Tag: World War 3

Tensions Soar After Chinese Boat Rams, Sinks Vietnamese Vessel In Disputed Waters

Tensions in the South China Sea are once again soaring after a Vietnames fishing boat reportedly came under attack by a Chinese vessel near the contested Paracel Islands, a Vietnamese official said Friday. According to the Australian Associated Press the dangerous incident has sent tensions in the region to “a new high”. The Vietnamese boat was fishing near Discovery […]

U.S. Deploys THAAD Missile Defense System in Israel in Joint Drill

According to IDF Spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis, the THAAD system will be deployed to southern Israel and some 200 American troops will take part in the drill. In a first, troops belonging to the US European Command (EUCOM) have deployed the THAAD anti-ballistic missile defense system in Israel as part of a joint drill between […]

IRAN, HEZBOLLAH COMMANDING FORCES LOCATED ALONG GOLAN BORDER

Forces commanded by Hezbollah and Iran are facing Israel along the Golan Heights border and are being used as sources of tactical information, according to a report on the Nziv.net news site. Hezbollah began returning home to Lebanon after fighting in the Syrian civil war for some eight years, the report said. The fighters, though […]

U.S. deploys advanced anti-missile system in Israel

The U.S. has deployed a highly advanced missile defense system in Israel for the first time, the American and Israeli militaries announced Monday, reflecting their shared concerns about Iran’s development of powerful missiles. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, as a testament to the […]

Special ops to turn focus from war on terror to China, Russia

Will be taking a larger role in cyberwarfare, information and ‘influence’ operations, sources say America’s elite special operations forces are getting new marching orders as the Pentagon moves away from its post-9/11 focus on radical terrorist groups and trains its eye on big-power rivals such as China and Russia. In a major shift of mission, […]

Russian TV lists nuclear targets in U.S.

Russian state television has listed U.S. military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike, and said that a hypersonic missile Russia is developing would be able to hit them in less than five minutes. The targets included the Pentagon and the presidential retreat in Camp David, Maryland. The report, unusual […]

IRAN SAYS GREATER RISK OF WAR WITH ISRAEL, LAUNCHES NEW CRUISE MISSILE SUB

“The risk is great and the risk will be even greater if you continue to turn a blind eye to severe violations of international law,” he said, pointing the finger at Israel and the United States. Israeli and US actions have increased the risk of a regional war involving Iran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif […]

Putin: We’ll target USA if Washington deploys missiles in Europe

Russia will respond to any U.S. deployment of short or intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Europe by targeting not only the countries where they are stationed, but the United States itself, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. In his toughest remarks yet on a potential new arms race, Putin said Russia was not seeking confrontation and […]

IRAN THREATENS TO ‘RAZE TEL AVIV AND HAIFA TO THE GROUND’ IF U.S. ATTACKS

“The United States does not have the courage to shoot a single bullet at us despite all its defensive and military assets. But if they attack us, we will raze Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground.” A senior Revolutionary Guards commander said on Monday that Iran would demolish cities in Israel to the ground […]

Iran in ‘successful test’ of new cruise missile on revolution anniversary

Iran announced the “successful test” of a new cruise missile with a range of over 1,350 kilometres on Saturday, coinciding with celebrations for the country’s 1979 Islamic revolution. “The test of the Hoveizeh cruise missile was carried out successfully at a range of 1,200 kilometres (840 miles) and accurately hit the set target,” Defence Minister […]