SECURITY / CONFLICTS

For most strategic planners, space represents the ultimate high ground. In the same way that control of the skies added a new dimension to combat in the great wars of ...

U.S. military advisors will begin training five Ukrainian mechanized battalions and one special operations forces battalion in Lviv on Nov. 23, a Ukrainian presidential representative said, Sputnik reported Nov. 7. ...

Up to three gunmen stormed the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, the capital of Mali, taking as many as 170 occupants hostage Nov. 20. They reportedly entered the hotel using ...

On the evening of Friday, Nov. 13, eight people armed with assault rifles and suicide vests attacked several targets in Paris,France, killing 129 civilians. At least five of the attackers ...

A Russian Su-24 fighter jet was shot down near the Turkish-Syrian border on Nov. 24. According to a statement issued by the Turkish General Staff, the downed warplane was warned ...

Bangladesh executed two opposition leaders for war crimes committed during the 1971 war to break away from Pakistan, a senior police official said Nov. 22, Reuters reported. Ali Ahsan Mohammad ...

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has finally selected all 36 members of his Cabinet, and not a moment too soon. While the Nigerian Senate still needs to approve his nominees so they can ...

 Details are still emerging as to precisely who was responsible for the Nov. 13 Paris attacks. Sorting through the jumble of misinformation and disinformation will be challenging for French authorities, ...

What we know so far: The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for multiple attacks in Paris.  —President Francois Hollande called the attacks an “act of war” and said France’s response ...

A leading British member of the Islamic State, known as Jihadi John, and three other foreign militants have been killed in U.S.-led airstrikes in Raqqa, Reuters reported Nov. 13, citing ...