The West Argues that Muslims Represent a Major Threat, Or Do They?
Opinion

The West Argues that Muslims Represent a Major Threat, Or Do They?

Upon witnessing what looks like an unending stream of terrorist attacks in Europe that was preceded by a major influx of refugees attempting to escape war and destruction that the West created across the Middle East and North Africa, it’s safe to say that Islamophobia is here to stay, at least among political circles in the…

Iran & China Conduct Joint Naval Exercises in Strategic Strait of Hormuz
Military

Iran & China Conduct Joint Naval Exercises in Strategic Strait of Hormuz

Iranian and Chinese Naval forces are participating in joint drills in the strategically important Strait of Hormuz. The naval maneuvers come amid growing tensions between the US and Iran, as Washington prepares a new round of sanctions against Tehran. A total of four vessels and two helicopters displayed their military capabilities on Sunday during a…

Zakharova Concerned US Unaware of Abstract Concept Known as ‘Military Strategy’
Diplomacy

Zakharova Concerned US Unaware of Abstract Concept Known as ‘Military Strategy’

Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has some constructive criticism for the Pentagon. The United States is FedExing 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan, because if there’s one thing that the last fifteen years of occupation has shown, it’s that US troops and Afghanistan go together like peas and carrots. It would be easy for an armchair…

US-Led Coalition Downs Syrian Army Plane in Southern Raqqa
Military

US-Led Coalition Downs Syrian Army Plane in Southern Raqqa

The US-led coalition has downed a government warplane in southern Syria, the Syrian army and coalition have announced in separate statements. The Syrian military added that the plane’s pilot is now missing. https://cdn.rt.com/files/2017.06/59472a32c4618878618b4568.mp4 According to the Syrian statement, the plane was carrying out operations against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in the countryside around Raqqa…