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Pentagon: China Boosts Nuclear Readiness

China added significant numbers of bombers to its military forces in the past year as part of a large-scale military buildup targeting the United States, a Pentagon's report on the Chinese military says. The annual report to Congress also reveals that China's People's Liberation Army increased long-range bomber flights further from Chinese coasts and conducted training for airstrikes against the U.S. bases in Asia. The post Pentagon: China Boosts Nuclear Readiness appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

August 18, 2018

Trump Cancels 2018 Military Parade, Leaves Door Open for New Date in 2019

The Veterans Day military parade slated for this fall in Washington, D.C. has been cancelled, with President Donald Trump saying it may be rescheduled for next year "when the cost comes WAY DOWN." The post Trump Cancels 2018 Military Parade, Leaves Door Open for New Date in 2019 appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

August 17, 2018

Iraq, Turkey, European Allies Scheme to Skirt New U.S. Sanctions on Iran

Iran's regional allies and some European nations continue to form new plans to skirt a rash of upcoming sanctions on Tehran to keep the hardline regime afloat as protesters continue to push for regime change in the Islamic Republic, according to U.S. officials and experts. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is the latest regional official to oppose the new sanctions and throw his government's support behind Iran as it works with regional allies and others to avoid a series of new sanctions by the Trump administration aimed at further squeezing Tehran's economy and choking off funding for its terrorist forces. The post Iraq, Turkey, European Allies Scheme to Skirt New U.S. Sanctions on Iran appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

August 16, 2018

China Reveals Test of New Hypersonic Missile

China has conducted a flight test of a new hypersonic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead against advanced missile defenses, according to U.S. officials. The post China Reveals Test of New Hypersonic Missile appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

August 10, 2018

U.S. Sanctions Russia Over Nerve-Agent Attack in Britain

The Trump administration on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Russia after determining that Moscow used a nerve agent in an attack on a former Soviet spy and his daughter who are now British citizens. The use of chemical or biological weapons, which is a violation of international law, triggers sanctions under U.S. law. Washington had previously expelled roughly 60 Russia diplomats in response to a nerve-agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia Skripal. The post U.S. Sanctions Russia Over Nerve-Agent Attack in Britain appeared first on Washington Free Beacon. ... [...]

August 8, 2018

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