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Biden transition: Why US spy world is feeling uneasy right now | BBC News

The US intelligence and national security community face a difficult transition after the US Election. America’s national security is being accused of being a “deep state” of conspiring against President Trump leading to many changes of sackings and appointments. The refusal to acknowledge Joe Biden’s win can also lead to real consequences for national security as he has not received ... Read More »

Report finds Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghans | AP News

39 Afghans were unlawfully killed by SAS troops a military report reveals. The report mentions Australian troops allegedly shooting prisoners to get their “first kill.” This practice was known as blooding. The troops in question would plant weapons on the bodies to make it look as though they were killed in action. Around 25 members have been named as the ... Read More »

Officials defuse 2 IED, saving civilians lives | Khaama Press

Afghan security forces defused at least two improvised explosive devices (IED) that were planted on the side of a road and endangering at least ten civilians. These explosives were planted by Taliban militants in the Urgon district of Paktika province, stated the Ministry of Defense. Afghan National Defense and Security Forces also carried out several operations in the nearby area, ... Read More »

The Artsakh War brought about Armenia’s first all-women military unit | We Are the Mighty

The Artsakh War brought about the first all-women military unit formed in Armenia. It was spearheaded by Anna Hakobyan, the wife of the Prime Minister where she believes that there must be more opportunities in the military for women alike. Hakobyan created an elite unit of 13 females called the Erato Detachment. It is named under Armenian Queen Erato, who ruled during the turn of the Common Era. The Prime Minister of Armenia ... Read More »

‘We don’t want history to get lost:’ Fort Bragg soldier proposes way to preserve veteran photos | Stars & Stripes

Fort Bragg soldier Sgt. 1st Class Ashely Savage has proposed a new way for veterans, soldiers, and family members to share and save photos. Savage is a public affairs officer with the 3rd Special Forces Group and her idea started when veterans and organizations would send in photos to the military police brigade. “I realized the corps could use a ... Read More »

Teraanga: The word that defines Senegal | BBC Travel

Senegal is a country in West Africa where they always practice the culture of ‘teraanga.” Teraanga emphasizes generosity of spirit and sharing of material possessions in all encounters, even with strangers. The country is known as the “Land of Teraanga” as you would meet people spreading good vibes of looking up to their neighbor and sharing food. This is the Senegalese’s way of life and the true meaning of hospitality is embedded in their identity. ... Read More »

The story of the first special-ops mission deep inside Afghanistan just weeks after 9/11, from troops who were there | Business Insider

On October 19, 2001, Delta Force operators, Rangers, and Night Stalkers completed two raids against the Taliban, which was hosting the Al Qaeda terror group. Two Ranger companies participated in Objective Rhino, where they assaulted an airfield and completed their first combat jump since the invasion of Panama in 1989. Simultaneously, Night Stalkers flew a team of Delta Force operators ... Read More »