Posts Tagged ‘defense’

Defense tries to show Walla didn’t give Netanyahu such special favors

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Biden State Dept says Israel has right to self-defense, won’t say whether Palestine does

State Department spokesperson Ned Price began his Monday press conference by condemning Hamas for launching rockets at Israel. “This is an unacceptable escalation,” declared Price. “While we urge deescalation on all sides, we also recognize Israel’s legitimate right to defend its people and its territory. Said Arikat, Washington Bureau Chief for al-Quds, had a very […]

Senior Israeli defense officials question effectiveness of policy of operations against Iran

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Senate confirms shaper of Iran nuclear deal to senior defense post

The Senate confirmed Colin Kahl to be undersecretary of defense for policy, a Biden nomination that survived a fierce challenge from the pro-Israel right, which targeted Kahl for his role in shaping the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Kahl was confirmed 49-45 in Tuesday’s vote along party lines. Republicans, spurred by the right-wing pro-Israel community, targeted […]

Syrian Air-Defense Missile Falls in Southern Israel; IAF Strikes Launchers

(JNS) A Syrian surface-to-air missile (SAM) fired at an Israeli Air Force fighter jet that had been involved in airstrikes on targets in Syria exploded in Israel’s southern Negev region early on Thursday. Warning sirens went off in the region of the Bedouin village of Abu Qrenat, in the northwest Negev, said the Israel Defense […]

Israel and Greece sign their largest ever defense agreement

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7 Great Home Defense Options For When Guns Are Banned

Brought to you by Guns are on their way out. And thank goodness! We can’t wait to return to the utopian paradise we lost when guns were invented by Bob Gun back in 1804.  Still, once in a great while, you might need to defend yourself against a ne’er-do-well. When those ruffians come kicking your […]

‘Milestone’ in indigenous defense capabilities: Taiwan launches 10,000-ton amphibious transport ship

A bottle-throwing ceremony marked the launch of Taiwan’s domestically developed ‘Yushan’ vessel, the navy’s 10,000-ton-class amphibious transport ship, which will enter service in 2022. Speaking on Tuesday, President Tsai Ing-wen hailed the “milestone” in the country’s indigenous warship building plans as the amphibious transport vessel was launched. “I believe that this ship will certainly strengthen […]

Israeli defense officials warn leaks on Iran operations ‘will blow up in our faces’

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Israel Tells US Defense Chief During Visit: We Will Work Together on New Iran Deal

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin speaks to Defense Department personnel during a visit by U.S. President Joe Biden at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., February 10, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin reassured Israel that the relationship between the two countries was “enduring and ironclad,” as American efforts to revive […]

Homeland Security & Defense Dept Purges Open Path For Arrests of Trump Supporters

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Brazil’s foreign and defense ministers resign amid coronavirus surge and US pressure – reports

Two key members of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s cabinet have resigned. Defense Minister Fernando Azevedo e Silva gave no reason for departure, while Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo faced backlash from the parliament. Hours after Araujo’s resignation was reported in the media – but not officially confirmed by Alvorada Palace – Azevedo e Silva announced he […]

US Defense Secretary meets Afghan president in Kabul

United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in an unnanounced visit to Kabul on Sunday, as Washington reviews the peace process there and its planned troop withdrawal. Austin said on Twitter he had come to “listen and learn,” on his first trip to Afghanistan since his appointment. “This visit been very […]

US defense chief arrives in Kabul on 1st trip to Afghanistan

State media reports that U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrived Sunday in Kabul on his first trip to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief, amid swirling questions about how long American troops will remain in the country. State-owned Radio and Television Afghanistan and popular TOLO Television reported Austin s arrival in Kabul from India. He was expected […]

Defense Ministry completes testing of ‘groundbreaking’ laser-guided mortar

A new laser-guided mortar completed trials and will bring greater firepower to smaller units while reducing collateral damage to noncombatants due to its high levels of accuracy, the Defense Ministry said in a statement Sunday. The Iron Sting 120mm mortar was developed by the ministry along with the Israel Defense Forces and Elbit Systems and, […]

Newsom offers recall defense in atypical State of the State

“Even as we grieve, let’s allow ourselves to dream of brighter days ahead,” Newsom said, heralding an approaching time when listeners could “visit your parents again, go to your daughter’s basketball game, show up for shift work without fearing infection.” Unlike Newsom’s first two State of the State speeches, the Tuesday evening address contained few […]

Every citizen with ‘any dress’ has right to run for president: ex-defense chief

TEHRAN – Former defense minister Hossein Dehqan who has announced his candidacy for the June presidential elections has said that every citizen in “any dress” has the right to contest presidential elections. The remarks by Dehqan comes as some have raised eyebrows about the candidacy of figures with military background. In an interview with the […]

