The Clintons transfered military tech to strenghthen America’s enemies, namely China. The Bushes got America involved in foreign wars with no end in sight. Obama purged and gutted the military. Trump will seal the deal and end American dominance by pulling troops from all over the globe, leaving a vacuum for its enemies and questionable allies to fill. Pandora’s box will be opened if he wins the election in November.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said the U.S. could end up in a “massive war protecting somebody” if North Korean leader Kim Jong-un suddenly becomes “frisky.”
Once again displaying deeply negative views of U.S. security commitments to allies, Trump also said in a campaign speech Wednesday that the U.S. would find itself in “essentially World War III” if Japan comes under attack, arguing that the Asian nation does not have to do anything if the U.S. gets attacked. Continue reading →
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says an indefinite prohibition on foreign financing of mosques is under consideration amid predictions of more terror atrocities after the murder of a priest in a Normandy church by ISIS supporters.
A new type of advanced surveillance satellites will soon bolster the reconnaissance capabilities of the Russian Aerospace Forces. The mainstay of the new space surveillance system will be the new 14F156 Razdan satellites, which are expected to replace the existing 14F137 Persona craft. Continue reading →
As the United States suicides itself into the dustbin of history, the Turks would indeed enjoy the safeguards of the Sino-Soviet axis over the American-NATO umbrella protectorate. He’s also late to the party in realizing that Russia has already driven a wedge between NATO and Turkey.
US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper claims that Russia may use the aftermath of the failed coup attempt in Turkey to come between Turkey and its NATO allies.
“I think Putin, being the opportunist that he is, if he can see a way to drive a wedge between Turkey and the west, specifically Turkey and NATO, he will,” Clapper stated at the Aspen Security Forum. Continue reading →
Unprecedented quantities of weapons and ammunition worth in nearly $1.5 billion have been procured from Eastern Europe and sent to Syria to arm nearly every side in the ongoing civil war, a study has found. The weapons are transported through the Balkans and sold legally to countries bordering Syria, including Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Once there, they are secretly transported to Syria for use in the bloody five-year civil war, which has so far killed or displaced millions. The revelation resulted from a year-long investigative project by the Serbia-based Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) in the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) in Bosnia. Continue reading →
Based on the number and variety of warships that the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is likely to have in commission by the year 2020, a new report says that China will have not only the largest but also the second-most capable blue-water navy in the world within the next four years.
Beijing will also deploy anti-missile defense tests to counter U.S. system in South Korea
The Chinese Defense Ministry announced Thursday that China and Russia will conduct joint naval exercises in the disputed South China Sea in September despite a recent international tribunal ruling that rejected Beijing’s claims to the strategic waterway.
Defense Ministry spokesman Senior Col. Yang Yujun called the drills “routine” at a news conference and vowed they were not directed at any countries. Continue reading →
“Regular contacts between the heads of our defense ministries are of special importance in our relations. We are planning to hold a fresh meeting of the Russian-Chinese intergovernmental commission on military-technical cooperation soon,” Antonov said.
Russia’s Severnoye Design Bureau has started working on the Project 23560 Leader-class destroyer that will combine the features of a destroyer, large antisubmarine warship and guided missile cruiser. The ship will most likely be nuclear powered. It will be capable of spending up to 90 days offshore without additional refueling or support.
“The Leader will be a universal ship, triple-hatted as a destroyer, large ASW ship and guided missile cruiser while being smaller than Project 1144 ships and carrying far more weaponry,” news publication The Defence Talk reported Valeriy Polovinki, advisor to the director general of the Krylov State Research Center that worked out the destroyer’s preliminary design military, as saying. Continue reading →
There has been a tremendous amount of technological interchange between North Korea, the Russians, and the Chinese. North Korea has also been working for years in the refinement (development) of its nuclear arsenal, especially in partnership with Pakistan and Iran. In a press conference at the Pentagon on October 24, 2014 reporters were briefed by General Curtis Scaparrotti, the U.S. Military Commander in Korea. This is what the general had to say:
“I believe they [the North Koreans] have the capability to have miniaturized the [nuclear] device at this point, and they have the technology to potentially, actually deliver what they say they have.”Continue reading →
Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would look into recognizing Crimea as a Russian territory should he be elected president in November.
Trump responded to a question about Crimea and Russia at a news conference Wednesday, saying that he “would be looking into” recognizing Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula as a Russian territory and lifting sanctions on Russian entities resulting from the country’s military intervention in Ukraine in 2014, Politico reported. Continue reading →
First time Iranian regime officially acknowledges such a trip by top official
A top Iranian general recently visited the Israeli-Syrian border to tour a city on Israel’s doorstep, Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency reported Wednesday, marking the first time the government has publicized a visit by a senior regime official to the area. Continue reading →