Archive for april 2015

Debate over war authorization in Congress fades with little result

As lawmakers continue to spar with President Obama over his use of executive power on an Iran nuclear deal and a slew of domestic matters, most appear willing to let …read more

Källa: Washington Post – National Security

U.S., Qatar launch talks on fate of Taliban officials released in Bergdahl swap

U.S. and Qatari officials began talks Wednesday about extending security assurances for five senior Taliban members who were released from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl and whose …read more

Källa: Washington Post – National Security

Commander of US Military in Europe Sees Signs of Russia Preparing Another Offensive

Compared to just one year ago, Europe faces a very different, and much more challenging security environment.one with significant, lasting implications for U.S. national security interests. …read more

Källa: NATO Source

Seniora C# .NET utvecklare sökes till konsultjobb i Stockholm!

Imentum är ett privatägt IT-konsultföretag med verksamhet i Mälardalen, Uppsala och Östergötland. Vi arbetar främst inom två affärsområden, verksamhetsutveckling och systemutveckling inom både den privata och offentliga sektorn. Vi ÄR …read more

Källa: Jobb

The Pentagon’s role in Nepal earthquake relief is about to expand

Five days after a devastating earthquake killed thousands and flattened entire villages in Nepal, the U.S. military’s response has been notably conservative, but there are now signs the Pentagon is …read more

Källa: Washington Post – National Security

France to Boost Defense Spending to Fight Terrorism

From NBC News: France will increase its defense budget by 3.8 billion euros ($4.2 billion) over four years from 2016 to ensure the army can tackle problems at home …read more

Källa: NATO Source

America’s AIIB fiasco: the perfect storm (in a teacup)

A month ago, Stewart Patrick from the Council on Foreign Relations described the move by France, Germany, Italy and the … …read more

Källa: Australian Strategic Policy Institure

Improving global drug policy: UNGASS 2016 and beyond

Event Information

April 30, 2015
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDTSaul/Zilkha Rooms
Brookings Institution
1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
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As the world prepares for the 2016 United Nations Special Session of …read more

Källa: Brookings Defense and Security

Inriktningen av vårt försvar!

Igår höll Folk & Försvar ett seminarium med fokus på analys av den nyss lagda propositionen Försvarspolitisk inriktning – Sveriges försvar 2016-2020. Deltagande var försvarsminister Peter Hultqvist mat representanter från …read more

Källa: Navy Skipper

Vietnam remembered: The fall of Saigon in photos, 40 years later

In the waning moments of the U.S. war in Vietnam, U.S. Ambassador Graham Martin called for an evacuation of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon. North Vietnamese forces were rolling south …read more

Källa: Washington Post – National Security