ON THE FIGHT
Defense Minister Thomas de Maizière announced that Germany plans to keep up to 800 troops in Afghanistan after 2014.
Piracy is on the rise on and off the coast of Nigeria, as militant groups begin to take root in the resource-rich country.
Gunmen linked to an al-Qaeda affiliate have killed yet another Yemeni intelligence officer.
ON THE FORCE
Thousands of migrants are trapped in Yemen, and the state shows no signs of asking for US assistance.
With the suspect captured, law enforcement and the intelligence community begin to probe the motivations and connections of the Boston marathon bombers.
The Navy has arranged for a classified industry day May 7th in upstate Maryland to flesh out plans for its beloved MH-60 Seahawk helicopters. Previously, the Navy has stated that retirement for the -60s are planned to occur around 2028.
ON SECRECY – OR LACK THEREOF
The Defense Intelligence Agency has released the annual threat assessment submitted to the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Australia’s Department of Defence contracted with Telstra for telecommunications services worth $1.1 billion over 6 years and a half.