May 18, 2022Feature, Headline, News, , , ,

WASHINGTON WANTS TO RAMP UP WEAPON SALES TO TURKEY

May 17, 2022 The Biden administration wants to send Turkey advanced weapons for its F-16 fleet and new jets as Washington and Ankara try to mend ties after years of tension. The Wall Street Journal reported that the proposal calls for the shipment of 40 new F-16s to Turkey and other...

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May 18, 2022Feature, Headline, News, , , ,

COVID WAR LOCKDOWNS SPIKE DRUG ADDICTION IN U.S.

May 17, 2022 More than 100,000 people died from drug overdoses in the U.S. last year—a 15 percent increase from 2020—due in large part to the spread of illegal fentanyl throughout the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Health officials blamed the increase on...

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May 18, 2022Feature, Headline, News, , , ,

HUNGARY REFUSES TO AGREE TO BAN RUSSIAN OIL

A top EU official said in an interview last week that the bloc is determined to get Hungary to sign on to an all out Russian oil ban, a debate that has shown fissures in the bloc. “We are very much determined to work with Hungary and the rest of the EU member states to […]...

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May 18, 2022Feature, Headline, News, , , ,

No More NATO Expansion

by Daniel Larison Posted on May 18, 2022 Finland and Sweden have broken with their longstanding traditions of neutrality to seek NATO membership, and the U.S. and most other allies are eager to accept them. Like previous rounds of NATO expansion, this one is proceeding without any...

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May 18, 2022Feature, Headline, News, , ,

Major NATO War Games Set to Begin Miles From Russian Base

by Kyle Anzalone and Will Porter | May 17, 2022 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization will soon conduct large-scale exercises in the Baltics, with thousands of troops from more than a dozen nations set to take part in war games just 40 miles from the nearest Russian military base....

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May 17, 2022Feature, Headline, News, , ,

Yemen: A glimmer of hope in a devastating war

A truce in Yemen has allowed for some Yemenis to hope of a better future – and a chance to rebuild. By Tariq ZaidiPublished On 16 May 202216 May 2022 Al Mahrah, Yemen –  A two-month truce has brought some hope to Yemen. The United Nations-brokered deal between a Saudi-led...

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May 17, 2022Feature, Headline, News, , , ,

Russia Fires S-300 Anti-Aircraft Missiles at Attacking Israeli Planes in Syria

Israeli planes were not threatened in firing by Jason Ditz Posted on May 16, 2022 Categories News Tags Israel, Russia, Syria In an incident which could suggest a significant shift in policy, the most recent Israeli attack on Syria, in Hama, saw Russian forces firing on them with S-300...

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May 17, 2022Feature, Headline, News, , , ,

Senate Advances $40 Billion Ukraine Aid Package

The chamber voted to limit debate on the bill, setting up a final vote on the legislation later this week by Dave DeCamp Posted on May 16, 2022 Categories News Tags Ukraine On Monday, the Senate voted to advance the nearly $40 billion aid package for Ukraine, setting up a final vote on...

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