It is a region wracked by religious struggle between competing traditions of the faith. But the conflict is also between militants and moderates, fueled by neighboring rulers seeking to defend their interests and increase their influence. Conflicts take place within and between states; civil wars and proxy wars become impossible to distinguish. Governments often [...]
Like peoples in simplest caves from the beginning and high-technological cities and nations today, Gaza constructs underground infrastructure to evade undercover all-INT full-spectrum attack exhibited in the first pristine safely-bunkered military industrial media photo.
Nothing in 1914 made war between the great powers of Europe inevitable, and nothing today makes war inevitable between the great powers of Asia. But four features of the European scene in 1914 made it harder for a small crisis to be contained, so that a great war that could easily have been avoided nonetheless [...]
The huge increase in Japan’s UAV investments has been met with scorn from Beijing. Although both countries claim their drones will only be used for surveillance purposes, experts warn that the possibility of future drone battles in the region’s airspace is “very high.” Tensions over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands have [...]
Recently the U.S. charged a Chinese citizen (Su Bin), based in Canada, of working with two Chinese hackers to steal technical data for American military aircraft (especially the C-17, F-22 and F-35). The thefts took place between 2009 and 2013. These three appear to be freelancers, although Su Bin had plenty of contacts with Chinese [...]
Several other Cabinet members indicated Monday that the operation was not about to end.
After security consultations with his defense minister and army chief of staff, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the operation would be “expanded until the goal is achieved — restoring quiet to the citizens of Israel for a long period.”
The Kremlin’s mini Machiavelli believed he could destabilise eastern Ukraine while maintaining plausible deniability about Russia’s links to the separatist rebels.
However, the puppet master failed to keep hold of the strings. After the deaths of nearly 300 innocent civilians, a harsh light is shining on Russia’s involvement in the tragedy. Outside Russia, only a [...]
The U.S. leveled its most-explicit allegations yet of Russia’s involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and subsequent efforts to conceal evidence, and European leaders threatened broad new sanctions against Moscow, marking a turning point in the standoff between the West and the Kremlin.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday warned Russian [...]
Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Sunday the international community had a “very high degree of confidence” MH17 was brought down by a missile launched by Russian backed rebels.
“There is very, very strong evidence that sophisticated weaponry has moved across the border from Russia into Ukraine.” Mr Abbott did not rule out barring Mr [...]
U.S. fast food chains McDonald’s Corp and KFC-parent Yum Brands Inc apologized to Chinese consumers on Monday and said they will stop using a Shanghai meat supplier after Chinese regulators shut the firm down over food safety concerns.