Iran has reportedly tested an armed robot during the massive war games currently underway in the country. Pictures shown by the local news outlets showed a tracked mobile turret armed with a machine gun.
Kiev troops have started the long-promised withdrawal of heavy weapons from eastern Ukraine, a step required by the fragile ceasefire agreement signed earlier this month. The rebels have been criticizing their opponents for stalling the disengagement.
Despite the US’ bottomless PR budget to influence overseas, people are not attracted by what’s on offer as they are tired of US interventionism, exceptionalism, and the bombing of their countries, Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute told RT.
The Chinese Navy now has more diesel and nuclear attack submarines than America does, a US Navy admiral told lawmakers. Some of them are “fairly amazing” and Beijing is exploring new ways of projecting its power on the seas.
Kiev is trying to invalidate the plan of heavy weaponry withdrawal from the demarcation line in eastern Ukraine, thus undermining the Minsk peace deal, Donbass officials claim. An OSCE top official says Kiev is not pulling away its artillery.
The US sees no homeland security threat from Iran and is not willing to undertake military action against Tehran, especially after the trauma of Iraq and Afghanistan, Prof. Zachi Shalom, from the Institute for National Security Studies, Israel, told RT.
Leaked international intelligence service cables have provided telling insights into the reality of Iran's civilian nuclear program-an issue which has been continually hyped up and distorted by Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu.
Poland may follow the UK’s lead and send military advisers to Ukraine to help train the country’s troops. An aid to the Polish defense minister says a final decision will be made in March with the number expected to be under a hundred.
The US has bases in 100 countries around the world, is escalating its involvement in the Mid-East and meddling in Ukraine’s affairs yet taking a moral stand against Russia trying to influence other countries, the Answer Coalition’s Richard Becker told RT.
The size and content of the Ukraine-UAE arms deal are yet to be confirmed, and who is paying for it, but Kiev will certainly play up its symbolic significance, security analyst Charles Shoebridge told RT.