Category Archives: War in Asia

China launches domestically built aircraft carrier

NY Times The Chinese are better at copying technology than creating it. The Chinese Navy currently has a second hand aircraft carrier that was built by the Soviet Union during the final years in the late 1980s. It is not … Continue reading

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Bombs away!

The cruise missiles crater the runway in Syria, right out of a Tom Clancy novel. Your move, Russia. https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/the-main-question-after-any-strikes-on-syria-how-does-russia-respond/2017/04/06 It can’t be a coincidence that Chinese President Xi Chinping is in Florida to talk with President Trump. Unlike Barack Obama, … Continue reading

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Would North Korea nuke Beijing?

Arthur Waldron is a professor of International Relations in the History Department at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a guest on John Batchelor’s show on April 5th Archive audio At 7:40, John telegraphs that he is going to “get … Continue reading

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US military sends B52s to Korea, troops to fight ISIS

Hold on tight B1, B52s to South Korea 82nd airborne “boots on the ground” in Kuwait

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So what is a child soldier in Syria doing with a NATO rifle?

This site is definitely not work friendly, unless your employer is OK with images of “moderate” Syrian children cutting off the head of a Syrian Army officer with a machete Al Masdar News The Syrian Army is now fully engaged … Continue reading

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Just when you thought the world would end…

We have a new candidate for how – nuclear war between Pakistan and India. The Sun Kashmir is a god awful hellhole. It is disputed territory in between India and Pakistan, keeping in mind that before 1947, Pakistan was part … Continue reading

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Wednesday is 9/11 retribution day

Congress is set to adjourn this week and not return until after the election. President Obama has officially vetoed the bill allowing lawsuits by families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of Saudi Arabia for its role in funding … Continue reading

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Tanks from Turkey cross into Syria

CNN Things can’t possibly get more confusing or dangerous. Turkey says they did it to go after Kurdish fighters backed by the US to “get ISIL” – or is it to overthrow President Assad? Or to kill ISIS? In recent … Continue reading

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Freedom of Navigation

The Arbitration body empowered to resolve disputes over where the water boundaries are has just ruled against China. This ruling was been coming for months and the decision was as expected. The subject is the South China Sea The issue … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia threatens United States with economic war

NY times If Congress orders the declassication of the 28 pages of the 9/11 report detailing Saudi Royal family members in the planning and funding of the attack on the World Trade Center, the Saudi government pledges to dump all … Continue reading

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