• 03 March, 2024
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Ukraine’s Offensive: Is This The Last-Ditch Battle?

In the context of the Russia-Ukraine war, since April 2023 we have been constantly hearing of a likely ‘counter-offensive’ by Ukraine to overcome the negatives of the alleged defeat at…

By Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)

The Role of Private Military Contractors in Changing the Dimensions of Fighting Wars

Private military contractors (PMCs), also known as private security companies, are private companies that provide military and security services to governments, corporations, and individuals. They have become an increasingly important…

French ministers warn Russian counterparts about mercenaries in W. Africa

PARIS (Reuters) - France's armed forces and foreign ministers told their Russian counterparts on Friday that the deployment of Russian mercenaries to West Africa's Sahel region would be "unacceptable", the…

Libya’s eastern forces say 300 foreign mercenaries to leave

BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Libya's eastern-based forces have agreed to repatriate 300 foreign mercenaries from their area of control after a request from France, a military official said a day…

Mali summons French ambassador over Macron comments

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's foreign ministry summoned France's ambassador to Bamako on Tuesday over comments by President Emmanuel Macron that it said were unfriendly and disagreeable. This is the latest…