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by Drumboy44
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: USS Harry S. Truman US Navy Ship contributes in the exercise 'Northern Screen' in Troms
Replies: 0
Views: 25

USS Harry S. Truman US Navy Ship contributes in the exercise 'Northern Screen' in Troms

Bombetoktene is part of the joint Norwegian-American exercise "Northern Screen", where also forces from Brigade Nord have assisted. There are aircraft from the USS aircraft carrier USS "Harry S. Truman", as well as US Marine Corps soldiers. "With the air activity we get from the USS" Harry S. Truma...
by Drumboy44
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: U.S. weighs new warship passage through Taiwan Strait
Replies: 0
Views: 51

U.S. weighs new warship passage through Taiwan Strait

The United States is considering a new operation to send warships through the Taiwan Strait, U.S. officials tell Reuters, a mission aimed at ensuring free passage through the strategic waterway but which risks heightening tensions with China. The U.S. Navy conducted a similar mission in the strait'...
by Drumboy44
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Putin hails Russia's military might and says would use nuclear weapons only in response to incoming missiles
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Re: Putin hails Russia's military might and says would use nuclear weapons only in response to incoming missiles

About a third of the way through, Putin conjured the specter of nuclear war, most likely with the United States, though he didn’t name the enemy explicitly. “As martyrs, we will go to heaven,” he promised. “And they will just croak because they won’t even have time to repent.” Putin indicated that ...
by Drumboy44
Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Drpk October
Replies: 27
Views: 1266

Re: Drpk October

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his South Korean counterpart Jeong Kyeong-doo have canceled the “Vigilant Ace” military exercise that was slated for December, a Pentagon spokesperson said Friday. At a meeting in Singapore the two officials agreed to suspend the drill to “give the diplomatic pr...
by Drumboy44
Fri Oct 19, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Putin hails Russia's military might and says would use nuclear weapons only in response to incoming missiles
Replies: 6
Views: 325

Putin hails Russia's military might and says would use nuclear weapons only in response to incoming missiles

Russian President Vladimir Putin hailed new missiles in the country’s military arsenals but emphasized Thursday that it would only use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack. He voiced confidence that Russia could resist Western pressure and expressed hope that President Trum...
by Drumboy44
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Drpk October
Replies: 27
Views: 1266

Re: Drpk October

The United States opposes a plan by South and North Korea to set up a no-fly zone over their heavily fortified border, the latest sign of a rift between Seoul and its top ally, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Washington and Seoul both publicly insist they are on the same page abo...
by Drumboy44
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Drpk October
Replies: 27
Views: 1266

Re: Drpk October

North Korea warned the South Korean Navy twice last Sunday to stay out of its waters in the Yellow Sea after two vessels crossed into the northern side of Pyongyang’s purported maritime border, Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said Tuesday.  The revelation instantly sparked a backlash from opposition l...
by Drumboy44
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to meet Putin in Moscow on December 7th
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to meet Putin in Moscow on December 7th

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on December 7, it emerged yesterday. http://www.ekathimerini.com/resources/2018-10/tsipras-putin-thumb-large1-thumb-large.jpg The trip has been planned amid a deterioration of ties between Athens and Moscow fol...
by Drumboy44
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Military Events
Topic: Drpk October
Replies: 27
Views: 1266

Re: Drpk October

North Korea is trying to make the Korean Peninsula a nuclear-free and non-nuclear threat, the North Korean Foreign Ministry official said on Monday. According to the Russian Embassy in Seoul and Tass Communications, Lee said in a speech at the 70th anniversary ceremony of North Korea diplomacy in P...
by Drumboy44
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Geopolitical Events
Topic: Turkish court frees US pastor Andrew Brunson
Replies: 2
Views: 119

Re: Turkish court frees US pastor Andrew Brunson

US President Trump just now.. Pastor Andrew Brunson, released by Turkey, will be with me in the Oval Office at 2:30 P.M. (this afternoon). It will be wonderful to see and meet him. He is a great Christian who has been through such a tough experience. I would like to thank President @RT_Erdogan for h...