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Saudi Arabia appeared to threaten Canada with a 9/11-style attack in a feud over human rights

Saudi Arabia's state media on Monday tweeted a graphic appearing to show an Air Canada airliner heading toward the Toronto skyline in a way that recalled the September 11, 2001, terrorist hijackings of airliners that struck the Twin Towers and the Pentagon.<p>The graphic warned of "Sticking one's nose …

Human Rights

Russia's 'practically unlimited' -range missile looks like an embarrassment after it reportedly lasted for just 2 minutes and 22 miles

A Russian cruise missile that the country touted as having "practically unlimited" range appears to be falling short, sources with knowledge of a US intelligence report told CNBC.<p>The cruise missile, which Russian President Vladimir Putin unveiled at a Russian Federal Assembly in March, only flew …

Israeli's Deadly Air Force Has Been Destroying Syria's Russian-Built Air Defense Systems

Something you might not have known. Since 2012, Israeli aircraft have launched dozens of air strikes on Syrian government, Hezbollah and Iranian …

Tank War: America's 'New' M1 Abrams vs. Russia's Deadly Armata (Who Wins?)

Ultimately, it is likely that the T-14 and Abrams offer comparable performance—neither is likely to have insurmountable advantage over the other.If …

Researchers turn low-level nuclear waste into glass

The Cold War left behind significant amounts of low-level nuclear waste, but the future may be a bit cleaner thanks to a team of scientists at the US …

Q&A: Why is the Golan Heights so important?

<i>When Iran recently attacked the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from its positions in south-west Syria, Israel responded with a volley of air strikes</i> …

Missing sub rumored to have brought Nazis to South America discovered

A missing German submarine said to have taken the defeated Nazi leadership to South America has been discovered after being lost at sea for nearly 73 …

World History

A 'secret war' between Turkey and Greece just turned deadly after a long history of dogfights over the Aegean Sea

For decades, a secret air war has been waged over the skies of southeastern Europe between two NATO allies: Greece and Turkey.<p>Greek officials announced on Thursday that a Hellenic Air Force Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet crashed in the Aegean Sea, near the island of Skyros. The pilot, identified by the …

Aegean Sea

Blind mystic Baba Vanga predicted Vladimir Putin would take over world - here's what else she foresaw in 2018

A blind mystic who predicted Russia would take over the world to "Vladimir's glory" had predicted two huge historical events for 2018.<p>Conspiracy …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Marketing

Why Russia, Assad, and Iran combined don't stand a chance against just 2,000 US troops in Syria

Since the US-led effort against the Islamic State has reclaimed almost all of the terrorist group's territory in Syria, 2,000 or so US forces remain in control of the country's rich oil fields.<p>And though Russia, Syria's government forces, and Iran's militias all oppose that remaining US presence, …

Middle East

This Could Be Your Only Chance To Buy A Flyable Phantom Fighter Jet

And you thought a Bugatti was the ultimate go-fast toy!<p>Platinum Fighters<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler Rogoway's Articles<p>twitter.com/Aviation_Intel<p>When it …

American General In Syria Confirms US Forces Killed Hundreds Of Russians In Massive Battle

US Army Brigadier General Jonathan Braga also said he was 'absolutely worried' the situation could have escalated in a bigger conflict.<p>US Army<p>A …

Putin’s new Cold War

Assassination attempts, cyber-attacks, military interventions – Russia is once again playing a deadly game with the West. Yet beneath the bravado is …

'You cannot imagine the horror, it's so bad': Russian scientist who developed Novichok describes agonising convulsions caused by poison used on Sergei Skripal

A Russian scientist who developed Novichok, the nerve agent used on ex-spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury earlier this month, has revealed the poison's gruesome effects in light of the attempted assassination.<p>Vil Mirzayanov, who led a counter-intelligence department of the then-Soviet Union's …

Sergei Skripal

India Wants to Link Its Rebooted Fighter Jet Tender to Future Stealth Fighter Development

Indian authorities say they will require whoever wins the new deal to help support separate work on a fifth generation fighter aircraft.<p>Lockheed …

The South Africa Precedent

What we can learn from the only country to give up its own nuclear weapons.<p>The story should sound familiar: A rogue regime, condemned, isolated, and …

South Africa

Putin says he would fire off nukes in these scenarios

Vladimir Putin said he might respond to a conventional-weapons attack by launching nukes — a day after boasting that Russia had nuclear missiles that …

School goes full Monty Python on gender-neutral pronouns. To appease leaders, now you must say ‘Ne.’

It isn’t clear if the powers that be at Kennesaw State University are big Monty Python fans, but it appears the Georgia college’s LBGTQ programmers — in an apparent quest to spread the message of gender-neutral pronoun usage — have invoked a famous sketch by the legendary English comedy …

We asked a military analyst how the F-22, Su-57, and J-20 stealth planes match up

There have been a few developments in the stealth world in the past month, with Russia deploying its Su-57 to Syria and China announcing its J-20 is combat ready.<p>With more countries now fielding and trying to market stealth jets, Business Insider spoke to Michael Kofman, a senior research scientist …

Aviation

Russia thinks its new advanced fighter jet in Syria will scare off other countries — but nobody's afraid of it

Russia deployed two Su-57 advanced fighter jets to Syria in a move widely seen as a marketing ploy for the troubled plane that's struggled to attract international investment, but they recently hinted at another purpose behind the deployment.<p>The Times of Israel reports that Russia gave a "covert …

Military Aircraft

‘Annihilation’ Is Mind-Blowing, and the Best Sci-Fi Film in Years

Filmmaker Alex Garland’s (‘Ex Machina’) latest follows a team of female scientists, led by Natalie Portman, into a mysterious expanding portal that …

Moscow’s Defender: Russia Tests Modernized Ballistic Missile

The missile is part of a system that protects Moscow with nuclear-tipped interceptors.<p>Russia conducted a new test of its anti-ballistic missile system. The test, conducted on the winter steppes of Kazakhstan, was uploaded to YouTube by the Russian Defense Ministry. The system is part of a missile …

Super Hornet Will Compete In Canada's Fighter Contest As US Navy Funds Conformal Fuel Tanks

A trade dispute may hurt Boeing's chances of winning, but the project's so fraught with issues Canada has banned competitors from talking about …

Tuskegee Airmen Recall History-making Service, Missions

As they sat around a table wearing crisp, red jackets in honor of their famed unit's red-tailed aircraft, four Tuskegee Airmen recounted war stories …

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

Iran turning its sights on Israel

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>We’ve predicted for some time that once the fight between pro-Assad Shia elements (Iran/Hezbollah) and Sunni Islamists in the Middle …

Middle East

Canadian Forces troops use virtual reality for high

Members of the King’s Own Calgary Regiment took part in an impressive training simulator on Saturday where they worked together in teams to re-enact …

Military Quietly Prepares for a Last Resort: War With North Korea

WASHINGTON — Across the military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they hope will not come.<p>At Fort Bragg in North Carolina last month, a mix of 48 Apache gunships and Chinook cargo helicopters took off in an exercise that practiced moving troops and equipment under live artillery …

North Korea

The C.D.C. Wants to Get People Prepared for Nuclear War

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s recent tweets about his big nuclear button may have been intended to deter a nuclear weapons exchange with North Korea, but the nation’s top public health agency is taking the prospect of a nuclear attack seriously.<p>On Jan. 16, the Centers for Disease Control and …

Public Health