Tag: WW3

IDF Chief of Staff: War with Gaza likely in 2018

In what has been the direct and pointed warning to date, IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eizenkot predicted at Sunday’s cabinet meeting that a new conflict between Israel and the Hamas terror organization in Gaza was likely in 2018 resulting from Hamas’ mismanagement of the Gaza Strip and the correspondingly difficult humanitarian conditions.According to Eizenkot, […]

Russian jet comes within 5 feet of US Navy plane over Black Sea

A Russian fighter on Monday flew within 5 feet of a U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane over the Black Sea, marking another close encounter that American military officials contend increases the risk of midair collisions.A Russian SU-27 crossed directly into the flight path of a Navy EP-3 and forced the U.S. aircraft to fly through a […]

Doomsday Clock reaches 2 minutes to midnight – closest point to nuclear annihilation since Cold War

The Doomsday Clock was moved on Thursday to two minutes to midnight – marking the closest the symbolic point of global Armageddon that the clock represents has reached since 1953.Citing President Trump’s proactive rhetoric toward fellow global powers, North Korea’s continuing nuclear weapon and ballistic missile tests and heightened tensions between the U.S. and Russia, […]

How will new front in Syria war impact US-Turkey ties?

nside Story began this year asking whether 2018 would see the end of the war in Syria that has lasted nearly seven years. Recent events would suggest the conflict is instead changing course.Turkey has launched air raids in the north as a direct response to the US decision to back a border security force in the […]

Tillerson calls on global community: ‘Nuclear-armed’ N. Korea not acceptable

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on partners to maximize pressure on North Korea and combat the regime’s attempts to evade international sanctions.Interested in North Korea?Add North Korea as an interest to stay up to date on the latest North Korea news, video, and analysis from ABC News.North Korea Add InterestSitting beside his counterparts from […]

US military quietly prepares for a last resort

Across the US military, officers and troops are quietly preparing for a war they hope will not come.At Fort Bragg in North Carolina last month (December), a mix of 48 Apache gunships and Chinook cargo helicopters took off in an exercise that practiced moving troops and equipment under live artillery fire to assault targets.Two days […]

US missile systems in Japan may have offensive purpose & be controlled by Washington

The US-made Aegis missile-defense system deployed in Japan could be used for offensive purposes and fall under full control of Washington, the Russian foreign minister warns.The deployment of the American Aegis Combat System, designed to provide defense against short to intermediate-range ballistic missiles, casts a shadow over Russia-Japan relations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said […]

Russian FM says Moscow will not support changes to Iran nuclear deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday stressed that Moscow would not back changes to the nuclear deal with Iran, after US President Donald Trump last week said Washington would withdraw from the accord this year unless its terms were changed. “We will not support what the United States is trying to do, changing the […]

North Korea’s weapons ‘are only aimed at the US,’ regime official says

North Korea’s weapons “are only aimed” at America and its territories, a regime official menacingly revealed during Tuesday’s joint talks with South Korea — doubling down on Kim Jong Un’s frequent threats to destroy the United States.Ri Son Gwon, the head of North Korea’s five-member delegation at the first joint talks with South Korea in […]

Russia denies breaching North Korea oil sanctions as more ships are seized

A statement from the foreign ministry said Russia had “fully and strictly observed the sanctions regime” introduced in a bid to curb Kim Jong-un’s missile testing programme and nuclear ambitions.Moscow spoke out after two separate, unidentified western European security sources alleged ship-to-ship transfers took place in October and November and represented a breach of sanctions.The […]