Tag Archives: Libya

Mark Collins – Syria: US-Russia Cooperation? Iraq: ISIS on Defensive

26 Jul

Further to this July 19 post, lots at Defense One’s “D-Brief”: … Coming in seven to 10 days: The U.S. aims to unveil its military cooperation plan with Russia in the Syrian …

Source: Mark Collins – Syria: US-Russia Cooperation? Iraq: ISIS on Defensive

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Mark Collins – ISIS Having Hard Time in Libya/Three French SOF Killed

20 Jul

The latest at Defense One’s “D-Brief”–note French, British, US special forces on the ground, NATO not planning combat involvement but… … ISIS’ grip in Libya is f…

Source: Mark Collins – ISIS Having Hard Time in Libya/Three French SOF Killed

Mark Collins – Canadian Special Forces vs ISIS (but not combat)/Rest of the Fight

27 Jun

Some openness and transparency via MILNEWS.ca: … – DND’s latest on Operation IMPACT – “W5: an exclusive look at Canada’s commandos and the war against ISIS” – “What it’s really li…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Special Forces vs ISIS (but not combat)/Rest of the Fight

Mark Collins – What’s Happening in Fight vs ISIS and Related Matters

13 Jun

At MILNEWS.ca Blog, definitely worth the daily look: MILNEWS.ca Highlights – June 13, 2016 … #CANvsISIL – DND’s latest on Operation IMPACT Everyone Else Against ISIL – “Military S…

Source: Mark Collins – What’s Happening in Fight vs ISIS and Related Matters

Mark Collins – “MILNEWS.ca”: OSINT on ISIS, Near/Middle East, Libya and Canadian Forces

3 Jun

An excellent, usually daily, source is “MILNEWS.ca Highlights”, e.g. for today–the main blog site is here (disclosure: Tony Prudori, who runs the site, is a good online friend; he…

Source: Mark Collins – “MILNEWS.ca”: OSINT on ISIS, Near/Middle East, Libya and Canadian Forces

Mark Collins – Weapons for Libyan “Government”, Maybe/Western Special Boots on Ground

17 May

Further to this post, Oh, Oh: UK Boots on Ground in Libya? the latest at Foreign Policy’s “Situation Report”: … Guns for Libya. Maybe. In a move that world powers have been …

Source: Mark Collins – Weapons for Libyan “Government”, Maybe/Western Special Boots on Ground

Mark Collins – The Awful Disaster of the “Arab Spring”

2 May

Excerpts from a review at the NY Times Book Review: Things Fall Apart [print title] By KENNETH M. POLLACK [erstwhile CIA analyst and NSC staff member] A RAGE FOR ORDER The Middle East in Turmoil, F…

Source: Mark Collins – The Awful Disaster of the “Arab Spring”