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    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
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    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
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    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
  • U.S. believes Syria used chemicalsU.S. believes Syria used chemicals
    The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
  • Iraq Steps up IS Battle Amid Tussle on Russian Participation - VOA News
    Iraqi troops retake Ramadi districts - Gulf News
    10/7/2015 - 12:11 pm | View Link
  • Afghan forces push into centre of Kunduz - DAWN Group
    Taliban: We shot down U.S. plane - CNN
    10/1/2015 - 10:30 am | View Link
  • Afghan military pushes to retake city from Taliban - Taipei Times Online
    Kunduz and the Many Failures in Afghanistan - New York Times
    10/1/2015 - 5:46 am | View Link
  • Afghan forces push into Kunduz city captured by Taliban - Queens Ledger
    ... as Taliban remnants are firing from inside civilian houses and booby traps have been planted ... sent thousands of panicked residents fleeing ...
    10/1/2015 - 4:21 am | View Link
  • HERITAGE: Memories Of A ‘Great Adventure’ - Press and Dakotan
    ... thing or a bad thing because I knew that I wanted no part in defusing mines or booby traps. ... as his tank had wiped out a fleeing German ...
    09/30/2015 - 3:52 pm | View Link
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  • CO Theater shooting: Gunman's booby traps revealed
    AURORA, CO (KUSA/NBC) - Gary Smith doesn't typically make it his business to dismantle bombs by hand. "We try to do everything by remote," said Smith, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent. But sometimes, like one day in Aurora, CO ...
    09/10/2015 - 4:21 am | View Link
  • ISIS Fighters Leave Behind Booby Traps
    One of the biggest problems the Kurdish Peshmerga have faced in their efforts to win back the territory they lost to a surprise offensive by ISIS militants in early August is the number of bombs and booby traps the fighters leave behind when they retreat ...
    10/16/2014 - 6:01 am | View Link
  • ISIS booby traps huge dam as Pope backs US strikes
    Whilst a series of air strikes by American F-18 fighter jets reportedly sent most of the jihadists fleeing from the central parts of Mosul dam, a network of landmines and planted explosives they left behind impeded Kurdish ground forces from recapturing ...
    08/19/2014 - 12:17 am | View Link
  • Islamic State booby traps massive Iraqi dam which could kill thousands if breached
    Whilst a series of air strikes by American F-18 fighter jets reportedly sent most of the jihadists fleeing from the central parts of Mosul dam, a network of landmines and planted explosives they left behind impeded Kurdish ground forces from recapturing ...
    08/18/2014 - 9:46 am | View Link
  • Nigeria: Insurgents Have Laid Booby Traps, Landmines
    Fleeing residents said the bridge between the states of Adamawa and Borno was destroyed on Friday. A team of French experts arrived in the country on Saturday, as international efforts to find the schoolgirls were ramped up. This follows British and ...
    05/11/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Qin Shi Huang
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  • NLF and PAVN battle tactics
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    10/9/2015 - 11:34 am | View Website
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    10/9/2015 - 10:58 am | View Website
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