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I am here with Lesko Kromplias, a combat photographer who spent four years documenting the Ukraine-Russia Conflict. Ask Me Anything. : Military

Spanning almost five years, the war in Eastern Ukraine has lasted longer than the Eastern Front did in World War II. While the fighting has slowed, Ukrainian soldiers are still in harm’s way, facing injury and death every day. Today’s AMA is with Lesko Kromplias, a combat photographer who worked …

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Water, Black Market Currency, & Extremism

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi recently visited Kabul to discuss recent efforts towards peace in Afghanistan.  Though the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs hasn’t provided any details of the meeting, the visit is indicative of an Iranian effort to maintain relations with the Afghan government as the government negotiates …

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2019 Forecast: Hard Choices On Invisible Warfare « Breaking Defense

An Army cyber/EW soldier sets up an antenna during exercises at the National Training Center on Fort Irwin, Calif. After a quarter-century of post-Cold War neglect, the Department of Defense has once again become serious about electronic warfare: the art of detecting, disrupting, and deceiving enemy radio and radar. But …

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Meet the new boss; Shutdown watch; DoD negotiator removed from job; What’s ahead for Xi, Kim, and Putin; And a bit more.

Welcome to 2019! And good luck to Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, who “has less experience in government (a year and a half) or the military (none) than any defense secretary since an oil magnate served as the acting head of the Pentagon for several weeks during Watergate 45 years …

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ISRO Working Towards Chandrayaan-2 Mission Launch In February

HYDERABAD: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is likely to launch Chandrayaan-2, the country’s second mission to the Moon, next month, sources in the space agency said on Thursday. “We are all trying hard. Definitely, it should be possible to launch the mission in February,” a senior ISRO official told …

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