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Arms

‘Taliban attacks on civil targets - evidence their back is broken’
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.

16.12.2014 11:37

Newtown victims’ families sue AR-15 gunmaker
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.

15.12.2014 15:09

Russia increased arms sales by 20% in 2013
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).

15.12.2014 13:33

​The Prez, the FSA, and the Caliph: A Zero Problem Policy?
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.”

15.12.2014 12:35

UK military face damning report into bloody Iraq battle, torture & mutilation
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.

15.12.2014 09:15

Nuclear threat to world peace
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.

08.12.2014 20:12

Guns-n-burkas: Yemen troops kill Al-Qaeda suspects disguised as women
Dressing like women didn’t help Al-Qaeda operatives after their bus was checked by a soldier at a checkpoint not far from the Saudi border, resulting in a shootout.

13.12.2014 13:54

ISIS downs Iraqi military chopper killing two pilots
Islamic State militants have shot down an Iraqi helicopter near Samaara, about 110 kilometers north of Baghdad. Both pilots were killed.

13.12.2014 13:46

​Congress approves plan to train Syrian rebels in defense bill
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.

13.12.2014 01:42

Redeployment of nukes to Europe won’t increase US security – Moscow
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.

12.12.2014 17:00

Retraining reservists and rearming! Baltic countries got bellicose over ‘Russian threat’
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.

12.12.2014 10:09

British intel asked for CIA torture report redactions, Downing St admits
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.

12.12.2014 12:42