Category: Military Maneuvers

Obama commutes Manning’s sentence, pardons former Gen. Cartwright, omits Bergdahl

Obama commutes Manning’s sentence, pardons former Gen. Cartwright, omits Bergdahl

By COREY DICKSTEIN | STARS AND STRIPES WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has commuted the 35-year sentence of Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, convicted of stealing thousands of pages of classified material and sending them to WikiLeaks, and pardoned retired Marine Gen. James Cartwright who pleaded guilty to lying to the...

China could be deploying new light tank, photos show

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) may have started deploying its new light tank, the replacement for the decades-old Type 62. Photos of the new armor being transported by railway emerged on Chinese websites in late December. The photos of a dozen of the new tanks apparently showed them being...

US bombing picks up against Islamic State militants in Libya

US bombing picks up against Islamic State militants in Libya

STUTTGART, Germany — U.S. warplanes conducted 51 airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Libya during a four-day span, marking some of the heaviest bombing since the start of Operation Odyssey Lightning, Africa Command said.. In all, the strikes between Friday and Monday hit about 155 targets, taking out almost exclusively...