DoD Worried as China Launches New ‘Mystery’ Satellite

In what could ring alarm bells for the Indian security establishment, a report of the United States Department of Defence (DoD), has warned about China “destructive” space programme of stalling or destroying satellites of other countries and how its nuclear-powered submarines now make forays into the Indian Ocean. Released on May 8, the DoD’s annual report to the US Congress on ‘Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2015’ talks about a mystery ‘object’ th...
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Analyst: US Hiding it’s Aggression on China / Russia

The United States is trying to cover up its “aggression against China and Russia” through pressurizing its NATO allies to increase their military spending in a bid to remain united against Russia, says political commentator Jim W. Dean. Dean made the comments in an interview with Press TV on Saturday when asked about remarks by a US Army’s top commander in Europe who said that failure among NATO allies to make a robust show of their military capabilities would embolden Russian President Vladi...
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Persian Gulf Leaders Upset with Obama

Persian Gulf leaders, led by King Salman of Saudi Arabia, are making their growing displeasure with the Obama administration known and searching for ways to ensure their security in an era when they might not be able to rely on the United States. Many observers here are worried that the gulf countries’ alliances with Washington that have served for decades as a linchpin of regional order are fraying as President Obama presses for a nuclear agreement with Iran that could greatly empower a regi...
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Kerry Travels to Russia for Meeting with Putin

Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Russia on Monday to meet with President Vladimir V. Putin and discuss whether it is possible for the two sides to work together on a political solution for the conflict in Syria, American officials said. The meeting, which will be held on Tuesday in the Black Sea city of Sochi, represents a fresh attempt by the Obama administration to pursue a political solution to Syria after years of frustrated diplomacy and deepening violence there. It is also a...
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