BEIRUT: A telecommunications expert told the Special Tribunal for Lebanon that he was able to derive the command structure
of the conspiracy to assassinate statesman Rafik Hariri, explaining to the court how its leaders tried to disassociate themselves from the crime.
His reforms include establishing a joint operational command structure
by 2020 and rejigging existing military regions, as well as cutting troop numbers by 300,000, a surprise announcement he made in September.
He will be able to further strengthen his control through the new command structures
The Prime Minister directed that the new force should be raised immediately with a new command structure
and should be professionally sound, competent and adequately paid.
The command structure
has declined to answer questions on what kind of data was collected, what inspectors might be looking for and whether anomalies have been detected.
Clearly, a needed step is to change the military so that victims have a resource outside the command structure
to report to, and from which to get effective prosecution.
The Turkish and Qatari officials made it clear that heavy weapons, including anti-aircraft and anti-tank missiles, which opposition fighters are desperately in need of, will not be made available until the formation of a united command structure
among various factions.
Mansouri was one of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's representatives in the Revolutionary Guard command structure
It is classed as a terrorist organisation in Britain and the US and has a command structure
similar to the Provisional IRA, with a seven-member Army Council made up of a chief of staff, quartermaster general, directors of training, operations, finance and publicity, and an adjutant general.
With South Korea scheduled to retrieve wartime operational control of its troops from the United States in 2015, Thurman said he will give priority to the ''continued transformation and evolution'' of the Combined Forces Command structure
He dismissed government intention to deal with this issue and that all what it intends to do is to fill in vacancies in security posts in order to establish a new unified command structure
Responding to a question about a possible change of the command structure
of the ongoing military operation in Libya to enforce the no-fly zone, Ashton said she would prefer it was taken over by NATO.