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Rückblick Volltruppenübung CONEX 15

Vom 16. bis 25. September 2015 führt die Territorialregion 2 eine Volltruppenübung mit 5’000 Angehörigen der Schweizer Armee durch. Das Ziel: Im Hinblick auf die Zusammenarbeit mit zivilen Partnern sollen die Abläufe bei der Bewachung von kritischen Infrastrukturen und bei … Continue reading

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Europe at a crossroads: How the OSCE can help support the current refugee crisis

by Stephanie Liechtenstein. She works as website editor for the quarterly journal “Security and Human Rights” (SHR) and has held several positions in the OSCE Secretariat in Vienna (among them senior political assistant to the OSCE Secretary General) between 2003 … Continue reading

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Satellite Imagery Shows Saudi Armor Near Iraqi Border

The latest space snapshots of Saudi Arabia’s northern border region show the Kingdom bolstering the deployment of its troops with some substantial firepower. With conflict in Iraq, Syria and Yemen, everyone’s on edge in the Middle East. And none more … Continue reading

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NATO Border Strategy Counting on Better Afghan Troops

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan — The two tan-painted U.S. Army CH-47F Chinook helicopters broke away from each other at the last moment and headed for neighboring mountaintops in this rugged province bordering Pakistan. They flared as they landed and dropped their … Continue reading

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