The Pacific Ocean is large. Since World War II, weapon systems operating in this theater have required special provisions regarding extensive range, long duration performance and relative self-sufficiency during operations. From America’s Gato-class submarines and PBY Catalina flying boats used to fight the Japanese and reassert American hegemony across Asia-Pacific during WWII, to America’s continued … Continue reading US Navy’s Own Report Indicates Washington is Looking for a Pacific Fight
If there were any doubts that the Oscars were merely a political tool wielded by the globalist elite, doubt no more. It should come as no surprise that a film celebrating the White Helmets scooped up an Oscar for best short documentary. Might as well hand the Oscar to ISIS leader Abū Bakr al-Baghdadi. Far from a humanitarian organisation, … Continue reading And the Oscar for Best Documentary Short Goes to…”ISIS – Al Qaeda”
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) confirmed on Monday that the Israeli Air Force (IAF) conducted retaliatory airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, the IDF spokesperson said. The IDF also pointed out that it held Hamas, an Islamist political and militant group which has been governing the Gaza Strip since 2007, accountable for all attacks from the Gaza Strip that threaten … Continue reading Israel Launches Airstrikes Targeting Gaza Strip
On Tuesday and Wednesday, ISIS hit the Syrian Arab Army with drone strikes in the eastern Qalamoun Mountains and Syrian Desert. That’s right: ISIS is using drones now. According to AMN: “The terrorist group’s official media wing, Al-‘Amaq, released images before the attack and then the aftermath of the strike in west Palmyra. This is … Continue reading Where Did ISIS Get Drones From??
US President Donald Trump has German ancestral roots, but his unfolding policy on NATO shows little regard for the Fatherland. Indeed, the signs are that Trump wants to recklessly pimp off German economic prowess as a short-term fix for the United States’ chronic problems. When Trump’s vice president, Mike Pence, and his defense secretary James … Continue reading Trump’s Reckless Pimping Off Germany for NATO Fix
For hundreds of years, since the 1639 Qasr-e Shirin Treaty, Turkey and Iran have maintained a pretty peaceful coexistence, not letting occasional political spats and regional rivalry affect their economic relations. Both sides have become masters of not crossing critical thresholds in their relations. But political tensions arising from the Syrian civil war have eroded … Continue reading Is Iran-Turkey Tension Intentional?
Marine Le Pen has been doing a little Trumping in Beirut. Yes, all the way from Paris she came to ride her French presidential election campaign through the sectarian thickets of Lebanon by refusing to wear a veil to meet the Sunni Muslim Grand Mufti. Given the nonsense she spoke to the (Christian) president of … Continue reading The Education of Marine Le Pen
Crisis deepens in Ukraine as far right militants seize and are then driven out of water filtration plant and mount coal blockade threatening country with energy emergency. The last few weeks have witnessed an acceleration of Ukraine’s downward slide. Following the bitter fighting in and around Avdeevka and the angry telephone exchange between Russian President … Continue reading Fighting in Donbass, Coal Blockade, and Infighting in Kiev, as Ukraine’s Crisis Deepens
Packing light is a foreign concept to Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, who will bring two Mercedes-Benz limousines, more than 400 tons (metric) of luggage and his own private escalator with him on his month-long Asian trip. King Salman’s entourage will be 1,500-strong during the trip aimed at forging economic ties with the … Continue reading Saudi King Brings 459 Tons of Luggage, 2 Limos & 1,500-Strong Entourage on Asia Trip