“If (Japan does) not now accept our terms they may expect a rain of ruin from the air, the likes of which has never been seen on this earth.” – US President Harry S. Truman (August 6, 1945)
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 is still generating serious discussion globally seven decades after more than 200,000 Japanese citizens were killed during the US nuking of the two cities.
Really hard to drain the swamp while fighting alligators if you can’t get there because the roads have crumbled, the bridges collapsed and the electrical power grid has decided to blow out
It seems the widely condemned slaughter of civilians in Iraq’s Mosul was never enough; because the United States is now busy doing the same thing in Syria’s Raqqa – bombing civilians who have two choices: flee or die.
…from SouthFront The Syrian Republican Guard has repelled another ISIS offensive in Deir Ezzor. The fighting took place near the Deir Ezzor Airbase, the Tamin Brigade base and in the cemetery area. Earlier this month, ISIS allegedly transferred its self-proclaimed capital from Raqqah to Deir Ezzor amid the continued US-backed advance on Raqqah. If true, […]
Where are all the Trump fanboys now? Sitting in front of Fox News screaming “hooray for Trump, hooray for ISIS” ?
Jim W. Dean – Our condolences go out to the Mufti, but we cannot say to his family, also, because he doesn’t have one anymore. But Syria has always been his family.
A USAF F-22 Raptor fighter jet and its pilot. (Photo by USAF) The US Air Force says a severe shortage of fighter pilots and aircraft has made the force nearly unable to satisfy combat requirements abroad. The USAF is currently authorized to hire 3,500 fighter pilots but it is 752 pilots short, Voice of America […]
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.
Should the USAF bomb New York and New Jersey in support of ISIS, too?
The death toll from a bomb blast that targeted a wedding ceremony in Turkey’s southeastern Gaziantep Province has risen to 50. According to Gaziantep Governor Ali Yerlikaya, the “terror attack” took place in the Sahinbey district’s Akdere neighborhood late on Saturday. Officials had earlier put the number of those killed at 30, with 94 others injured. A […]
Even the NY Times can’t suppress the fact that the Quetta bombing is obviously a false flag by the usual suspects.
On 1st May 2003, George W. Bush stood in a dinky little flying suit on the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln and in a super stage managed appearance told the lie of the century: “Major combat operations in Iraq have ended. In the Battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed. […]
Masked men NOT facing Mecca
Reports have emerged that Kurds have shot down a helicopter over Iraqi Kurdistan, which they say was used in airstrikes against them. Turkish officials have made no comment, but a source confirmed to RT that the incident took place. Previously Ankara acknowledged conducting airstrikes on alleged PKK targets in Iraq. Turkish military is also targeting […]
Aftermath of the Shankill Road Bombing Northern Ireland’s police watchdog is investigating allegations that the IRA operative who planned the 1993 Shankhill Road bombing was an MI5 informant who gave intelligence that could have helped security forces stop the atrocity. Nine civilians, including two children, were killed in the attack on a fish shop in […]
An unverified video has emerged allegedly showing US forces carrying out an airstrike that an Iraqi PM says killed at least 30 Iraqi government troops. The unconfirmed footage was obtained from a local source in Iraq by RT’s Ruptly video agency. According to Hakim al-Zamili, the head of Iraqi parliament’s Security and Defense Committee, a US airstrike killed 30 soldiers […]
At least 30 Iraqi soldiers were killed and 20 others injured in US air strike, Hakim al-Zamili, the head of Iraqi parliament’s Security and Defense Committee said.
Today’s Guardian published one of the most blatant propaganda pieces we have seen in the past few weeks and, based on the deluge of insanity the press has been carrying of late, this is a broad but well considered statement.
PBS NewsHour, a daily US television news program shown on the US Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), used footage of Russian airstrikes against ISIL targets, claiming that they were US airstrikes, an Information Clearing House article revealed.
Jim W. Dean – There is no mention below of Russia having gained permission from the Lebanese government for these strikes…and could be a beginning challenge to Israel’s air supremacy over Lebanon.
Russian sources are now certain that Saudi and Egyptian intelligence services planted a bomb on the downed airliner.
A senior Iraqi legislator blasted the West-led coalition for assistance to the terrorists in his country and Syria, and said some of the coalition members are likely to soon defect the grouping to join the quadrilateral anti-ISIL alliance
As Russian airstrikes push ISIL terrorists from Syria into Iraq, Moscow and Baghdad agreed to hit the militants in Iraq, said Hakem al-Zameli, the head of the Iraqi Parliament’s National Security and Defense Commission, according to Fars News Agency.
After agreeing to renewed cooperation, Russia and Israel have begun practicing “hotline” communication procedures to ensure safety in the skies above Syria. Last Thursday, Russia’s Ministry of Defense announced the creation of a “hotline” between the Russian and Israeli militaries. That channel provides both parties with a direct link in order to avoid unnecessary incidents between aircraft over Syria. “The first stage of training […]
© AP Photo/ Najim Rahim The head of medical charity Doctors Without Borders, whose hospital was destroyed in a US airstrike in Afghanistan earlier this month, has challenged Washington’s official explanation for the attack, saying that he believed the bombing of the site wasn’t a mistake and was in fact, deliberate. Hitting back at claims from General […]
A Russian Su-24 front-line bomber jet lands at Latakia airport, Syria. © Dmitriy Vinogradov / RIA Novosti Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has blamed the Obama administration for its failure to make progress in talks between the US and Russia on coordinating airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev […]
“Why destroy these buildings? It looks like somebody’s pilots were just training their skills or dropped bombs to report to their command about completed mission,” Kartapolov said.
Putin – If you look at the world map, and see what Russia is, it becomes obvious that we do not need any foreign territories or foreign natural resources. Russia is a self-sufficient country.