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The Strategies of Global Warfare: War with China and Russia? Washington’s Military Design in the Asia-Pacific | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>First published in August 2016, this article documents US war plans directed against China, Russia and North Korea. In relation to ongoing threats</i> …

Russia to Conduct Military Drills Amid Ukraine Tensions

Exercises come after Moscow blamed Ukraine for deaths of two service members in Crimea<p>MOSCOW—Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered snap military drills Thursday to test the combat-readiness of troops on the country’s western flank.<p>The exercises, announced by Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, come …

Russia

Zawahri urges Iraq Sunnis to wage guerrilla war as IS loses more land | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri on Thursday called on Iraq’s Sunnis to prepare for a “long guerrilla” war as Islamic State militants lost more land near their de facto capital Mosul.<p>FILE PHOTO - Al Qaeda's Ayman al-Zawahri speaks from an unknown location, in this still image …

Middle East

U.S. Troubles Over Trump and TPP Risk Emboldening China in Asia

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter warned a few months back that China risked a “great wall of self-isolation” for its actions in the disputed South …

China

NKorea missile test adds to 'Military First' celebration

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea marked its "Military First" holiday on Thursday with mass dancing, outdoor concerts and boasts of a …

North Korea

Iranian military vessels 'speed close to US navy ship with weapons bared'

USS Nitze shot warning flares and whistles at four Iranian vessels before having to change course in ‘unsafe and unprofessional’ encounter, US official says<p>Four Iranian military vessels sped close to a US navy guided missile destroyer with their weapons uncovered in the Strait of Hormuz in an …

Military

US, Turkey force Kurds to pull back in Northern Syria despite effectiveness against ISIS

Turkey's U.S.-backed push into northern Syria Wednesday was aimed at ISIS, but also sent Ankara's nemesis - and American ally the Kurds - retreating east of the Euphrates, making good on a vow from strongman Recep Tayyip Erdogan.<p>Amid a fence-mending visit from Vice President Biden, Erdogan's tough …