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Pentagon Preparing for War with China?

Pentagon Preparing for War with China?

Few Americans know what goes on at the Pentagon – the headquarters of the United States military – and, most of the time, few care. Of greater concern is the fact that few of America’s elected political representatives know very much about what the Generals are doing, either. Currently – and without much congressional oversight […]

Abu Ghraib Prison Attacked, al-Qaeda Commanders Escape

Abu Ghraib Prison Attacked, al-Qaeda Commanders Escape

Notorious Iraqi prison Abu Ghraib, along with another Baghdad jail, were attacked Sunday evening in a well-coordinated, military style assault. During the attacks, a number of prisoners – including al-Qaeda commanders – managed to escape. According to a BBC News report, the jails came under mortar fire, before cars packed with explosives were used to […]

Rebels in Syria Shifting to Terror Tactics

Rebels in Syria Shifting to Terror Tactics

This year has seen two fundamental developments in the nature of the battle for Syria; the first is the definitive  swing in momentum to the Syrian government. With the aid of Iranian and Hezbollah forces, Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad has managed to renew his once failing grip on power. The second is the pronounced shift in […]

Russian Military on Alert After Suspected Israeli Airstrike Destroys Russian Missiles in Syria

Russian Military on Alert After Suspected Israeli Airstrike Destroys Russian Missiles in Syria

Tens of thousands of Russian troops have been placed on alert after a suspected Israeli airstrike destroyed advanced, Russian missiles recently delivered to Syria. Last week, in the Syrian port city of Latakia, several pre-dawn explosions were reported to have destroyed advanced Russian missiles that had recently arrived and were being temporarily stored at the […]

China Accuses United States of Fueling Terrorism

China Accuses United States of Fueling Terrorism

Following violent unrest in the town of Lukqun, in China’s western Xinjiang region late June, China has accused the United States of fueling terrorism. The US, however, was not the only culprit, according to Chinese state media; both the Syrian government and the opposition forces fighting to topple it were allegedly responsible for training Muslim […]

Egypt US Congo Nonintervention Means Indifference

Egypt US Congo Nonintervention Means Indifference

The United States may pledge its support for Egypt and the Egyptian people and assert its desire to avoid intervening in Egypt’s affairs, but the American policy of nonintervention may be more accurately described as indifference regarding other African countries, particularly the beleaguered Republic of Congo. USA Today reports President Obama’s assertion at a National […]

Syria’s Assad Claims Victory over Rebels, Praises Overthrow of Morsi

Syria’s Assad Claims Victory over Rebels, Praises Overthrow of Morsi

Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad, in an interview released Thursday, all but declared victory over rebel forces and praised the overthrow of Egypt’s Muhamed Morsi. Speaking to the Syrian state-run Al-Thawra newspaper, Assad rejected the idea that what began more than two years ago was a revolution; claiming it to be a conspiracy by Western and opposing […]

World News Today has New Command Center: GWire

World News Today has New Command Center: GWire

Guardian Express launches GWire – a new command center for today’s world news. GWire – standing for Guardian Express World Intelligence Report and Editorial – is a brand new section, dedicated to developing stories from around the globe. Articles in this section relate to security, intelligence, global terrorism and geopolitics. This is ground-zero for up-to-date […]

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