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Special tactics humanitarians: Elite Air Force units in Central America

Recently, a team from the Air Force’s 23rd Special Tactics Squadron deployed to Central America in response to a humanitarian crisis, the result of two devastating hurricanes. In November, Hurricanes Eta and Iota rampaged through nine countries in Central and South America, causing severe flooding and landslides and affecting tens of millions of people. In Guatemala, … Continued

6 surprising things that are against the laws of war

They may seem like they’re tying troops’ hands behind their backs — especially given that today’s wars are very different from those when the former laws of war were written — but there’s a good reason why certain rules have been imposed to …

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