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Washington’s Backfiring Bombing
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Washington’s Backfiring Bombing
January 8, 2019

If your family has been shattered by bombs and rockets in a terrifying attack from the air, are you going to support the government that ordered such slaughter?

President Trump Faces Creeping Coup
November 20, 2017

With economy on the rise and the US not dragged into a costly military conflict, President Trump has a good chance at winning a second term in the 2020 presidential election, sending hostile political operatives and the critical news media into a meltdown.

President Trump Faces Creeping Coup
Security
US Global Thunder Exercise Timed to Coincide with Other Events
World
US Global Thunder Exercise Timed to Coincide with Other Events
October 31, 2017

With tensions running high, any exercise, especially a nuclear one, is risky. The failure of the US to warn Moscow as it should, in the case of Steadfast Noon, greatly increases mistrust.

North Korea’s Missile Tests Used as Pretext for Nuclearization of Asia-Pacific
September 3, 2017

The US National Nuclear Security Administration has announced that the Air Force had successfully flight tested the B61-12 guided bomb. Two qualification tests took place on August 8 at Tonopah Test Range in Nevada. The non-nuclear test assemblies, which were dropped from an F-15E based at Nellis Air Force Base, evaluated the weapon’s non-nuclear functions and the aircraft’s capability to deliver the weapon. It’s hardly a coincidence that the information was made public only now as tensions are running high because of North Korean recent tests, with some missiles flying over Japan.

North Korea’s Missile Tests Used as Pretext for Nuclearization of Asia-Pacific
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Russia Goes Hypersonic: the West Lagging Behind in Missile Technology Race
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Russia Goes Hypersonic: the West Lagging Behind in Missile Technology Race
April 5, 2017

On March 30, the Russian Navy launched Kazan, the second upgraded Yasen-class project 885M submarine. The Navy will take delivery of the vessel in 2018. A total of seven Yasen class nuclear attack submarines are to be built by 2023. Kazan is an upgraded Project 885M design – an advanced version that is in many ways much more capable than the lead ship of the class, Severodvinsk, the first submarine in the series, entered service in 2016.