#Military Forces

North Korea vows to build ‘invincible’ military; Kim slams US

On Monday, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to build an “invincible” military to protect against the perceived U.S. hostilities in the region. “The U.S. has frequently signaled it’s not hostile to our state, but there is no action-based evidence to make us believe that they are not hostile,” Kim said, the Associated Press reported. “The U.S. is continuing to create tensions in the region with its wrong judgments and actions.”
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Military commander loyal to coalition killed in Marib

MARIB, Oct. 15 (YPA) – A senior military commander in Hadi’s forces was killed during battles with between Saudi-led coalition forces and the National Salvation government force ( Sanaa Forces) in the Al-Abdiyah district in Marib province. Tribal sources said Colonel Abdul Raqib al-Naqash was killed along with others after...
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102 ex-Biafran soldiers to receive gratuities — FG

The Federal Government says 102 ex-Biafran soldiers granted presidential pardon have been captured for payment of gratuities and other emoluments by the Military Pension Board. Minister of Defence, Major General Salihi Magashi (rtd), disclosed this today at the ministerial briefing to flag-off the 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day at the...

No end in sight for the civil-military crisis in Sudan

Sudanese army chief and Sudanese Sovereign Council chairman Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan recently called for the dissolution of the transitional government, in the latest escalation against his civilian partners in the government, at a moment when the country is struck by a serious political and economic crisis which can undermine the fragile democratic transition.

Panzer VIII Maus

Panzerkampfwagen VIII Maus (English: "Mouse") was a German World War II super-heavy tank completed in late 1944. It is the heaviest fully enclosed armored fighting vehicle ever built. Five were ordered, but only two hulls and one turret were completed, the turret being attached, before the testing grounds were captured by advancing Soviet military forces. Also I included the Girls und Panzer (GuP) on the left if you're wondering.

Erdogan threatens new military campaign in Syria

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan raised the specter of a new Turkish military campaign against Kurdish forces in northern Syria after the murder of two Turkish special forces policemen in a rocket attack on a Turkish convoy in the region. “We are at the end of our patience with certain areas...

Military tried to force his resignation, says former Myanmar President

Naypyitaw [Myanmar], October 13 (ANI): Detained Myanmar President Win Myint on Tuesday said that senior military officials tried to force him to resign citing a false health condition on the day of the coup. Win's statement came during his testimony on the charges of 'defamation' against him, Radio Free Asia...

Al-Jouba tribes in Marib declare war against coalition forces

MARIB, Oct. 13 (YPA) – Tribes of Al-Jouba district in Marib province on Wednesday declared war against the Saudi-led coalition forces and their mercenaries. The recent military victories of Sanaa forces in Al-Jouba front have caused major differences between the military leaders of the coalition forces and many members of the Al-Jouba tribes in Marib.

The Venezuelan Military: Outfought and Outmatched

On April 23, 2021, two Venezuelan military helicopters landed near the town of La Victoria in the border state of Apure filled with soldiers dispatched to hunt dissident Colombian guerrillas. The hunters quickly became prey. Two days later, the guerrillas of the 10th Front of the demobilized Revolutionary Armed Forces...

Kohavi: IDF combat units see highest number of recruits in 7 years

There’s been a record number of recruits drafting into combat units this past summer, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kohavi said. “Motivation for service in combat units has improved, and in the last two years there has been a continuous increase in willingness to serve in combat units,” Kohavi said at a ceremony Tuesday marking the change of command for the IDF’s Ground Forces.
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Kim vows to build ‘invincible’ military while slamming US

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reviewed a rare exhibition of weapons systems and vowed to build an “invincible” military, as he accused the United States of creating tensions and not taking action to prove it has no hostile intent toward the North, state media reported Tuesday.

Understanding Afghanistan’s Disappointing Outcome (Part II)

Faculty Member, Military Studies and National Security Studies. Note: This article is the second article in a three-part series about Afghanistan. This article will provide an overview of U.S. political and strategic aims, as well as major military actions, in Afghanistan during 2001-2021. The “Bush Doctrine,” created in 2001, was...

North Korea's Kim rips US, promises 'invincible' military

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday vowed to build an "invincible" military to counter the United States in Asia, The Associated Press reported. The state-run Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim criticized "persistent U.S. hostility" in the Asia-Pacific region and called the U.S. a “source of instability" on the Korean Peninsula.