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Duff on Press TV: Putin Diplomacy “Trumps” US, Israeli Plans

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says the Kremlin stands ready to work with the White House to help settle the Syria crisis. Lavrov’s deputy Mikhail Bogdanov also expressed hope that the opposition in the Arab country will take part in the Syria peace talks slated to be held in the Kazakh capital, Astana, on the 3rd and 4th of May.

British Foreign Secretary criticised over plans to deploy troops to Libya

British Foreign Secretary criticised over plans to deploy troops to Libya

by  Ian Greenhalgh The Syrians are winning against the head choppers, that is clear. Since Russia stepped in to assist Assad’s forces we have seen a string of successful offensives that have retaken large areas including key locations such as Palmyra. However, the conflict in Syria isn’t the entire war, it is merely one theatre […]

Saudis revive plans to bridge North Africa and Middle East

Saudis revive plans to bridge North Africa and Middle East

… by Ian Greenhalgh The new king of Saudi Arabia is reviving a decades old scheme to link the two halves of the Arab world. Currently, traveling by land from Saudi Arabia to Egypt requires passing through both Jordan and Israel; the proposed bridge across the Straits of Tiran would bypass both nations and allow direct travel between […]

US Carries Out Strikes in Libya After Uncovering ISIS Attack Plans

US Carries Out Strikes in Libya After Uncovering ISIS Attack Plans

US Defense Department spokesperson Peter Cook said that Washington conducted airstrikes in Libya against terrorists’ training camp and Daesh leader Noureddine Chouchane after US Defense Department received information that Daesh “were planning external attacks on US and other Western interests in the region.” WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US-led coalition against the Islamic State (ISIL or Daesh) conducted […]

Russia to initiate UN Security Council meeting over Turkey’s plans to send troops to northern Syria

Russia to initiate UN Security Council meeting over Turkey’s plans to send troops to northern Syria

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova A UN Security Council meeting is to be called at Russia’s request on Friday to discuss Ankara’s plans for a ground operation in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said. Turkey’s actions in the region are threatening Syrian sovereignty, Moscow said, adding it would table a resolution demanding its […]

Clinton, Sanders debate plans for ISIS, Afghanistan and veterans care

Clinton, Sanders debate plans for ISIS, Afghanistan and veterans care

By Leo Shane III, Military Times The final two Democratic presidential candidates both vowed Thursday not to send combat troops into Iraq and Syria if they become commander-in-chief, but they also hinted that the U.S. deployments in Afghanistan could continue well into the future. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and independent Vermont Sen. Bernie […]

Stupid Is as Stupid Does, Pentagon Plans Laser Drone Defense

Stupid Is as Stupid Does, Pentagon Plans Laser Drone Defense

The Pentagon’s Missile Defense System is working on plans to develop a high-altitude, long-endurance drone armed with a compact, electrically powered laser capable of shooting down ballistic missiles. The original Airborne Laser Testbed (ALTB) was a Boeing 747 with a crew and tanks of toxic chemicals to generate power. That Pentagon mothballed the aircraft in 2012, after more than 15 years […]

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