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Naval Prowess

Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, Commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces; Rear Adm. Mohammed Yusuf Al-Asam, Commander of Royal Bahrain Naval Force; and Vice Adm. David Sa’ar Salama,…

The Threat of Unmanned Aerial Systems

Issam Abbas Amin  General Directorate for Intelligence and Security of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense Unmanned aerial systems, or drones, pose a new challenge in conflict management as an emerging weapon that states and armed groups…

Partners in a Crisis

When an international coalition led by the United States ended a 20-year military campaign in Afghanistan, the pinnacle of the operation was an unprecedented airlift of more than 120,000 Afghans and foreign citizens from Afghanistan.…

Playing With Fire

MUAMMAR AL-ERYANI, YEMENI MINISTER OF INFORMATION, CULTURE AND TOURISM The act of piracy by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia on the United Arab Emirates-flagged vessel Rawabi off the coast of Yemen’s Hodeidah governorate has sounded…

Uzbeks Pursue Military Cooperation

UNIPATH STAFF Dozens of special operations troops from Uzbekistan and the United States performed a daring nighttime assault by helicopter on a hydroelectric dam to recapture it from terrorist insurgents. The simulated operation to…

A Vision of Unity

The arrival of Pope Francis to Iraq in March 2021 provided a common rallying point for Iraqis of all sects and ethnicities. Unipath talked to Maj. Gen. Saad Maan, director of the Iraqi media and security cell, about the importance of…

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