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Kim agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a sweeping set of agreements after their second day of talks in Pyongyang on Wednesday that included a promise by Kim to permanently dismantle the North's main nuclear complex if the …

North Korea

Poland’s president has a cunning plan to get a US military base. He says they’ll call it ‘Fort Trump’

After months of pushing for a permanent US military presence in Poland as a bulwark against Russia, the Polish president offered President Donald …

North America

Trump: U.S. may put permanent base in Poland

President Donald Trump said the U.S. is considering a permanent military presence in Poland, something the Eastern European country has sought for …

U.S. Army

Why Russia Can’t Do Anything About Other Countries Killing Its Troops in Syria.

One of the darkest fears about the conflict in Syria, particularly since Russia began its full-fledged military intervention in 2015, was that …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

The US Air Force plans a massive expansion to take on Russia and China

The US Air Force set out to return to Cold War numbers by growing nearly 25%

Military

In stunning move, Trump declassifies documents related to Russia probe

National Security<p>WASHINGTON — In an unprecedented move that stunned current and former intelligence officials, President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the public release of highly classified documents and text messages related to the FBI investigation into whether his campaign conspired with …

News

Activist in Animal Cage Detained at Moscow Anti-Torture Protest

Last week, Nenasheva locked herself inside an animal cage wrapped in plastic film outside the FSB building.

Moscow

We're Stuck With the F-35 and That Might Not Be a Bad Thing Anymore

Foxtrot AlphaTech and news from the world of modern defense.<p>The F-35 Lightning II is one of the most complicated, controversial, and expensive …

Military

OPEC chief: Cartel must stay together as US sanctions Iran

The head of OPEC says the oil cartel must stick together for the good of the global economy as Iran faces renewed U.S. sanctions.<p>OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo says that "Iran is not only a founding member of OPEC, it's a very important member of this organization."<p>He added: "We …

Saudi Arabia

Unclaimed missile strike pounds Syrian town hosting Russian naval base

Syria's coastal city of Latakia, which hosts a large Russian naval base and military presence, has come under attack from an unclaimed missile strike that Syria attributes to Israel.<p>"Air defenses have confronted enemy missiles coming from the sea in the direction of the Latakia city, and …

Military

Donald Trump Jr. Posts Fake Letter to Instagram Mocking Woman Allegedly Assaulted by SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Republicans have come up with a lot of excuses for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s alleged attempted rape of a 15-year-old girl when he was …

Donald Trump Jr

Lockheed Martin's Stock Is Headed Into Orbit

News broke on Friday evening that catches one's eye, if one tends to watch the defense and aerospace industries closely.<p>The U.S. Air Force awarded a …

Business

New Army Artillery Doubles Attack Range & Outguns Russian Equivalent - Warrior Maven

<b>Warrior Maven Video Above: New Army Artillery Doubles Attack Range & Outguns Russian Equivalent</b><p><i>US Army photo</i><p><b>By Kris Osborn - Warrior Maven</b><p>The Army is …

Military

These Air Force 'rods from god' could hit with the force of a nuclear weapon

The 107-country Outer Space Treaty signed in 1967 prohibits nuclear, biological, or chemical weapons from being placed or used from Earth's orbit. …

Concept Design

An economic recovery based around high debt is really no recovery | Larry Elliott

Had US policy makers relied on machine-learning algorithms they would have been better prepared for the trouble ahead<p>As a profession, economists are absolutely hopeless at forecasting recessions. That is true not only in the years before a severe downturn. It happens when the storm is about to …

Machine Learning

Forget About China's Stealth Fighter or Aircraft Carriers. This Is the Plane America Needs to Worry About.

The Y-20 is critical for Beijing. Here's why. Forget About China's Stealth Fighter or Aircraft Carriers. This Is the Plane America Needs to Worry …

U.S. Air Force

This Is How the U.S. Military Wants to Shoot Down Russian or Chinese Hypersonic Missiles

Kill a bullet with a bullet—hypersonic style. This Is How the U.S. Military Wants to Shoot Down Russian or Chinese Hypersonic MissilesWorried by the …

Defense giants bet big on small satellites

Major U.S. defense contractors are working to reinvent their satellite businesses to include satellites no larger than a microwave oven, as they try to keep pace with a new crop of commercial technology companies leading a wave of disruption in the space industry.<p>Their efforts are spearheading new …

Business

Saudi Students Who Died Saving American Children From Drowning Honored With Posthumous Degrees

The family, professors, members of the Islamic community and Saudi dignitaries were on hand as UHart and WNE recognized the Saudi students' …

Students

Syria: Israel launched missile attack on Damascus airport

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Israel attacked Damascus International Airport with missiles Saturday night, Syrian state media said, adding that air defenses shot down some of them. A war monitoring group said the attack targeted an arms depot for Iranian forces or Lebanon's Hezbollah group.<p>Explosions …

Human Rights

Dalai Lama Slammed As Racist White Supremacist For Saying ‘Europe Belongs To Europeans’

"[Refugees] should return and help rebuild their countries."<p>The Dalai Lama is being trashed on social media as a racist “white supremacist” for …

Dalai Lama

Lebanese Hamas representative: We don’t want another war with Israel

He denied that Hamas and other Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip would hold another round of talks in Cairo to discuss Palestinian “national …

World News

American professor detained by Israel in West Bank scuffle

JERUSALEM (AP) — An American law professor was detained by Israeli police for allegedly trying to block Israeli troops in a West Bank village slated for demolition, his Israeli lawyer said Saturday.<p>Frank Romano, 66, is being held at a lockup in Jerusalem and is to appear before an Israeli military …

West Bank

Nicolas Cage Explains The Art Of A Full Nicolas Cage Freak-Out In Mandy

His best movie in a decade involves the actor, a homemade battle axe, and death metal-inspired grindcore<p>Nicolas Cage knows people are mad right now. And few actors in Hollywood history know how to channel the purest, most meme-able expression of anger on film as he does. As a performer, he's …

Nicolas Cage

The 6 Most Powerful Armies to Ever March on the Planet - Warrior Maven

<b>Warrior Maven Video Above: Army Gives Bradley Drone Killing Stinger Missiles</b><p>A list like no other.<p><i>As a result, in a span of about three hundred years,</i> …

U.S. Army

Ruler of Dubai Makes Waves at Kentucky Horse Auction – Bloomberg

Ruler of Dubai Makes Waves at Kentucky Horse Auction<p>Ruler of Dubai Makes Waves at Kentucky Horse Auction<p>Ruler of Dubai Makes Waves at Kentucky Horse …

Kentucky

What Can Be Done About The Children Who Return From Islamic State?

In 2016, I published a report on the children of the Islamic State, trying to understand what their life was like within the terrorist organization.<p>This was not an easy thing to do. At the time, the group was still consistently releasing propaganda for its audience of followers. Over six months, …

The US Marines sent a 'strong message' to Russia last week, and these awesome combat photos show what it looked like

Over 100 US Marines sent a "strong message" to Russia with a live-fire exercise in Syria after the Russians threatened to conduct strikes near a key US-led coalition base. US Central Command has released several combat photos of that message to a rival power.

U.S. Marines

White students made to look black on US site for French college

A French art college has apologised after a photograph of white students was digitally manipulated to make some look black in an attempt to broaden the college’s appeal in the US.<p>Former students of the private Émile Cohl art school in Lyon flagged up on social media that a picture taken of a group …

World News

Israel sells Saudi Arabia Iron Dome

The Saudi-based <i>Al-Khaleej Online</i> reported today that Saudi Arabia had acquired an Iron Dome system from Israel to defend itself from missile attacks …

Saudi Arabia