This Week in War Headlines

GeziTorie Rose DeGhett’s This Week in War is on hiatus this week. Not to be replace this is a round-up of the week in war headlines. Next week the Friday round-up of what happened and what’s been written in the world of war and military/security affairs returns. It’s a mix of news reports, policy briefs, blog posts and longform journalism.



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US adds al Qaeda explosives expert to list of global terrorists

US offers multi-million dollar rewards for capture of African militants

After Qusair, Syrian army sets sights on heartland

Syrian rebels lose strategic town in boost for Assad

Syrian army retakes Golan crossing point-Israeli sources

As Syrian Fighting Nears Border, Israel Considers Its Options

Hezbollah widens its war, but risks are high

11 Afghan Children Killed in 2 Taliban Bombings

Six Georgians killed in Afghanistan suicide attack

Pakistan’s New Premier Calls for Drone Strike Halt

Iran dissident’s funeral turns into anti-government protest

Defiant Turkish PM Erdogan urges end to protests

Turkish premier brands protesters extremists

Turkey protesters demand dismissal of police chiefs

Somali pirate attack thwarted by EU Naval Force

Pirates release Pakistani crew kidnapped off Nigeria

Malian army fights Tuareg rebels; unofficial truce over

Ethiopia: Thousands protest political repression

Mexico rescues 165 kidnapped migrants near US border

Colombian Farc rebels deny threatening trade unionists

Brazil sends army to indigenous land dispute farm


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