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US and Russia could 'start Third World War over Syria conflict', says Turkey
Oct. 20, 2016 - Tensions are rising between the U.S. and Russia over Moscow's bombing of Aleppo in Syria.
Turkish deputy prime minister Numan Kurtulmus said: "If this proxy war continues, after this, let me be clear, America and
Russia will come to a point of war." ... He suggested the Syrian conflict could be the beginning of World War Three.
- Source: Independent - UK
Mosul offensive ‘ahead of schedule,’ but fears of wider regional war mount
Oct. 17, 2016 -
On Day One of the long-awaited offensive to retake Mosul, U.S.-backed Kurdish and Iraqi forces advanced swiftly through Islamic
State-controlled territory around Iraq’s second-largest city — even as concerns mounted over the prospect of a chaotic battle.
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After many delays, the battle to liberate Mosul from a hellish ISIS nightmare is about to begin.
Oct. 16, 2016 -
The good news: Military forces are poised to launch a massive new battle to liberate the city of Mosul.
The bad news: While ISIS is losing ground in Iraq ... it’s ideology has spread to some three-dozen countries.
- Source: Joel Rosenberg
- Britain, France seek EU condemnation of Russia over Syria -
- Syria conflict: IS 'ousted from symbolic town of Dabiq' - BBC
War Games: Russia and China Join Forces Against Global US Missile Shield
Oct. 12, 2016 - Russia and China are expressing agreement that the American missile defence projects in Europe and Asia are a threats to
In September, Russian and Chinese navies conducted joint exercises in the disputed South China Sea and Putin announced last year that
Russia plans on developing a counter-system capable of piercing NATO's missile shield..
- Source: International Business Times
World War 3 News: Russia Sends Out Nuclear-Capable Missiles to Destroy NATO
Oct. 11, 2016 -
Nato and its allies are now on alert as Russia just deployed nuclear-capable ballistic missiles to Kaliningrad on Baltic Sea...
sparking concerns all over. Is the new world war just around the corner?
- Source: Morning News USA
- Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles in Kaliningrad - BBC
Gorbachev warns of 'dangerous point' as US-Russia ties sour - Yahoo
Russia vetoes UN resolution to halt Aleppo bombing - Fox
War Talk Returns to Russian TV as US Ties Hit Deep Freeze - NewsMax
Russia plans permanent navy base in Syria - WND
Warming Relations in Person, Putin and Erdogan Revive Pipeline Deal - NY Times
Have the End Times Begun? - Sputnik
Army Chief Issues Stark Warning to Potential Enemies
Oct. 6, 2016 - Speaking at the Association of the United States Army's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said:
"Make no mistake about it, we can now and we will … retain the capability to rapidly deploy," he said, "and we will destroy any enemy anywhere, any time."
- Source: Military.com
- Could the conflict in Syria lead to world war three? - Spectator
North Korea able to produce 20 nuclear bombs: experts
Sept. 15, 2016 -
The North has evaded a decade of United Nations sanctions to develop its uranium enrichment process, enabling it to run an effectively
self-sufficient nuclear programme that is capable of producing six nuclear bombs a year, arms analysts say.
- Source: Al Jazeera
China, Russia to Stage Military Drills in S.China Sea
Sept. 12 - An international tribunal invalidated China's extensive claims in the South China Sea. Russia is joining China
to conduct war games in the area.
The eight-day joint drills will include exercises on "seizing and controlling" islands and shoals, Chinese navy spokesman Liang Yang said in a statement.
They will involve surface ships, submarines, fixed-wing aircraft, [and] ship-borne helicopters.
- Source: NewsMax
Islamic Scholar: Europe May Be Heading Toward Civil War
Sepy. 11, 2016
Professor of political science at one of France’s most prestigious universities, Sciences Po, Gilles Kepel, claims that the current
wave of Islamic terrorism in Europe is not so much a war of Western civilization against Islam, but a war within Islam itself.
- Source: Breitbart
North Korea's 'biggest' nuclear test sparks global outrage
Sept. 9, 2016 - North Korea has carried out its biggest nuclear test to date. It is the fifth such test, and the
second one this year. They are banned by the United Nations.
China "firmly opposed" the test, Japan "protested adamantly" and the US warned of "serious consequences" including "new sanctions".
The UN Security Council will meet later behind closed doors to discuss the issue.
- Source: BBC
Japan, China test for radiation after N. Korea's nuke test - Monitors detect artificial seismic waves from quake measuring magnitude 5 - WND
North Korea Confirms Nuclear Bomb Test - NewsMax
North Korea Tested Nuclear Warhead on Ballistic Missile, Is Iran Next? - Jewish Press
North Korean atomic bomb test casts doubt on Iran nuclear weapons deal - Blasting News
- Update: 9/11/16North Korea nuclear test: South would reduce Pyongyang 'to ashes'/a - BBC
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