Posts Tagged ‘seeks’

Gibraltar says it seeks to de-escalate tensions over Iranian tanker

MNA – Gibraltar said on Tuesday it was seeking to de-escalate issues arising over the Iranian-owned oil tanker that was unlawfully seized last month off its coasts. We continue to seek to de-escalate issues arising since the detention of Grace 1, a spokesman for Gibraltar was quoted as saying by Reuters. The current detention order […]

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 […]

Likud seeks agreement between parties not to try to disqualify candidates

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party attempted to broker an agreement between all the political parties not to file court petitions against individual candidates in the upcoming Knesset elections, a move immediately slammed Monday by the rival Blue and White party as an attempt to shield the far-right Otzma Yehudit faction. Earlier this year, the […]

American Jewish Committee seeks to ostracize anti-occupation Jews as ‘radical fringe’

@DaBakr Meanwhile, in the real world: EXCERPT: “Growing Number of U.S. Jews Support Evacuation of All West Bank Settlements, Survey Finds” by Judy Maltz, Haaretz, June 2/19 “AJC poll exposes deepening divide between American and Israeli Jews on issues like Trump’s policies and the importance of ‘caring about Israel’” “Fewer American Jews consider ‘caring […]

‘Sooner rather than later’: US seeks to deploy mid-range missiles to Asia as it ditches INF Treaty

“Yeah, I would like to,” Esper told reporters during his trip to Australia, when asked whether he was considering deploying conventional mid-range missiles to Asia-Pacific. The Pentagon chief said the US would like to deploy “a capability sooner rather than later,” but declined to provide a detailed timeline. I would prefer months … but these […]

Bolton seeks fivefold rise in Japan’s spending on US military: Report

The administration of US President Donald Trump is reportedly seeking up to a fivefold increase in Japan’s spending on American military forces deployed to the Asian county. In talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Shotaro Yachi, the head of the National Security Council secretariat, last week US National Security Adviser John Bolton […]

Afghan Government Seeks Clarification of Trump’s ’Wiping Out Afghanistan’ Remarks

By Staff, Agencies The Afghan government called on Tuesday for clarification of US President Donald Trump’s remarks that he could win the Afghan war in just 10 days by “wiping out Afghanistan from the face of the earth”, the presidential palace in Kabul said. Trump’s remarks followed a meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan […]

Monsanto Seeks To Reverse Jury Verdict In Cancer Case They Lost

Monsanto Seeks To Reverse Jury Verdict In Cancer Case They Lost Above Photo: Mike Mozart/Flickr The company also argues that the $2 billion verdict was “unsupported, excessive and unconstitutional.” Monsanto is fighting back against the $2 billion verdict awarded to a couple that claimed the company’s infamous herbicide, Roundup, caused their cancer. Claiming that the plaintiffs’ […]

Freedom of piracy: US seeks allies to outsource hunt for Iranian oil tankers

The latest out of Washington is that the US is looking to put together a “coalition” that would “ensure freedom of navigation both in the Straits of Hormuz and Bab al-Mandeb,” as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford said on Tuesday. These are the waterways connecting the Persian Gulf to the […]

British Oil Tanker Seeks Shelter Over Fears It Could Be Seized By Iran

After a former IRGC commander exhorted his government to take a British oil tanker hostage following the seizure by Royal Marines last week of a vessel hauling Iranian crude, an oil tanker run by British Petroleum is sheltering in the Persian Gulf over fears it could soon be seized by Iran in a tit-for-tat response, […]

Chevron Corruption: Fed Judge Kaplan Seeks Destruction of Amazonian Lawyer, Steven Donziger

By Aaron Kesel Judge Lewis A. Kaplan has ordered that lawyer and activist Steven Donziger, who was fighting for Amazonian villagers, can be fined an egregious amount of money per day. To block historic Ecuador pollution judgment against @Chevron, U.S. judge Kaplan threatened me with jail and ordered me to turn over passport, computer and […]

Iraq seeks air defense cooperation with Iran after IRGC downing of US drone

by Press TV, Tehran [ Editor’s Note: This is a major development, showing once again that US aggression and intimidation with its forward leaning military deployments and threats are pushing countries to form new defense coalitions. The economies of scale and larger technical pool can make a big difference five and ten years out, as […]

Pompeo seeks ‘global coalition’ against Iran

DW – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making surprise visits to Saudi Arabia and the UAE to ensure that they are “strategically aligned” on Iran. It comes amid escalating tensions after Iran shot down a US drone. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Jeddah on Monday for talks amid heightened tensions […]

California Seeks to Strip Doctors of Authority to Grant Kids Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations

Imagine taking your two-month-old daughter in for her scheduled vaccines. Imagine watching as she begins to convulse soon after receiving her shots and then continues to experience seizures over the next few days. You might want to make sure she never receives a particular vaccine again. You might decide not to give her any […]

The All Too Convenient “Tanker Attacks” as US Seeks War with Iran

Tony Cartalucci 21st Century Wire …it would be far more preferable if the United States could cite an Iranian provocation as justification for the airstrikes before launching them. Clearly, the more outrageous, the more deadly, and the more unprovoked the Iranian action, the better off the United States would be. Of course, it would be very difficult […]

Convenient “Tanker Attacks” as US Seeks War with Iran

The US just recently ended waivers for nations buying Iranian oil. Nations including Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China, and India will now face US sanctions if they continue importing Iranian oil. Coincidentally, one of ships “attacked” this week was carrying “Japan-related cargo,” the Guardian would report. Also convenient was the US’ recent designation of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) just ahead […]

US Seeks Technology to Help Allies Avoid Bombing Civilians

The United States has a responsibility to ensure minimal civilian casualties during airstrikes, including those conducted by allies. To help with this, the Defense Department is looking for cutting-edge technologies that are just this side of classified to help international partners prevent incidental civilian injuries and death. Per an April 2018 presidential order, it is […]

ICE Seeks Tech To Track Electronic Devices—Even Through Time

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is looking for a cloud-based subscription service that can pinpoint the exact locations of cellphones, laptops and other connected devices—even going back in time. ICE is searching for geolocation services technology that can give an accurate location—either pinpoint or a designated polygonal area—for connected devices within a specific […]

Sweden Reopens 9-Year Old Rape Investigation Against Julian Assange; Seeks His Arrest and Extradition

Sweden Reopens 9-Year Old Rape Investigation Against Julian Assange; Seeks His Arrest and Extradition Sweden’s deputy director of public prosecution, Eva-Marie Persson, said Monday that Sweden would seek the extradition of Julian Assange to face a nearly ten-year old allegation of rape. Persson: Reopen investigation. Assange is serving a 50-week sentence at Belmarsh prison in […]


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