Brandon Bleil

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Arab League gets serious on terrorism

CAIRO — The continuing disintegration of Middle Eastern nations preoccupied Arab kings, emirs and presidents meeting this weekend in the Egyptian …

SAUDIS ON BRINK OF WAR: 'Lebanon Declared WAR On Us'

REUTERS - Saudi Arabia said on Monday that Lebanon had declared war against it because of attacks against the Kingdom by the Lebanese Shi'ite group …

America Loses No Matter Who Wins the Next Great Middle East War

It’s a potentially apocalyptic fight between some of the closest U.S. allies and the country America is desperately trying to court. Will Washington …

Second Air War Erupts In Middle East With Wide Ranging Implications

The Middle East got even more complicated this week as Saudi Arabia launched air strikes across Yemen as parts of that country fall into the hands of …

Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Foreign states that go to war in Yemen usually come to regret it. The Saudi-led military intervention so far involves only air strikes, but a ground …

Chances For Diplomatic Solution To Ukraine Conflict "Slim", Soc Gen Says

Depending on which side of the story you believe, the crisis in Ukraine represents either an attempt by the Kremlin to realize territorial ambition …

Arab states plan joint Middle East force as Yemen conflict continues

Egyptian president Abdul Fatah al-Sisi announces initiative at an Arab League summit, primarily aimed at countering the threat posed by Isis<p>Arab states have said they will try to assemble a unified military force to combat common threats across the Middle East, as Yemen was described as being ‘on …

5 things you need to know about the Yemen conflict

The recent crisis in Yemen has been in the making for decades, not just years. It escalated into an armed conflict months ago and now regional …

The war in Yemen

Yet another Arab nation faces a humanitarian crisis following military conflict, as the localised >war between various forces in Yemen has taken on a …

Saudi Sunnis and Iran’s Shiites—Why the U.S. Can’t Support Both

The stakes for the West have never been higher in the Middle East, only this time, it’s not just about oil, Kuwait, or al-Qaeda. It’s about a …

Germany & France waking up to the fact the USA is trying to provoke a war in Europe

<b>American political columnist Paul Craig Roberts was of the opinion that the fanatical anti-Russian propaganda paramilitary Washington filled the</b> …

Syria Accepts Russian Proposal To Surrender Chemical Weapons, Foreign Minister Says

The Associated Press reports Syria's Foreign Minister has said his country has accepted a Russian proposal to relinquish control of its chemical arms stores:<p>On Monday, Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem stated that his country welcomed the Russian proposal, which called for Syria to place its …

Afghanistan: Taliban attack US consulate in Herat with suicide bomb, gunfire

Taliban militants unleashed car bombs at a US Consulate in western Afghanistan on Friday morning, triggering a firefight with security forces in an attack that killed at least two Afghans.<p>The US said all its personnel from the mission were safe and that American forces later secured the site.<p>The …

Libya demands explanation for US 'kidnapping' of al-Qaida leader al-Liby

Libya has demanded an explanation for the "kidnapping" of one of its citizens by American special forces, hours after a separate US military raid on a terrorist target in Somalia ended in apparent failure and retreat.<p>In Tripoli the US army's Delta force seized alleged al-Qaida leader Nazih …

North Korea 'testing chemical weapons on political prisoners'

North Korea is using political prisoners held in its extensive gulag network as subjects for chemical weapons tests, according to a report in the US<p>The allegations have been made in the most recent report on Pyongyang's chemical weapons capabilities by 38 North, the respected web site operated by …

Russia Unveils Amphibious Assault Rifle

Only Russia will be safe from the dolphin uprising.<p>Today in problems I didn't know existed: While there are guns that fire underwater, and guns that fire on land, there are very few that can do both. Introduced at an arms expedition in Moscow, Tula Instrument Design Bureau's ADS gun is an assault …

Swimming Pools

Welcome to HEL: U.S Army developing drone-killing laser weapon

The US Army has for the first time successfully tested a vehicle-mounted laser that managed to shoot down incoming mortar rounds and drone aircraft, …

Iraqi army in tense stand-off at Fallujah

Government has called on residents of Fallujah, one of two cities seized by al-Qaeda, to drive out militants themselves<p>Iraqi forces were engaged in a tense stand-off on Monday night outside two cities said to have been taken over by al-Qaeda as the government attempted to end its latest crisis …

North Korea threatens to attack South - by fax

Pyongyang sends fax threatening to attack South Korea without warning after leader's photo is set on fire during anti-Pyongyang rallies in Seoul<p><b>North Korea</b> has threatened to attack South Korea "without notice" in response to anti-Pyongyang rallies on the anniversary of the death of its former …

US sends troops and tanks to South Korea

The United States is to deploy more troops and heavy tanks in South Korea as part of a military rebalance at a time of raised tensions on the Korean peninsula.<p>Forty M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks, 800 soldiers and 40 Bradley fighting vehicles from the 1st US Cavalry Division will be sent on …

US military proposal would keep 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after 2014

Military leaders have submitted a proposal to the White House that would keep 10,000 troops in Afghanistan after the U.S. combat mission ends in 2014, a senior U.S. official confirms to Fox News.<p>The 10,000-troop plan or any other troop proposal could still be rejected by Afghan President Hamid …

America’s Secret War in 134 Countries

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Should a robot decide when to kill?

By the time the sun rose on Friday, December 19th, the Homestead Miami race track had been taken over by robots. Some hung from racks, their humanoid feet dangling above the ground as roboticists wheeled them out of garages. One robot resembled a gorilla, while another looked like a spider; yet …

U.S. Army adds forces to the Korean peninsula | NK News - North Korea News

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Russia Decides Now Is the Best Time to Test-Fire an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>With tensions between the rest of the world and Russia rising, Moscow successfully test-fired an …

Stumbling through history

How did U.S. foreign policy end up in such disarray?<p>Yemen is in flames, ISIL is on the march, Syria is apocalyptic, Iran is racing through Iraq, anarchy reigns in Libya, Jordan is on the brink, Turkey is slipping away, and America’s relationship with the Middle East’s only democracy has hit an …