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MAJOR: Chinese Navy Intercepts a US Destroyer in Its Territorial Waters in South China Sea

BEIJING/WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on Thursday expelled a US warship that trespassed into China’s territorial waters in the Xisha Islands in the South China Sea on Thursday, near an ongoing Chinese military exercise zone that featured live-fire anti-ship ballistic missile launches. The USS Mustin, a US Navy guided-missile destroyer, trespassed […]

Our Beautifully Democratic Wars

By Philip Roddis – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Aug 11, 2020 FRN Of course the people don’t want war. That is understood … But after all it is the leaders who determine the policy and it is a simple matter to drag the people along, whether it is a democracy, a fascist dictatorship, a […]

MOSCOW: US Global Deployment of Land Missiles Will Prompt Russia’s Quick Reaction, Non-Nuclear Attack Could Trigger Nuke Response

MOSCOW – Washington’s deployment of land-based short and intermediate-range missiles in various regions around the world will provoke an immediate reaction from Russia, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced. “It is clear that deployment of American land-based short and intermediate-range missiles globally seriously undermines regional and global security and will provoke a new dangerous phase of […]

Senate United in Rejection of Pentagon Budget Cuts, $740 bln for ‘Securing Peace and Prosperity’ Around the World

PENTAGON – The US Senate has passed its version of the National Defense Authorization Act, allocating $740.5 billion to the Pentagon. The bill was passed a day after an amendment proposed to cut the Pentagon’s budget by 10 percent and redirect that funding toward significant investments in education, healthcare, and housing in poor communities. This, […]

OFFICIAL: USAF Buying Turkey’s F-35

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US Air Force is officially purchasing 8 F-35 fifth-generation stealth fighter jets that were initially intended for Turkey prior to its removal from the Joint Strike Fighter program. In addition to F-35A’s built by Lockheed Martin for Turkey, the $862 million contract modification provides the aerospace manufacturer with an undetermined sum […]