As Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was building up its chemical weapons arsenal with the help of a British firm, Margaret Thatcher’s government decided not to oppose it, fearing that otherwise it would be subjected to criticism.
The Pentagon’s new military strategy proposes that Russia is a major US adversary, that there might be a war between the two countries, and that the US is losing its military technology supremacy, says Brian Becker from the anti-war Answer Coalition.
After a year of sanctions-imposed scarcity, Americans will finally be able to purchase Kalashnikovs. The Pennsylvania-based Kalashnikov USA announced it will sell several models of the iconic Russian rifles and shotguns, manufactured in the US.
Deputy PM Dmitry Rogozin has told the State Duma that by 2018 Russian defense industry will completely overcome the dependence on Ukrainian-made components as well as from a large number of producers from EU and NATO countries.
The recent escape of jail intimates in Yemen will only worsen the situation in the country which is already in tatters, and will lead to even more suffering among the civilian population, political analyst Max Abrahms, told RT.
At least 100 Egyptians, including soldiers, were killed after an Islamic State affiliate launched simultaneous attacks on army checkpoints in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said. It comes two days after Egypt's top prosecutor was assassinated.
It’s D-Day in Vienna, and the parties sitting across the negotiating table still haven’t ironed out terms to settle a 12-year standoff over Iran’s nuclear program. Expect this deadline to be missed. And prepare for a lot of hot air to fill its space.
As hobby drones become more ubiquitous, one California man decided he wouldn’t accept our new robot overlords and shot down his neighbor’s homemade hexacopter. Now he’s refusing to pay the owner back, despite a court mandating him to fork over the cash.
Automatic weapons smuggled into the UK could be used for Tunisia-style terrorist attacks, according to a police report. The assessment comes as security is tightened ahead of the Wimbledon tennis championships.