“Three times in the past two months, he [Putin] has raised the spectre of nuclear war as he confronts the West.”
And since that exchange, the humour has drained away. Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, has put his country’s 5000 nuclear warheads at the forefront. Three times in the past two months, he has raised the [...]
“Yet, could something even worse be on the horizon—a conflict with more-severe global ramifications?”
It seems these days the world is literally on fire. Conflict continues on and off in Ukraine, there are tensions throughout the Asia-Pacific, Ebola is on the rampage, ISIS continues its bloody war of attrition throughout Syria, into Iraq and on [...]
The deadly Ebola virus could be mutating to become even more contagious, a leading U.S scientist has warned.
The disease has killed nearly 4,000 people, infecting in excess of 8,000 – the majority in the West African nations of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Communities lie in ruins, thousands of children have [...]
After carrying out its land reclamation program in the disputed Paracel and Spratly islands, China is planning to establish its second air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the South China Sea, Moscow’s Voice of Russia reported on Oct. 15.
China has recently published photos of airplane runways built on Woody island, the largest of the [...]
“The Hurun Report, a magazine in Shanghai about China’s wealthy elite, estimates that almost two-thirds of the country’s millionaires have already emigrated or plan to do so.”
Arcadia is a concentrated version of what’s happening across the U.S. The Hurun Report, a magazine in Shanghai about China’s wealthy elite, estimates that almost two-thirds of the [...]
The basic idea: The growth rate of Ebola infection is nonlinear, so the number of people catching it doubles every 20 days. Because of this, you have to act quickly at the source of infections, he says. “The closer you are to the source, the more effective you are at slowing it down … it is [...]
“Khamenei maintained that the most recent war with Israel, in which thousands of terror rockets were dropped on the Jewish people, marked the start of the “divine promise” of destroying the Jewish state.”
“Fighting the Zionist regime [Israel] is a war of destiny,”
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei promised increased support for Palestinian terrorists [...]
(1) Start with what we know, and don’t know, about the virus. Officials from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other government agencies claim that contracting Ebola is relatively difficult because the virus is only transmittable by direct contact with bodily fluids from an infected person who has become symptomatic. Which means that, [...]
“The view from Moscow is uninviting — A new cold war with the West is in the making; Russia is under attack and will use all means at its disposal to resist, including the nuclear option.”
“Under mounting Western pressure this year, Russian leaders have been repeatedly and unambiguously reminding the West of the ultimate [...]
A series of paradoxes, problems, and outright persecution, has turned life in a formerly popular vacation spot by the sea into a Kafkaesque nightmare. Since Crimea is geographically attached to Ukraine and separated from Russia by a sea, the region is still largely dependent on Ukraine for almost all basic supplies, including water, produce, meat, [...]