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A Secure Uzbekistan

JAVLON VAKHABOV, UZBEK AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES Thirty years may seem like a brief moment in time, but as Uzbekistan commemorated the 30th anniversary of our independence, I am reminded of the many successes, accomplishments,…

Stability through Cooperation

UNIPATH STAFF It was probably inevitable that, at end of a year in which the COVID-19 virus shut down the world, a military exercise would test its training audience in handling a potential epidemic. Such was the case with U.S.…

Kuwaitis on Patrol

CAPT. SHEIKH MUBARAK ALI AL SABAH, FLOTILLA COMMANDER, KUWAIT COAST GUARD When I assumed command of Combined Task Force 152 (CTF 152) in February 2019, little did I know that my tenure would be among the most momentous in the history of…

Virtual Success

LT. COL. QUENTIN MCCART, DEPUTY DIRECTOR,  INTELLIGENCE SUPPORT DIVISION, THIRD ARMY/U.S. ARMY CENTRAL Building on the success of the 2020 Virtual Land Forces Intelligence Conference (VLFIC), United States Army Central (USARCENT) has…

Responding Rapidly to Threats

Brig. Gen. RA’AD DOURA, COMMANDER, SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN ZAYED AL NAHYAN RAPID INTERVENTION BRIGADE, JORDAN ARMED FORCES-ARAB ARMY Photos: JORDAN ARMED FORCES Some of Jordan’s best trained troops practiced repulsing an armed incursion…

Engaging Women and Children

UNIPATH STAFF In early 2020, as the African sun blazed above the town of Adikivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 15 Pakistani women collected a distinguished honor. As members of Pakistan’s first female engagement team…

Tribal Thinking Impedes Nation Building

MAJ. GEN. MOHAMMED ZAID MAHMOUD IBRAHIM, YEMENI DEFENSE ATTACHE TO THE UNITED STATES When ancient man began his journey toward building society, he first formed families, then clans, then tribes. It was clear that an individual needed to…

Snaring A Top Terrorist

Story and photos by IRAQI COUNTER-TERRORISM SERVICE The effectiveness of the war against terrorist groups is heavily dependent on careful intelligence work and the tracking of an organization’s high-level leadership. This inherently…

The Advancement of Female Soldiers in Jordan

UNIPATH: Can you give us a brief overview of the origins of the Department of Military Women’s Affairs? Col. Maha: The Directorate of Military Women’s Affairs was established at the beginning of 1995 by royal decree to highlight the…