Posts Tagged ‘military’

164 “Peace-Keeping” Military Bases Worldwide: US Bases in Iraq Advance Its Regional Imperium

According to the Pentagon, US forces are in 164 (of the world’s 193) countries. They’re on over 1,000 US bases of varying sizes and on others of host countries. Much information about their numbers, troop strength, and location is secret. According to analyst Nick Turse, the US maintains “an imperial military presence (globally) unlike any […]

US Calls Shooting by Saudi Military Officer in Florida an “Act of Terrorism”

(MEMO) — The fatal shooting of three Americans by a Saudi Air Force officer at a Florida naval base last month was “an act of terrorism,” US Attorney General William Barr said on Monday, adding that 21 Saudi military trainees will be pulled out of the United States following an investigation into the incident, reports Reuters. The […]

Regional states mustn’t hesitate to end US’ military presence in region: Rouhani

President.ir – Referring to the need for the two countries’ authorities to try to facilitate and accelerate the implementation of agreements and contracts, saying, “The Islamic Republic of Iran is determined to further deepen Tehran-Damascus relations in all fields of mutual interest”.  Speaking in a meeting with the Prime Minister of Syria Imad Khamis on […]

Photos: US Ain al-Asad military base after Iran’s missile strikes

Mizan – Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) targeted US Ain al-Asad Airbase in Iraq’s Anbar province in retaliation for the US assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Gen. Soleimani and Second-in-Command of Iraq Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in Baghdad International Airport two weeks ago.       Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2020/01/14/photos-us-ain-al-asad-military-base-after-irans-missile-strikes/ Hits: […]

Tulsi Gabbard – Trump disgraces our military

January 13, 2020 Trump disgraces our military by using our men & women in uniform as mercenaries serving the interests of multinational corps (e.g. Exxon) & foreign countries (e.g. Saudis). We must stand side by side—no matter our political party—to end this travesty. Filed under: American Aggression, House of Saud, USA | Tagged: LOOTING SYRIA, […]

After lengthy battle, IDF admits ToI reporter to military correspondents’ group

The army’s spokesperson unit accepted The Times of Israel’s defense reporter into its group of recognized military correspondents on Sunday, following a protracted legal battle in light of complaints by The Times of Israel over discrimination in the distribution of information. Military correspondents recognized by the Israel Defense Forces receive preferential treatment from the spokesperson’s […]

Ten Years Ago: A Haiti Disaster Relief Scenario Tested by US Military One Day Before the Earthquake

This article was first published ten  years ago in the immediate wake if the Haiti earthquake of January 12, 2000,  The disaster relief scenario and exercise were HELD ONE DAY BEFORE IT HAPPENED. on January 11, 2000 under the auspices of US Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM), the regional military command responsible for the Southern part of the Western […]

The US Military Pollutes More Than 140 Countries Combined

The Facts: Lockheed Martin, famous for its fighter planes, helicopters and missiles, saw its stock price spike to over $416, a jump of seven percent almost overnight Raytheon and General Dynamics saw similar increases. Reflect On: War is complicated, and there are many factors that lead to the fact that it’s been perpetual on our […]

IRGC Commander Confirms Iranian Missile Strikes Targeted "Military Apparatus", Not Troops

Continuing with some of the punchy, bellicose rhetoric that top Iranian officials, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, have exhibited in recent days, a senior IRGC commander said Thursday morning that Iran’s missile attacks against US installations in Iraq were merely the start of a vendetta that will play out across the region. IRGC Aerospace Force […]

Major U.S. Military Contractors Stand to Reap Huge Windfalls from Escalation of Conflict with Iran

CEOs of major U.S. military contractors stand to reap huge windfalls from the escalation of conflict with Iran. This was evident in the immediate aftermath of the U.S. assassination of a top Iranian military official last week. As soon as the news reached financial markets, these companies’ share prices spiked, inflating the value of their […]

Military Contractors Raytheon, Lockheed Martin See Stock Prices Soar Amid Iran Crisis

War. Motown singer Edwin Starr claimed it was nothing but a heartbreaker and good news only for the undertaker. But another group rubbing their hands at increased tensions with Iran are military contractors, who saw their stock prices soar at the increased chance of conflict. Lockheed Martin, famous for its fighter planes, helicopters and missiles, […]

Military court convicts Palestinian terrorist for 2018 murder of Ari Fuld

A West Bank military court convicted a Palestinian teenager of murdering Israeli-American Ari Fuld in a 2018 stabbing attack at the West Bank’s Gush Etzion Junction. The Judea Military Court court found 18-year-old Khalil Jabarin guilty of one count of intentionally causing death — the court’s equivalent of murder — and three counts of attempted […]

Iran’s New Top Military Commander Vows To "Remove America From The Region" As Vengeance For Soleimani

Overnight we reported that the power vacuum at the top of Iran’s elite Quds Force, the military organization responsible for Tehran’s numerous proxies across the Mideast as well as Iran’s overall military strategy, was filled quickly in the aftermath of Qassem Soleimani’s killing, with the Jan 3 appointment of Esmail Ghaani, who none other than […]

Colin Kaepernick Accuses USA Military of Committing “Terrorism”

Former NFL player Colin Kaepernick on Saturday accused the United States military of committing acts of terrorism against minorities “at home and abroad” in response to the killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani. “There is nothing new about American terrorist attacks against Black and Brown people for the expansion of American imperialism,” Kaepernick tweeted. There […]

Haftar’s LNA denies responsibility for deadly bombing of military academy in GNA controlled Tripoli

   The Libyan National Army (LNA) under the control of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, denies involvement in an attack on a military academy in Tripoli that killed at least 30 people, LNA spokesman Ahmed Mismari said on Sunday. According to the Ministry of Health of the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), at least 30 […]

Beijing slams Washington for fueling tensions in Middle East with ‘military interventionism’

The US should not misuse its military power, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said during a press briefing on Monday. He also called on Washington and Tehran to show restraint and avoid an escalation of tensions in the wake of a US drone strike that killed General Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite […]

Make no mistake: Military robots are not there to preserve human life, they are there to allow even more endless wars

US military commanders are itching to get their hands on some killer robots after an Army war game saw a human-robot coalition repeatedly rout an all-human company three times its size. The technology used in the computer-simulated clashes doesn’t exist quite yet – the concept was only devised a few months ago – but it’s in the […]

Islamist group Al-Shabaab attacks military base in Kenya that houses US & local troops

The attack was on Camp Simba naval base in Manda Bay in Lamu County on Kenya’s coast, bordering Somalia. Lamu County Commissioner Irungu Macharia told the Daily Nation local newspaper that “heavily armed” militants stormed the compound at 4am local time. Witnesses heard gunfire coming from the base Photos and videos circulating on social media allegedly […]

New York Times Published Story About Hypothetical Military Attack on Suleimani in Baghdad Hours Before Strike

The New York Times published a story about a hypothetical U.S. military strike on Qassim Suleimani in Baghdad hours before it actually happened. In an article entitled ‘Hypersonic Missiles Are a Game Changer’, Steven Simon, an analyst at the Quincy Institute, wrote, “What if the former commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, Qassim Suleimani, […]

Haftar-backing Libyan parliament votes to cut ties with Turkey over military deal, accuses PM of treason

The Tripoli-based government of Al-Sarraj struck a military agreement with Turkey, which prompted Ankara to send its troops to Libya. Their aim is to confront Khalifa Haftar, the powerful Libyan military commander based in the eastern port of Tobruk. The Libyan parliament, which backs Haftar, said on Saturday it refused to ratify the Turkey deal […]

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