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U.S. Vacates Manas Airbase in Kyrgyzstan
Moscow Times

The United States Just Closed Its Last Base in Central Asia Wh...

Last Tuesday, a little noticed but major event signaled the end of an era in Central Asia. The United States closed its only Central Asian airbase in Manas, Kyrgyzstan, formally handing back control to the government of Kyrgyzstan, which has been ..., 1 month ago
U.S. Vacates Manas Airbase in Kyrgyzstan Moscow Times, 1 month ago
America In Retreat As Russia Advances Investor's Business Daily, 1 month ago

U.S. closes 12-year chapter at strategic Manas air base in Kyrgyzstan

The Kyrgyz government, under pressure from Russia, elected not to extend the contract with the U.S. on Manas Air Force Base. On June 3, a small ceremony closed to the public marked the end of
 Big News Network1 month ago Manas: Farewell, Or Good Riddance?  24.kg1 month ago US to return control of Kyrgyz air base in July  NHK1 month ago U.S. Base In Kyrgyzstan Officially Closes  Radio Free Europe1 month ago
Radio Free Europe

Kyrgyz Exodus From Tiny Exclave

While the last American troops were packing up and pulling out of the Manas air base near Bishkek this on June 3, a much less publicized exodus was taking place in southern Kyrgyzstan the previous day. Kyrgyzstan's Ministry for Emergency Situations ...
 Radio Free Europe1 month ago
Christian Science Monitor

Why closure of Kyrgyzstan air base is point of no return for Afghan war

When President Barack Obama announced that fewer than 10,000 US troops would remain in Afghanistan beyond the end of this year (and that depending on the permission of the next Afghan president) and that all troops would be gone by 2017, his ...
 Yahoo! News1 month ago Obama says U.S. troops in Afghanistan will be under 5,000 by end of 2015  ACQ Magazine1 month ago

Kyrgyzstan happy to drop hot political potato

Next month the US lease on an air base in Kyrgyzstan will come to an end. Russia has pledged to give millions of dollars in credit and loans to the former Soviet republic, which may not be a coincidence. For more than a decade, Manas air base was ...
 24.kg1 month ago Kyrgyzstan drops hot potato  BBC1 month ago
ACQ Magazine

TRANSCOM commander: MK Air Base expansion absolutely phenomenal

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania — The U.S. commander for military transportation by land, sea and air praised the rapidly growing mission to redeploy troops home from Afghanistan through Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania, during an operational ...
 DVIDS1 week ago US military hosts 400 Romanian youths for Independence Day  DVIDS1 week ago Congresswoman tours growing transit hub in Romania  DVIDS1 week ago Key US air base supplying Afghanistan closes  Russia Today1 month ago

VIDEO: US hands over 'huge key' to air base

An official closing ceremony has been held at the US air base in Kyrgyzstan. The government of this Central Asian nation decided not to extend the lease of the base, which served as a key logistical hub for military operations in Afghanistan. ...
 BBC1 month ago US hands over 'huge key' to air base  BBC1 month ago

US troops likely to pull out from Manas by mid-June - Kyrgyz top brass

BISHKEK, June 3 (Itar-Tass) - The United States is likely to complete its withdrawal from the military air transit centre in Kyrgyzstan's Manas airport, near the country's capital of Bishkek, by the middle of this month, a high-ranking Kyrgyz ...
 Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies1 month ago

Tajikistan Wanted U.S. Air Base At Kulyab; Rumsfeld Gave Them Bridge Instead12:02 A. Miraliyev and ICRC Representative Discuss Issues of Expanding Cooperation11:27 RTSU Provided Material Assistance to Orphanage in Shahrinav

| In 2001, the U.S. made a deal with Tajikistan to set up an air base near the Afghanistan border, but backed out at the last minute in favor of the Manas air base in Kyrgyzstan, said the man who was U.S. ambassador to Dushanbe at the time. The ...
 Avesta3 weeks ago
Beale Air Force Base

Two 4 FW Airmen receive Bronze Stars

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. Two Airmen assigned to the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron, were presented the Bronze Star Medal, June 23, 2014, during a ceremony in the base theater at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Col. Mark ...
 DVIDS4 weeks ago
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