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Who is Ahmadu Mohammed, the Nigerian General Accused of War Crimes?

22 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

The quiet reinstatement of a general in the Nigerian army has sparked outrage from Amnesty International. The human rights group on Monday criticized the decision to reinstate Major General Ahmadu Mohammed, whom Amnesty had accused of war crimes during the campaign against Boko Haram in a June 2015 report. Show More Summary

Ban Ki-moon Names New Commander of UNDOF Between Syria and Israel

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon named on Tuesday Major General Jai Shanker Menon of India a new commander of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) between Syria and Israel, the UN said in a statement.

Ben Carson: I Would Consider Banning Gays from Military Service – WATCH

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Ben Carson and his new campaign chair, retired Army Major General Robert F. Dees sat down with Jake Tapper on CNN yesterday and Tapper asked about Carson’s statements about “social experimentation” and the military, more specificall… Read The post Ben Carson: I Would Consider Banning Gays from Military Service – WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

Much Ado About Nothing: John Kerry Made 'No Progress in Syria Whatsoever'

Praising John Kerry for success in Syria "seems rather delusional" since the US State Secretary failed to achieve any progress in the war-torn Arab country, retired US Army Major General Paul Vallely told RT.

Liveblogging World War II: December 9, 1945: George S. Patton

Wikipedia: [George S. Patton]( >On December 8, 1945, Patton's chief of staff, Major General Hobart Gay, invited him on a pheasant hunting trip near Speyer to lift his spirits. Show More Summary

Iranian General Soleimani Supervised Operation to Save Russian Su-24 Pilot

The pilot of the downed Russian Su-24 bomber was saved in a joint rescue operation, which was supervised by the commander of Iran's elite Quds Force of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, Major General Qasem Soleimani.

US General: Turkey Should Be Kicked Out of NATO

Turkey pursues its own interests in the Syrian conflict and it is not cooperating with NATO or other forces in the region, a retired US Army Major General Paul Vallely said in an interview with RT.

Ben Carson’s national security go-to guy

Suddenly, the Paris attacks make us want to know who, exactly, is advising the would-be presidents on the world they want to lead and the dangers it contains. Retired Army Major General Bob Dees has been around and done a few things. Call up Wikipedia and look him up. Show More Summary

Russia May Provide India With Unique Military Technology

India’s Major General (Retired) G D Bakshi said that Russia may provide India with unique, cutting-edge military technology, which no other country is able to deliver.

A Former Accenture Exec, Once Homeless, Leads The National Guard's Efforts To Quell The Baltimore Riots

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Linda Singh has an extraordinary dual career. She has served as a managing director at consulting giant Accenture and a Major General in the U.S. Army. She also has a remarkable history: She’s a high-school dropout and onetime runaway who found a path to leadership. Show More Summary

Security chief: Lebanon’s entity and the State are in immediate danger

Major General Abbas Ibrahim, head of Lebanon’s Directorate of General Security (DGS) warned on Thursday that Lebanon’s entity and the State are in immediate danger. He said Lebanon faces external dangers from two enemies : – Israel, which has never stopped the violations of our sovereignty has been holding maneuvers and military training scenarios for […]

Iran’s IRGC chief: Russia cares about its own interests, not Assad

IRGC Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari reaffirmed during a meeting with Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and other Iranian diplomats Iran’s commitment to Syrian President Bashar al Assad. Jafari, however, acknowledged that Russia’s goals in Syria might differ from Iran’s regarding Assad, stating: “Our dear friend to the north, […]

US Delivers Four F-16 Fighter Jets to Egyptian Armed Forces

On October 29, Ambassador Stephen Beecroft and Senior Defense Official Major General Charles Hooper joined Air Marshal Younes al-Masri and other senior Egyptian military officials in a ceremony at the Cairo West Air Force Base to receive four F-16 “Fighting Falcon” fighter jets delivered by the United States to the Egyptian Air Force. Welcoming the

Top Iranian Military Commander Rallying Troops in Syria

Major General Qassem Soleimani was seen rallying Iranian officers and Hezbollah soldiers in a social media post.

Abbas Ibrahim meets Hezbollah chief to discuss the file of Lebanese hostages

Major General Abbas Ibrahim, head of Lebanon’s Directorate of General Security (DGS) held a meeting on Friday with Hezbollah leader  Hassan Nasrallah at an undisclosed location. His meeting comes after the latest “negligence” accusations fired at  him by the relatives  of  servicemen  that were abducted in Arsal over a year ago. The relatives of the servicemen held […]

A Major (General) correction for Trump

In the Rewrite, Lawrence has an update for Donald Trump and Fox News commentators who pilloried Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and his family - and it comes from Major...

WATCH: Kim Davis Is the Very Model of a Modern Fundamentalist

A new YouTube video from La Strega Entertainment honors the satirical legacy of composers Gilbert and Sullivan by skewering renegade Kentucky clerk Kim Davis' anti-gay crusade. While the "Major General's Song" from Pirates of Penzance...Show More Summary

Kim Davis Is The Very Model of The Modern Fundamentalist in Must-Watch Spoof: VIDEO

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

A new YouTube video uses Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic “Major General’s Song” to mock and eviscerate anti-gay Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis. The popular song from the comic opera The Pirates of Penzance has been adapted for… The post Kim Davis Is The Very Model of The Modern Fundamentalist in Must-Watch Spoof: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.

Bowe Bergdahl: No Jail Time Is Needed, Attorney For Soldier Accused Of Desertion Claims

Bowe Bergdahl should not face any jail time, Major General Kenneth Dahl, said. The Army sergeant accused of desertion appeared in a standing-room-only courtroom at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio on Friday. Bergdahl walked away from his post and was held captive by the Taliban in Afghanistan for six years. Show More Summary

Around Town - The Ethics of Just War

Wed 30 Sep The Ethics Centre is hosting an uncensored and intimate conversation with former Australian Major General Michael Krause to examine the ethics of war. “Given...

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