Posts Tagged ‘ground’

Syrian and Turkish armies scurry to occupy the ground

14 October 2019 – 17:30 GMT. — North-Eastern Syria is in the throes of a Blitzrieg-like offensive Multiple and contradictory reports all arriving at the same time make verification very difficult. Only those States deploying aerial or satellite surveillance are able to do so in real time. The Turkish army and its Turkmen militias (alternately […]

CNBC Anchor Who Was at Ground Zero Admits Building 7 Was Brought Down in ‘Controlled Implosion’

On September 11, 2001, at 5:20 p.m., World Trade Center Building 7 suddenly collapsed into its own footprint, falling at free fall speed for 2.5 seconds of its seven-second complete destruction. WTC 7 was not hit by a plane. After it collapsed, Americans were told that office fires caused a unique — never before seen […]

On The Ground, Feeling The Pulse Of Protest Hong Kong

Fringe practicing wanton destruction for destruction’s sake surely have learned tactics from European black blocs What’s going on deep down in Hong Kong? For a former resident with deep cultural and emotional ties to the Fragrant Harbor, it’s quite hard to take it all in just within the framework of cold geopolitical logic. Master filmmaker […]

The Sacred Ground of Being…The Quintessence of Who We Are

September 9th, 2019 By Open Contributing writer for Wake Up World We are amidst the most phenomenal shift of consciousness in the history of our planet, and of humanity’s journey on it. Day by day the external drama seems to ratchet up another notch. With climate crisis, environmental degradation and the bankruptcy of the governing system, the shadow […]

Boots On The Ground For Freedom

Boots On The Ground For Freedom Above: Tarak Kauff, left, and Ken Mayers will do a series of walks to highlight their plight. By Alan Place for The Sunday Times (UK). Note: We have been following the prosecution of Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers in Ireland for their protest at the Shannon Air Force Base. Ireland […]

The ground sinks in Mazatlan, Mexico – at least 4 sinkholes reported so far

   At least four sinkholes have been registered so far in August in Mazatlan, generating accidents and road problems, and will be resolved with 15 million pesos. The Director of Welfare and Social Development, Tonatiuh Guerra Martínez, indicated that the resources will be applied through his address because Jumapam does not have extra resources. “In […]

Russia acknowledges its ground troops are fighting in Idlib

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has acknowledged for the first time the presence of Russian military fighting alongside Syrian regime forces in the Idlib assault, confirming numerous earlier reports. During a press conference he held following a meeting with Ghana’s Foreign Minister Shirley Botchway yesterday, Lavrov confirmed that “There are Russian soldiers […]

British Colonialism Laid The Ground For The Crises In Hong Kong & Kashmir

Authored by John Wight, Though distance-wise Hong Kong and Kashmir may be about 4,000km (2,485 miles) apart, they have in common a history of being scarred by the crimes of British colonialism. This history and those scars cannot be abstracted when it comes to grasping the nettle of the crises that have engulfed both places […]

My Stretch of Texas Ground, Too Much Truth for Trump’s Texas

By Gordon Duff and Ralph Cinque See film at Amazon Review at Texas Monthly Americans have an aversion to the truth, simple as that.  So, when Ralph’s film, “My Stretch of Texas” hit Amazon Video, the reviews from such esteemed publications as “Texas Monthly” began their “hit job.” Cinque, best know for his defense of […]

British colonialism laid the ground for the crises in Hong Kong and Kashmir

This history and those scars cannot be abstracted when it comes to grasping the nettle of the crises that have engulfed both places now because, without factoring this in, no serious analysis can be undertaken and no salutary lessons will be learned. Starting with Hong Kong, when senior Conservative Party MP and former British Army […]


South Front 08.08.2019 The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) continued its advance in the northern Hama countryside on August 8 and captured the village of Sakhar, its key hilltop and the nearby silos. Pro-government activists said that Syrian special forces infiltrated militants’ defenses in Sakhar in the early hours of the morning, forcing them to withdraw […]

Army Seeks Small Satellites To Support Ground Troops

Such smallsat payloads, hosted on commercial satellites, are an important piece of the Army’s evolving concept of Multi-Domain Operations, which seeks to combine efforts on land, the sea, air, space, and cyberspace to defeat sophisticated adversaries such as Russia and China. SPACE AND MISSILE DEFENSE SYMPOSIUM: The Army is trying out not […]

PEPE ESCOBAR: US and Iran Stuck on Negotiation Ground Zero

July 27, 2019 by Pepe Escobar (cross-posted with Consortium News – by special agreement with the author) All bets are off in the geopolitical insanity stakes when we have the President of the United States (POTUS) glibly announcing he could launch a nuclear first strike to end the war in Afghanistan and wipe it “off the face of the […]

Why the United States will not launch a ground war against Iran – Pt. 2

   Comment: For the first part of this analyisis, see: Why the United States will not attack Iran While it is too soon to predict how the United States and its allies Israel and Saudi Arabia will react, let’s explore the reasons why any US response will be largely symbolic, even if that involves a […]

EU, Iran try to stand ground against Trump’s sanctions

Al-Monitor | Hamed A. Kermani: When Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi announced July 7 that Iran would surpass the uranium enrichment limits it had committed to under the 2015 nuclear arms deal, it was nothing like the last time Tehran said it would break an international enrichment deal. In 2005, then-President […]

Russia denies having ground troops fighting for liberation of Syria’s Idlib

Russia has strongly dismissed allegations by militant groups that Russian special forces or ground troops are fighting for the liberation of Idlib province in northwest Syria. “Russia has had no and has no ground forces in Syria,” the RIA news agency quoted a statement by the Russian Defense Ministry as saying on Thursday.  The […]

Germany Rejects Trump’s Demand for Ground Troops in Syria

Just days after the US representatives had asked Germany to help replace American troops with their illegal occupation of northeastern Syria, a coalition of political leaders in Berlin have roundly rejected the idea – leaving the Trump Administration stuck in finding a suitable ‘western’ replacement to help save face going into the 2020 Election cycle. […]

Germany rebuffs US call to send ground troops to Syria

US Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey confirmed on Sunday that he had asked the German government to provide troops to replace a portion of US forces currently stationed in Syria. He said the request was part of Washington’s preparations for an eventual US military withdrawal in the country. Berlin didn’t wait long before […]

Cop tackles man to the ground during Queensland press conference (VIDEO)

Detective Senior Sergeant Daren Edwards was in the middle of speaking to reporters outside a Queensland police station on Wednesday, when he heard another man angrily yelling “you better run!” The quick-thinking cop stopped mid-sentence, turned to see the supposed perpetrator running toward him and dove for the man’s ankles, taking him to the ground. […]

Eurosceptic movement gains ground in EU elections

Jerome Hughes Press TV, Brussels A record number of anti-EU candidates win seats in the European Parliament. Pro-EU politicians still hold the majority but it will be more difficult to pass legislation in the parliament during the forthcoming five-year term. Source Article from Related Posts ‘We Must Grow This Movement’: Youth Climate Activists […]

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