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Australia approves airstrikes, special forces deployment in Iraq

Canberra - Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced his country will join U.S. led coalition airstrikes against ISIL, as well as send special forces units to Iraq.

Afghanistan: Mounting casualties and Karzai's demands

This has been a particularly violent week in Afghanistan. While only one US soldier was killed in action this week and 14 wounded, the targeting of Afghan Security Forces by insurgents is on the rise and this week nine Afghan Police members were killed.

Op-Ed: Karzai orders American special forces leave Wardak province

Kabul - The President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, has ordered US Special Forces to leave Wardak province following allegations of mistreatment of civilians both by US troops and linked Afghans.

Op-Ed: Eleven killed after night raid in Afghanistan

Kabul - As usual there are different accounts of a night attack in the Sayed Abad District in Wardak province west of Kabul. The night raid by NATO special forces and Afghans killed four people and the raiders detonated an arms cache, damaging a mosque.

Osama bin Laden’s Pakistan compound demolished

Abbottabad - The three-story Pakistan compound near Abbottabad, where Osama bin Laden was murdered by United States special forces last year, has been demolished with backhoes and cranes by Pakistani authorities.

Britain to Deploy More Special Forces, Increases Spending

Britain’s Defence Secretary, John Hutton, says the U.K. is to increase spending on its special forces to improve its effectiveness in combating terror networks.

There Could Be A Spike Of US Special Forces Sent To Afghanistan

So far, there is the strong possibility that there will be an increase in US Army Green Berets being deployed to Afghanistan.

Libyan Anti-Terrorism Forces Being Trained By Germans

Libyan anti-terrorism forces are being taught the trade by an unlikely source, German special forces and military retirees. Now the problems begin for those engaged in the training.

Joint anti-terrorism exercises by Indian, British forces

Special forces from Britain and India are scheduled to begin a joint exercise on Monday during which they will train to combat a guerrilla-like enemy in a region with similar rugged terrain as Afghanistan, officials and news reports said.

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