Russia Deploys MiG Fighters Armed With Hypersonic Missiles To Kaliningrad

zerohedge.com Russia Deploys MiG Fighters Armed With Hypersonic Missiles To Kaliningrad Russia's defense ministry announced Thursday that it has deployed fighter planes equipped with cutting edge hypersonic missiles...

What Ukraine can and can't accomplish with Western artillery

theweek.com Ukraine has been destroying Russian ammunition depots and command centers with advanced artillery systems supplied by the U.S. and other Western nations. The arrival of U.S.-supplied High Mobility Artillery Rocket...

Flying taxis get a big boost from military money

axios.com Next-generation aircraft companies are increasingly turning to the U.S. Defense Department to accelerate their path to commercial flight. Why it matters: It can be difficult to earn regulatory approval — not to...

South Korea calls for talks as North test fires missiles

investing.com By Hyonhee Shin and Soo-hyang Choi SEOUL -Talks with North Korea should not be for political show but contribute to establishing peace, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Wednesday, just hours after the...

Putin brings back Stalin-era award for mothers who have 10 children as population declines and Russia suffers heavy losses in Ukraine

businessinsider.com Earlier this month, the Pentagon said it estimated roughly 80,000 Russian troops had been killed or wounded in Ukraine.

US-Russia Nuclear War Would Kill 5 Billion From Famine Alone: Study

zerohedge.com US-Russia Nuclear War Would Kill 5 Billion From Famine Alone: Study If tensions between Russia and the United States spark an all-out nuclear war between the two rivals, more than five billion people...

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investing.com By Jennifer Rigby LONDON - Polio, a deadly disease that used to paralyze tens of thousands of children every year, is spreading in London, New York and Jerusalem for the first time in decades, spurring catch-up...

U.S. first lady Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

investing.com WASHINGTON - U.S. first lady Jill Biden has testified positive for COVID-19, her communications director Elizabeth Alexander said on Tuesday. After testing negative for COVID-19 on Monday during her regular testing...

US Hails Overnight Test Of Minuteman III Ballistic Missile After Delay Over China Tensions

zerohedge.com US Hails Overnight Test Of Minuteman III Ballistic Missile After Delay Over China Tensions In the first week of August, at a moment Chinese military drills surrounding Taiwan were kicked into high gear...

China to discourage abortions to boost low birth rate

investing.com By Farah Master and Albee Zhang HONG KONG - China will discourage abortions and take steps to make fertility treatment more accessible as part of efforts to boost one of the world's lowest birth rates, its National...

Biden's three-headed cybersecurity team

axios.com The Biden administration has three key leaders for the country to turn to during a major cyberattack — but until last year, two out of the three positions they hold didn't exist.Why it matters: The industry execs,...

Rushdie, Bolton, and Iran's Revolutionary Guard, explained

theweek.com Salman Rushdie and John Bolton are both still alive today — but that's possibly no thanks to Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps.  Intelligence officials say that the man accused of stabbing novelist Salman Rushdie on...

U.S., S. Korea, Japan hold missile defense exercise with eye on North Korea, China

investing.com SEOUL/WASHINGTON - The United States, South Korea and Japan participated in a ballistic missile defense exercise off Hawaii's coast last week, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, reviving combined drills with an eye on...

Pentagon chief tests positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms

investing.com WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Monday said he has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time this year. Austin in a statement said he was experiencing mild symptoms and would continue with...

No one has been held accountable for the catastrophic Afghanistan withdrawal

vox.com Mourners at a funeral weep in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 30, 2021. Fighter jets circled the hilltop cemetery where members of the Ahmadi family were burying 10 of their own — seven of them children — all victims...