Warnings of Nuclear Attack by Pakistan

Pakistani officials have threatened to use the country’s nuclear weapons should India invade, after India’s new army chief admitted to secret military plans for attacking its neighbor in the event of a crisis.

Three officials in Islamabad told the top UK daily ‘Financial Times’ that Pakistan would take all necessary measures to defend


MI6 Vouches for Author of Trump “Dossier of Debauchery” Memo

His denials – at least some of them – were emphatic, even by the standards that Donald Trump has come to be judged by. The dossier, he said, was a confection of lies; he compared it to Nazi propaganda; it was fake news spread by sick people.

It is


China Astonished at Tillerson Remarks, Warnings of War

China’s state tabloid accused U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of state of “rabble rousing” and warned of “war,” after Rex Tillerson condemned Beijing’s construction of artificial islands in the South China Sea during his Senate confirmation hearing.

The Global Times editorial published Friday called Tillerson’s suggestion to block China’s


Decreased Support from U.S. Jews, Israel’s National Security Concern


Decreased Support for Israel among US Jews is a “national security threat” for the Jewish state, the American Jewish Committee’s Dov Zakheim told a meeting Wednesday on religious pluralism at the Knesset Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee.

Zakheim, the chairman of the AJC’s Jewish Religious Equality Coalition, is a former senior US defense


Some Plausible Alternatives to the Election Hack

On Friday, the political establishment whipped itself into a fury over the release of an unclassified version of the Director of National Intelligence’s report on the purported Russian hacking of the 2016 election. The report, entitled Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections, was long on hyperbole—but woefully short on substance.


Pakistan Fires Its First Nuclear Submarine Missile

Pakistan fired its first submarine-launched cruise missile on Monday, the military said, a show of force for a country that sees its missile development as a deterrent against arch-foe India.

The launch of the nuclear-capable Babur-3 missile, which has a range of 450 km (280 miles) and was fired from an undisclosed location


U.S. Tanks Rolling Into Germany to Give Russia Pause

NORTHERN GERMANY — U.S. Tanks rolled into Germany this weekend. The deployment — which also includes 3,500 U.S. Troops — is to protect Eastern Europe against a potential Russian invasion.

In the dock area of the German city of Bremerhaven all around is American military hardware just off the boat — everything from Humvees


U.S.: N. Korean Missile Tests May be Shot Down

North Korea’s nuclear weapons capabilities and ballistic missile defense programs constitute a “serious threat” to the United States, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Sunday.

The United States is prepared to shoot down a North Korean missile launch or test “if it were coming towards our territory or the territory of


Obamacare Repeal May Lead to Axing Planned Parenthood

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that Republicans would cut federal money for Planned Parenthood as part of their repeal of Obamacare — a move that could affect 50,000 Wisconsin patients of the group.

Planned Parenthood has 21 clinics in Wisconsin providing services such as contraceptives, screening for cervical cancer and treatment of


Proposed Ban on Body Armor

A new piece of legislation was introduced in the House of Representatives, H. R. 378, labeled the Responsible Body Armor Possession Act, which if enacted would deprive law abiding citizens of another means of self defense.

The legislation, forwarded by Rep. Mike Honda, would ban citizens from ownership of enhanced


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