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Remember Iraq? Former US intel officers warn Merkel against NATO images of Ukraine
With the escalating Ukrainian crisis towards the top of the agenda at this week’s NATO summit in Wales, a group of former American intelligence workers is urging the alliance to be careful before crafting a response.

02.09.2014 14:14

Estonia wants NATO bases on its territory as military bloc plans expansion
Estonia wants permanent NATO bases on its soil, the country’s president told journalists. The military alliance plans to deploy its bases in Eastern Europe, close to Russia’s borders. The statement comes two days before the NATO summit in Wales.

02.09.2014 14:48

US military conducts op against extremists in Somalia
The Pentagon conducted an aerial strike against the extremist Al-Shabaab group in Somalia on Monday, US authorities said. It is reported the strike was aimed at the leader of the notorious network behind Kenya’s Westgate Mall massacre in 2013.

02.09.2014 13:13

'ISIS threat is not as imminent as Saudi Arabia makes it sound to be'
The King of Saudi Arabia is more interested in having ISIS occupied with fighting the West, because if it gets well established it is going to take over Saudi Arabia, an expert on Muslim studies Mohamed Ghilan told RT’s program In the Now.

02.09.2014 12:39

Military aircraft buzz over Wales ahead of NATO summit
A series of training flights by military helicopters and other aircraft circled around the Welsh cities of Cardiff and Newport ahead of the NATO summit, in what has been called one of the largest security operations to ever take place on British soil.

02.09.2014 08:35

​Russia to adjust military doctrine due to NATO expansion, Ukraine crisis
Moscow is to review its military doctrine, a move that is caused by expansion of NATO in Eastern Europe, problems of missile defense and the crisis situation in neighboring Ukraine, says an official from the Russia’s Security Council.

02.09.2014 07:26

Castro compares NATO to Nazi SS, slams US, Israel for ‘creating ISIS’
Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro compared NATO’s recent statements to that of Nazi SS and accused US and its allies of igniting conflicts abroad. Castro slammed John McCain for backing Israel and accused both of being involved in the creation of ISIS.

01.09.2014 23:31

Secret FBI project trained Alaskans in preparation for Soviet invasion
Declassified documents reveal that in the 1950s the FBI trained Alaskan residents to become agents behind enemy lines if the Soviets invaded. No women, Eskimo, Indians or Aleuts were included, with native peoples considered unreliable.

01.09.2014 05:17

Russia outraged after Kiev accuses Moscow of nuclear attack threats
Following comments from Ukraine’s Defense Minister Valery Geletey of Moscow threatening with a nuclear attack on its neighbor, Moscow said it was shocked by the statement. Russia warned that such rhetoric only deepens the civil stand-off in Ukraine.

01.09.2014 19:32

Ex-NATO commander blasts ‘dangerous’ defense plan for independent Scotland
The Scottish National Party’s (SNP) proposed policies for defending an independent Scotland have been denounced as “dangerous” and “amateurish” by a former NATO commander.

01.09.2014 08:55

Donetsk, Lugansk Republics urge Kiev to recognize their ‘special status’
At talks in Minsk, the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics have urged Kiev to acknowledge their “special status.” If their demands are met, they will not lay claim to other parts of Ukraine, the rebel republics said.

01.09.2014 11:10

​‘Stop NATO!’ Anti-militarist protest gains momentum in Wales ahead of summit
Hundreds of people have gathered in Wales for the second day running to march through the center of Cardiff and Newport in an anti-NATO rally ahead of the alliance’s upcoming summit.

31.08.2014 22:51

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