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Sudan’s Military Council, Opposition Resume Talks in Khartoum

The Sudanese Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the opposition Forces for the Declaration of Freedom and Change resumed talks in Khartoum on Sunday after a three-day break, according to the TMC statement.

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AP source: Possible attack on US forces led to deployments

A White House decision to dispatch an aircraft carrier and other military resources to send a message to Iran followed “clear indications” that Iranian and Iranian proxy forces were preparing to possibly attack U.S. forces in the region, a defense official told the Associated Press.

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Dangerous days in Sudan after leadership talks break down

Huge protests have been taking place in Sudan, with demonstrators demanding that the military hands power to civilians.

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The resurgence of regional chaos and instability

The Middle East has been experiencing turmoil since the Arab Spring uprisings and revolutions. A process of counterrevolution started with the military coup in Egypt in 2013

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Leaders of ‘۹/۱۱ Commission’ recommend new US approach to extremism

Leaders of the commission that recommended changes in US counterterrorism strategy after the Sept. 11 attacks called on Tuesday for another shift, saying the country still falls short in preventing, rather than striking back at, extremism

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Venezuela’s assembly rejects Nicolas Maduro’s legitimacy as president

Venezuela’s opposition-controlled but toothless National Assembly declared Nicolas Maduro’s presidency illegitimate on Saturday, calling on the military to support efforts to “restore democracy.”

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North Korean soldier flees to South as Trump talks up second Kim summit

Another North Korean soldier fled across a heavily fortified border to defect to South Korea early on Saturday, the military in Seoul said, just as the rivals began taking steps to reduce military tensions.

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The Staggering Cost of the Never-Ending ‘Global War on Terror’

The ‘global war on terror,’ or ‘GWOT,’ and the military-centric strategy underpinning it, endures even as the term itself is no longer common parlance from the Beltway to Baghdad. Since September 11, 2001, one of the strategic priorities of U.S. domestic and foreign policy has been pursuing an open-ended war declared on terrorism, a tactic used by insurgents, guerrillas and militants.

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US forces conduct live-fire exercise in Syria in warning to Russia

U.S. Marines conducted a live-fire, aerial assault exercise in southern Syria on Friday designed to warn Russian and other military forces to stay away from an American base there.

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Rights report calls for criminal investigation into Rohingya genocide

Violence and the military operations against the Rohingya in recent years constitute genocide and crimes against humanity, human right defenders Fortify Rights categorically state in their report released on Thursday, which identifies 22 Myanmar Army and Police officials who should be criminally investigated for their roles in the atrocities.

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Palestinian Driver Tries to Hit Israeli Soldiers With Car, Shot Dead – IDF

A driver attempted to run down Israeli soldiers in his car in Hebron; the driver was shot, and there were no casualties among the military, the army press service reported.

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Burma: Soldiers sentenced to 10 years hard labour for Rohingya massacre

SEVEN Burmese soldiers have been jailed for 10 years with hard labour for the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men in Rakhine state last September, the military said on Tuesday.

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National Guard part of Trump’s Mexico border strategy – White House

President Donald Trump’s strategy for the U.S.-Mexico border includes mobilizing the National Guard, the White House said on Tuesday, after Trump had earlier spoken publicly to reporters about “guarding our border with the military” to stop illegal immigrants.

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Turkey declares neutralization of 2500 ISIS fighters in military operation in Syria

Turkey has declared neutralization of almost 2500 ISIS fighters in the military operation in Syria, reports Kommersant.

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Germany and France lead calls for greater EU unity on defence

The defence ministers of Germany and France pledged to redouble their military and foreign policy co-operation efforts yesterday, inviting other European countries to participate if they felt ready to do so.

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India gets access to strategic port in Oman for military use, to counter China in the Indian Ocean

India signed a key pact with Oman on Monday that allows her military vessels to use the strategically located Duqm port and dry dock.

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