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Retired US General Admits Military’s Role in Creating ISIS

Retired US General Admits Military’s Role in Creating ISIS
July 20, 2015 No Comments »

By Carey Wedler Anti Media In a forthcoming interview with Al Jazeera English set to air on July 31st, a former United States general—who helped craft some of the most controversial tactics in America’s foreign wars—warned that drone strikes create ... Read More »

These Are all the Countries Where the US Has a Military Presence

These Are all the Countries Where the US Has a Military Presence
April 13, 2015 No Comments »

By Global Research News On Mar. 24, US president Barack Obama announced that all 9,800 US troops currently stationed in Afghanistan will remain until the end of 2015. This generated a fair amount of criticism: it was, after all, Obama’s promise that the ... Read More »

Military satellite explodes above Earth

Military satellite explodes above Earth
March 3, 2015 No Comments »

By Matthew Sparkes The Telegraph Satellite had been in orbit since 1995 A US military satellite exploded after detecting an unexplained “sudden spike in temperature”, sending dozens of chunks of debris tumbling into different orbits around Earth. Civilian company CelesTrak ... Read More »

Is China The World’s New Industrial Super-Power? Obama’s “Pivot to Asia” and the Military Encirclement of China

Is China The World’s New Industrial Super-Power? Obama’s “Pivot to Asia” and the Military Encirclement of China
February 22, 2015 No Comments »

By Eric Sommer Obama’ recent visit to India netted a trove of economic, military, and nuclear power agreements with India. The visit – and the agreements –  underscored the attempt by the U.S. state to utilize its ‘pivot to Asia’ ... Read More »

West to Send More Heavy Weapons for Ukraine’s Battered Military

West to Send More Heavy Weapons for Ukraine’s Battered Military
February 4, 2015 No Comments »

By Stephen Lendman Throughout months of conflict, Washington covertly supplied Kiev’s military with lethal weapons. So did various EU countries. Reports indicate new supplies coming. More on this below. Donbas self-defense forces keep battering Kiev’s military. Supported by Western mercenaries ... Read More »

US tests cornerstone of European antimissile shield

US tests cornerstone of European antimissile shield
May 23, 2014 No Comments »

Image from lockheedmartin.com The US has successfully test-fired Aegis Ashore, the land-based version of the naval antiballistic missile system, which is to be deployed in Eastern Europe starting next year despite Moscow’s objections. The US Missile Defense Agency and the ... Read More »

Climate change may cause conflict in Arctic, threats to security worldwide – former US generals

Climate change may cause conflict in Arctic, threats to security worldwide – former US generals
May 15, 2014 No Comments »

AFP Photo / Torsten Blackwood Global climate change represents a serious and growing threat to world security, and may be a catalyst for conflict in the resources-rich Arctic region as the ice shield shrinks, a group of retired top US ... Read More »

Donetsk self-defense forces give Kiev troops 24 hours to withdraw

Donetsk self-defense forces give Kiev troops 24 hours to withdraw
May 15, 2014 No Comments »

Slavyansk self defense forces at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Slavyansk. (RIA Novosti / Mikhail Voskresenskiy) Donetsk self-defense forces set an ultimatum for the Kiev military, warning that if troops do not withdraw from block posts in the Donetsk ... Read More »

Ukraine deploys 15,000 troops to Russian border, NATO beefs up forces in E. Europe

Ukraine deploys 15,000 troops to Russian border, NATO beefs up forces in E. Europe
May 9, 2014 No Comments »

A Ukrainian soldier stands in front of Pro-Russian Civilians at a checkpoint near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine.(Reuters / Baz Ratner) Ukraine has deployed 15,000 troops on its border with Russia, while NATO continues beefing up its forces ... Read More »

NATO eyes ‘defensive’ permanent troop deployment near Russia’s borders

NATO eyes ‘defensive’ permanent troop deployment near Russia’s borders
May 8, 2014 No Comments »

Troops from Canada’s 3rd Division, composed with a platoon of 3rd Battalion and Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry, participate at a NATO-led exercise “Orzel Alert” held together with the U.S. Army’s 173rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and Poland’s 6th Airborne Brigade ... Read More »

