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Resurgent Taliban escalates nationwide offensive in Afghanistan

Afghan forces defend western city of Herat and Lashkar Gah in south as Kandahar airport hit by rocketsThe Taliban escalated its nationwide offensive in Afghanistan on Sunday, launching renewed assaults on three major cities and rocketing a major airport in the south amid warnings that the conflict is rapidly worsening.As Afghan government forces struggled with a resurgent Taliban following the withdrawal of US-led foreign forces, hundreds of commandos were deployed to the economically important ...
Tags: US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Afghanistan, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Nato, Kandahar, Herat, Lashkar Gah, Resurgent Taliban

Asymmetrical Warfare

The Taliban is proving that, contra POTUS's claims, you don't need combat aircraft if you can deprive the other side of the people who fly them. According to Reuters...At least seven Afghan pilots, including Zamaray, have been assassinated off base in recent months, according to two senior Afghan government officials. This series of targeted killings, which haven't been previously reported, illustrate what U.S. and Afghan officials believe is a deliberate Taliban effort to destroy one of Afghani...
Tags: News, Guns, Planes, History, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Nato, Kabul, Air Force, Reuters, Tam, Life In The Monkey House, Rahmani, Zamaray, Afghani Air Force

Share your memories of the Greenham Common women’s peace camp

We would like to hear from women who took part in the peace protest at Greenham Common It is nearly 40 years since women first set up a peace camp outside RAF Greenham Common in protest against the storage of US cruise missiles on British soil. On the 5th September 1981, a Welsh women’s group, marched from Cardiff to Greenham Common in Berkshire to protest against Nato’s decision to site 96 US cruise nuclear missiles at the RAF base. The women-only peace protest lasted 19 years.
Tags: Protest, US, UK News, Nato, Raf, Cardiff, Berkshire, Greenham Common, Greenham, RAF Greenham Common

Czechs Approve Help for Afghan Interpreters, Families

The Czech government has approved a program of help for Afghans who worked with Czech troops during their deployment in NATO missions.
Tags: Nato, Afghan Interpreters Families

T-Mobile: Military Code

For the first time, the NATO phonetic alphabet was introduced as the form of communication intended for a specific audience thru traditional media. T-Mobile Puerto Rico needed to break thru the clutter and deliver a message specifically designed for military members and veterans. Using military codes and terminology, the strategy was to camouflage the offers and to “hijacked” radio spots to insert hidden messages th...
Tags: Advertising, Nato, Mobile Puerto Rico

With the US gone, Afghanistan's air force has to rely on Zoom calls to learn how to fix its aircraft

An Afghan air force maintainer works on an UH-60 Blackhawk at Kabul Airbase, May 9, 2021. MARCUS YAM/LOS ANGELES TIMES via Getty Images The US is reducing its presence in Afghanistan, withdrawing its troops and contractors. The US military has been training Afghanistan's air force, which will be key to fighting the Taliban. Without US support, that air force will struggle to maintain its aircraft and its operations. See more stories on Insider's business page. As the US pullout of ...
Tags: US, International, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Taliban, Nato, Biden, US Air Force, Jones, Blackhawks, Kabul Military Training Centre, Seth Jones, AAF, Getty Images Things

POTD: Trident Juncture 2018

Above you see a Swedish infantryman in a firefight with his Ak5 (FN FNC) near the Norwegian village of Drevsjo. This happened during the NATO exercise Trident Juncture, in Norway, in November 2018. Trident Juncture 2018 was NATO’s largest exercise in many years, bringing together around 50,000 personnel from all 29 allies, plus partners Finland and […] Read More … The post POTD: Trident Juncture 2018 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Training, Nato, Finland, Norway, Photo of the Day, Ak5, Fn Fnc, Trident Juncture

Russia's risky flybys may be attempts at 'baiting us into shooting first,' top US admiral says

A Russian fighter jet flies past the Dutch frigate HNLMS Eversten in the Black Sea, June 24, 2021. Dutch Defense Ministry Russian forces have had several close encounters with NATO militaries in the Black Sea. Those encounters come amid ongoing tensions following Moscow's 2014 seizure of Crimea. Those actions may be attempts to bait US and NATO forces, the top US admiral in Europe warned. See more stories on Insider's business page. Aggressive Russian maneuvers around US and NATO f...
Tags: Europe, Iraq, Russia, Africa, US, International, Trends, United States, Nato, Crimea, Moscow, Black Sea, US Navy, Baltic Sea, Ross, Nordic

What happened to Bryan Suits’ Dark Secret Place radio show on KFI AM?

