[Updated March 19, 2012] Nuclear warfare in or around 2012 is very possible given, well, the threats of nuclear war (atomic war) coming out of Russia and China concerning Iran. Let’s look at what they have to say.
Attacking Iran: Putin Says Consequences Would be ‘Truly Catastrophic’ with Unimaginable Scale
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said [...]
After 2012-2015, the U.S. will be able to annihilate Russian strategic nuclear forces by a non-nuclear preemptive strike, said Konstantin Sivkov, the first vice president of the Russian Academy of Geopolitical Problems.
« declare that the likelihood of a military threat is great as never before now,» Sivkov told Interfax on Saturday.
Western military experts [...]
Four types of Merkava tanks were in action in Lebanon 2006, including Merkava Mk4, the Merkava Mk 2D (with its distinctive sloped turret), the standard Mk2 (mostly with reserve units), and Merkava Mk3Baz.
Towards the end of the fighting, Brigadier General Halutzi Rodoi, the chief of the IDF Armored Corps was asked to assess the [...]
Sources in Chinese military circles claim that during the 1996 Taiwan Strait crisis, when China shot missiles over the island to send a warning ahead of presidential elections, China had also formulated a plan to take over one of the small islands of Jinmen or Matsu. The Taiwan Strait confrontation that took place in 1958 [...]
Preface: The Caspian Sea Summit and the Historical Crossroads of the 21st Century
This article is part of The Sino-Russia Coalition: Challenging Americaâ€™s Ambitions in Eurasia (September 23, 2007). For editorial reasons the article is being published by Global Research in three parts. It is strongly advised that readers also study the prior [...]
Secret MI6 files reveal, for 1st time, leader’s agonizing deception of Nazis
LONDON â€“ With Nazi “flying bombs” raining down on the nation’s capital and largest population center, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill made a fateful and agonizing decision to use a double agent to redirect the missiles toward the Jewish sector of the city, [...]
A study of the 2006 Israeli-Hezbollah war commissioned by the United States Air Force and to be published this month concludes that Israelâ€™s use of air power was of diminishing value as the fight dragged on because it was used without [...]
China’s military forces have received the order to be fully prepared for engagement by the end of this year in the event of a change for the worse across the Taiwan Strait. China is highly concerned about Taiwan’s plans to hold a national referendum on applying for U.N. membership in the name of Taiwan, which [...]
The question regarding a military conflict with Iran doesnâ€™t seem to be if, but when and how? FSM Contributing Editor Col. Kenneth Allard (US Army, ret.) has some keen insights as to how America could defeat Iran â€“ with a little bit of help from its leader, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
For months, I have argued in [...]
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (UPI) — I don’t think it possible for any historian to visit the Baltic countries or the rest of Central Europe and not reflect on the catastrophes World War I brought to that part of the world. Communism, World War II, National Socialism, the extinction of some communities and the expulsion of [...]