One of Britain’s top generals was given £100,000 ($125,000) just to cover “domestic assistance” at his plush London home last year, despite the daily struggles faced by rank and file soldiers. General Nick Houghton, who has since retired, enjoyed one of the ‘grace and favor’ homes given to senior military officers. The bill incurred by […]
Jim W. Dean – This is a soldier’s story, as good as it gets, on what it is like to be on the short end of the stick. Take note of the suicide tank with the ten tons of explosives with the 400-yard blast range. That… is a terror weapon.
An Iranian-made drone was involved in the killing of four Turkish soldiers in an air attack on November 24, not a Syrian warplane, said a senior Turkish official on Wednesday.
his story of deaths of three US special forces soldiers inside Jordan at the hands of a Jordanian soldier makes little sense, we strongly suspect the actual killers were Syrian Spetsnaz forces.
Jim W. Dean – Sudan seems to be reaching a tipping point and PressTV has picked up another VT talent to cover it with Thomas Mattingly, one of those quiet behind the scene people who have been on the ground with some of these faraway conflicts.
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 […]
The fact that Iranian troops were fighting in Iraq and Syria was initially suppressed in the Iranian media, but discretion was relaxed when the Islamic State (IS) group advanced through large parts of Iraq in 2014.
The father of a slain Muslim American soldier assailed Donald Trump as a “black soul” Sunday in an impassioned exchange with the Republican presidential candidate over the qualities required in a US leader.
Jim W. Dean – It looks like the military will take the lead now on punishing its own, taking the political bite out of it somewhat for Erdogan. And the civilian courts will be busy for years with the big sweep they are doing.
…from SouthFront Last weekend, the Syrian army’s Tiger Forces successfully repelled all militant advances and reached the strategic Castell Road south of Mallah Farms. This allowed the pro-government forces to set fire control over the Shuqeif Industrial District and Youth Housing Complex. A part of Handarat Camp is also reachable for the government artillery. Separately, […]
The American people, and especially American Soldiers, were never supposed to find out about these top-secret Khazarian Mafia operations to dispose of US Soldiers after they are no longer needed for cannon-fodder to fight KM foreign wars for profit.
The Ukrainian special services made a thrust at the Debaltsevo region in Donbass and advanced 4 km. Ukrainian army does not have the guts to take Donbass Escalation of shelling was also registered at the direction towards Mariupol. The front line made up 20 km and affected posts of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics. […]
Turkey has questioned its relationship with the US, with the deputy prime minister saying it is “unsuitable” for soldiers of a country which is friends with Ankara to wear the badges of a “terrorist organization.”
During a Friday televised statement, spokesman of Hamas armed wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, in Gaza Abu Obeida, said the movement has no contacts with Israel over the prisoners.
Afghan soldiers are struggling against the Taliban, in part because close to 40% of Afghanistan’s forces are “ghost soldiers,” troops that exist only on paper. Karim Atal is the head of the provincial council in Helmand, where the resurgent Taliban has seized large areas of land since the United States handed over control to Afghan forces a year ago. “At checkpoints […]
A Russian television channel alleges a German state broadcaster hired actors to show Russian involvement in the eastern Ukraine conflict. The scandal centers around a Russian ‘volunteer’ paid by the German company to say he was fighting in Ukraine. The documentary film, entitled ‘Strongman Putin’ produced by ZDF, suggests many Russians are fighting for the […]
Jim W. Dean, That a NATO country is playing “bang, bang” on the training field must have Eurasia breathing a big sigh of relief
Thank heavens they didn’t kill anyone from ISIS or al Qaeda
Israeli soldier to an unharmed Palestinian man: I will “fuck your mother.”
One day they created the Al-Nusra Front and another day Daesh-ISIL or the Free Syrian Army
Today the US-led coalition is apparently going to another war. The civilizational catastrophe plotted in the Middle East would by far exceed everything experienced by the US Army and their families at homes before.