Tag: Iraq

  • HMS Defender arrives in Gulf

    THE Royal Navy’s HMS Defender warship has joined a French aircraft carrier in the Indian Ocean to bolster Western efforts to destroy Islamic State from the sea and air. Royal […]

  • The US Realignment of the Persian Gulf

    Analysis by CIMSEC. The US Realignment of the Persian Gulf Regional Security Complex WILLIAM ALLEN The Persian Gulf sits at the nexus of multiple regional security complexes overlaid one upon another, creating […]

  • Plot to target Iraqi port

    Concerns IS plans to target shipping. Plot to target Iraqi port indicates growing strength of armed groups around Basra EVENT Iraqi security forces seized four Katyusha-type rockets on 12 January, […]

  • New migrant ship heads to Italy

    Second drifting MV packed with migrants sparks alert.  Italy coast guards board abandoned migrant ship Ezadeen Italian authorities have taken control of a ship carrying 450 migrants, thought to be […]

  • Iraq, Kuwait Ink Maritime Navigation Deal

    Iraq on Tuesday approved a deal with Kuwait regulating the use of the Khor Abdullah shared waterway through which most of Baghdad’s oil exports flow. Iraq, Kuwait Ink Maritime Navigation […]

  • U.S. Forces Refocused on Asia Pacific

    Deputy Secretary of Defense Carter gave a speech at the Woodrow Wilson Center on October 3, 2012 and discussed the strategic rebalance of our armed forces in the Asia Pacific […]