I’ve been getting emails asking about Bryan Suits and the Dark Secret Place program, which until recently aired on KFI (640 AM). For those unfamiliar with Dark Secret Place, it’s a weekly military-themed talk show hosted by Suits, who has both storytelling ability and military experience. He was an Army medic during Operation Desert Storm, served in the National Guard, and was deployed as part of a NATO mission to Bosnia and as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and more. He was awarded a Bronze St...
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Ammunition Brass: Top Brass Reconditioned .223 Rem Brass – 250 Count $55.00

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EXPLAINER: US, NATO Pledge Billions to Back Afghan Forces

The U.S. and NATO have promised to pay $4 billion a year until 2024 to finance Afghanistan’s military and security forces, which are struggling to contain an advancing Taliban.
Tags: Afghanistan, Nato, US NATO

Gun In-Stock: RUGER AR-556 223/5.56 16.1″ Rifle $679.99 – FREE Shipping

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Need more 9mm Ammo? Then BookMark this page! Own A Gun? Make Sure you are Covered. Legal Defense for Self-Defense. RUGER AR-556 223/5.56 16.1 Rifle USA – -( Kentucky Gun Co has in-stock and shipping the RUGER AR-556 223/5.56 16.1″ Rifle for a check price of $679.99 with FREE shipping. It has been half a year since we have seen these back in stock and available for order. Features Ruger® Rapid Deploy folding rear sig...
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NATO Secretary-General: NATO Will Continue to Support Afghanistan

PARIS (Reuters) - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said he had spoken to Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani to reassure him that NATO would...
Tags: Afghanistan, Nato, Paris, Ashraf Ghani, Jens Stoltenberg, Reuters NATO

EXPLAINER: US Pays $4B to Afghan Forces; Who Is Watching?

The U.S. and NATO have promised to pay $4 billion a year until 2024 to finance Afghanistan’s military and security forces, which are struggling to contain an advancing Taliban.
Tags: US, Afghanistan, Nato

History and Development of .300 Blackout vs 5.56 NATO / .223 Rem

AmmoLand writer Logan Metesh examines the history & development of .300 Blackout vs 5.56 NATO ammunition rounds. History & Development of .300 Blackout vs 5.56 NATO / .223 Remington U.S.A. –-( The AR platform is arguably the most popular one on the market right now. Primarily chambered for the 5.56/.223 caliber, the gun has been adapted to a variety of other calibers over the years, but none has gained wider acceptance than .300 Blackout. Let us take a look at the benefits & dr...
Tags: Guns, US, Development, History, Nato, Nra, AAC, Jim Sullivan, Firearm News, Eugene Stoner, 300 BLACKOUT, 5.56, AAC Blackout, James Sullivan, 223, Remington Defense

Gun Deal: 1-lbs Jugs of Hodgdon H335 Gun Powder $32.49 Limit 2per Order Great for 223

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! 1-lbs Jugs of Hodgdon H335 Gun Powder USA – -( Brownells has one (1)lb jugs of Hodgdon Powder Co. Hodgdon Powder H335 Gun Powder for just $32.49. Limit two 2lbs per order.  Brownells Edge Members get FREE Shipping on all their orders. Compare price here. This will sell out. Hodgdon H335 Gun Powder Hodgdon Powder offers one of the largest selections of quality smokeless propellants for rifle reloading. These powders are very...
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3 times the US military brought back 'obsolete' weapons to take on new enemies

The USS New Jersey with all guns blazing. US Navy The US military regularly sends old hardware to its storage depots and boneyards. But the Pentagon has also brought back old gear and designs to counter new and emerging threats. See more stories on Insider's business page. 1. Battleships Once thought to be the cornerstone of naval power, the advent of naval aviation and the rise of the aircraft carrier in WWII was the beginning of the end for the large-gunned ships of the line.Though ...
Tags: Utah, Navy, Southeast Asia, US, Trends, Reagan, Afghanistan, Nato, New Jersey, Korea, Army, Marine Corps, Wisconsin, Pentagon, Vietnam, US Army

Opinion: US, allies' toothless rebuke of Cyber Enemy No. 1

If there was any question about what country is vying to replace Russia as Cyber Enemy No. 1, to their targets globally, it's now clearly China. That's what NATO, the European Union and the Biden administration said in joint statements on Monday, denouncing cyberattacks from China as "systemic challenges to the rules-based international order."
Tags: News, China, Russia, US, European Union, Nato, Stories, Biden

US, allies' toothless rebuke of Cyber Enemy No. 1

David Andelman writes that with China clearly vying to dominate cyberattacks, NATO, the EU and the US must make clear that this is unacceptable.
Tags: China, US, Eu, Cnn, Nato, David Andelman

US and Global Allies Accuse China of Massive Microsoft Exchange Attack

The U.S. government and its key allies, including the European Union, the U.K., and NATO, formally attributed the massive cyberattack against Microsoft Exchange email servers to state-sponsored hacking crews working affiliated with the People's Republic of China's Ministry of State Security (MSS). In a statement issued by the White House on Monday, the administration said, "with a high degree of [Author: [email protected] (Ravie Lakshmanan)]
Tags: White House, US, Tech, Nato, Republic of China, Microsoft Exchange, European Union the U K, Ravie Lakshmanan, Global Allies Accuse China of Massive Microsoft

