Military http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24324/all en Indian soldier "mutilated" after gunfight with Pakistan troops-Indian general http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/indian-soldier-mutilated-after-gunfight-pakistan-troops-indian- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>NEW DELHI, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The body of an Indian soldier<br /> was found mutilated on Tuesday after a gunfight with Pakistani<br /> troops on the Indian side of the Line of Control that divides<br /> Kashmir, a senior Indian army spokesman told local television.</p> <p>"What we have come to know is one body has been mutilated.<br /> That is what we are aware of," General S.L. Narasimhan told<br /> Times Now.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/indian-soldier-mutilated-after-gunfight-pakistan-troops-indian-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CDATA Indian Army India–Pakistan relations Kashmir Military Military history of Pakistan Person Career Quotation Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 14:09:23 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731595 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Congo rebels declare ceasefire before peace talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-congo-rebels-declare-ceasefire-peace-talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p><body></body></p> <p>* Ceasefire eases risk of regional war</p> <p>* Rebels drop demand for govt to join ceasefire</p> <p>* Congolese govt suspicious over offer</p> <p>By Elias Biryabarema</p> <p>KAMPALA, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Congolese rebels declared a<br /> unilateral ceasefire on Tuesday ahead of a second round of peace<br /> talks with the government, boosting hopes for a negotiated end<br /> to their nine-month-old revolt.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/update-2-congo-rebels-declare-ceasefire-peace-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Military Political geography Thomson Reuters Tue, 08 Jan 2013 15:30:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731629 at http://www.globalpost.com NATO welcomes French action in Mali, receives no aid request http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/nato-welcomes-french-action-mali-receives-no-aid-request <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BRUSSELS, Jan 14 (Reuters) - NATO welcomed France's military intervention in Mali on Monday but said the alliance had not received any French request for help.</p> <p>"There has been no request, no discussion (within NATO) on the situation in Mali, the alliance as such is not involved in this crisis," NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu told reporters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/nato-welcomes-french-action-mali-receives-no-aid-request" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations Military Political geography Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 11:45:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734087 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-EU rules out sending combat mission to Mali http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-eu-rules-out-sending-combat-mission-mali <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BRUSSELS, Jan 14 (Reuters) - The European Union ruled out taking any combat role in Mali on Monday and NATO said it had not received any French request for help, after France intervened against al Qaeda-linked Islamists in the north of the African state.</p> <p>The EU plans to speed up preparations to send military trainers for the Malian army and expects to start that mission in late February or early March.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-1-eu-rules-out-sending-combat-mission-mali" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-communism International relations Military Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 13:00:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734121 at http://www.globalpost.com Germany tries couple accused of spying for Russia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/germany-tries-couple-accused-spying-russia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Couple spied on NATO, EU for years, prosecutor says</p> <p>* Even their daughter unaware -German media</p> <p>* Dutch ministry source gave them documents -indictment</p> <p>BERLIN, Jan 15 (Reuters) - A married couple went on trial in Germany on Tuesday accused of handing hundreds of sensitive NATO and European Union documents to Russia during a two-decade spying career that continued well beyond the end of the Cold War.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/germany-tries-couple-accused-spying-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-communism International relations Military Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 19:15:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734970 at http://www.globalpost.com Panetta calls for more agile NATO with wider strategic focus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/panetta-calls-more-agile-nato-wider-strategic-focus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Defense budgets becoming tighter but threats remain</p> <p>* NATO must be more flexible in order to respond quickly</p> <p>* Pentagon chief urges alliance to join U.S. strategic shift</p> <p>By David Alexander</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta called on Friday for NATO to reinvent itself as a more agile alliance with a broader outlook embracing the Asia-Pacific and able to respond to new threats from Islamic militancy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/panetta-calls-more-agile-nato-wider-strategic-focus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business International relations International security Leon Panetta Military War Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 19:15:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736326 at http://www.globalpost.com NATO Patriot missiles arrive in Turkey to counter Syria risks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/nato-patriot-missiles-arrive-turkey-counter-syria-risks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* German Patriot missiles arrive at Mediterranean port</p> <p>* Deployment attracts small, noisy protests</p> <p>* Patriot batteries purely defensive, NATO says</p> <p>By Jonathon Burch</p> <p>ISKENDERUN, Turkey, Jan 21 (Reuters) - The first of six NATO Patriot missile batteries intended to protect Turkey from a potential Syrian attack arrived by ship from Germany on Monday, drawing a small but noisy protest from nationalist and leftist demonstrators.