CoBRA (commando battalion for resolute action) 201st battalion - a CRPF specialised unit, and local police had launched the counter-insurgency operation in the jungles of Chintalnar, ...
Having undertaken that difficult transition in Iraq, the U.S. military knows how to move from conventional war to counterinsurgency. While the United States should take a back seat to South Korea during any potential reunification and post-Kim stabilization, Washington must be prepared to help South Korea, ...
NEW DELHI: Officers dealing with counter-insurgency operations and investigations, maoists, narcotics trade, security of civil airports and government installations; and disaster relief will be awarded medals this Republic Day, with at least two CRPF officers even getting Shaurya Chakras for their bravery.
In a press conference with journalists on January 15, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russia will continue supporting Pakistan's counterinsurgency (COIN) and counter-terrorism (CT) efforts. “You rightly noted the intensification of our cooperation in the fight against terrorism,” said ...
Sotera Defense Solutions Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $10,271,933 modification (P00012) to contract W911NF-16-C-0005 for Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency research and development effort titled "Technology Demonstrations and Assessments Using a Data Science ...
Yet the Sahel region has never been so militarised; it is rife with insurgencies and counter-insurgency forces of various stripes. Relative veterans from France and the United States have recently been joined by troops from Italy and Germany, and by a new regional coalition, as well as by forms of warfare ...
"In 2017, our focus of the operations was in South Kashmir. This year it will shift to North Kashmir's Baramulla, Pattan, Handwara, Kupwara, Sopore and Lolab and some northern areas of Bandipore so that the infiltration can be thwarted there," he said. Acknowledging that China is exerting pressure on the ...
The Minister of Defence Mansir Dan-Ali has said Nigeria and Cameroonian troops are carrying out joint counter terrorism operations in parts of North East Nigeria. The Minister made this known on Friday at the National Mosque in Abuja, shortly after the Juma'at prayer for the 2018-Armed Forces ...
Yet the Sahel region has never been so militarised; it is rife with insurgencies and counter-insurgency forces of various stripes. Relative veterans from France and the United States have recently been joined by troops from Italy and Germany, and by a new regional coalition, as well as by forms of warfare ...
The Coalition on Truth and Justice, CTJ, has called on the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, to sustain early year successes on counter insurgency campaigns. The group, while addressing the press on the success recorded so far by the Nigerian army in the fight against the extremists in Kaduna ...
Police said reinforcements of army soldiers and counterinsurgency police encircled the camp and exchanged gunfire with the assailants. In the subsequent fighting, three more paramilitary soldiers and two suspected rebels were killed. Another soldier died of cardiac arrest while being evacuated along with ...
In the past couple of weeks so much has been said and reported, particularly in the new media about the so called resurgence of Boko Haram Insurgency and the progress or lack of progress in the efforts of the Armed Forces of Nigeria to deal with the crisis. A few of the reports and commentaries have ...
The Nigerian Air Force, without doubt, is deeply involved in the counter-insurgency operations from the very beginning. Except that much of the activities of the Nigerian Air Force, in this regard, have gone unpublicised. And, I think a major reason for this as I have had cause to mention to somebody before, ...
In late December 1967, the government of South Vietnam announced a reorganization of its war effort against the country's Communist insurgency. Effective immediately, all South Vietnamese counterinsurgency activities became part of a new program known as Phuong Hoang, a reference to a magical ...
India has off-late witnessed a surge in insurgency related incidents in the Kashmir Valley. The military response has been swift and the counter-insurgency campaign has gone full throttle. However, any evaluation of this latest exercise in counter-insurgency based purely on the numbers might infuse a false ...
In appointing Mr Dineshwar Sharma, former Director Intelligence Bureau, as its interlocutor for Kashmir, conventional wisdom would have us believe that the central government has displayed a newfound willingness of much needed political resolve in its attempt at finding a genuine solution to the ...
President Muhammadu Buhari knows the appealing burden of leadership. Anywhere a leader finds him, there are huge responsibilities and enormous expectations, no matter how infinitesimal the position entrusted to him. Buhari knows a leader who sets his eyes on honest and dedicated leadership finds ...
Nigeria's Chief Of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Saidque Abubakar says the Airforce has re-strategized its operations in the north east to successfully execute the war against insurgency. Speaking at the fourth quarter chief of air staff conference in Abuja, Abubakar said the aim of the conference is to re-appraise air operations in ...
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has reorganized air component of the counter insurgency war in the north-eastern part of the country tagged 'Operation Lafiya Dole.' The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar stated this yesterday at the CAS Fourth Quarter Conference 2017 in Abuja. He said the ...
Leadership has many trappings. It attracts an irresistible allure and at the same time ensnares dangerously. Those who fail to create impact in leadership are constrained in multiple ways. Impactful leadership entails much more than merely possessing the qualities or knowledge of leadership virtues, but ...
Counterinsurgency seems to similarly require a combination of relatively rare attributes for success. ... Each one of these by itself is improbable and, taken together, mean that every time the United States undertakes a counterinsurgency struggle we have a low chance of success, for such success requires ...
A Nigerian military helicopter crashed on 8 January while conducting counter-insurgency operations against Boko Haram fighters in the northeast of the country, national media reported. The incident resulted in “significant damage” to the Mil Mi-17 'Hip' transport and assault helicopter, the Nigerian Air ...
When does 32,200 – 60,000 = 109,000? That seemingly inaccurate equation represents the estimated number of Islamist-inspired terrorists when the war on terror began, how many the U.S. has killed since 2015, and the number that fight today. And it begs the question of just how can the terror ranks grow ...


 

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