Posts Tagged ‘deploying’

Trump And Defense Secretary Esper Clash Over Deploying US Military Against Americans

(TMU) – U.S. President Donald Trump has clashed with Pentagon Chief and Defense Secretary Mark Esper, who says that Trump shouldn’t use the military against American civilians protesting the death of African American George Floyd and overall police brutality. “I do not support invoking the Insurrection Act,” the Pentagon chief said. This comes after Trump […]

Deploying Federal Troops In A War At Home Would Make A Bad Situation Worse

Deploying Federal Troops In A War At Home Would Make A Bad Situation Worse Above photo: Nathaniel St. Clair. As the George Floyd Uprising intensified in Minneapolis on Friday and Saturday, President Trump asked Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper for options to deploy federal troops to the city. He signaled to Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, “We […]

How Governments Are Deploying Big Data To Enforce COVID-19 Quarantines

As of March 23, the top five states where citizens were practicing the best social distancing were District of Colombia, Nevada, New York, New Jersey, and Alaska. The bottom five states were Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. On a state and county level, Maryland earned a “B” with much of […]

US Increases Risk Of Nuclear War By Deploying Low-Yield Nuclear Weapon

US Increases Risk Of Nuclear War By Deploying Low-Yield Nuclear Weapon Above photo: The USS Tennessee (SSBN-734) in drydock at Kings Bay submarine base in September 2019 shortly before it returned to active duty and loaded with Trident D5 missiles carrying the new low-yield W76-2 warhead. (Photo: U.S. Navy) The US Navy has now deployed the […]

Brazilian troops begin deploying to fight Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry. President Jair Bolsonaro also tried to temper global concern, saying that previously deforested areas had burned and that intact […]

Deploying joint European fleet to Persian Gulf sends ‘hostile message’ – Tehran

The idea of deploying a European fleet to patrol the Persian Gulf “sends a hostile message” and is “provocative and will increase tensions,” Ali Rabiei said on Sunday, as cited by Fars News Agency. Security in the region should be maintained by the Gulf nations themselves, not foreign powers, he stressed. Tensions between Iran and […]

As sanctions choke Iran, Hezbollah said deploying for war on Israel’s border

As tensions rose in the Persian Gulf over the weekend with Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker, several commanders of Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, an Iranian proxy, said they were deploying forces for possible war with Israel, warning that the growing pressure from sanctions on Tehran could trigger such a conflict sooner rather than later. […]

Britain Deploying Third Warship To Persian Gulf Amid Tensions With Iran

The British Ministry of Defence said that the UK is sending a third warship, HMS Kent, to the Persian Gulf amid on going tensions with Iran They also claim that the decision to do so is not related to the current row with Iran. Earlier this month Britain accused Tehran of attempting to seize a […]

US deploying missiles along Russia’s borders could lead to ‘new Cuban crisis’ – Russia’s deputy FM

If Washington deploys short or mid-range ground-based missiles along Russia’s borders, the situation “will not only become complicated, it will escalate to the maximum level,” Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told lawmakers on Monday. We can end up in a missile crisis not just similar to the one we had in the 1980s, but to […]

Russian President warns West that deploying missile launchers in Europe could ignite ‘tit for tat’ response

Source February 23, 2019 by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with the Asia Times by special agreement with the author) President Putin’s state of the nation address to the Federal Assembly in Moscow this week was an extraordinary affair. While heavily focused on domestic social and economic development, Putin noted, predictably, the US decision to pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) […]

Satellite Images Show Russia Deploying S-400 Missiles In Crimea

Satellite images from Sunday obtained by Fox News confirms that Russia has deployed an S-400 surface-to-air missile battery at Dzhankoy airbase in Crimea, roughly 19 miles from the Russia-Ukraine border. The photos confirm Russia’s planned deployment which we reported on Wednesday. The images show a bare ground followed by construction – before […]

NATO Deploying 45,000 Troops To Russian Border For Biggest ‘Defensive’ Drill Since Cold War

NATO is about to deploy 45,000 troops to Russia’s door step in what will be the alliance’s largest “defensive” exercise since the end of the Cold War. Sources from NATO say d that the end figure could rise to 50,000 soldiers as some countries have not yet reported the final number of troops they will […]

UN Chief Suggests Deploying Armed Forces to Protect Palestinians from Israel

The protection of Palestinian civilians could be improved by the deployment of UN-mandated armed forces or unarmed observers, a beefed-up UN civilian presence or expanded UN assistance, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wrote in a report on Friday. The United Nations General Assembly requested the report in a resolution adopted in June that condemned Israel for excessive […]

Texas National Guard Deploying To Border Within 72 Hours; DOJ Enacts "Zero Tolerance" Policy

Arizona and Texas will be sending 400 National Guard members to the southern border in response to President Donald Trump’s Wednesday Executive Order directing the troops to “assist the border patrol” in guarding the nation’s existing border fence – and of course the many miles of completely unprotected crossing zones.  The troops will be […]

Russia: Tokyo deploying US Aegis Ashore missile system would be ‘disproportionate’

“We have been following closely the ongoing discussion in Japan over several years about the possibility of buying advanced missile defense systems from the US,” Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday, as cited by TASS. Japan aiming to boost missile defense with US Aegis Ashore system – media “Of course, we saw […]

Video: Miami Dade Police Deploying Military Unit Randomly Across Town

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Activists Deploying Recycled Solar Powered Cell Phones in Fight to Save Rainforests

Dylan Charles, EditorWaking Times The time is now for innovation in the race to save the world’s rainforests, and where governments fail to stand in solidarity with the earth and its creatures, activists are rising to the occasion with dedication and ingenuity. In an effort to combat illegal logging in some of the most biologically […]


15.05.2017 FILE IMAGE The Syrian military is deploying hundreds of troops with battle tank, armoured vehicles and artillery pieces to the town of Saba’a Biyar in southern Syria as a preparation for an expected push of the government forces to the borders with Syria and Iraq, according to local sources and pro-militant media outlets. Saba’a […]

Pepper spray and smoke grenades deployed at Trump rally riot in Albuquerque

     In one of the presidential campaign year’s more grisly spectacles, protesters in New Mexico opposing Donald Trump’s candidacy threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, injuring several, and toppled trash cans and barricades. Police responded by firing pepper spray and smoke grenades into the crowd outside the Albuquerque Convention Center. […]

Cop Facing Charges for Assaulting Four People, False Reporting, and Lying in Court

Rose Bouboushian | Courthouse News Service MINNEAPOLIS (CN) – A Minneapolis police officer accused of assaulting four people while off duty, falsifying reports and lying under oath cannot dismiss perjury charges, a federal judge ruled. While off duty and representing himself as a Minneapolis police officer, Michael Griffin assaulted […]

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