U.S. Army General Michael Kurilla warned that U.S. forces could carry out additional strikes if needed.
Burkina Faso ordered French troops to leave the country and brought in Russian advisorsMilitary Affairs
It is unsure how Russian troops, who are unfamiliar with the country, will help to push back the terrorist groups plaguing Burkina Faso.
Sub-Saharan Africa is the world’s terrorism hotspot and military might alone won’t solve that, according to the UNMilitary Affairs
Sub-Saharan Africa has become the new global epicenter of violent extremism with 48 percent of global terrorism deaths in 2021, according to the UN.
US uses ‘Flying Ginsu’ missile to kill three al-Qaeda militants in YemenOn Duty
Al-Qaeda and ISIS terrorists are slowly being neutralized in Yemen.
US special operators kill ISIS leader and 10 others in SomaliaOn Duty
The ISIS leader was “responsible for fostering the growing presence of ISIS in Africa and for funding the group’s operations worldwide, including in Afghanistan.”
US Special Operation Forces and SDF partners capture more ISIS terrorists in SyriaMilitary Affairs
“This operation reaffirms CENTCOM’s steadfast commitment to the region and the enduring defeat of ISIS,” Colonel Joe Buccino said.
ISIS has access to thousands of recruits in Syria, according to the USMilitary Affairs
“There is a literal ‘ISIS army’ in detention in Iraq and Syria,” a U.S. Central Command report recently said.
President Biden signs national defense budget for 2023On Duty
The NDAA will increase defense spending by $45 billion over what the president had proposed to a total of $847 billion.
The US has failed at irregular warfare. This must stopFeatured
We mustn’t repeat the boom-and-bust cycle that has left the U.S. underprepared for irregular warfare in both larger- and smaller-scale conflicts.
America’s Kurdish partners are under attack by Iran and TurkeyMilitary Affairs
In the Middle East, common interests can make for strange bedfellows and now both Iran and Turkey want the Kurds and the U.S. out of the region.