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Iraq's Air Force

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Where is the Iraqi Air Force? What does the Iraqi Air Force consist of? How many attack helicopters and attack fighters does it have in flyable condition? Most importantly, how many trained pilots does it have who can fly combat missions?

As Many As 100 Militants Killed In Airstrikes

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani military jets pounded militant hideouts in the northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan early Sunday morning, off...

A Syrian Solution on the Horizon?

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It would be pretty easy to be pessimistic (or even downright cynical) at this juncture in time, for these and dozens of other reasons. Even so, the possible success of the idea is more than a little tantalizing, for all concerned.

NATO, Afghan Army Kill At Least 13 Taliban Fighters

AP | Posted 09.16.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan and NATO troops on Sunday killed at least 13 Taliban fighters in eastern Afghanistan after an overnight gunbattle e...

Yemen Airstrike: 6 Al-Qaeda Operatives Killed In Yemen

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — Yemeni warplanes struck outside a desert village near the border with Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing six al-Qaida operatives, in...

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Air Raid Victim Tells Obama to Leave Afghanistan

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
ZP Heller

Here is a face of the war in Afghanistan. Najibullah, an air raid victim from the Malwand district of Kandahar, points to where three bombs shattered his home during a recent US airstrike.