Category Archives: War

13May/20

Milestone Marked at Kentucky Chemical Weapons Destruction Plant

A Bechtel-led team has successfully completed the destruction of projectiles containing the nerve agent GB at a chemical weapons facility in Kentucky.

The destruction of the nearly 4,000 GB projectiles at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) moves the U.S. one step closer to meeting an international treaty obligation to eliminate the country’s stockpile of chemical weapons. Read more

23Oct/17

Widow of U.S. soldier says Trump call ‘made me cry’

The widow of a U.S. Army sergeant killed in Niger this month said on Monday a condolence call from President Donald Trump “made me cry even worse” when he said that her husband “knew what he signed up for.” Continue reading

20Oct/17

CIA dog trainee quits explosives school in favor of ‘sniffing out rabbits and squirrels’

INTERNET (SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE) – The Central Intelligence Agency on Wednesday (October 18) announced on its Twitter page a bomb-sniffing dog trainee was dropping out of the program. Continue reading

04Sep/17

Growing pressure for Suu Kyi as Myanmar violence swells

Nearly 90,000 of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya have fled the country’s violence since August, as international criticism mounts on its Nobel Peace Prize laureate leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, to do more to protect the minority. Matthew Larotonda reports. Continue reading

03Sep/17

File footage shows North Korea’s nuclear development after new test

YONGBYON, NORTH KOREA (KRT) – Tensions on the Korean peninsular were heightened ever further on Sunday (September 3) after North Korea said it had conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test, which it said was an advanced hydrogen bomb for a long-range missile.
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03Sep/17

South Korea says North Korea earthquake produced more energy than in the past

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (SEPTEMBER 3, 2017) (REUTERS) – South Korea’s Meteorological agency said on Sunday (September 3) North Korea’s earthquake produced 5 to 6 times more energy compared to fifth nuclear test in September 2016. Continue reading

03Sep/17

North Korea confirms sixth nuclear test

North Korea says its carried out its sixth nuclear test, this time using a newly built hydrogen bomb. The blast is the most powerful to date and caused a significant earthquake. Joel Labi reports Continue reading

30Aug/17

Mattis breaks with Trump on North Korea

Just hours after President Trump tweeted that “talking is not the answer” to solve the problem of North Korea’s missile tests, Secretary of Defense James Mattis directly contradicted him at a meeting with his South Korean counterpart, saying the US was not out of diplomatic options. Justin Mitchell reports. Continue reading

21Aug/17

Spanish police shoot dead suspected Barcelona attacker

SUBIRATS, NEAR BARCELONA, SPAIN (AUGUST 21, 2017) (REUTERS) – Spanish police on Monday (August 21) shot dead a man they suspected was the Islamist militant who drove a van into a Barcelona crowd last week, killing 13 people. Continue reading

20Aug/17

U.S. warship Indianapolis found 18,000 feet deep in Pacific Ocean

Researchers finally locate the wreckage of the USS Indianapolis more than seven decades after it was sunk in the Pacific by a Japanese torpedo. Ashraf Fahim reports Continue reading