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US Deploying Thousands of Marines to Deter China

Military |  | According to the Wall Street Journal, the Pentagon may send a combat marine expeditionary force to deter “growing Chinese influence” while drawing down Middle East force levels. Pentagon spokesman Lt. Col. Christopher Logan declined to elaborate, saying “(t)he Department of Defense continually evaluates how we employ our forces throughout the globe but it would be ...Read More »

The Military Industrial Complex Strikes Again: War Spending Will Bankrupt America

Military |  | By John W. Whitehead, Rutherford Institute |  “Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? Do we need to spend more money on our military (about $600 billion this year) than the next seven countries combined? Do we need 1.4 million active military personnel and 850,000 reserves when the enemy at the ...Read More »

Mattis Claims US Not Involved in War on Syria

Military |  | Trump escalated US aggression Obama launched. As defense secretary, Mattis is in charge of waging it. Saying Washington isn’t “engaged” in the war belies years of US-led terror-bombing, its rape of Raqqa, its cold-blood slaughter of countless thousands of Syrian civilians, its support for ISIS and other terrorist groups. Commenting on US warplanes massacring around ...Read More »

The Duty Of The Military In A Militarized Empire (VIDEO)

Military |  | “He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice.”  Albert Einstein Those who serve in the military are in a difficult position. The oath taken by enlistees states, “I, do solemnly swear (or ...Read More »

US-Supplied MANPADS Downed Russian Aircraft in Syria

Military |  | Russia intervened in Syria to combat terrorists in support of Syrian sovereignty, territorial integrity and right of its people alone to choose their leadership, free from foreign interference. Syria is Obama’s war, now Trump’s, waged for regime change, wanting pro-Western puppet governance replacing the nation’s sovereign independence, using ISIS and other terrorists as imperial foot ...Read More »

Pentagon Lied Claiming Its “Partners” in Syria Not Supplied with MADPADS

Military |  | Official US reports lack credibility. Accept none of them at face value. In 2011, Washington launched war on Syria for regime change, using ISIS and other terrorists as imperial foot soldiers, supplying them with heavy weapons – directly or through allied countries. On Saturday, US-supported terrorists used US-supplied surface-to-air missiles (MADPAD) to down a Russian ...Read More »

Does the US Military “Own the Weather”? “Weaponizing the Weather” as an Instrument of Modern Warfare? (VIDEO)

Military |  |   By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research |  Environmental modification techniques have been available to the US military for more than half a century. The issue has been amply documented and should be part of the climate change debate. Note: There is no evidence of “weather modification” in relation to recent climatic disturbances (hurricanes), but at the ...Read More »

Military/Intelligence/Security Complex Rules

Military |  | When Harry Browne wrote and first published back on January 1, 1973 How to be Free in an Unfree World, few people realized just how much more difficult it would be to apply his rational lessons to a world completely gone mad in a rush to hasten Armageddon. Listening to Harry Browne back in 1980 at ...Read More »

US Secrecy on Military Operations

Military |  | America’s only enemies are invented ones to maintain a permanent state of war – so war-profiteers can gorge at the public trough, a deplorable state of affairs worsening, not improving. Militarism and warmaking define America’s agenda. Campaigns in multiple theaters are being waged, new ones certain to be launched, numerous covert and other operations ongoing ...Read More »

US Military Presence in Syria Prevents Peace

Military |  | Most Russian forces were withdrawn from Syria. Some combat aircraft and support personnel remain in the country. It’s unclear for how long. Overnight, Russian warplanes struck terrorist positions in the Idlib countryside. Thousands of US troops remain in illegally occupied northern and southern areas. They represent a major obstacle to peace, along with continued US, ...Read More »

Uncovered: US Troops Counted by the Thousands in Syria

Military |  | The United States is well known for its ability to deceive, cover-up and cheat on friends and foes. This is not different in Syria, where US troops have invaded the country with numbers that continue to grow despite denial from the Pentagon. The United States embarked on an opaque war in Syria in which it ...Read More »

America and Britain Arm and Train Saudi’s Military

Military |  |   Both countries supply Riyadh with billions of dollars worth of weapons and munitions annually – fueling its killing machine, including by training its personnel. Pentagon contractors are involved, cashing in on Saudi wealth. San Diego-based Kratos Defense & Security Solutions will be the prime contractor involved in training Riyadh’s navy. The kingdom requested continuation ...Read More »

US Ground Invasion of North Korea Considered?

Military |  | Sound deranged? If US officials devoted the same time, effort and resources for world peace, equity and justice, all Americans could benefit in ways unimaginable now. So could countless millions abroad, freed from the scourge of US belligerence. No war on terror would exist. No imperial agenda. No ISIS, al-Qaeda or other high-profile terrorist groups, ...Read More »

Russia Blasts US Presence in Syria and Support for ISIS

Military |  | On Tuesday, Russia’s Defense Ministry explained it has evidence of US support for ISIS, saying: “The Abu Kamal liberation operation conducted by the Syrian government army with air cover by the Russian Aerospace Force at the end of the last week revealed facts of direct cooperation and support for ISIS terrorists by the US-led ‘international ...Read More »

General in Charge of US Nukes says he can Defy an ‘Illegal’ Strike Order from Trump

Military |  | (RT) In the wake of recent Senate debates on the US President’s supposedly unquestionable authority to start a nuclear war, a top general says it’s not as easy as pushing a red button. All the US top brass, himself included, are trained to disobey “illegal” orders. Air Force Gen. John Hyten, commander of the US ...Read More »

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