Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, US a top US military adviser, believes that an American-led coalition will only be able to defeat the Islamic State (IS) if it sendsby sending American troops to fight the militants on the ground, the New York Times reported on September 16.
Ukraine's defense industry may collapse due to the severing of ties with Russia in the defense sector, but Moscow hopes that bilateral military-technical cooperation could resume, a Kremlin aide said Wednesday.
Russian military spending will grow in 2015 as planned despite the economic problems the country is currently facing, the Vedomosti newspaper reports Wednesday citing a note to the draft 2015-2017 federal budget.
The United States’ military operations against the Islamic State radical group would be more effective if Congress were to vote to authorize the President to use military force, but such authorization is not necessary Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee Carl Levin told RIA Novosti Tuesday.
Three weeks after Israel and Hamas reached a ceasefire agreement, the UN Secretary General's special coordinator to the Palestinian authority, Robert Serry said Tuesday that both sides and the United Nations have agreed to start reconstruction of the territories, racked by war.
The US-led international coalition to combat the Islamic State (IS, ISIL) jihadist group was announced by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel in a Tuesday morning hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Democrats from the Benghazi Select Committee are set to launch a new website through which they intend to publish investigation results and address public questions over the Benghazi attack in 2012, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.
Dud munition from Uragan and Smerch multiple rocket launchers has been found in Russia's Rostov region, close to the Ukrainian border, the regional department for emergencies prevention and liquidation said Tuesday.
Russia's first classic unmanned airship, designed by the Dolgoprudny Design Bureau of Automatics (DKBA), has passed factory performance tests and is now at the corrections stage, DKBA's deputy Director General Alexander Kolesov told RIA Novosti Tuesday.
US military intelligence has identified 300-350 Islamic State (IS) militant group targets in Iraq, a representative from the Iraqi Defense Ministry told the Voice of Iraq (Sawt Il-Iraq) radio station Tuesday.
A group of 149 Georgian servicemen from the Georgian Special Mountain Battalion of Special Operation Forces that had been on a peace mission at a NATO air base in Kandahar have returned to Georgia, the Georgian Defense Ministry reported Tuesday.
Air defense units from Russia’s Eastern Military District, encompassing Siberia and the Far East, have completed a large-scale redeployment during snap combat readiness drills, the Defense Ministry's press service said Tuesday.