Korea

North Korea Reportedly Arming Elite Soldiers With ‘Nuclear Backpacks’

North Korea Reportedly Arming Elite Soldiers With ‘Nuclear Backpacks’

  Editor’s  note:  Colonel Jim Hanke, VT editor, is the only man to have done 3 parachute jumps carrying one of these things. After conducting a series of successful nuclear tests, North Korea is putting together an elite military unit that will be equipped with “nuclear backpacks,” according to an unnamed source in the isolated […]

‘Irreparable Consequences’: China, Russia Angry About THAAD in South Korea

‘Irreparable Consequences’: China, Russia Angry About THAAD in South Korea

The United States and South Korea are obsessed with containing North Korea, but Washington’s aggressive expansion of anti-missile systems in the Asian peninsula, as well as in the Baltics, leave Moscow and Beijing reticent to trust America’s leadership. The United States and South Korea announced plans in July to deploy a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) […]

Asiana Flight 214

Asiana Flight 214

Firstly good luck to Sgt Danny Nightingale, late of the SAS. In a with respect stupefying decision he has been found guilty on his retrial. He can’t be jailed, as the Court of Appeal rightly with respect imposed limitations on immediate custody at the retrial, having allowed an appeal against sentence. He should never have been retried.

Fleet Commander Cites Importance of Forward Presence

Fleet Commander Cites Importance of Forward Presence

As Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates confers with his counterparts at an Asia security summit in Singapore, the commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet emphasized the importance of the U.S. forward presence in the region to support humanitarian crises and deter aggression.

GORDON DUFF: America is Egypt

“FACE VALUE,” THEY ARE IN THE STREETS FOR ALL OF US By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor Egypt is a lesson for America, teaching us to look at ourselves, at how free we really are.  We are not so different, Egypt under Mubarak and America under what ever gang of financial criminals and foreign thugs […]

VA Publishes Final Reg to Aid Vets Exposed in Korea to Agent Orange

WASHINGTON –Veterans exposed to herbicides while serving along the demilitarized zone (DMZ) in Korea will have an easier path to access quality health care and benefits under a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) final regulation that will expand the dates when illnesses caused by herbicide exposure can be presumed to be related to Agent Orange. […]

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