COMBAT FORCES

  • US army cuts combat troop figure in Iraq August 20, 2010

    Baghdad: The US military command in Baghdad said on Friday that the number of forces still stationed in Iraq was 52,000, lower than the figure given on Thursday under the final pullout of combat troops. On Thursday it was said that 56,000 soldiers were still deployed in Iraq. But the military...
  • 'IAF absence led to Indian defeat in '62' October 8, 2006

    New Delhi: India could have defeated China in the 1962 war had the combat power of its Air Force been used, a top serving officer asserted. He claimed that the then politicalbureaucratic combine had sought US Air Force's help, but had not even consulted the IAF chief on the issue. "In...