G20 Evening Gala. Hangzhou, China. Sept., 2016 (by Pete Souza)
06 Sep 2016

Syrian Forces Surround Eastern Aleppo; CIA-Backed Rebel Shot British Journo

At the G20, Pres. Obama met with Turkish Pres. Erdogan, where he promised to help bring coup plotters to justice, and with Russian Pres. Putin, where they failed to agree on a Syria deal.

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Russian Tu-22M3 long-range bombers flying a mission from Iranian Hamedan air base. August, 2016 (by Russian Ministry of Defense, CCv4.0)
17 Aug 2016

Controversial Russian Bombing Missions From Iran; Chinese Aid For Syrian Military

Russian strategic bombers arrived at an Iranian air base this week and began flying airstrike missions in Syria from the base, and more in our global news round-up.

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USS Harry S. Truman conducts flight operations in Eastern Mediterranean for first time since 2003 (by Bobby J Siens/USNavy)
08 Jun 2016

First US Fighter Jets in Eastern Mediterranean Since 2003; Largest Ever NATO Exercise in Poland

US Navy fighters are bombing ISIS in Syria via the USS Truman, which has moved to the Mediterranean.

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Photo by Karen Murphy on Flickr
30 May 2016

Corruption Investigation Into Terry McAuliffe Connects To Hillary Clinton

An FBI investigation into campaign donations received by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe for his 2013 campaign for governor connects to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The donations in question involve a Chinese businessman and delegate for Chinese Communist Party named Wang Wenliang. Wenliang, despite being a Chinese citizen, donated $120,000

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CH-53 lands at DAO during the evacuation of Saigon, 1975 (by DoD)
20 May 2016

US And Russia Compete For Dominance Of Vietnam Base Strategic To South China Sea

The US and Russia are competing for dominance of a base in Vietnam, which is strategic to the South China Sea and could determine the outcome of the crisis.

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Sirte, Libya in 2013 (By Saifuddin Shahin Creative Commons)
13 May 2016

Rival Libyan Armies Prepare for Sirte Battle, Pentagon Reveals US Troop Deployment

The Obama administration revealed that US special operations forces have been deployed in Libyan “outposts” for months along with other western forces.

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Slim Pickens as B-52 Bomber pilot Major T. J. "King" Kong, in the movie Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb.
19 Apr 2016

Next Cold War Brings New Nuclear Arms Race

As the United States continues to assert its imperial dominance and hegemony, rising powers throughout the world are looking for ways to counter it.

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The London meeting to discuss NATO military intervention in Libya, 29 March 2011 By Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Flickr, OGL, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=32140052
07 Mar 2016

Hillary Clinton Runs From Free Trade Record At Debate

Hillary Clinton’s record on trade policy has continued to be a problem for her among Democratic voters – both in 2008 and today.

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Thaad launcher (US Army, public domain)
09 Feb 2016

US Pushing To Deploy Ballistic Missiles In South Korea

In the aftermath of a long-range missile test by North Korea, the US is finding the South Korean government more receptive to installing the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) ballistic missile defense system. The Thaad system is designed to “intercept and destroy ballistic missiles inside or outside the atmosphere during

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A red taxi drives past tthe busy exterior of the Chungking Mansions in Hong Kong. These squalid, overcrowded towers house many of the territory's 10,000 asylum seekers. (Shadowproof / Zachary Senn)
12 Jan 2016

Shunned by the West, 10,000 Refugees Seek Asylum In Hong Kong

“People tend to forget that nobody chooses to be a refugee …’ Amid Hong Kong’s luxury, asylum seekers struggle to survive.

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