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#Military action

# military-action - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal
# Legal
# Legal

Zimbabwe judge rules military action against Robert Mugabe legal

Nov 25th 2017, 10:16 AM 9,286 Views 16 Comments

The military stepped in almost two weeks ago after Mugabe’s firing of deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa.

# military-action - Thursday 6 April, 2017

The Pentagon is briefing Donald Trump on military options for Syria
# Situation Room
# Situation Room

The Pentagon is briefing Donald Trump on military options for Syria

Apr 6th 2017, 8:28 PM 13,200 Views 66 Comments

Rex Tillerson has meanwhile called on Bashar al-Assad to be removed.

# military-action - Monday 14 September, 2015

Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Hungarian police close main entry point for refugees

Sep 14th 2015, 5:30 PM 20,858 Views 141 Comments

Austria has also said it will follow Germany’s example and temporarily reinstate border controls.

# military-action - Friday 3 October, 2014

Australia is joining the fight against Islamic State in Iraq
# Air Strikes
# Air Strikes

Australia is joining the fight against Islamic State in Iraq

Oct 3rd 2014, 9:12 AM 6,795 Views 68 Comments

The country’s cabinet today approve the deployment of special forces and military air strikes.

# military-action - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Drones are ruled in, troops are ruled out but Obama still can't decide on Iraq
# Hard Choices
# Hard Choices

Drones are ruled in, troops are ruled out but Obama still can't decide on Iraq

Jun 19th 2014, 7:18 AM 4,396 Views 22 Comments

The President would not need Congressional approval regardless of his decision.

# military-action - Friday 13 June, 2014

Obama says he will not send troops to Iraq but he's examining other options
# Extremist Offensive
# Extremist Offensive

Obama says he will not send troops to Iraq but he's examining other options

Jun 13th 2014, 10:42 PM 7,604 Views 56 Comments

The Iraqi Prime Minister asked the United States to provide military assistance to counter an advance by a Sunni extremist movement.

# military-action - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Unmarked armoured vehicles carrying Russian flags spotted as Ukraine increases military action
# Escalation
# Escalation

Unmarked armoured vehicles carrying Russian flags spotted as Ukraine increases military action

Apr 16th 2014, 9:32 AM 7,038 Views 240 Comments

Both sides are upping the ante as talks planned for tomorrow.

# military-action - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities
# Donetsk
# Donetsk

Ukraine could 'unleash civil war' if it steps in against militants in eastern cities

Apr 8th 2014, 9:09 AM 6,237 Views 106 Comments

Russia has accused Ukraine of sending ultra-nationalist Pravy Sektor militants to these areas.

# military-action - Monday 20 January, 2014

Gilmore: No Irish troops being made available for CAR mission
# Defence Forces
# Defence Forces

Gilmore: No Irish troops being made available for CAR mission

Jan 20th 2014, 12:40 PM 5,923 Views 37 Comments

EU foreign ministers have agreed to send around 500 troops to the African nation to back up French and African forces.

# military-action - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

US Senate committee votes to approve Syria military action
# Syrian Conflict
# Syrian Conflict

US Senate committee votes to approve Syria military action

Sep 4th 2013, 8:49 PM 4,013 Views 103 Comments

The full Senate will vote on the issue next week. It’s the first time lawmakers have voted to back military action since the 2002 vote on the invasion of Iraq.

'The world set a red line on Syria, not me' - Obama
# Syria
# Syria

'The world set a red line on Syria, not me' - Obama

Sep 4th 2013, 3:02 PM 6,388 Views 113 Comments

The US president said that he believed he would get Congressional backing for strikes on Syria.

# military-action - Sunday 1 September, 2013

John Kerry: US has evidence sarin nerve gas was used in Syria
# Chemical Weapons
# Chemical Weapons

John Kerry: US has evidence sarin nerve gas was used in Syria

Sep 1st 2013, 2:41 PM 10,002 Views 179 Comments

Obama says America is ready for strike action following the chemical weapons attack that killed more than 1,400 people.

FBI to keep closer eye on Syrians living in the US
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

FBI to keep closer eye on Syrians living in the US

Sep 1st 2013, 8:08 AM 4,809 Views 62 Comments

The New York Times reports the sharpened scrutiny, citing current US officials.

# military-action - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Britain sends six Typhoon jets to Cyprus base
# Tensions
# Tensions

Britain sends six Typhoon jets to Cyprus base

Aug 29th 2013, 4:28 PM 5,661 Views 70 Comments

However, the country said they are not deploying them to take part in military action against Syria.

# military-action - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Iran threatens pre-emptive strike against 'enemies'
# Iran
# Iran

Iran threatens pre-emptive strike against 'enemies'

Feb 22nd 2012, 1:32 PM 3,828 Views 74 Comments

The warning comes amid speculation in some quarters that the US or Israel could launch military action against the Middle Eastern power.