Daily Archive: August 17, 2016

Warnings of Destructive War as China Challenges US Military Might

© AFP 2016/ August 15, 2016 A future war between China and the US would be “intense, destructive, and protracted”, US President Barack Obama’s former chief intelligence adviser warned US policy makers on Monday (August 15). David Gompert sent the warning in a Rand Corporation report commissioned by the US Army. “War between the United States and China could be so ruinous for both countries, for East...

Russian Tu-22M3 Backfire long-range bombers strike ISIS from Iran’s Hamadan airfield

A Tupolev Tu-22 M3 strategic bomber of the Russian Aerospace Force © Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation / Sputnik Published time: 16 Aug, 2016 Russia’s long-range Tu-22M3 bombers delivered their first airstrikes on terrorist targets in Syria operating from an Iranian airbase. Moscow and Tehran cooperation in Syria is “strategic,” confirmed the head of Iran’s National Security Council. ...