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Putin is sabre-rattling at the West’s moment of maximum weakness

While Russian military is at its strongest for years, the UK is preoccupied with domestic politics, the US is distracted and Nato is divided. Russia’s military is at its strongest and most capable since the Cold War. Its public finances … Lees verder

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Sings of the times – Difficult moments at the borders of Europe

Last year the International Crisis Group said the world could witness possible conflicts between Israel and the Palestinian territories this year, as well as a war involving Israel, the United States, and Iran. Last few weeks, we heard a lot … Lees verder

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Russia sends in tanks to quell Kazakhstan protests

Kazakhstan took ruthless steps to quell a week-long uprising at the beginning of January with Russia also muscling in on the conflict by deploying special forces, hundreds of paratroopers and even tanks to the central Asian state. President Tokayev announced … Lees verder

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Russia has ‘no trust’ in Nato over Ukraine

Russia will have no choice but to respond with military force should Nato continue their expansion towards the east, Moscow said today. The comments from Sergei Ryabkov, the deputy foreign minister, are the first explicit warning of potential military action … Lees verder

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Israel Strikes on Syria

November 24, 2021, two civilians were among four people killed by Israeli strikes on Wednesday that targeted a part of Syria where fighters loyal to Lebanon’s Hezbollah are based, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based … Lees verder

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American hypersonic missile plan for Europe has echoes of Cold War

An American nuclear artillery unit has been reactivated in Germany for the first time since the Cold War and is to be armed with new long-range hypersonic weapons. The 56th Artillery Command, based in Mainz-Kastel, will control the Dark Eagle … Lees verder

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Britain in talks to sell missiles in first arms deal with Ukraine

Britain is in discussions with Ukraine to sell it weapons for the first time amid concerns that Russia could exploit the gas crisis to seize territory. Under the plans, Britain would provide surface-to-surface missiles for Ukrainian patrol boats and missiles … Lees verder

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Andy Walton’s Weekly World Watch of October 17 – 23, 2021

Please do find Andy Walton’s Weekly World Watch of October 17 – 23, 2021 where he looks at a.o.Russia that freezes out Nato in payback for spy expulsions, Lebanese Shia militia Hezbollah which might have 100,000 trained fighters, and Britain … Lees verder

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Iran launches large-scale air defence military drill

October 12, 2021 Iran’s army and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have launched a joint military exercise with a focus on air defence that they say will encompass half the country’s airspace. The two-day drill, launched in Iran’s central … Lees verder

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Coming of Age in Christ

THE TIDINGS is pleased to introduce “Coming of Age in Christ.” This special issue for 2021 is dedicated to briefly examining several issues young people face. The Special Issue is largely authored by young writers for other young adults. They … Lees verder

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