The Taliban have been terribly battered and it is unable to retaliate on military facilities, so it selected a school – a soft target - where a high casualty rate can be caused, Sultan M. Hali, a retired senior officer in the Pakistani Air Force told RT.
Families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher injured during the December 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut have sued the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the rifle used by shooter Adam Lanza.
Russian arms producers increased sales by 20 percent in 2013, which offset a big drop among other industrialized countries such as the US and Canada, says a report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Prime Minister-turned-President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (aka the Prez) performed a remarkable U-turn some years ago - a U-turn that transformed Bashar Assad from a "brother" of his into a "bloody handed dictator.”
UK defense officials face heated condemnation this week as the findings of a public inquiry into one of Britain’s most brutal battles in recent years surfaces. UK troops have been accused of the unlawful murder and torture of Iraqi citizens in 2004.
For more than a decade, Western nations and their powerful global media have been sounding loud alarms, warning that Iran is “building the bomb,” and they must be stopped immediately, otherwise world “peace” will be in danger.
Congress overwhelmingly passed a new defense spending bill that will allow the Pentagon to carry out its budding plan to arm and train rebel groups in Syria as part of the military campaign against Islamic State militants.
The possible redeployment of nuclear cruise missiles to Europe and other military steps mentioned by a US official over Russia's alleged violation of a crucial arms control treaty won't add to US security, but will increase tension, Moscow said.
European countries bordering the Baltic Sea are competing to express their concerns over Russian military activities of in the region. Their actions vary from inviting Americans troops for a permanent stay to retraining reservists and rearming.
British intelligence was in contact with the CIA prior to the publication of the US Senate report on torture published earlier this week. Downing Street confirmed the UK asked for information to be redacted on national security grounds.