Kim Sengupta is Defence Correspondent at The Independent.
29 August 2014 05:57 PM
The jihadists have taken equipment belonging to both the Syrian regime and America
28 August 2014 07:29 PM
Kiev's forces are digging in around the port to stop the opening of a land corridor to Crimea
25 August 2014 09:30 PM
For years, Islamist groups were allowed to use this country as a base to carry out attacks abroad
21 August 2014 08:43 PM
Four months ago, four French journalists held by Isis in Syria were freed after, it was claimed, François Hollande’s government paid a hefty ransom. The reports were quite detailed: the Defence Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, it was said, had personally carried the cash to the Turkish capital, Ankara. The claim was denied by the Élysée Palace, which pointed out that “President Hollande has said it is a very important principle that hostage-takers should not be tempted to take others”.
21 August 2014 08:26 PM
Pentagon says both the Army's Delta Force and Navy SEAL commandos wanted 'to be in on the op' last July
21 August 2014 03:24 PM
There is a disconnect between EU and US policy
20 August 2014 04:31 PM
Kim Sengupta on a man who was willing to take huge risks in pursuit of his work
17 August 2014 07:28 PM
The war has left cities in the east without electricity or water for weeks while under heavy bombardment
14 August 2014 09:15 PM
Kim Sengupta reflects on a month in the life - and death - of Gaza
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