Video shows Afghan president among people calmly praying on Eid al-Adha while rockets explode around them

A video showing people praying despite the rocket fire. One man appears to be getting up to leave. Twitter/TOLONews Rockets hit near Afghanistan's presidential palace on Tuesday as the president prayed outdoors. Video shows the president and others not reacting to rockets as they marked Eid al-Adha. Three rockets hit near the palace and no injuries were reported, according to the AP. See more stories on Insider's business page. Afghanistan's president and people around him pray...
Tags: Politics, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Afghanistan, Taliban, Nato, News UK, Kabul, Ashraf Ghani, Associated Press, Al Jazeera, Reuters, Ghani

Mexican Bandits Steal 7 Million Rounds of Ammunition

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! Need more 9mm Ammo? Then BookMark this page! Own A Gun? Make Sure you are Covered. Legal Defense for Self-Defense. Mexican Bandits Steal 7 Million Rounds of Ammunition (Dave Workman photo) U.S.A. –-( On 10 June, 2021, it was reported that 7,114,500 rounds of sporting ammunition was stolen in the state of Guanajuato. The value of the ammunition was reported to be over 2.7 million dollars.  This correspondent checked th...
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White House Formally Blames China's Ministry of State Security for Microsoft Exchange Hack

The U.S. and a coalition of allies on Monday formally attributed the sweeping campaign against Microsoft Exchange email servers to hackers affiliated with China's Ministry of State Security. From a report: The group assessed with "high confidence" that Beijing-linked digital operators carried out the attack that ensnared hundreds of thousands of systems worldwide, a senior Biden administration official told reporters on Sunday. In addition, the partners alleged the ministry -- which oversees the...
Tags: Japan, Microsoft, White House, China, Russia, Tech, European Union, Beijing, Nato, Biden, Ministry of State Security, MSS, Microsoft Exchange, Ministry of State

US justice department charges four Chinese nationals in Microsoft Exchange hack

Biden administration joins with allies including EU, UK and Nato in accusing Chinese state-based groups of hacking
Tags: US, Nato, Biden, Microsoft Exchange, EU UK

Theater Owners Organization Slams Same Day Streaming Releases After Marvel’s Black Widow Underperforms In Week 2

NATO uses Black Widow to show why exclusive theatrical releases are still important.
Tags: Religion, Nato

US blames China for Exchange server hacks and ransomware attacks

The Biden administration and its allies has formally accused China of the mass-hacking of Microsoft Exchange servers earlier this year, which prompted the FBI to intervene as concerns rose that the hacks could lead to widespread destruction. The mass-hacking campaign targeted Microsoft Exchange email servers with four previously undiscovered vulnerabilities that allowed the hackers — which Microsoft already attributed to a China-backed group of hackers called Hafnium — to steal email mailboxes a...
Tags: Security, Technology, Microsoft, Attorney General, Government, China, Russia, US, Tech, Fbi, Cybercrime, Beijing, United States, Hacking, Internet Security, Nato

‘Black Widow’ Suffers Worst Box Office Drop in MCU History, Theater Owners Blame Disney+

Black Widow Tumbles Theaters are reopening, movies are coming back… but not everyone’s entirely happy with the final result. Everything seemed to be coming up Disney when Black Widow debuted a week ago to $80 million domestic and broke pandemic box office records, which were further boosted by the studio’s purposeful inclusion of Disney+ Premiere Access rentals. This past weekend paints a slightly less rosy picture, as the Scarlett Johansson/Florence Pugh-starring Marvel flick tumbled by a st...
Tags: Movies, News, China, Disney, Nato, Batman, Warner Bros, WB, MCU, National Association of Theatre Owners, Disney Marvel, Ant Man, Natasha Romanoff, HBO Max, Scarlett Johansson Florence Pugh, Disney Premiere Access

U.S., NATO and EU to blame China for cyberattack on Microsoft Exchange servers

A new alliance of NATO members, the European Union, Australia, New Zealand and Japan will confront the threat posed by Chinese...
Tags: Japan, China, Eu, Nato, Microsoft Exchange, European Union Australia New Zealand

Foreign Missions in Afghanistan Call for Taliban Ceasefire

KABUL (Reuters) -Fifteen diplomatic missions and the NATO representative in Afghanistan urged the Taliban on Monday to halt their military...
Tags: Afghanistan, Taliban, Nato, Kabul, Reuters Fifteen

Foreign Missions in Kabul Issue Joint Call for Taliban Ceasefire

KABUL (Reuters) - Fifteen diplomatic missions and the NATO representative in Kabul joined hands on Monday to urge the Taliban to halt military...
Tags: Taliban, Nato, Kabul, Reuters Fifteen