Adding to the pile of flaws and setbacks plaguing the F-35 joint strike fighter, a new report by the Pentagon reveals that jet’s life span is nearly four times shorter than expected and the accuracy of its guns is “unacceptable.”
US President Donald Trump’s reported desire to see the US withdraw from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization would not necessarily be a bad move, Dr. Peter Kuznick, a professor of history and director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University, told Sputnik.
Donald Trump’s official rejection of the role of a global “policeman” could be called the most important event of the outgoing year, Sputnik contributor Ivan Danilov writes, stressing that the cracks in the foundations of American hegemony have already become too visible.
Israeli PM and acting defense chief Benjamin Netanyahu has praised the capabilities of his air force a day after IDF jets endangered two civilian flights while carrying out Christmas Day strikes against ‘Iranian targets’ in Syria.
Hungarian scholar George Szamuely tells Ann Garrison that he sees a 70 percent chance of combat between NATO and Russia following the incident in the Kerch Strait and that it is being fueled by Russia-gate. George Szamuely is a Hungarian-born scholar and Senior Research Fellow at London’s Global Policy Institute. He lives in New York […]
Al-Qaeda tricked the West into the War on Terror in an effort to advance its own Islamist goals in the Middle East, the group’s former chemical weapons expert, who later allegedly became an MI6 spy, told RT’s Going Underground.
The Ukrainian army on Sunday opened up with massive artillery fire, shelling residential areas of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), an RIA Novosti correspondent has reported. The shelling began at about 19:50 GMT, according to the correspondent. The Ukrainian army is using various weapons, including heavy artillery.
A new Crimean War would be the last, but few amongst the general public realize that endless baiting of Russia, the cycle of war games, sanctions, and false accusations could well lead to all-out war between NATO and Russia.
NATO Diplomat: We Should Destroy Russian Missile Systems Has Kay Bailey Hutchison lost her mind? Has Kay Bailey Hutchison lost her mind? Today on TruNews we discuss the threat leveled today by America’s ambassador to NATO, and discuss why, and on who’s behalf, she was acting when she suggested that a preemptive strike was being […]
On this episode, we speak with Brandon Bryant, a former US drone operator, on the horrific realities he faced as a drone operator, the development and danger of autonomous drones, veterans’ mental health, and drone strikes on Yemen. Next, we cover the Extinction Rebellion protests with Clare Farrell. Finally, we discuss the plight of Yemeni […]
A US officer had a central role on the bridge ahead of the collision, which may set the Norwegian Navy back its entire annual budget; however, he had no formal responsibility, the national broadcaster NRK reported.
They sit in rooms resembling hi-tech shipping containers. Joysticks in hand, they spend hours watching grainy screens, displaying people in faraway lands going about their daily life — and they hold life and death in their hands.
Syrian state media has repeatedly reported about the coalition’s airstrikes in the area of the Syrian city of Hajin leaving dozens of civilians dead, while the US-led coalition fiercely denies conducting strikes.
A prominent international watchdog has launched an online investigative project that will allow Internet users worldwide to track the destruction caused by the US-led coalition’s bombardment of Syria’s Raqqa in 2017 that has resulted in numerous civilian casualties and the city being nearly completely razed to the ground.
In the aftermath of the deadly 9/11 terrorist attacks, the US has spent over $5.9 trillion on wars abroad that have resulted in the deaths of an estimated 500,000 people, according to Costs of War, research published by the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Rhode Island’s Brown University.