Biden Forgets Name Of His Defense Secretary & The Pentagon

During a speech at the White House to mark internaional womens day on Monday Biden appeared to suffer another memory lapse. In his lastet gaffe Biden avoided using Defense Secretary Llyod Austin’s name. It seemed like he couldn’t remember the name, even though Austin had spoken at the same podium just minutes before. You can […]

Video: Biden Forgets The Name Of The Pentagon AND His Own Defense Secretary

As it was announced that the National Guard will be asked to stay stationed around the Capitol for another TWO MONTHS Thursday, Nancy Pelosi claimed that the centre of government is under threat from “all the President’s men”, a reference to Trump supporters. “Between COVID — where we need to have vaccinations more broadly in […]

The Zionist Terror Network: Background and Operation of the Jewish Defense League and other Criminal jewish Groups

The Zionist Terror Network Background and Operation of the Jewish Defense League and other Criminal Zionist Groups Completely revised 1993 edition Prepared by Mark Weber Introduction This booklet documents the background and criminal activities of jewish/zionist terrorist groups, and especially the Jewish Defense League. Particular emphasis is given here to terror — including murder — […]

Delusions of Self-Defense: Biden Bombs Syria

Every power worth its portion of salt in the Levant these days seems to be doing it. On February 25, President Joe Biden ordered airstrikes against Syria. The premise for the attacks was implausible. “These strikes were authorized in response to recent attacks against American and Coalition personnel in Iraq,” claimed Pentagon spokesman John Kirby, […]

Israeli Defense Minister Reportedly Held Secret Meeting With Jordanian King

Benny Gantz, head of the centrist Blue and White party, speaks during a swearing-in ceremony at the Knesset, in Jerusalem, May 17, 2020. Photo: Adina Valman / Knesset Spokesperson’s Office / Handout via Reuters. i24 News – Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz secretly met with Jordan’s King Abdullah II for security talks in Jordanian territory, […]

Israeli defense officials head to Gulf in wake of suspected Iran attack on ship

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Israel’s defense minister points finger at Iran over explosion on Israeli-owned vessel in Gulf of Oman

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz has accused Iran of likely being behind Friday’s blast on an Israeli-owned transport ship in the Gulf of Oman, saying it’s their “initial assessment” that the incident was an Iranian attack. Based on the Saturday statement, it would appear that the claim by Gantz wasn’t backed by any actual intelligence, […]

‘Blame Trump’ defense in Capitol riot looks like a long shot

The “Trump-made-me-do-it” defense is already looking like a longshot Facing damning evidence in the deadly Capitol siege last month — including social media posts flaunting their actions — rioters are arguing in court they were following then-President Donald Trump s instructions on Jan. 6. But the legal strategy has already been shot down by at […]

American Avenger Air Defense Systems Spotted In Syria

The spotting of American Avenger Air Defense Systems on the highway linking Iraq and Syria has fueled speculations regarding US move in the Levant warzone – kickstarting again the Endless Wars. At the time of this writing the US has already carried out military strikes in Syria. Speculations are rife after a picture of trucks carrying […]

US Bombs Syria And Ridiculously Claims Self Defense

On orders of President Biden, the United States has launched an airstrike on a facility in Syria. As of this writing the exact number of killed and injured is unknown, with early reports claiming “a handful” of people were killed. Rather than doing anything remotely resembling journalism, the western mass media have opted instead to […]

Defense Officials: 1,000 Precision Missiles in Hands of Hezbollah ‘Red Line’ for Israeli Action

A map provided by the Israel Defense Forces detailing the location of an alleged Hezbollah arms depot in Beirut. Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit. JNS.org – “If Hezbollah crosses a quantitative or qualitative threshold for precision weapons, we will have to act against it. This is a serious decision, but one from which we cannot run […]

Canada’s defense chief steps down amid military police probe just two months into his new role

Canada’s top military commander, Admiral Art McDonald, has voluntarily stepped down just two months after he was promoted to the post, as he is being investigated on unspecified allegations. The Canada Forces National Investigation Service (CFNIS) probe was confirmed Thursday after Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan appointed Lt.-Gen. Wayne Eyre as acting chief of the defense […]

Iran Rejects US Claim for Self-defense in Soleimani Case

By Staff, Agencies Iran’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations [UN] said the US claim for legitimate self-defense in case of the January 2020 assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani is overwhelmingly rejected. At the UN Security Council Open Arria Formula Meeting which was held in New York on February 24, Majid Takht […]

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