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New Arab military force to reckon with as 'Little Sparta' rises

Four armored vehicles rumble out of a stadium tunnel and into a facsimile of a seemingly deserted dusty town, surrounding the location of a “hostile militia” near an abandoned gas station. The forces saw limited involvement in United Nations peacekeeping missions in Somalia and Kosovo. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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National Security Council asked for military options to strike Iran, report says

“People were shocked. It was mind-boggling how cavalier they were about hitting Iran,” a former senior administration official reportedly said.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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With Mattis resignation, Donald Trump's bromance with military generals is over

The resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has ruptured President Trump's bromance will scare off qualified successors.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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Thailand Proves Crypto Can Win Adoption Even in Military Dictatorships

Thailand proves that crypto’s popularity can overcome the fears of authoritarian regimes Cointelegraph.com News

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At least 25 killed as gunmen open fire at Iranian military parade

Iranian authorities blame regional countries and their 'U.S. masters' and say Iran will swiftly respond.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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As Imran Khan takes office, military looms over plan for 'New Pakistan'

When Pakistan installs Imran Khan as its new prime minister Saturday, the cricket star-turned-populist politician will be wearing an old sherwani, or traditional coat-length garment. As part of his bid to demonstrate frugality and a new path for Pakistan’s leadership, Mr. Khan plans to forego the crisp new sherwani traditionally crafted for the ceremonial swearing-in by one of Islamabad’s go-to ...

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Pentagon says Trump's military parade postponed until 2019 amid reports costs jumped 666%

The Pentagon's initial estimates of the parade's cost were $ 12 million. An official says the new estimate is $ 92 million, an increase of 666 percent.           GANNETT Syndication Service

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A nonviolent movement challenges Pakistan’s military

In countries where military figures still hold the reins of power through fear, such as Egypt or Thailand, public criticism of the regime comes mainly from abroad. In recent days, for example, the United Nations has accused Venezuela’s security forces of hundreds of arbitrary killings. In Pakistan, people are so afraid of speaking against the military or its intelligence services ...

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