US and India Sharing Intelligence on Chinese Submarine and Ship Movements

US and India Sharing Intelligence on Chinese Submarine and Ship Movements

India and the US are exchanging intelligence on Chinese submarine and ship movements in the Indian Ocean, the head of the US Pacific Command, Admiral Harry Harris, told a press conference in New Delhi last week. “There is sharing of information regarding Chinese maritime movement in the Indian Ocean,” Harris said, following an address to…

Global Flashpoints Test Trump’s ‘America First’ Presidency

Global Flashpoints Test Trump’s ‘America First’ Presidency

The war of words between China and the US flared again this week with warnings from Beijing that any move by Washington to implement a naval blockade in the South China Sea would trigger an armed conflict. However, these tensions with China are just one of several global flashpoints that are testing the declared America First policy…

Syria – “Rebel” Infighting and Turkish Losses Help the Government and Its Allies

Syria – “Rebel” Infighting and Turkish Losses Help the Government and Its Allies

On the last days of the Obama administration the U.S. military hit a large Al-Qaeda training camp in Idleb governate in Syria. The camp was known as a training area for European fighters.  B-52 strategic bombers dropped a large amount of bombs on the camp Over 100 people were killed in the attack. The camp’s…