While Israel has stated in the past that it prefers Daesh, also known as ISIS/Islamic State, over the Syrian government under Assad, Israeli military intelligence chief Major General Herzi Halevy has taken that assertion further, telling the Herzliya Conference this week that Israel does not, in fact, want to see the fundamentalist group defeated.
Omar Mateen, who killed 49 people in a gun attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, traveled to Saudi Arabia in 2011 and 2012, Saudi Interior Ministry security spokesman Major General Mansour Turki said on Monday. He said Mateen performed the umrah Islamic pilgrimage for 10 days in March...
Commander of the United Nations’ most dangerous peacekeeping mission is not a title that Major General Michael Lollesgaard relishes. The Danish commander heads up the U.N.’s peacekeeping mission in Mali—known as MINUSMA—which is seeking...Show More Summary
Bobo and Marine_7002 send us the link to the news that Colonel Paul D. Cucinotta the Recruit Training Regiment commander at Parris Island, SC was fired by his commander, Major General James W. Lukeman, commanding general of Training and Education Command at Quantico, Virginia. Lukeman says that he “lost confidence” in Cucinotta’s ability to command […]
Washington has shifted its Syria strategy from supporting the so-called 'moderate' opposition to supporting the Kurds. Now, retired Syrian Major General Yahya Suleiman says, Washington is looking to divide the country into zones of influence, in the same way Germany was divided following the Second World War.
Days after the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, an Army leader briefed a group of top government officials at the Department of War in Washington. The officer, Major General Leslie Groves, carried with him a bundle of photos that may have shocked even those war-hardened men. Show More Summary
Unfair blame has come down on the heads of American soldiers and allied Afghan forces over an attack on a civilian hospital in Kunduz last year, while the general in charge of the mission, Major General Sean P. Swindell, faced no consequences,...Show More Summary
The US is in the process of creating a missile defense system in Europe, much to Russia's concern; but history could have taken a different course, if Washington did not back out of an agreement with Moscow, retired major general Vladimir Dvorkin told the Izvestiya newspaper.
US-backed Iraqi troops have captured villages toward Mosul city, US Major General Gary Volesky told reporters on Wednesday.
The latest report by the Bellingcat online research group on the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine is a "cheap fake," a retired major general of the Russian Armed Forces said.
The Iran nuclear deal and the war in Syria are bringing together unexpected bedfellows: Saudi Arabia and Israel. On May 5 in Washington DC Prince Turki bin Faisal and retired Israeli Defense Forces Major General Yaakov Amidror will meet...Show More Summary
The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) is struggling to stay financially viable after coalition airstrikes destroyed up to $800 million of the group’s cash reserves, a U.S. military official has said. Major General Peter Gersten, the U.S. Show More Summary
A top Israeli military commander says the country is cooperating with Egypt and Jordan in fighting the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). Deputy commander of the Israeli armed forces, Major General Yair Golan, said at a briefing on...Show More Summary
Major General Yair Golan says the Lebanese armed group has over 100,000 rockets and missiles in its arsenal.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani has flown to Moscow for talks with Russia's military and political leadership, three sources with knowledge of his trip said on Friday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has is not going to meet with Major General from the Iranian Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution Qasem Soleimani, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday.
Major General Alexander McDougall: [To George Washington](http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/03-14-02-0461): "Major General Alexander McDougall Fish Kill [N.Y.] 13th April 1778: >Sir: >I am honored with the Receipt of your Favors of the 31st Ultimo & 6th Instant. Show More Summary
Military.com reports that Fort Stewart commander, Major General Jim Rainey, during a press conference, praised the Army for allowing women to serve in jobs that will eventually take them to direct combat with America’s enemies. Despite some initial challenges, allowing female soldiers to serve in combat jobs that have long been closed to women should […]
Submitted by Claire Bernish via TheAntiMedia.org, “I think Smedley Butler was onto something,” Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former George W. Bush administration heavyweight, told Salon in an exclusive interview. Major General Smedley Butler earned the highest rank in the U.S. Show More Summary