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16 Years On: End Goal of Afghanistan is ‘Admit No Failure’

21stcenturywire.com / BY 21WIRE / OCTOBER 7, 2017 21st Century Wire says… Today, 7 October 2017, marks the 16th anniversary of United States and British military action in Afghanistan – aka “Operation Enduring Freedom” – and all signs point to a policy of not admitting failure. The war operation in Afghanistan has indeed been enduring. It has taken countless […]

Turkey Faces Threats For Inking Landmark Arms Deal With Russia

Authored by Alex Gorka via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The long awaited deal has taken place. A deposit has already been paid. Turkey has finally signed the $2.5bn (£1.9bn) contract with Russia to buy S-400 advanced missile defense system. With a range of 400 kilometers (248 miles), the system can shoot down up to 80 […]

Ukraine Hosts US Military To Be Permanently Stationed On Its Soil

Authored by Alex Gorka via The Strategic Culture Foundation, United States Naval Construction Battalions, better known as the Seabees (C.B. – construction battalion), of the Naval Construction Force held a groundbreaking ceremony for a maritime operations center on Ochakov Naval Base, Ukraine, July 25. According to the Navy.mil, the official website of the US Navy, the maritime operations […]

Militarization Of Scandinavian Peninsula: Time To Ring Alarm Bells

Authored by Alex Gorka via The Stratgeic Culture Foundation, Much has been said about NATO reinforcements in the Baltic States and Poland perceived in Moscow as provocative actions undermining security in Europe, while very little has been said about gradual but steady militarization of Scandinavia. The theme does not hit headlines and it is not […]

UK COLUMN: Brexit Backsliders, Ukraine in NATO, BBC Terror, Grenfell Numbers, Uber Ethics

21stcenturywire.com / BY 21WIRE / JULY 12, 2017 A powerful news broadcast yesterday covering Parliament’s new ‘Brexit Backslider’ phenomenon, NATO tries to absorb the Ukraine, BBC Panorama’s links to Terrorist organisation in Syria, the police claims of low Grenfell numbers, and the ethics of Uber, and much more… READ MORE The post UK COLUMN: Brexit Backsliders, Ukraine in […]

US Approves $3.9 Billion Patriot Missile System For Romania; Putin: “We Will Be Forced To Respond”

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jul 12, 2017 12:20 PM On Tuesday the State Department approved the sale of $3.9 billion in patriot missile systems to NATO-member Romania after prior Russia warnings that such actions could be met with severe reprisals. The announcement, issued through the Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency, is sure to be a huge shot […]

NATO Vows Support For Ukraine Against Russia’s “Aggressive Actions”

Just a few short days after President Trump's 'relative' rapprochement with Russian President Putin, his 'allies' in NATO have stepped up the rhetoric in a very sensitive area for Putin, as NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg pledged support for Ukraine during a visit to Kiev on Monday. As Military.com reports, Ukraine and the West accuse Moscow […]

Saudi King To Visit Russia: Bringing Relationship To New Phase

zerohedge.com / by Alex Gorka via The Strategic Culture Foundation / Jul 10, 2017 Much has been said about the much vaunted trip of US President Donald Trump to Saudi Arabia where he was lavished with extravagant royal pomp. The $110 billion arms deal was signed and the plans to create an Arab NATO set the agenda. The visit […]

AIR NATO: A Look Inside the West’s Secret Weapons Racket That’s Destroying Syria

21stcenturywire.com / Patrick Henningsen / JULY 9, 2017  It’s no secret that the governments of the US, UK and France, along with other EU member states, have been involved in training and equipping what used to be known as ‘moderate rebels’ in Syria. We now know that the bulk of the arms that get into opposition areas in Syria […]

Russian Submarine Test-Fires ICBM

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jun 26, 2017 2:09 PM The Russian Northern Fleet’s Project 955 underwater missile cruiser, aka submarine, Yuri Dolgoruky has successfully test-fired a Bulava missile from the Barents Sea and hit all the designated targets at the Kura practice range in Kamchatka, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on Monday according to Russia’s TASS news agency. “The […]