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North Korea: The Inevitability of War

This July I outlined the case for war against North Korea, contingent on the failure of diplomacy and Kim Jong-Un's continued march towards a …

North Korea

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College Football

Kim Jong Un’s On the Loose. Where’s Our Missile Defense?

<i>This article first appeared on the Hoover Institution site.</i><p>America’s great advantage when it entered world affairs after the Civil War was that its …

North Korea Says U.N. Sanctions Are Causing ‘Colossal’ Damages

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Friday that American-led international sanctions were causing “colossal” damages in the impoverished country, but added that it would be foolish for Washington to think the sanctions would stop the country’s nuclear weapons programs.<p>North Korean officials …

North Korea claims almost 5 million have signed up to join its already enormous army

North Korea's state newspaper reported Thursday that 4.7 million students and workers have expressed a desire to enlist or reenlist in the nation's army, potentially adding a major boost in manpower to what is already one of the largest armed forces in the world.<p>It is difficult for outside analysts …

North Korea

Trump on North Korea: U.S. ‘Totally Prepared’ for Military Option

Canada Says It’s No Safe Haven for Immigrants Losing U.S. Protection

Facing unprecedented influx, officials warn Haitians and others that a trip north could end in deportation<p>Canada has an urgent message for immigrants in the U.S. fearing deportation: Don’t count on us for refuge.<p>Earlier this month in Los Angeles, a top lawmaker with Canada’s governing party met …

Canada

Rise of German far-right party causes alarm in Israel

Israelis have expressed consternation over the entry of the far-right populist AfD party into Germany's Bundestag. Prime Minister Netanyahu has …

Why Is Chad On Trump's Travel Ban List?

Chad's President Idriss Deby is seen as a partner in the battle against terrorism. So many are puzzled by President Trump's addition of Chad to the travel ban list.<p>Transcript<p>MARY LOUISE KELLY, HOST:<p>Why Chad? That's a question that's been on a lot of people's lips this week. The oil-producing Sahara …

Israel says Iranian ballistic missile test was fake, but threat is real

The video of the test of the Khorramshahr, which is capable of hitting Israel, is said to have happened in January.<p>><br>• ><p>A ballistic missile is launched …

Russia to retaliate against U.S. in military observation flights row: agencies | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will retaliate against the United States in a row over a treaty that allows both states to conduct military observation flights over each other’s territory, Russia’s deputy foreign minister said, Russian news agencies reported on Wednesday.<p>Finnish President Sauli Niinisto …

As Venezuela starves, Maduro tells army to prepare for US 'threats'

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, fresh off calling on the inhabitants of his starving nation to eat rabbits that had been kept as pets, is now asking his army to make sure it has “rifles, missiles and well-oiled tanks at the ready” amid a war of words with the United States.<p>Maduro made the …

Putin hails Russia's destruction of chemical weapons, accuses U.S. | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said Russia was destroying its last supplies of chemical weapons on Wednesday, three years ahead of schedule, hailing the development as “an historic event”.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Chief of the General Staff of Russian Armed Forces Valery …

Zapad-2017: 'Normal military business'

Was the recent Russian and Belarussian Zapad-2017 military exercise really preparation for a major conflict as some neighbors feared? DW spoke with …

Trump misfired on tweet about Iranian missile launch

WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that Iran had "just test-fired" a missile, he seemed to know something the rest of …

What North Korea's battle readiness means - CNN Video

North Korea has moved some of its jets to the east coast, showing military preparedness for battle. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on what that means.

North Korea

Cause of Ohio man's death in North Korea may never be known

CINCINNATI (AP) — A coroner said Wednesday her office could not determine what led to the fatal brain damage of a young Ohio man detained in North …

Over 92% of Iraq's Kurds vote for independence

More than 92% of voters in Iraqi Kurdistan have opted for independence, according to election monitors, in an overwhelming endorsement of a proposed split from Baghdad that has sparked increasing threats of air and land blockades that could be imposed as early as Friday.<p>The result came after Iraq’s …

Middle East

5 things to watch in final days of German campaign

Angela Merkel is cruising toward another term as chancellor, but the final days of Germany’s election campaign are anything but dull.<p>With just a few …

Putin on N. Korea: We must be cold-blooded - CNN Video

South Korean President Moon Jae-in met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the nuclear threat coming out of North Korea. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.

ISIS Command Center in Mosul ‘Destroyed’

Russia Bars U.S. From Afghanistan Peace Conference, Supports Taliban Terrorists

Russia barred the U.S. from the Afghanistan peace conference held in Moscow on Wednesday, much to the consternation of Afghanistan. The peace conference was surrounded with public recriminations. Russia, China, Pakistan, and Iran are on one side, and Afghanistan and India are on the other. …

'Hitler's personal telephone' gifted by Red Army to British officer sells for £195,000 at auction

It is a dated but ordinary piece of office equipment of the kind that might normally only attract the attention of retro-conscious hipsters.<p>But the rotary dial Bakelite telephone that went under the hammer at a Maryland auction house this weekend is not just a curiosity from the pre-digital age.<p>It …

Top Nato General: Expect More Fake News From Russia

Russia was behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania that was intended to undermine support for NATO's new eastern force, a …

Pentagon cites evidence of Islamic State 'exodus' from Raqqa

WASHINGTON (AP) — A months-long campaign to isolate and pressure the Islamic State group's self-declared capital of Raqqa, Syria, is paying off as …

The Super Simple Reason Nazi Germany Crushed France During World War II

In May 1940, the German Wehrmacht launched a lightning attack into France and within weeks destroyed the combined French and British armies. The …

Will The Cold War Happen Again? NATO’s Military Buildup In Black Sea May Lead To Cold War, Russian Envoy Says

There could be a situation of a Cold War if NATO increased its military buildup in the Black Sea region, Russian ambassador to the 28-nation bloc …

If Moscow tried to influence the U.S. election, things aren’t going as planned

MOSCOW — A funny thing happened in Russia this past week: President Trump’s face, once ubiquitous on the talk shows and evening news programs that tack closely to the Kremlin’s political agenda, was suddenly absent. Gone.<p>“Like they flipped a switch,” said Alexey Kovalev, a journalist at the Moscow …

Russian spy ship 'loitering' off Virginia near world's largest naval base, officials say

The Russian spy ship Viktor Leonov is currently “loitering” off the coast of Norfolk, Va., home to the largest naval base in the world, two U.S. officials tell Fox News.<p>As of Friday morning, the Russian spy ship is slowly patrolling only 17 nautical miles -- roughly 19 miles -- from land, according …

Trump Must Stop Putin’s Cruise Missiles

<i>This article first appeared on the Daily Signal.</i><p>Almost right out of the gate, the Trump administration is facing its first arms control challenge …