South Korea and the U.S. began a massive annual military exercise Monday, ignoring repeated threats by rival North Korea.
Thousands of South Koreans have taken to the streets of the capital to protest against joint Washington-Seoul military drills as well as the deployment of a controversial US missile system amid tensions with the neighboring North.
The United States is set to launch its annual joint military exercises with South Korea Monday, a move that threatens North Korea, or the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, DPRK, as it denounced the exercises as a “rehearsal for war.”
South Korean politicians have condemned the psychological warfare conducted by the National Intelligence Service (NIS) in the 2012 presidential race that was aimed at manipulating voters in an attempt to secure now-impeached Park Geun-hye’s victory.
Jim W. Dean – The US responds to the surprise move by the SAA to create a new border crossing and base north of Al-Tanf which will block the US jihadis from moving north on the Al-Bukamal hard road crossing on the Euphrates River.
South Africa’s Jacob Zuma calls on South Africans not to visit Israel in order to show solidarity with “the people of Palestine”
…from SouthFront On January 17, the Syrian army, led by Tiger Forces units, made a push against ISIS terrorists in the eastern countryside of Aleppo city. Government forces seized the village of Abad and engaged militants in the villages of Rasm al-Alam and Mushayrafa. Some pro-government sources described this move as a first stage of […]
South Korea is committed to deploying an advanced US missile defense system this year despite opposition from China, a minister said Wednesday, even as opposition lawmakers headed to Beijing with a different message.
By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today It is most regrettable that by ignoring the modern global trends like renunciation of war, disarmament, peaceful settlement of disputes and economic development, India has activated dangerous arms race in South Asia. In this respect, India test-fired its longest range surface-to-surface nuclear ballistic missile Agni-5 from the Abdul […]
South Carolina shooting: Gunman arrested after injuring two students and one teacher at primary school
Here we go again, yet another mass shooting incident in the USA; these incidents are becoming as common as Apple Pie and Apple iphones.
Jim W. Dean – We see Turkey taking advantage of the ceasefire chaos in Syria to concentrate on its wish list, pushing the Kurds away from the border areas and establishing a VERY deep buffer zone, and a defacto occupation of Syrian territory.
Thomas Mattingly brings us a September Press TV interview on South Sudan agreeing to the deployment of 4000 more UN protection force…peacekeepers who shoot back.
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.
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson met with his South Korean (ROK) counterpart, Adm. Jung Ho-sub at the Pentagon Aug. 4 for a discussion focused on the strengthening partnerships and ways to work together to increase maritime security throughout the Indo-Asia Pacific.
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) […]
This is a long-running conflict that, because it is in Africa and doesn’t involve any white people dying or suffering, has been little reported by the western media. However, white people are very much involved behind the scenes as the entire notion of South Sudan as a separate nation came about because large oil deposits […]
China has forgotten the 19th century when Western powers humiliated and dominated China, and will not allow that to ever happen again and are very well armed and equipped to resist forcibly.
At a time when Congressional leaders, lobbyists, and military analysts are questioning the age and viability of the U.S. nuclear deterrent, both China and Russia have been quantitatively and qualitatively enhancing their own nuclear capabilities.
The armed conflict in Syria is growing, especially to the north and south of Aleppo, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a press briefing on Thursday.
© Valeriy Matytsin/TASS ST. PETESRBURG, March 29. /TASS/. Vast territories in what is southern Russia today, including the Rostov Region, were already populated two million years ago, one million years earlier than it has been generally believed up to now, as follows from the findings made by experts at the Institute for the History of Material […]
The start of 2016 has witnessed a sharp escalation in the militarization of the South China Sea. The cause of the escalation is multifaceted and comes from both regional and international quarters.
Written by Marko Milicevic exclusively for SouthFront; Edited by Viktor Stoilov Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has received the Angolan Foreign Minister Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti on Thursday, in Algiers.1 The main topic of their talks was improvement of the bilateral economic cooperation. African countries can improve the living standard and level of security of their […]
By Sajjad Shaukat for Veterans Today International community is so focused on the double standard of the United States in Syria that it has ignored America’s similar policy in South Asia, which also needs appropriate attention. In this regard, the US expressed concern on February 12, this year over the security of Pakistan’s tactical […]
By Vladimir Terekhov and New Eastern Outlook, Moscow On October 27, an event took place, once again showing how, where, and who tries to answer the basic question of history today at its next turn, a countdown that leads all the way back from the end of the “Cold War.” On this day, the American […]
After months of a mounting rhetorical war, the United States has conductеd a patrol through the South China Sea. On Tuesday the guided missile destroyer USS Lassen transited the area, sailing within 12 nautical miles of at least two China-made islands [technical info: entered waters near islands and reefs in the Spratlys]
President Jacob Zuma of South Africa is to attend China’s victory parade on September 2 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender
An official from South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff told the South Korean news agency that the two military chiefs held a phone conversation on Saturday, resolving “to deter North Korea from launching additional threats.”
A trip down memory road – Photo shoot of Remembrance Day for South African and USSR Angola War vets.
Both Germany and Royal Dutch Shell have signed deals with Russia
In 1960, as a Navy fighter pilot, we feared the Chinese but now 55 years later they are an economic juggernaut and a seeming financial threat which has brought the United States to the edge of purposely starting a war.