In the cold calculations of possible thermo-nuclear strike, sometimes a nice word might momentarily confuse your enemy. It’s also just the polite thing to do. Continue reading Netanyahu sends none-too-subtle threat to Iran’s ayatollahs
Russian President Vladimir Putin has long been accused of attempting to resurrect the long dead Russian Empire. If the former KGB Lt. Col.’s moves in the war-torn nation of Syria are any indication of his real intentions, the accusations may be true.
Despite being the official media organ of the American federal government, the VOA (Voice of America) does have a global reputation of fair and objective reporting. Case in point would be VOA’s national security correspondent Jeff Seldin’s report of Sept. 18, 2015 in which he noted the continual beefing up of Russia’s offensive combat forces in war torn Syria. Continue reading Syria – Pentagon verifies 400% increase of Russian Marines in country
While the American media focuses in on the Trump vs. Fiorina verbal zinger-fest with laser-like precision, foreign news services are picking up the Yankee slack on reporting of the Russian military build-up in the Middle East. As reported by Great Britain’s The Guardian and Israel’s military-centric new media portal DEBKAfile, both on Sept. 17, 2015, and also The Manila Times on Sept. 16, 2015, Russian Naval Infantry (Marines) have left their coastal bases and heading for a showdown with the Islamic jihadists situated further inland.
While most in the American media have essentially turned a blind eye to the Russians flexing their military muscle in Syria, even the handful that have acknowledged the Russian build-up as little more that the expansion of a fairly obscure airstrip on the Syrian coast. And with that expansion comes a handful of Russian Marines for base security and a handful of air defense missiles.Yet the latest from the Middle East is that the Russians have hit the ground with the most offensive weapons since morning breath and body odor.
The Jerusalem Post (JPost.com) has published what more than a few American news organization have already concluded; Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu personally just don’t like each other. But what has more than a few supporters of the Jewish State concerned is the possibility the personal enmity between the two will make an already blood-soaked Middle East even bloodier.
The man who promised to end United States involvement in what he termed “Bush’s War” has just doubled on the total amount of American combat troops into war torn Iraq. As reported by the Associated Press news service via KABC-TV in Los Angeles, California on Nov. 7, 2014, Barack Obama has authorized an additional 1,500 troops to the 1,600 already in-country.
Twenty centuries ago and beyond, the Romans knew the best way to keep the drooling masses happy – Bread and Circuses. As long as the Great Unwashed had the government slinging freshly baked loaves (or family size bag o’ pork rinds) at them and they were treated to lots and lots of blood and gore, the mouth breathers and knuckle draggers wouldn’t delve into such dangerous activities such as becoming politically aware or civilly active.
As China rattles sabers over its newly claimed airspace in the East China Sea directly over Japanese sovereign soil, as reported by the Israeli news portal Arutz Sheva on Dec. 2, 2013, one thing that many international watchers agree would rattle China’s cage would be a militarily-allied and nuclear-armed Japan and Republic of Korea (ROK).
Especially a nuclear Japan and ROK independent of any U.S. military control.
Tensions are still running high since China claimed international airspace over Japan’s Senkaku Islands, the southernmost of the 3,000 islands comprising the Japanese archipelago.
Only this past weekend has the news been released of a former Guantanamo Bay detainee beeing held by the Israeli government for the last three years after he crossed the Jordanian border into the West Bank to train terrorists how to construct and employ biological weapons against Israel, as reported by the Jewish Press on Nov. 18, 2013 and the Jerusalem Post on Nov. 17, 2013.
Reportedly of Palestinian origin, Samer Abed al-Barak was shipped off to the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility by the American government in 2003 after he was arrested for active participation on terrorist activities only to be released to Jordan three months after his initial incarceration.
According to the Israeli Ministry of Justice, the thirty nine-year old terrorist is formally a member of al-Qaeda, having joined the world-wide jihadist organization in 2001.
Jews and Arabs may band with the French against Iranian nuclear weapons program…
In a case of truth being stranger than fiction, the Jewish State and her surrounding Arab neighbors just may have a real reason to no longer point weapons at each other. Not so much due to groundbreaking peace negotiations finally coming to fruition as it being a case of both the Israeli Jews and the Arab Muslims agreeing that someone else wants to nuke both of them out of existence, as reported by the Israeli-centric news portal the Debka File of Jerusalem on Nov. 17, 2013.