Tag: World War

Will deploying low-grade nuclear weapons make nuclear war more likely?

The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed in December by a vote of 477 to 36 allows deployment of the “low yield” W 76-2 (5-7 kilotons) tactical nuclear warhead. They will be added to the Trident II D5 ballistic missiles carried by the Kitsap-Bangor Trident submarines on Hood Canal in Puget Sound about 20 […]

Syrian and Turkish armies in deadly border clash

The armies of Syria and Turkey traded deadly fire Tuesday for the first time since Ankara launched an anti-Kurdish offensive in early October, as Russia announced Kurdish forces had withdrawn from the border area. Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said Kurdish forces had pulled back from the entire border as per a deal struck between […]

Are We on the Brink of War?

Ever since the 1979 Islamic revolution, Iran has been the world’s number one supporter of terrorism. Whether it’s Hezbollah in Lebanon, Hamas in Gaza, or the Houthis in Yemen, the money trail always seems to go back to Iran. In Iran’s political rallies it has become common to hear, “Death to the little Satan (Israel) […]