Israel hadn’t launched significant attacks on Syria in several weeks, but did so early on Sunday with a missile salvo against the capital city of Damascus. The missiles hit a residential complex, badly damaging it and the surrounding area. At least fifteen civilians...
Growing Number of Americans Say US Is Giving Ukraine Too Much Aid
As the war in Ukraine nears the end of its first year, Americans are starting to believe Washington is sending too much support to Kiev. Pew Research conducted a poll in January and found the proportion of Republicans that are opposed to the current level of assistance is now at 40%. The US has pledged well over $100 billion in aid to Kiev, mostly in arms and other military equipment.
COI #378: Washington to Send Tanks & Long-Range Missiles to Kiev, Are F-16s Next?
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Latvian FM: NATO ‘Should Not Fear’ Moscow’s Response to Strikes Inside Russia
Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics has urged NATO to permit Ukraine to launch strikes inside Russian territory, saying the alliance should not fear Moscow’s response. The White House has resisted sending Kiev long-range missiles with the ability to hit targets in Russia.
US Warship Conducted Taiwan Strait Transit in Early November
The US Navy sent a warship through the Taiwan Strait on November 5, but the transit was not made public at the time, the commander of the US Pacific Fleet told reporters on Friday, according to USNI News.
Israel Attacks Syrian Capital for Third Time in a Week
For the third time since Friday, Israel has launched missile attacks against the Syrian capital of Damascus. There had been a brief period without attacks, now Israel seems to be re escalating, though as usual they are providing no reason for it.
Russia Fired on Israeli Jets Over Syria in May ‘One-Off’
In late May, Russia fired S-300 missiles at Israeli jets attacking Syria. Israeli DM Benny Gantz confirmed this, calling it a “one-off.” The incident was reported when it happened, but this is the first time officials are discussing it.
VP Harris Announces Moratorium on ‘Destructive’ Anti-Satellite Weapons Tests
The US will enter a self-imposed moratorium on anti-satellite missile tests. Vice President Kamala Harris called out other countries to follow the US lead while making the announcement.
News Roundup 12/27/21
Covid Massachusetts halts all elective procedures. [Link] The USS Milwaukee will remain in Cuba after several sailors tested positive for Covid. [Link] USAID is running out of money to distribute covid vaccinations. [Link] The US donates 1.5 million vaccine doses to...
For One Day, Protestors Stopped the War Machine
I’ve attended most of the major antiwar protests in Washington since 9/11. At a 2005 protest, a cop tried to whack me on the head with a wooden pole. At a 2007 protest, I snapped a picture showing George W. Bush hanging next to the U.S. Capitol. But my favorite...
News Roundup 12/23/21
US News US airstrikes have dropped about 54% since Biden took office. [Link] Military families in Hawaii believe they have been exposed to contaminated water for months longer than the Navy currently admits. [Link] The US sanctions three people in Brazil for...
Iraqi Militia Declares War on U.S. Soldiers In-Country
U.S. strikes in Iraq and Syria overnight didn’t take long to provoke a reaction, despite claims that the strikes were a “deterrent.” US troops in Syria were under rocket attacks within a matter of hours. Details are still emerging, though the U.S. says that there are...
The US Is Making More Weapons in Response to Coronavirus
On FPF #476, I discuss the US government is buying more weapons and giving financial support to the weapons markers. The finical assistance was approved through the $2 trillion bailout. The Navy announced it was buying an additional $2 billion in torpedos and missiles...
US Marines Arrive on Yemen’s Island of Socotra to Back UAE: US installs Patriot missiles on UAE-occupied island
It’s not clear what US intentions are, but a group of US Marines arrived at the Yemeni island of Socotra over the weekend, meeting with the occupying United Arab Emirates forces, and installing Patriot missile systems there.The US hasn’t announced why they are back on...
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