06 December 2015 Military News
- Military Strikes Strike ISIL Terrorists in Syria, Iraq AFPS 06 Dec 2015 -- U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.
- Dunford Says U.S., Coalition Must Put Continuous Pressure on ISIL AFPS 06 Dec 2015 -- The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has grown since 2014, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said here today, and it is important that the United States and coalition partners continue to put pressure on the terror organization across all domains and with every facet of government.
- No Clear Picture About Fate of Taliban Leader VOA 06 Dec 2015 -- The United States continues to monitor "conflicting reports" about the fate of Taliban leader, Mullah Akhtar Mansour, but is skeptical a clear picture will emerge soon. The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan made the remarks Sunday in Kabul.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Anzio Arrives in Croatia NNS 06 Dec 2015 -- Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio arrived in Split, Croatia for a scheduled port visit, Dec. 6.
- Warsaw Considering NATO's Nuclear Weapons-Sharing Program RFE/RL 06 Dec 2015 -- An official from Poland's Defense Ministry says Warsaw is considering whether to request access to nuclear weapons through a NATO program that involves nonnuclear states borrowing them from the United States.
- Baghdad 'concerns' stops flow of Turkish troops into Iraq Press TV 06 Dec 2015 -- Turkey says it will halt further military interventions in northern Iraq for the time being following an ultimatum by Iraq.
- Address to the Nation by the President The White House 06 Dec 2015
- Larijani: Iran contributes to regional security IRNA 06 Dec 2015 -- The Islamic Republic of Iran contributes to regional security and tranquility, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said Sunday.
- Biden Announces $190M in New Aid for Reforms in Ukraine VOA 06 Dec 2015 -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says $190 million in new U.S. aid to Ukraine will help the country implement reforms and fight corruption.
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