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Technology has phased many animals out of military service, but there are still just some tasks where only an animal will do.
An extreme crackdown in has kept Kashmiri citizens under virtual house arrest and without a lifeline to the outside world for nearly a month.
Sudanese authorities Tuesday ordered all schools nationwide to suspend classes indefinitely after crowds of students launched demonstrations against the killing of five pupils at a rally in a central town.
China has stopped short of calling for military intervention in Hong Kong, though its military display was a reminder of its ability to step in.
A plan to build Zimbabwe’s biggest platinum mine at a cost of about $4bn, about R57bn, is floundering because a military stake in the project has deterred potential backers, according to people familiar with the funding discussions.
The millions of rands allocated to protect ministers should rather be going to the SANDF so that it can be better equipped to protect the country's borders, DA Gauteng premier candidate Solly Msimanga has said.
In the US military there has been a fundamental shift regarding attitudes on mental health.
A group of Microsoft employees are demanding that the company abandon a $480m contract with the US Army to build versions of its HoloLens augmented reality headsets for the battlefield.
Budget cuts at the SA National Defence Force could result in a lack of proper training for those who should be equipped to protect the country, the SANDF chief has warned.
The US is the only power strong enough to stop Beijing in the South China Sea — or in space.
"I've never seen anything like this before," an expert said. "I know that [the US military has] amazing capabilities, but I don't know what this is."
In North Korea, children sing songs about being the guns and bombs for General Kim Jong Un and pose with plastic AK-47 rifles in preschool.
"Threats to international freedom of navigation require an international solution," a Defense Department spokesman said to INSIDER.
As a Muslim member of the SA National Defence Force prepares for a disciplinary hearing over her refusal to remove her headscarf, the military has reiterated that members of all religions are expected to abide by its dress code.
"They fear nothing," China's state-run news organization said of the country's army.
The US is doomed to lose an increasingly hot missile race with China because of severe geographic, political, and military constraints.
"It's exceedingly unlikely that such an attack would be fully successful," said Stephen Schwartz, the author of "Atomic Audit."
In a mock battle last year, an elite combined arms brigade was soundly defeated despite being armed with China's toughest tank, state media reported.
An investigative report into a US air base in Iraq has uncovered a number of irregular and sinister practices, including a racist 'apartheid' culture perpetrated by South Africans employed as guards.
The video emotionally underscores the sacrifices made by service members of the People's Liberation Army.
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