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RAF Akrotiri Deployments Update

Recent imagery acquired by DigitalGlobe during April 2015 confirms ongoing deployments to RAF Akrotiri, the UK’s airbase located in Cyprus. The southeast section of the airfield shows several new arrivals probably supporting Operation Shader, the UK’s anti-IS effort. In addition to … Continue reading

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Neue Schulden helfen nicht gegen Boko Haram

von Peter Dörrie Aktuell begeht Nigeria ein trauriges Jubiläum. 100 Tage sind seit der Entführung von etwa 300 Mädchen durch die Rebellengruppe Boko Haram aus einer Schule bei Chibok vergangen, ein Fall der unter dem Slogan #BringBackOurGirls um die Welt … Continue reading

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Half-steps and Helicarriers

by Kelsey D. Atherton Despite being classified a “Helicopter Destroyer,” the new Japanese warship Izumo is neither of those things. It’s an aircraft carrier, technically, but right now it only carries helicopters, which is a lot less exciting than the gigantic … Continue reading

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