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A top U.S. admiral has denied media reports that an aging warship will be serving as a floating base for special operations forces in the Gulf, saying the vessel would instead be used to help clear mines.
The U.S. military has said in a secret report that the Taliban, backed by Pakistan, are set to retake control over Afghanistan after NATO-led forces withdraw from the country, a British newspaper reports.
HMS Dauntless will set sail for Falklands in coming weeks armed with a battery of missiles that could "take out all of South America's fighter aircraft, let alone Argentina's," according to one source.
The military was urged to maintain a stronger presence in the country's north and northwest to guard the booming resource industry and be better placed to respond to challenges from Asia and the Indian Ocean.