Right-Wing Generals Calling for a Military Coup: A Long History
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Right-Wing Generals Calling for a Military Coup: A Long History

History books record that there were a mere handful of cases in which generals plotted the overthrow of a far-right regime to institute moderate or leftist government. In the vast majority of cases, however, generals’ putsches are fascist affairs having dire consequences for the rule of law and human rights. Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General…

No, Trump’s Firing of Esper Doesn’t Mean There’s Going to be a Military Coup in the US
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No, Trump’s Firing of Esper Doesn’t Mean There’s Going to be a Military Coup in the US

President Trump’s unceremonious termination of his defense secretary following a contentious election has rightly raised eyebrows. But it is not, as some have suggested, a precursor for an unconstitutional coup. In what has become a force of habit for President Donald Trump, he announced the termination of his Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper, and the…

Zircon, Russia’s Newest Hypersonic Anti-Ship Missile, Will Radically Shift the Balance of Power on the High Seas
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Zircon, Russia’s Newest Hypersonic Anti-Ship Missile, Will Radically Shift the Balance of Power on the High Seas

The Zircon hypersonic missile will reportedly be tested three more times by the end of the year. Fired from the Russian Navy frigate Admiral Gorshkov, it will be expected to strike an ‘aircraft carrier’ type of naval target. The first of the three planned tests is expected to take place in late October or early…

Robot Generals: Will They Make Better Decisions Than Humans — Or Worse?
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Robot Generals: Will They Make Better Decisions Than Humans — Or Worse?

With Covid-19 incapacitating startling numbers of U.S. service members and modern weapons proving increasingly lethal, the American military is relying ever more frequently on intelligent robots to conduct hazardous combat operations. Such devices, known in the military as “ autonomous weapons systems ,” include robotic sentries, battlefield-surveillance drones, and autonomous submarines. So far, in other…

Washington Sells Scrap Metal at a Premium Price Tag
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Washington Sells Scrap Metal at a Premium Price Tag

Back in 2003, an alternative media site based in Belgium – Indy Media, published a rather clever article titled “Why America Needs War” drafted by a renowned political scientist, Jacques R. Pauwels. Due to the fact that this article has recently been republished by a well-known and respected alternative media site Global Research, a lot of attention…