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This declassified US intelligence report from 1990 is one of the most terrifying things you'll ever read

Now we finally know it was also one of the most dangerous, thanks to a February 1990 report published by the National Security Archive at George Washington University this week after a 12-year Freedom of Information Act battle.<p>The US and Soviets were dangerously close to going to war in November …


North Korea restarts nuclear fuel reactor

North Korea says its main reactor used for fuel for nuclear weapons is once more fully operational.<p>The Yongbyon plant was shut down in 2007 as part of a confidence-building exercise with the West.<p>An official says they are ready “at any time” to use nuclear weapons against hostile countries.<p>State …

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Death of New Labour as Jeremy Corbyn's socialist party begins a period of civil war

Labour was plunged into crisis after the Left-wing radical Jeremy Corbyn stormed to a landslide victory in the party’s leadership election.<p>Leading Blairites warned the party is now “fighting for its life” as eight shadow ministers resigned from Labour’s front bench within minutes of Mr Corbyn’s …

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Ask a North Korean: what's life like in the army?

In an ongoing series, NK News poses a reader’s question to a defector. This week, enduring military service on an empty stomach<p>In North Korea, men serve in the military for 10 years and women for seven. The special unit working as Kim Jong-un’s personal bodyguards serve for 13.<p>Military service is …

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Why Kanye West would be the best president in US history (seriously)

The rapper’s lyrics reveal a wholly sound political platform from which the progressive Chicago native could run in 2020<p>If the lead actor in 1954 classic Cattle Queen of Montana can go on to become commander-in-chief, and The Terminator can be elected to run the eighth largest economy in the world, …

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Carter: North Korea has no chance of victory against the U.S.

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Defense Secretary Ashton Carter warned Tuesday that if North Korea attacks South Korea, the U.S. will respond and that North Korea would have no chance of victory.<p>"We need to make sure that the North Koreans always understand that any provocation with them will be dealt with and …

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Hillary Clinton just held an uncomfortable press conference where she dismissed a question about Bill and North Korea

She didn't appear to enjoy the experience.<p>When Fox News' Ed Henry asked Clinton multiple questions, for example, she told him he was only "entitled" to one.<p>"Well, let me answer one of your questions because I think that is what you are entitled to," she said, speaking in Minneapolis, Minnesota, …

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South Korea plans 'decapitation' strike against North's leadership if nuclear war is likely

Seoul plans pre-emptive attack on Kim Jong-un and senior leaders if Pyongyang makes moves towards nuclear launch<p>South Korea is drawing up plans to "decapitate" the top leadership in North Korea in the event that a new crisis between the two countries looks like it is descending into nuclear …

Soviet myths about World War II and their role in contemporary Russian propaganda

Article by: Volodymyr Viatrovych<p>This article is from the proceedings of the conference <i>Usage of the topic of WWII in the Russian political discourse</i>, …

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says Nuclear Might Sealed Deal With South

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North Korea prepared to risk 'all-out war' as Kim Jong-un puts troops on alert

Tensions have flared on the Korean peninsula following propaganda broadcasts across the border from the South and an exchange of artillery fire<p>North Korea warned it was prepared to risk “all-out war” as leader Kim Jong-un put his frontline troops on combat readiness to back up an ultimatum for …

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We may see a nasty surprise if the world ignores North Korea’s nuclear progression

This is why there are serious worries about uranium mining and milling in North Korea as described in a new report from Jeffrey Lewis of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.<p>Analyzing satellite photographs and other …

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Why the French Army Collapsed at Waterloo

After the two sides had been nearly equal for most of the day at the Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon ordered his elite Imperial Guard to charge, and, shortly afterward, the French front abruptly collapsed, with a completeness that was unprecedented on any side in the Napoleonic Wars and perhaps in the …

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Jim Sciutto Reddit AMA: U.S. military wants China to know they are losing patience

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <i>CNN's Jim Sciutto recently got exclusive access</i> <i>to a U.S. Navy surveillance plane on a secret mission near China, where they flew over a string of man-made islands. China's Navy issued eight warnings to the plane and told it to leave the area. On Tuesday, Jim answered questions</i> …


Regrading the Boston Red Sox's Offseason Acquisitions

With roughly 30 percent of the 2015 MLB season completed, it's time to re-evaluate the Boston Red Sox's offseason acquisitions.<p>In assessing each of Boston's new players, a number of factors may be taken into account. Both their performances so far, as well as how those performances compare to …

Coyotes hire 25-year-old analytics wiz John Chayka as assistant GM

Unlike many analytics gurus, John Chayka has an Internet Hockey Database player page. It’s not exactly a storied career – 101 games with the …

Ice Hockey

Russia bans 'undesirable' NGOs, sparking international outcry

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North Korea threatens strikes on South's navy in sea dispute

Military command says South Korean ships have been violating North’s territorial waters off west coast in dispute that has previously resulted in deadly clashes<p>North Korea’s military has warned of “unannounced targeted strikes” against South Korea’s navy – accusing the South of violating its …

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Did North Korea Conduct a Secret Nuclear Test in 2010?

<i>North Korea continues to</i> <i>rattle the nuclear saber</i><i>. Just how potent is the DPRK’s nuclear arsenal? Can North Korea hit the United States with a nuclear</i> …

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North Korean leader ordered aunt to be poisoned, defector says

<b>Seoul, South Korea (CNN) —</b> Mr. Park shifts uncomfortably in his seat. As one of the most senior North Korean officials to ever defect, he was preparing to tell the ugly truth about the regime he served faithfully for decades.<p>This is not his real name; he wants his identity hidden for fear of …

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S Korea vows 'merciless' response to North's missiles

South Korea has said that North Korea's recent test-firing of a ballistic missile from a submarine was "very serious and concerning", and that it will respond "mercilessly" to the threat.<p>Pyongyang's official KCNA news agency said on Saturday North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, oversaw the …

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