Daily Archive: July 1, 2017

China Tells India to ‘Stop Clamoring for War’ and ‘Learn Lessons’ of 1962 Defeat

China has warned India to stop ‘clamoring for war’ and has reminded them of the thrashing they received from the People’s Liberation Army in 1962. The Indian Army has opened new helicopter bases in Sikkim, where tensions are rising. Chinese troops reportedly crossed the Line of Actual Control at Doka La in Sikkim earlier this week and destroyed Indian Army bunkers. The entire...

Syrian Army on Brink of Total Victory in Central Syria

Syrian offensive in key As-Safira district encircles ISIS fighters, securing communications from western Syria to Aleppo and Rusafa, and bringing large areas of central Syria under Syrian government control. Unreported by the Western media, the situation in the Syrian war continues to shift decisively in the Syrian government’s favour, and continues moreover to do so at a blistering rate. Following...

Israel Bombs, Shells Syria in Latest Attempt to Justify More Land Grabs

For the fifth time in eight days Israel has attacked the Syrian Army, allegedly in retaliation for shells that landed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Again. According to RT: Israel’s air force has targeted a Syrian military position with an airstrike, after a projectile launched towards Israel landed in the Golan Heights, the Israel Defense Forces announced. The announcement of the...

I was U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan. The Military Can’t Fix This Mess Alone

President Trump’s June 13 decision to delegate authorities on troop levels and operations in Afghanistan to Secretary of Defense James Mattis set the correct and essential condition for beginning to improve security and to enhance the prospects of success in Afghanistan. It was taken in the context of doubts in some circles around the president and in the commentariat that...