Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Janes Alert - Counterinsurgency

Jane's Information Group
Counterinsurgency, 12 January 2008 - 18 January 2008.

ARMY (Indonesia) SEAS - 2008/01/17 Indonesia's army has benefited historically from a greater emphasis than either the air force or navy. Overall, the military's involvement in numerous counter-insurgent and counter-guerrilla...
SECURITY (Afghanistan) SASS - 2008/01/17 As has been the case throughout Afghanistan's recent history, the dominance of local power centres continues to undermine the efficacy of the state, threatening to...
AIR FORCE (Indonesia) SEAS - 2008/01/15 After many years of neglect, partly owing to its left-wing orientation prior to the political cataclysm of 1965-1966, considerable efforts have been made to modernise...
ARMED FORCES (Indonesia) SEAS - 2008/01/17 The Indonesian military (Tentara Nasional Indonesia - TNI) has made significant changes since the resignation of Suharto as president in 1998. The most important of...
PROCUREMENT (Indonesia) SEAS - 2008/01/17 Despite the army's dominant political role since the late 1960s, Suharto's 'New Order' regime subordinated defence requirements to other aspects of national development. This historically...
EXTERNAL AFFAIRS (Kyrgyzstan) CISS - 2008/01/17 While it has established friendly relations with many Western countries, especially a strategic anti-terrorism alliance with the US, Kyrgyzstan's top foreign policy goal under former...
AIR FORCE (Brazil) SAMS - 2008/01/15 The Brazilian Air Force (Forca Aerea Brasileira - FAB) is the largest in South America and one of the most efficient, although funding shortages have...
ARMY (Canada) NAMS - 2008/01/15 Combat operations in Afghanistan have been the primary focus of the Canadian Army since October 2001, but particularly since late 2005 when Joint Task Force...

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