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The greatest events of the past, some which had its impact on hundreds of millions of people. Examine the wars and conflicts of the past.

  Height 776 in Chechnya : 6th Company’s last stand. August 1999 marked the start of the second Chechen war. The first Chechen war of 1994-1996 had ended in humiliation for Russia. Its armed forces had not yet recovered from the fall of the USSR. Leadership was poor, skill sets...
The Norwegian Home Guard and U.S. Marines Corps have been moving hundreds of pre-positioned Tanks and LAVs from their secure storage in the mountains surrounding Trondheim, all for one of Norway's largest joint exercises, Cold Response.
As evil as Daesh and it's ideology are to both the region and the world, Recep Erodgan's policies are far more dangerous to the Kurds path towards independence.
The U.S. military has been given the Rmeilan Air Base, by the YPG, in the Syrian Kurdish region near Syria's Iraqi and Turkish border
Over a dozen U.S. Army Spec Ops (Special Operations) soldiers are currently cornered in a compound in Marjah, Afghanistan.
In the fight to defeat Daʿesh, air-strikes, though not a bad start, will not be enough to finish the job, and inevitably, at some point, “Boots-on-the-Ground” will be needed; but the question remained; “Who will supply them?”
I remember the 1980’s well; and apart from the utterly dreadful pop music of that decade (my teenage years were the 60’s), the thing that always seemed to be with us was the interminable Iran-Iraq War.
The man behind the Paris attacks, the Belgian connection. Abdelhamid Abaaoud, Molenbeek and ISIS. We can fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria, but the solution must also be found at home. It is multiculturalism in Europe that is also at stake.
Over the Weekend the U.S. Air Force operating out of Incirlik Air Base, in Turkey, destroyed 116 ISIS oil transport trucks using two AC-130 gunships and four A-10 Warthogs, striking a major logistical and economical blow to the terrorist group.
A story of how a puny little trawler helped Belgium survive the Second World War is the most interesting thing you'll read today.