Violent protests and riots are breaking out everywhere as economies collapse and governments fail. War is bound to follow.
The global economic meltdown has already caused bank failures, bankruptcies, plant closings and foreclosures and will, in the coming year, leave many tens of millions unemployed across the planet. But another perilous consequence of the crash [...]
Radical Muslim imams and nationalist politicians from all camps are threatening Sarajevo’s multicultural legacy. With the help of Arab benefactors, the deeply devout are acquiring new recruits. In the “Jerusalem of the Balkans,” Islamists are on the rise. By Walter Mayr in Sarajevo more…
The Israeli air industries first unveiled its new Harop “loiter drone” for taking out ground-to-air missiles at the annual Aero-India 2009 air show which closed recently at Bangalore.
The Iranian media were first to disclose that this sophisticated Israeli drone is capable of targeting the Russian radar-equipped S-300 anti-air missile before it enters attack mode.
Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Ivanov said that upgrading ground, sea and air components of the nation’s strategic forces is costly but necessary.
“It’s expensive, it’s very expensive, but there is no other way,” Ivanov told lawmakers in the lower house of parliament. “We will develop and modernize our strategic deterrent forces.”
By Fred Burton and Scott Stewart
Last week we discussed the impact that crime, and specifically kidnapping, has been having on Mexican citizens and foreigners visiting or living in Mexico. We pointed out that there is almost no area of Mexico immune from the crime and violence. As if on cue, [...]
Speculation over a possible military provocation by Russia against Georgia intensified after the statement by Pavel Felgenhauer, a well-known Russian military analyst, that Russia will try to renew hostilities with Georgia with the arrival of spring:
At present the Georgian army is much less battle-ready than it was before August. As a result, “the [...]
“As a scholar, I establish the fact that the Russian Federation is developing signs of the initial stage of a breakup,” Professor Alexei Malashenko, Scholar-in-Residence of the Carnegie Moscow Center, told Jamestown on February 12. “Not unlike the case of the USSR, the current economic crisis threatens to bring already badly strained internal ties to [...]
Economic Crisis Hits Eastern Europe
TIME – USA
(See 25 people to blame for the financial crisis.) The IMF, which has
already provided $39 billion in emergency loans to shore up Eastern
European economies …
North Korea’s National Space Committee announced Tuesday in Pyongyang that its “Unha-2 will put communications satellite Kwangmyongsong-2 into orbit.”
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Syria has revealed that it has built a missile facility over the ruins of what the US says was a nuclear reactor destroyed by IAF warplanes, diplomats said Tuesday.
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