Daily Archive: August 18, 2016

Israel, Pakistan To Join Nevada War Games As US Prepares For Large-Scale Space & Cyber Wars

This week’s Red Flag military exercises are part of the military’s attempt to shift ‘its focus to prepare for potential wars against adversaries with advanced weapons.’   International war games being fought this week in the Nevada desert suggest the U.S. military is preparing for new, large-scale warfare against powerful enemies.   This year marks the 41st year of the Red...

China Readies First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier and a Fleet of Destroyers

As tensions continue to mount over disputed territories of the South China Sea, Beijing’s Navy is undergoing a renaissance of enhanced capability that may soon rival the maritime might of the West. Last Thursday, an Airbus Defense and Space satellite captured footage of extensive production activity on China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) warships at Dalian Shipyard, leaving Western defense analysts scrambling to assess...

Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi: Lessons for Erdogan

The areas of the activity of the Russian-Turkish commission on Syria have become clear. The Turkish Foreign Minister said that Syria’s next government must be “comprehensive” and “secular.” Russia insists on closing the Turkish-Syrian border. Is Turkey willing to be in the wake of Moscow’s policy in the Syrian conflict? As a result of the meeting between Presidents Vladimir Putin...

Israel Planning Third Temple on Al-Aqsa Mosque Site?

It’s hard imagining Israel going this far, but who knows, given its longstanding persecution of Occupied Palestinians and its own Arab citizens – 20% of its population unwanted, treated like fifth column threats. Al-Aqsa is sacred to Muslims worldwide, Islam’s third holiest site after Mecca’s Sacred Mosque and the Mosque of the Prophet in Madina. According to the International Middle...