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Analysis of Nixon’s Expansion of Military Operations During Vietnam War

In article II, section 2. of the United States’ Constitution, provisions were made for the President of the United States to be Commander in...

Private Military Companies: How Do You Close Pandora’s Box?

By  Valeriy Kulikov for New Eastern Outlook, Moscow   Over the last two decades we have witnessed an abrupt increase in the number of private military companies...

Imran Khan’s Collusion with Pakistan’s Military

By Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today  The predicament of Imran Khan’s fanboys has been somewhat like the pubescent girl who falls head over heels in...

Thinking back to 1998 – Military Regionalization

Remember when we only had to worry about regionalization? Now look at us! Oh my....

Syrian opposition acknowledges Assad as political and military reality

Jim W. Dean - Lurking in the background on all this is that while the US makes a big deal about charges of Russian interference in the last US election, it looks ridiculous demanding the next Syria election be rigged in advance by removing Assad from running.

TRUTH JIHAD: Kennedy murdered by hard-line faction of US military:...

We need the full truth about the JFK assassination and so many other crimes of the Deep State

Top 5 Veterans News: Oct. 22, 2017

Veterans! Here’s your Top 5 News stories of the day compiled from the latest sources

Netanyahu says Israel won’t allow Iran military presence in Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has held talks with the Russian defense minister in East Jerusalem al-Quds, saying Tel Aviv will not allow Iran...

Russia to set up new military base in eastern Syria

Western media sources reported that Russia is about to establish a new military base in Deir Ezzur that will be the Russian forces' largest base in the war-hit country after Humeimim airbase in Lattakia.

Russian military observed no fighting between ISIS and SDF north of...

Jim W. Dean - The Russians have "double downed" on the US claims of its SDF proxy forces, fighting outside of Kurdish territory, being bombed by Russian planes while they were in the company of their US advisers.  

US, South Korea Consider ‘Effective Military Reponses’ to DPRK’s Nuclear Test

The top military officers of the United States and South Korea have discussed "effective military responses" that could show the military might of the allies in the wake of North Korea's latest nuclear test on Sunday.

‘Syria is our new testing ground,’ says Russia military

Recently developed Russian weaponry is being tried and tested in Syria, where Moscow has embarked on a devastating military campaign against anti-Assad rebel groups.

North Korea’s asymmetric military capability

Washington may have to develop new understanding on dealing with new nuclear competitor situated near key allies

US leaders have no legal grounds for military assault on DPRK,...

“The situation offers big chances for a gradual diplomatic settlement of the crisis even if Washington and Pyongyang continue exchanging military threats,” Dr. Andrei Gubin said

Popular Mobilization Units: Military Capabilities, Their Role In Iraq and Middle...

...from SouthFront In June 2014, the so-called Islamic State (IS) occupied about one-third of Iraq’s territory, including Iraq’s second largest city, Mosul. It meant the...

US, South Korea begin military drill as North reacts

South Korea and the U.S. began a massive annual military exercise Monday, ignoring repeated threats by rival North Korea.

South Koreans protest THAAD deployment, joint military drills with US

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.

Turkey to boost military cooperation with Iran after Major General Baqeri’s...

Turkey and Iran have agreed to boost military cooperation after talks in Ankara this week between the Iranian armed forces chief of staff and Turkish leaders, President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Thursday.

Latin America rejects Trump’s military threat against Venezuela

After months of attacking Venezuela's unpopular President Nicolas Maduro, Latin America came out strongly against U.S. threats of military action against the crisis-hit nation.

Veterans group sues Pentagon after personal military records exposed

The Pentagon is being sued by a veterans group after the agency exposed private information of soldiers’ military records on “a truly massive scale.”...

Sputnik: How Global Role of Chinese Military Transforms

On August 1, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), known as the world’s largest military force, celebrated its 90th anniversary. According to Russian military...

US plans ‘global’ drills to counter Russia & other ‘complex threats’...

The US military is shifting towards a “more global” exercise program in preparation to deter what they term a “more assertive Russia” as well...

China blames India for triggering military standoff near border

Jim W. Dean - The never ending border dust ups between China and India seems to be never ending. There are are no resources there to fight over, and from a strategic defense view, the huge mountain ranges are natural border defenses for both sides.

Pentagon Snared in Government Sting as Fake Cops Acquire $1.2mn Worth...

The US Department of Defense has been caught out selling large amounts of military supplies to a fake police department. The fake department was...

Baghdad seeking ‘substantial’ Russian military & political presence in Iraq –...

Russian military and political presence in Iraq would bring balance to the whole Middle Eastern and North African region, Nouri al-Maliki, the Iraqi vice-president, said during his visit to Moscow.

