Daily Archive: July 12, 2016

WWIII?: Russian president slams international media for ignoring growing tension

President Barack Obama spent the weekend making the case for increased U.S. and NATO involvement in Europe to counter Russian actions related to persisting tension in eastern Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin, meanwhile, says the moves are yet another indicator that the U.S. is working to initiate worldwide war.Writing in the Financial Times, Obama opined: “This may be the most...

Report: Israel Has Launched Several Drone Strikes Against Sinai in Recent Years

Israeli officials today were bragging up their great ties with the Egyptian junta, with an unnamed former official confirming that Israel has launched several drone strikes against targets inside Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, with the “blessing” of the junta. Egypt launched a major offensive into Sinai immediately following the coup, accusing local tribal factions of being in league with the ousted...

Gorbachev: The Next War Will Be the Last

Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev declared in an interview with radio station Echo Moskvy that if the crisis escalates to another war, this war will be the last. NATO leaders agreed on Friday to deploy military forces to the Baltic states and eastern Poland while increasing air and sea patrols to demonstrate readiness to defend eastern members against the alleged ‘Russian aggression.’ Mikhail Gorbachev reportedly said...

Long-range bombers flying from Russia destroy major ISIS camp in central Syria

Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bomber. Six Tupolev Tu-22M3 strategic bombers have delivered massive airstrikes against a major Islamic State camp and ammunition depots in Syria, Russia’s Defense Ministry says. The aircraft flew from Russia and returned home after the operation. The bombers, based at one of Russian’s southern air bases, took off on Tuesday morning, passed through Iranian and Iraqi airspace...

New IDF Chief Rabbi Says Soldiers Can Rape Arab Women During Wartime to Boost Morale

Outgoing chief rabbi, Brig. Gen. Rafi Peretz, of the Israeili Defense Forces, who is stepping down after six years in the position is being replaced. And, his successor, Rabbi Col. Eyal Karim’s appointment is being met with backlash — as he is outspoken for allowing soldiers to rape women during wartime.   Karim, who was announced on Monday as the intended new...