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/nato-patriot-missiles-arrive-turkey-counter-syria-risks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Fertile Crescent Military North Atlantic Treaty Organization Politics Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:00:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737268 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Top US commander in Afghanistan cleared in Pentagon inquiry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-top-us-commander-afghanistan-cleared-pentagon-inquiry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Allen had been under investigation since November</p> <p>* No decision yet on Allen's nomination for top Europe post</p> <p>* Allen preparing options on future US force in Afghanistan (Adds details, comments, background)</p> <p>By Phil Stewart</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - General John Allen, the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan, was cleared by Pentagon investigators of allegations of professional misconduct over email exchanges with a Florida socialite, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/update-1-top-us-commander-afghanistan-cleared-pentagon-inquiry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health Military Military personnel Politics Technology United States War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 00:00:47 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738080 at http://www.globalpost.com US House committee hearing to address sexual assault in military http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/us-house-committee-hearing-address-sexual-assault-military <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Jim Forsyth</p> <p>SAN ANTONIO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. House Armed Services Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday into sexual assault in the military, prompted by outrage over a sex-with-recruits scandal at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.</p> <p>The Washington hearing comes after nearly 60 current and former personnel, including two men, came forward with what the Air Force considered credible reports that they were sexually abused by their drill sergeants at the base in San Antonio.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/us-house-committee-hearing-address-sexual-assault-military" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military Military education and training Social Issues United States Air Force Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 07:15:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738167 at http://www.globalpost.com First Patriot missiles to be ready in Turkey at weekend -NATO http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/first-patriot-missiles-be-ready-turkey-at-weekend-nato <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BRUSSELS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The first Patriot missile batteries being sent by NATO countries to defend Turkey from possible attack from Syria are expected to be in place and ready for use this weekend, a senior NATO officer said on Wednesday.</p> <p>The United States, Germany and the Netherlands are sending Patriot anti-missile systems after Ankara asked NATO for help to beef up its air defences.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/first-patriot-missiles-be-ready-turkey-at-weekend-nato" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations Military Missile defense Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 13:45:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738289 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-First Patriot missiles to be ready in Turkey at weekend http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-first-patriot-missiles-be-ready-turkey-at-weekend <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Dutch to have Patriot batteries in place first</p> <p>* All six Patriot batteries seen in place by end of January</p> <p>* Missiles to protect 3.5 million Turks, NATO says (Adds quotes, background)</p> <p>By Adrian Croft</p> <p>BRUSSELS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The first Patriot missile batteries being sent by NATO countries to defend Turkey from possible attack from Syria are expected to be in place and ready for use this weekend, a senior NATO officer said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-first-patriot-missiles-be-ready-turkey-at-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-aircraft warfare Military Missile defense Politics War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:30:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738371 at http://www.globalpost.com Obama to proceed with Allen nomination as supreme NATO commander in Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/blank-headline-received-14 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will go ahead with the nomination of General John Allen as supreme NATO commander in Europe now that he has been cleared of professional misconduct in a Pentagon probe, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Allen got caught up in a scandal that prompted retired General David Petraeus to resign as CIA director after his affair with his biographer was exposed. A Pentagon investigation cleared Allen of any wrongdoing, prompting Obama to lift a hold on his nomination for the top NATO job.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/blank-headline-received-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health International relations Military Politics United States Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 18:30:58 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738428 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Obama proceeds with Allen nomination as NATO commander in Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-obama-proceeds-allen-nomination-nato-commander-europe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Pentagon cleared Allen in probe following Petraeus scandal</p> <p>* Allen preparing options on future US force in Afghanistan</p> <p>* White House must resubmit nomination, timing unclear (Adds background, detail)</p> <p>By Steve Holland</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-obama-proceeds-allen-nomination-nato-commander-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Health John Allen Military Military personnel Politics Technology United States War Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:16:01 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738579 at http://www.globalpost.com First Patriot missiles to defend Turkey against Syria go active http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/first-patriot-missiles-defend-turkey-against-syria-go-active <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Yesim Dikmen</p> <p>ADANA, Turkey, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The first of six Patriot missile batteries being sent by NATO countries to defend Turkey from possible attack from Syria went operational on Saturday.</p> <p>The United States, Germany and the Netherlands are each sending two batteries to Turkey and up to 400 soldiers to operate them after Ankara asked NATO for help. The Patriots are capable of shooting down hostile missiles in mid-air.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/first-patriot-missiles-defend-turkey-against-syria-go-active" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-aircraft warfare Military Missile defense Politics Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 14:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739830 at http://www.globalpost.com Second set of NATO Patriot missiles in Turkey go active http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/second-set-nato-patriot-missiles-turkey-go-active <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ANKARA, Jan 29 (Reuters) - A second pair of Patriot missile batteries being sent by NATO countries to defend Turkey against possible attack from Syria are now operational, a German security official said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The United States, Germany and the Netherlands each committed to sending two batteries and up to 400 soldiers to operate them after Ankara asked for help to bolster its air defences against possible missile attack from Syria.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/second-set-nato-patriot-missiles-turkey-go-active" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anti-ballistic missiles International relations Military Politics Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 15:00:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741013 at http://www.globalpost.com