US ‘anti-Russian’ missile shield may threaten nuke reduction, officials warn

US ‘anti-Russian’ missile shield may threaten nuke reduction, officials warn
May 7, 2014 No Comments »

ARCHIVE PHOTO: The USS Monterey military vessel is seen docked in the Black Sea harbour of Constanta, 250 km (155 miles) east of Bucharest June 7, 2011 (Reuters / Bogdan Cristel) Moscow believes that the US has intensified its effort ... Read More »

Victory Day parade in Moscow to showcase 69 aircraft, record number of military vehicles

Victory Day parade in Moscow to showcase 69 aircraft, record number of military vehicles
May 7, 2014 No Comments »

Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu takes part in a rehearsal for the Victory parade on Moscow’s Red Square May 5, 2014 (Reuters / Maxim Shemetov) A total of 69 warplanes and helicopters, 149 military vehicles and over 11,000 troops will ... Read More »

‘They need only blood’: Slavyansk woman killed by sniper fire on her balcony

‘They need only blood’: Slavyansk woman killed by sniper fire on her balcony
May 6, 2014 No Comments »

A 30-year-old civilian woman died after being shot in the head by sniper fire while standing on her balcony in Slavyansk. RT’s Paula Slier visited shocked relatives of the victim, who say a Ukrainian army sniper is responsible, though they ... Read More »

‘Why do they hate us so much?’ Southeast Ukraine seeks to understand new regime

‘Why do they hate us so much?’ Southeast Ukraine seeks to understand new regime
May 4, 2014 No Comments »

‘Anger’, ‘disenchantment’ and ‘pride’ are three words that perfectly sum up the mood in southeastern Ukraine at the moment. However, there is one thing the majority of citizens in this region crave more than anything – a referendum on their ... Read More »

Saudi Arabia flexes its military muscles

Saudi Arabia flexes its military muscles
May 2, 2014 No Comments »

Tanks perform during Saudi security forces’ Abdullah’s Sword military drill in Hafar Al-Batin, near the border with Kuwait April 29, 2014 (Reuters / Faisal Al Nasser) Saudi Arabia staged its largest ever military exercise in a show of strength towards ... Read More »

Britain, France deploy 8 fighter jets to Lithuania and Poland

Britain, France deploy 8 fighter jets to Lithuania and Poland
April 29, 2014 No Comments »

A Typhoon jet of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) (Reuters / Yiannis Nisiotis) UK and France deployed eight fighter jets to Lithuania and Poland to strengthen NATO air defense over the Baltic regions amid rising tensions in Ukraine, according ... Read More »

Suicide bombers kill at least 50 across Iraq ahead of general election

Suicide bombers kill at least 50 across Iraq ahead of general election
April 29, 2014 No Comments »

Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing outside a polling station in Kirkuk April 28, 2014 (Reuters / Ako Rasheed) At least 50 people across Iraq were killed on Monday by suicide attackers and militants dressed as ... Read More »

Russian planes have not entered Ukrainian airspace – Moscow

Russian planes have not entered Ukrainian airspace – Moscow
April 27, 2014 No Comments »

Su-27 fighter jet (RIA Novosti/Pavel Lisitsyn) Russian military aircraft have not breached any state borders, including those of Ukraine, Russia’s Defense Ministry has said. Ukraine’s acting defense minister has also retracted claims by Kiev that Russian jets “violated Ukrainian airspace ... Read More »

Russia ‘forced’ to launch military drills near border in response to Ukraine op

Russia ‘forced’ to launch military drills near border in response to Ukraine op
April 25, 2014 No Comments »

Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu (Reuters / Michael Klimentyev) Russia has begun extensive military exercises near the Ukrainian border following the escalation of violence in eastern Ukraine. “The order to use force against civilians has already been given, and if ... Read More »

US Navy to deploy combat dolphins for Black Sea military drills

US Navy to deploy combat dolphins for Black Sea military drills
April 22, 2014 No Comments »

K-Dog a Bottle Nose Dolphin belonging to Commander Task Unit (CTU-55.4.3) leaps out of the water in front of Sergeant Andrew Garrett while training near the USS Gunston Hall (LSD 44) operating in the Arabian Gulf, March 18, 2003. (Reuters/U.S. ... Read More »