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Putin Calls 45,000 Troops To Snap Air Drill

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered 45,000 troops to a snap air drill involving 150 aircraft and 200 anti-aircraft units, state news agency …

China may be preparing for a crippling preemptive missile strike on US military bases

For some time analysts have noted that China seems to be tailoring its military to counter the US's. For example, Beijing tested its "carrier killer' ballistic missile on a model of a US Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, while its own aircraft carrier is designed for coastal defense and will likely be …

The map that shows how many Nato troops are deployed along Russia’s border

Thousands of Nato troops have amassed close to the border with Russia as part of the largest build-up of Western troops neighbouring Moscow’s sphere …

Breaking Down Martial Law: What It Is & How It’s Abused

Martial law is a topic that comes up time and time again in even the mainstream media, and yet very few understand what it is from a legal sense and …

Martial Law

'History is repeating itself': Russia is making its biggest push into the Arctic since the Soviet Union fell

But nearly three decades after the Lenin was taken out of service to be turned into a visitor attraction, Russia is again on the march in the Arctic and building new nuclear icebreakers.<p>It is part of a push to firm Moscow's hand in the High North as it vies for dominance with traditional rivals …

14,900 nukes: All the nations armed with atomic weapons and how many they have

<i>Note: These estimates have since changed. We've posted the latest nuclear weapons count and map here.</i><p>The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has advanced its symbolic Doomsday Clock by 30 seconds, suggesting humanity is an alarming 2 minutes and 30 seconds away from the brink of an apocalypse.<p>It's a …

Has China Announced a New Long-Range Missile? (Updated)

The target—at least of the announcement—is Trump.<p>A new, road mobile intercontinental ballistic missile may have been sighted <b>(see update at bottom)</b> in a city in northern China. The Dong Feng ("East Wind") -41 missile, or DF-41, can carry up to a dozen nuclear warheads is claimed to have longest …

Cats Acting Out Scenes from Star Wars and Other Movies Is Really Fantastic

Man, cats are so dang smart that they can pretty much replace actors in movies these days. I’m watching this wonderful scene reenactment of <i>The Empire</i> …

The Threat From Kaliningrad Is Real

<i>Jorge Benitez is the director of NATOSource and a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council. This piece is part of a special RCW series on America’s role</i> …

Russia Is Already Winning

If you understand what the Kremlin is up to, the news is grim. But it also gives us a clear path to fight back.<p>The whirlwind of Russian spy news over the past few weeks has forced Americans to confront questions that previously would only have seemed possible in fiction: Did a foreign power …

Russia

Putin’s Revenge

Humiliated by the 1990s, Russia’s strongman is determined to win Cold War 2.0. He may be succeeding.<p>Twenty years before Vladimir Putin began his ingenious campaign to influence the U.S. presidential election, his predecessor as Russia’s president stood on a dark street near the White House. In his …

Russia