Russia Blocks NATO Supplies to Afghanistan

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev has revoked a decree that allowed delivery of NATO military equipment to Afghanistan through Russian territory. According to the official document, signed by Medvedev and published on Monday, all previous decisions on NATO cargo transit to Afghanistan have now been revoked. This includes an act allowing delivery of military hardware and equipment via rail, motor vehicles, or through Russian airspace. The Russian Foreign Ministry has been ordered to inform all the...
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Ron Paul: New Military Budget will Destroy US Economy

Next year’s military spending plan keeps the US on track toward destruction of its economy at home while provoking new resentment over US interventionism overseas. It is a recipe for disaster,” Paul wrote in an article published on his website on Sunday. The former presidential candidate also rejected claims that President Barack Obama’s military budget is less than his predecessor George W. Bush. “While the neocons keep pushing the lie that the military budget is shrinking under the Obama...
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Russian ICBMs too Expensive for US to Counter

Countering the threat of Russia’s intercontinental ballistic missiles is too hard and too costly for the United States, Vice Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral James Winnefeld stated on Tuesday. The top of the list of threats to the survival of the United States itself is “a massive nuclear attack from Russia, or some other high-end adversary or potential adversary like China,” Winnefeld noted. “We have stated that missile defense against these high end threats is too hard, and...
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4000 Troops to train in CO for ‘Raider Focus’

Nearly 650 vehicles will roll south from Colorado Springs next week in the biggest Army convoy seen in the Pikes Peak region in decades. By some accounts, it's the largest road convoy in Colorado since World War II. It will take more than 4,000 soldiers and more than 300 Stryker armored vehicles and other rigs from Fort Carson's 1st Brigade Combat Team to its Piñon Canyon Maneuver Site east of Trinidad for combat training. But the road trip, which runs May 26-30, has its own rewa...
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