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How Israel Out-Foxed US Presidents

At the end of a news conference on April 13, 2010, President Barack Obama made the seemingly obvious point that the continuing Middle East conflict pitting Israel against its Arab neighbors will end up “costing us significantly in terms of both blood and treasure.” Obama’s remark followed a similar statement in congressional testimony by Gen. … Continue reading How Israel Out-Foxed US Presidents

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‘Growing Up with War’: Children of Syria Share Heartbreaking Stories of Death Fear Survival

Six years of war in Syria means many of the country's youngest citizens have never known a time of peace. RT visited the war-torn country to speak to children who are all too familiar with the death and violence that plagues Syria every day. It is estimated that more than 8 million children have been … Continue reading ‘Growing Up with War’: Children of Syria Share Heartbreaking Stories of Death Fear Survival

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Trump and Israel: Flashpoint of Jerusalem Hangs over White House Meeting

Sensitivities over the city and its holy places loom large as the US president and Netanyahu due to meet  Often described as the powder-keg issue in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Jerusalem was expected to loom large in Wednesday’s meeting in Washington between Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It is the first time the … Continue reading Trump and Israel: Flashpoint of Jerusalem Hangs over White House Meeting

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Mafia, Guns And Clans: The Big Libyan Oil Heist

Libya’s oil production problems extend far beyond whether the forces of Tripoli or Benghazi secure ultimate control over the country: Clan-based militias are running their own smuggling operations, and their mafia reach is said to extend as far as the Coast Guard—and even into Europe. This smuggled oil is making its way into Europe, and … Continue reading Mafia, Guns And Clans: The Big Libyan Oil Heist

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Opioid Mayhem Erodes the Fabric of US Society

Today, against the backdrop of the epidemic abuse of painkillers and psychotropic drugs in the US it’s becoming increasingly clear that the results of almost five decades of the so-called war on drugs are nowhere to be found. The legalization of marijuana in an ever increasing number of American states, according to many experts, is governed … Continue reading Opioid Mayhem Erodes the Fabric of US Society

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The Western Roots of “Middle-Eastern” Terrorism

Convinced that terrorism, in all its forms and manifestations, committed by whomever, wherever and for whatever purposes, is unacceptable and unjustifiable, member States of the United Nations were finally able to adopt, on September 8, 2006, a common approach within the framework of the “United Nations global counter-terrorism strategy ». But, ten years later, the “international … Continue reading The Western Roots of “Middle-Eastern” Terrorism

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Russia’s 1st Guards Tank Army: All What You Need to Know

The formation of Tank Armies, which were eventually raised to Guards ranks once they demonstrated their ability to defeat Wehrmacht forces, was a major step in the Red Army’s operational evolution during the Great Patriotic War. Even though the Soviets were temporarily surpassed by the Panzerwaffe which gained experience from operations in Poland and Western … Continue reading Russia’s 1st Guards Tank Army: All What You Need to Know

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Britain is No Longer a Major Military Power

There is a constant refrain from British political leaders how Britain is still a major military force to be reckoned with in the world and this allows the country to punch above it's middle ranking economic and political power status. The Prime Minister Theresa May has constantly stressed how Britain is a leading member of NATO … Continue reading Britain is No Longer a Major Military Power

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What’s Really Inside McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets?

Overview McDonald's started out as a beefy burger joint back in 1948, but the world-famous fast-food chain has been offering another high-protein meat – chicken – since the specially molded McNugget made its debut in 1983. Perhaps now as iconic as the Big Mac or Quarter Pounder, these tiny deep-fried chunks seem harmless on the … Continue reading What’s Really Inside McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets?