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U.S., Britain and France Strike Syria Over Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack

WASHINGTON — The United States and European allies launched airstrikes on Friday night against Syrian research, storage and military targets as President Trump sought to punish President Bashar al-Assad for a suspected chemical attack near Damascus last weekend that killed more than 40 …

Middle East

Signs Point to Attack On Syria Thursday Night

There are several indications and signposts that an attack on Syria by the US, UK and France will be overnight Thursday, Syrian local time.<p>The first …

Middle East

Trump warns Russia: \"Get ready\" for attack on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned Russia to "get ready" for a missile attack on its ally Syria, suggesting imminent retaliation for last weekend's suspected chemical weapons attack. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis took a more measured tone, saying the U.S. and its military …

Donald Trump

Trump says Syria decision imminent as Russia warns of 'grave repercussions'

US president meets generals as tensions between US and Russia escalate at a UN security council session over Douma gas attack<p>The US and Russia moved closer to direct confrontation over Syria on Monday night as Donald Trump said a decision was imminent on a response to a chemical weapon attack on …

Middle East

For a Second Strike on Syria, Trump Will Have to Go Big

If U.S. President Donald Trump decides to take military action against the Syrian government in response to Saturday’s chemical weapons attack …

Middle East

It's not about trade: Trump's power struggle with China may end in war

by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard<p>Donald Trump's declaration of tariff warfare against China has little to do with trade. It is about raw power, a struggle …

Geopolitics

War With Iran Won’t Be Iraq All Over Again. It’ll Be Much Worse.

With John Bolton joining the White House as President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser, risk of the U.S. going to war with Iran has increased to levels not seen since Dick Cheney was vice president.<p>Bolton and Cheney were both architects of the Iraq war, a war that Bolton publicly stands …

Middle East

“If Any Iranian Militias Enter This Square, They Will Die”

The US says it's based near the Syrian city of al-Tanf to guard against ISIS. But the rebels Washington is backing in the area say they’re more concerned about Iran.<p>GAZIANTEP, Turkey — It’s called Area 55: a 55-square-kilometer zone that encompasses the main highway connecting Damascus to Baghdad. …

Middle East

White House acknowledges the U.S. is at war in seven countries

The U.S. is officially fighting wars in seven countries, including Libya and Niger, according to an unclassified White House report sent to Congress this week and obtained by the New York Times.<p>Known officially as the “Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks Guiding the United States’ Military …

War
Russian Military

Analysis: The coming war

There is a feeling of calm before the storm here in Israel.

Middle East

Syrian conflict 101: A 2018 guide to the main factions

A tracking of the conflict.<p>><br>• ><p>Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters react as they hold their weapons near the city of Afrin, Syria February 19, …

What we know about dinosaurs will probably change

Everything we know about dinosaurs is connected to fossil records and, if the last decade is anything to go by, all of that could change dramatically over the next 20 years.<p>Much of what we know about dinosaurs is nascent by nature. It's difficult to study something that's been buried in the ground …

Dinosaurs
Middle East

Putin’s Shadow Army Suffers a Setback in Syria

For the first time in fifty years, U.S. and Russian military forces have engaged in direct combat. Soldiers from the two countries last clashed during the Vietnam War, when Soviet soldiers shot down U.S. warplanes with anti-aircraft weapons. Last week, on February 7th, the two powers met again, …

More details emerge from the massive Syrian battle where the US reportedly killed or wounded 300 Russians

MOSCOW — About 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm were either killed or injured in Syria last week, according to three sources familiar with the matter.<p>A Russian military doctor said about 100 had been killed, and a source who knows several of the fighters said the …

Middle East

It looks like Syrian, Russian, and Iranian troops are gearing up for another fight with the US

After a massive battle that saw up to 300 pro-government fighters killed at the hands of the US and its local allies, the Syrian Democratic Forces, it looks like Syrian President Bashar Assad's military will mount another offensive.<p>Pro-Assad Al Masdar reported on Monday that Syria's 5th Legion and …

Middle East

US drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria in 'self-defense,' officials say

An American drone destroyed a Russian-made T-72 battle tank operating in eastern Syria on Saturday, according to the U.S. military's command unit responsible for forces in the Middle East -- which added the strike was in "self defense."<p>No U.S or allied troops were hurt in the incident, but three …

4 Marijuana Stocks That Should Yield at Least 100,000 Kilograms of Cannabis Annually by 2019

If you want a piece of the fast-growing legal pot market, these companies would be a great place to start your research.<p>Sure, cryptocurrencies have …

Cannabis Stocks Begin To Reflect The Real Industry

When I first began following the publicly-traded cannabis stocks in early 2013, I was most surprised to see how the companies that purported to be serving the industry were actually doing so little in that regard. It was just a handful or two of companies, and none of them actually grew or sold …

Cannabis

America's diplomatic vacuum in the Middle East sends its allies to Russia

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Donald Trump took the oath of office in January there were great expectations among many of America's allies in the Middle East that he would be an improvement on his predecessor, someone they'd felt had gone from showing them tepid support to middling neglect.<p>President Barack Obama …

Middle East

NATO, Russia to hold dueling military drills amid record high tensions

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — NATO is holding an emergency exercise drill in Montenegro while Russian troops will participate in a war game in Serbia as the two Balkans neighbors seem to be heading in different directions strategically.<p>NATO is holding an emergency exercise drill in Montenegro while …

Russia

Battle for Mosul: Why Turkey Is Bombing Anti-ISIS Fighters in Iraq, Syria

Turkey is a NATO partner that stands with U.S. troops on the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, but it's an ally that's increasingly turning its guns on fighters the U.S. sees as vital to crushing ISIS.<p>On Wednesday, Turkey launched one of its biggest airstrikes in decades — bombing 18 positions in …

Middle East
Donald Trump

Sanders supporters seethe over Clinton's leaked remarks to Wall Street | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Supporters of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday expressed anger and vindication over leaked comments made by Hillary Clinton to banks and big business that appeared to confirm their fears about her support for global trade and tendency to cozy …

Middle-class

Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles in Kaliningrad as tensions between US and Russia become 'more dangerous than Cold War'

Moscow has moved nuclear-capable missiles near the Polish border, its defence ministry confirmed on Saturday, as Germany's foreign minister warned that tensions between Russia and the West were "more dangerous" today than during the Cold War.<p>Russia moved missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons …

BREAKING - Russia Prime Minister Warns US And Arab Countries: Invading Syria “Will Start a New World War” Putin Blaming America For Tearing Apart The Post-Cold War Stability. All Of Us Are Now In Great Danger

Russia Prime Minister Warns<p>By Hal Turner<p>Russia has publicly warned Saudi Arabia, the US, and other countries, they risk “a new world war” if they act …

Middle East

40 million Russians involved in annual 4-day defense drills

This week Russian authorities are conducting massive civil defense training involving 40 million people nationwide. The drill comes amid a spike in …

Middle East