The U.S. Military Bases in Syria: the Reaction Was Not Slow...

As it was to be expected, the reaction of the U.S. Department of Defense (the US DoD) to the publication on the location of the U.S. military bases in Syria was not slow in coming.

Israel Watches Anxiously as Iran Expands Military Influence in Syria, Lebanon

A missile factory currently being built by Iran in Lebanon will be 50 meters below the ground and fortified against Israeli airstrikes, according to a report by the French media outlet Intelligence Online.

The Real Reason Behind the Ultimatum to Qatar to Shut Down...

Before leaving for the G20 Summit in Hamburg, President Erdogan reaffirmed Turkey's support for Doha in its dispute with four Gulf neighbors and said that his military will stay in Qatar despite their demands to shut down the base. Sputnik Arabic discussed the issue with Qatari political analyst Muhammed al Musaffir.

Syrian War Report – July 5, 2017: Russian Military Police To...

...from  SouthFront The Russian Military Police may be deployed in buffer zones in Syria, Russia’s chief negotiator at the Astana talks and the president’s envoy...

China dispatches military vessels & fighter jets to warn off US...

Jim W. Dean - I took a gamble here with RT, with my strong emphasis on the theatrical side of the US-China island spat, and even the N. Korea "threat" itself. But we have all been here before, with the puffed-up threat baloney.

Syrian War Report – June 28, 2017: US Launches Campaign To...

...from SouthFront The US is actively preparing public opinion for a direct military aggression against Syria. The White House claimed on Monday that it has...

Conscientious Objection to Military Taxation: An Open Letter to Secretary of...

Dear Secretary Mnuchin, Congratulations on your recent appointment and confirmation as the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States of America. Despite your lack...

Russia: US Attack Nearly Triggered Nuclear Holocaust

Aftermath of the US missile attack on the Syrian military airbase, 7 April, 2017. Source: Mil.ru After the United States struck a missile blow on Shayrat...

Syrian War Report – April 6, 2017: US Launched Tomahawk Cruise...

...from SouthFront Early on Friday, the US Navy launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a military airbase operated by the Syrian Air Force near the...

Powerful explosions at military ammunition depots in Ukraine

Jim W. Dean - This is quite an unusual blow to Ukraine, as we are told this was Russian sabotage, of course; but incompetence on safety measures certainly is always on the table in Ukraine.

Syrian War Report – March 21, 2017: Russia Set Military Base...

...from SouthFront Russia is setting up a military base in the Afrin canton area controlled by the Kurdish People’s Protection Units in northwestern Syria. The...

Russian Military Police And Its Deployment In Syria

The constantly-changing make-up of the Russian group of forces in Syria has become a veritable kaleidoscope of the country’s contemporary military capabilities, which are evidently taking turns being tested, depending on the operational requirements, on their usefulness in the current reality of a multipolar world embroiled in a global hybrid war.

NEO – The Joke of America’s Military Rule

Jim W. Dean - This is another classic Gordon, with more than a dose of anger, as he asks the tough questions of the Afghanistan and Iraq war vets why, when they came home, no one told about what was really going on inside those wars.

Suicide Bombers Attack Military Facilities in Syrian Homs: More Than 15...

Jim W. Dean - As the jihadis are losing their territorial bases, the planes and helicopters fly in to extract the terrorist leaders plus the Western and Gulf Intel headquarters staff and sometimes key lieutenants, to have staff to build and retrain new terror recruits. The rest are left as rear guard die-hards.

U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower Program (Military Analysis)

...from SouthFront In the first half of August of 2016, the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) located at Fort Benning, Georgia, invited almost...

Syrian War Report – February 14, 2017: Russia Deploys More Military...

...from SouthFront Intense clashes have been ongoing in the provincial capital of the Syrian province of Daraa since last weekend when the joint forces of...

Putin predicted ‘Uncontained Hyper Use of Military Force’ by NATO a...

Jim W. Dean - If Trump keeps this "rule by executive order" binge going, he could become the most sued president in history during their first 100 days.

Syrian War Report – February 7, 2017: Syrian Military Deploys Elite...

...from SouthFront Turkish forces once against lost the key town of Bzaah east of Al-Bab after temporarily capturing it from ISIS yesterday. Meanwhile, ISIS units...

U.S. Army And Its Armored Vehicles (Military Analysis)

The U.S. Army has been plagued with costly acquisition failures in recent decades, chief amongst them the Future Combat System (FCS) program.

Military Escalation In Eastern Ukraine In Last Days Of January

So far , 85 fighters of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and pro-Kiev paramilitary groups have been killed and 315 others wounded in clashes with...

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