Mark Pasinski

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The past 48 hours in rising US-North Korea tensions, explained

Here’s how a military exercise, a German intelligence assessment, and South Korean “artillery killers” might raise tensions with North Korea.<p>The past 48 hours suggests that the relative period of calm between the United States and North Korea may soon come to an end — and that’s as scary as it …

The 'American Century' Is Over, and It Died in Syria

For anyone who thought that the winding down of the campaign against the Islamic State would cause the Syrian civil war to recede from the headlines, the last few weeks have been a rude awakening. Far from abating, the Syrian conflict is intensifying, with a brutal assault -- reportedly involving …

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 …

'Fog' of Ukraine's war: Russian's death in Syria sheds light on secret mission

MOSCOW/Donetsk, Ukraine (Reuters) - In the fall of 2015, pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine were introduced to a moustachioed new commander who, like his predecessors, went by the codename Tuman - “fog” in Russian.<p>A flag of the separatist self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic is seen near a …

Russia

'The Military Has Seen the Writing on the Wall'

The United States is preparing for a war with North Korea that it hopes never to have to fight, says Senator Tammy Duckworth.<p>When Senator Tammy Duckworth returned from a recent trip to South Korea and Japan, she brought back a sobering message: “Americans simply are not in touch with just how close …

Want to Strike North Korea? It’s Not Going to Go the Way You Think.

Trust me: I was a nuclear strategist for the Pentagon.<p>For the bulk of my professional career, I’ve been studying maybe the most difficult and dangerous question in American foreign policy: how to handle a North Korea armed with nuclear weapons. During five of those years, my job at the Department …

North Korea

U.S. drills in South Korea trigger 'nuclear war' warning from North

North Korea<p>Two dozen U.S. stealth jets were among hundreds of aircraft involved in war games in South Korea on Monday intended as a show of strength to neighboring North Korea.<p>Dubbed Vigilant Ace, the annual military drills come amid heightened tensions in the region triggered by Kim Jong Un's …

The ATTUNE® Knee System - Patient Information

Confident motion can start from your first step<p>The ATTUNE® Knee System is a new state-of-the-art knee replacement system, designed to work in harmony …

Iraq's Insurgent Problem Turns Regional