My publication for summer 2017

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); This summer, two of my stories are published in issue 20 of The Aviation Historian magazine and september issue of Air Forces Monthly. First one is the story of the Libyan Tu-22s “Blinder” engaged in Chad against Chadian and French written in collaboration with my colleague Tom More...

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By admin On Thursday, January 25th, 2018
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The Libyan National Army Targets Sudanese and Chadian Militants

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); FACT fighters in Libya Field Marshall Khalifa Haftar, head of the Libyan National Army — a top contender for control of Libya — has launched a retaliatory More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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30 years ago, French and American Scooped Up Soviet Weapons in Chad

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); During the so-called Toyota War in 1987, forces loyal to Chadian president Hissene Habre fought the Libyan army … and won. In early January 1987, More...

By admin On Thursday, January 18th, 2018
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My publications in January 2018

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); To get off to a good start this year 2018, two of my stories are published in January issues of “Defense et Securite Internationale” (No.133) More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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Nigeria and Allies Launch a Major Attack on Boko Haram

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); On Jan. 14, 2018, Boko Haram – an Islamist group from northeast Nigeria led by jihadist leader Abubakar Shekau – released a video depicting the More...

By admin On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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A U.S. Air Force C-141 Almost Got Itself Shot Down Over Chad

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); During France’s intervention in the Chad-Libya war in 1987, the French restricted air traffic over Chad. No aerial traffic was allowed in an area More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
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What did the French shoot down over Chad in July 1988 ?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); After years of conflict, on Sept. 10, 1987, Chad and Libya agreed to a ceasefire the next day at noon. However, Libyan air patrols continued. Indeed, More...

By admin On Saturday, January 6th, 2018
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French Fighter Jets Spent 1986 and ’87 Chasing Libyans Over Chad

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In mid-February 1986, French forces launched Operation Épervier — France’s intervention in the Libya-Chad war. The French air force deployed to More...

By admin On Saturday, January 6th, 2018
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In 1986, French Troops in Chad Faced Mysterious Attackers

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); On its arrival in Chad as part of Operation Épervier, France’s intervention in the Chad-Libya war, the French military set up a radar center in the More...

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