Posts Tagged ‘conflict’

France sees risk of stumble into US-Iranian conflict

Tensions have risen as Washington has blamed Iran for several attacks on oil tankers and Tehran shot down a US surveillance drone, prompting President Donald Trump to order air strikes that he called off only minutes before impact. Trump withdrew the United States last year from the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers to curb […]

US Military Races To Develop And Deploy Laser Guns Before Next Conflict 

CLaWS is a fiber laser that uses special optical fibers as a transmission medium. These lasers are known for high beam quality and can handle vibrations from rough movements during transport. CLaWS is available in 2, 5, and 10-kilowatt packages from Boeing. It’s not clear which version the Marines are testing. Earlier […]

‘Readiness for full spectrum of conflict’: Trump’s pick to lead military is staunch anti-Chinese

For someone who platformed his election campaign on ending unnecessary wars and focusing more on making his country “great again,” Donald J. Trump sure does voluntarily opt to appoint some of the most hawkish people who exist in Washington’s circles as part of his advisory team. I could write an entire essay on this fact […]

Imagine a US president taking Iran’s side in conflict with Israel, and you get Maguire’s thriller ‘Exodus Betrayal’

Gil Maguire has lately published a thriller titled “The Exodus Betrayal: A President Confronts Israel” as an answer to Leon Uris’s 1958 novel “Exodus” that along with the movie version by Otto Preminger starring Paul Newman was so important in shaping American attitudes towards Israel in the 1960’s. If “Exodus” dramatized the liberation of Jews […]

GULF CONFLICT: IRAN SHOT DOWN U.S. GLOBAL HAWK. HOUTHIS STRUCK SAUDI POWER PLANT WITH CRUISE MISSILE

South Front Late on June 19, Ansar Allah (also known as the Houthis) carried out a new one “cruise missile” strike on Saudi Arabia. The missile strike targeted a major power plant in the area of al-Shuqaiq in the Kingdom’s southern province of Jizan. Brig. Gen. Yahya Sari, a spokesman for the part of the […]

How a disastrous conflict between Israel & Lebanon can be avoided

The greatest fear of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United States, and of course, Israel, is the formation of what has been dubbed for years the ‘Shia Crescent’ – a land bridge of predominantly Shia-led countries that connects Iran to Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and beyond. As Iran’s influence grows in these countries, these nations […]

Tanker War In Persian Gulf And US-Iranian Conflict

…from SouthFront The Persian Gulf region has turned into a new hot point in the Middle East. On May 12, a supposed sabotage attack targeted very large crude carrier Amjad and crude tanker Al Marzoqah (both owned by Saudi shipping firm Bahri).  The UAE-flagged fuel bunker barge A Michel and Norwegian-registered oil products tanker MT […]

US favors armed conflict in region: Commentator

Russia has raised the alarm after the US announced the deployment of about one-thousand additional troops to the Middle East. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov called the US move provocative. He warned that the US should either drop the deployment or risk war with Iran. China also warned the US against opening ‘a […]

Israel-Palestine conflict ‘drives turmoil in the Middle East’ — Seth Moulton

Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton is one of the most interesting candidates in the Democratic presidential field because as a former Marine officer who did several tours in the Middle East he claims foreign policy as a strength and he has taken some progressive stances on the Israel question. But he seems to be backing off […]

Why does Hashim Thaçi need another conflict with Serbia?

Why does Hashim Thaçi need another conflict with Serbia? Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/06/07/why-does-hashim-thaci-need-another-conflict-with-serbia/ Related Posts Russia, Serbia, Belarus: The “Slavic Brotherhood” Military Drills Are a Soft Power Boon for All Participants Russia, Serbia, and Belarus each derive certain soft power benefits from their participation in the Serbia threatens military action after Kosovo votes to create […]

The inadequacy of ‘Israel-Palestine conflict’ label

By Agha Hussain Source To treat the ‘Israel-Palestine conflict’ as one in a long list of bilateral country disputes to be found in the modern age attaches to the real issue all the wrong dynamics, underlying realities and extremely ineffective ‘solutions’. The sheer inadequacy of looking at this particular ‘issue’ through the lens of Israel […]

Russia & China Boycott US Led Conference To End Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

China and Russia will not participate in a US-led conference to promote what they call the ‘Deal of the Century’ to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Russia’s Foreign Minister has warned that the so-called peace plan is doomed to fail, will “ruin everything” gained from previous efforts and will fail to guarantee a Palestinian state based […]

For Israelis the Nakba is a footnote. For Palestinians it’s the heart of the conflict

Israelis tend to view the expulsions of the 1948 war as a small, local affair that was quite restrained compared to the Nazi genocide. For Palestinians, it is an ongoing dispossession. By Sam Freed Palestinian refugee children seen in a makeshift school in Nablus, West Bank, 1948. (Hanini/CC BY-SA 3.0) To large portions of the […]

Pundits who supported Iraq war should come forward now, in order to stop Iran conflict

This is a moment of crisis in the Middle East. The USS Abraham Lincoln is steaming toward the Gulf, and there’s a clear impetus for war from an unhinged and empowered segment of the U.S. foreign policy establishment. While many have voiced opposition to the war footing, the opposition is not well-organized, and the media […]

Brendon O’Connell- Iran-Israel Conflict is a Charade (Updated)

left – Iranian Parliament “It’s all theatre” — Henry, I wish people would go to Iran. You would feel the charade. Lovely people. I LOVE the way Israel makes out Iranians plot night and day to take Jerusalem. They plot night and day to shaft Saudi. It’s like watching someone fall off a bar stool in […]

Brendon O’Connell- Iran-Israel Conflict is a Charade (Updated)

left – Iranian Parliament “It’s all theatre” — Henry, I wish people would go to Iran. You would feel the charade. Lovely people. I LOVE the way Israel makes out Iranians plot night and day to take Jerusalem. They plot night and day to shaft Saudi. It’s like watching someone fall off a bar stool in […]

Brendon O’Connell- Iran-Israel Conflict is a Charade

Brendon O’Connell’s response to: re. Head Fake – Real NWO will be Imposed by the East  It’s all a charade. How can Putin and Netanyahu be buddies  when Putin backs Iran and thwarted Israel in Syria?  There will be no war between Israel and Iran, Brendon says.  Andy replies citing reports that indicate the prospect […]

How the US Stoked Ethno-Religious Conflict Bringing India and Pakistan to the Brink of Nuclear War

The world must not ignore the potential nuclear flashpoint in South Asia. If such a war, even a very limited nuclear exchange, transpired between India and Pakistan, it could very easily lead to the deaths of a billion people all over the world from the resulting global fallout. Since the nuclear armament of South Asia […]

US Urges ‘Calm’ While Stoking India-Pakistan Conflict

US Urges ‘Calm’ While Stoking India-Pakistan Conflict https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2019/03/01/us-urges-calm-while-stoking-india-pakistan-conflict.html International powers this week anxiously urged India and Pakistan to avoid further escalation of military confrontation. Given the two nations have gone to war on three occasions during the past seven decades and are both nuclear armed, the international concern is palpable.The US has lately joined calls […]

The US Conflict With China: China And The Uyghurs

The US Conflict With China: China And The Uyghurs The escalating trade war against China, threats of sanctions over allegations of Uyghur detention camps in Xinjiang, threats of sanctions if China buys Russian defense equipment, all is aimed at disruption of the sole emerging threat to a Washington global order. How China’s authorities are trying […]

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