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What's the basis for Niger's military to claim that the 2012 accord with the US was 'in violation of the “constitutional and democratic rules”'?

The Defense Status of Forces agreement between Niger and the US is very similar to those DSoF's of other nations, such as the one between the US and Cameroon and just about every other country where ...
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How much of the components of Ukranian aid from the US is unconditionally free, with conditions and a simple long-term loan?

Of course there are conditions. Some were well publicized. Like not use US weapons on pre-war Russian territory. (Although that might not apply to anti-aircraft missiles.) How that conditioning works ...
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Is there any other country than Ukraine that required women to register for military conscription after WW2?

I've seen this mentioned in some Ukrainian sources, and I was wondering how true it is. FWTW, there's a 1985 WaPo article saying that indeed in the later Soviet era, a decree was passed registering ...
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Is there any other country than Ukraine that required women to register for military conscription after WW2?

Russia is recruiting women to serve in support roles such as doctors and cooks. A female doctor fled Russia to avoid being drafted amid fears the 'partial mobilization' will include women medics (...
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Is there any other country than Ukraine that required women to register for military conscription after WW2?

Yes. From Wikipedia: Bolivia Eritrea Israel Morocco Myanmar North Korea Norway Sweden Tunisia Venezuela In some of these countries it is strictly enforced, in others alternative service or ...
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How can a military exercise on the Black Sea happen with a closed Bosporus?

It seems that international naval presence from countries not bordering the Black Sea is actually reduced this year (and probably since 2022). [And even that of Turkey itself.] For example, in the ...
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How can a military exercise on the Black Sea happen with a closed Bosporus?

They are probably using boats from Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Georgia. There are a couple of errors in your assumptions. Turkey has closed the Bosphorus to warships of the belligerents, except for ...
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How does the military decide if an unidentified flying object can or should be shot down or not?

In short: The answer is state secret. The very important thing: everything is very well planned, for all imaginable and even unimaginable scenario. You live in the USA? They know, what will they do if ...
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