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‘US military rhetoric is really aimed at Beijing’
The underlying context of the US-Japan security deal is not the always-convenient excuse North Korea, but China’s increasing military expenditure and army capability, James Corbett, editor of The Corbett Report, told RT.

28.04.2015 15:52

‘Strong link between US drone strikes and rise of suicide terrorism in Pakistan’
According to official figures the US has attempted to kill 41 militant commanders, and each attempt resulted in the deaths of more than 30 civilians, Dr. Khuram Iqbal, Assistant Professor at the National Defense University, told RT.

28.04.2015 14:56

Renewed suspicions US was ‘lobbied’ to leave UK out of CIA torture report
Fresh concerns have been raised that the British government applied diplomatic pressure on the United States to leave its name out of a controversial report into CIA torture published last year.

28.04.2015 13:08

​Mystery revealed: DoD shares mission plan for top-secret X-37B spacecraft
The US Air Force's top-secret X-37B spacecraft has been a mystery for decades, prompting speculation and numerous conspiracy theories. Now, for the first time, the Department of Defense (DoD) has revealed details about the spacecraft's latest mission.

28.04.2015 12:34

Yemen conflict: ‘severe disruption of food, medicines, fuel supplies’
There are two main concerns in the Yemeni conflict - its impact on civilians and humanitarian consequences, Joe Stork, Deputy Director for Middle East and North Africa at Human Rights Watch, told RT.

28.04.2015 12:33

‘Stop or I’ll shoot’: Amazing POV footage of special unit on drug op
It’s a real-life action movie: amazing footage has emerged of a Brazilian Special Operations group intercepting a boat full of drugs being smuggled into the country.

28.04.2015 06:05

​Yemen suffers vital food and aid shortages as shelling continues
Amid constant shelling by the Saudi-led coalition, Yemen is struggling to import even essentials such as food and water, with a UN-imposed arms blockade on Houthi fighters interrupting any deliveries to the country.

28.04.2015 02:43

​DoJ, security experts warn of increasing overseas cyberattacks
The United States must ramp up its ability to defer and defeat cyberattacks, security experts and federal prosecutors agree, as foreign hackers target American networks with increasing scope and sophistication.

27.04.2015 22:52

Biker blacklist: Russia’s Night Wolves on WWII ride denied entry to Poland
Members of Russian motorcycle club the Night Wolves have been denied entry into Poland for their symbolic ride through Europe to commemorate the Soviet advance against the Nazis 70 years ago. It was scheduled to end in Berlin on Victory Day, May 9.

27.04.2015 15:53

Crisis, what crisis? -The al-Qaeda takeover of Syria
This weekend it was reported that al-Qaeda affiliated rebels were “almost completely in control” of the last major government held city in the Idlib province in northern Syria.

27.04.2015 15:32

China card in Japan’s strive for remilitarization
Tokyo is using China “increasing its hegemonic motivation” as an excuse because the US will only accept Japan’s remilitarization if they think it can be used to contain China, Dr. Tim Beal, Asia specialist, researcher and author, told RT.

27.04.2015 10:51

‘Source of evil’: Saudi religious police launch Twitter account despite moral doubts
Saudi Arabia’s religious police have joined Twitter, in what is seen as a public relations drive, and have already amassed 66,000 followers. Two years the same police warned against using the microblogging service.

27.04.2015 12:55