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Arms

CIA-planted ‘evidence’ may force IAEA review of Iran’s alleged nuke arms program – report
Doctored blueprints for nuclear weapon components supplied to Iran by the CIA 15 years ago could force the IAEA to review its conclusions on Iran’s atomic program, which was potentially based on misleading intelligence, Bloomberg reports.

20.02.2015 23:04

​Ukrainian President ratifies joint 4,500-strong military unit with Poland and Lithuania
Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko has signed a law ratifying the creation of a joint military unit with Poland and Lithuania. The unit is set to carry out tasks which have been given a UN Security Council mandate.

20.02.2015 19:28

Ukrainian neo-Nazis ‘taboo subject in the West’
The active role far-right groups have played on the pro-government side in Ukraine since the violent coup of the last year has been ignored in the West merely because those groups are anti-Russian, journalist and broadcaster Neil Clark, told RT.

20.02.2015 13:23

‘Vucic wants to commit political suicide by hiring Blair’
Serbia has a puppet government that has to act in the interests of the West - that is the only logical explanation behind Belgrade’s hiring as an advisor Tony Blair, who destroyed the country 16 years ago, Professor Vichislav Simich told RT’s In the Now.

20.02.2015 14:22

‘Tasteless’: BAE chief exec eyes lucrative arms deals in Mid East ISIS war
British arms manufacturer BAE Systems says the growing involvement of Middle Eastern states in the battle against the Islamic State has caused a spike in demand for the support services it provides for aircraft and weaponry sold in the region.

20.02.2015 11:32

‘Dangerous world’: France has less than 300 nukes and still needs them
President Francois Hollande of France has given details of the country’s nuclear arsenal and said maintaining it was necessary in a world that is becoming increasingly dangerous.

20.02.2015 12:02

Serving British soldier joins Kurdish fight against ISIS
A British man currently serving in the Army has travelled to the Middle East to join Kurdish troops fighting the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).

20.02.2015 09:24

​Boeing ‘beam control system’ to boost US navy laser accuracy
The US Navy has awarded Boeing a $29.5 million contract to design and develop a “beam control system” to increase the accuracy of high-power laser weapons to be installed aboard American military vessels.

20.02.2015 00:54

​US and Turkey agree to train, equip Syrian rebels against ISIS
After months of negotiations, the United States and Turkey have agreed on a plan to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels in the battle against Islamic State militants.

20.02.2015 00:28

‘Kiev govt resists only solution to Ukraine crisis- full autonomy of Donbass’
The Kiev leadership, at least PM Arseny Yatsenyuk, is resisting the only solution which can end the Ukraine conflict - full autonomy for the Donbass region, Anatol Lieven, of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, told RT’s In the Now.

19.02.2015 13:41

​Egypt is calling the West’s bluff over its phony war on ISIS
Western states are trumpeting ISIS as the latest threat to civilisation, claiming total commitment to their defeat, and using the group’s conquests in Syria and Iraq as a pretext for deepening their own military involvement in the Middle East.

19.02.2015 13:36

​NATO member Turkey to buy $3.4 billion worth of incompatible Chinese antimissiles
The Turkish military is determined to buy long-range anti-missile systems from China, even though they wouldn’t be compatible with NATO weapons. Security concerns have been raised by other members of the alliance.

19.02.2015 14:09