Category Archives: Terrorism

Burn pits near US military bases in Iraq keep smoldering, as health debate rages

Service members overseas for our nation’s military forces continue to be exposed to toxic chemical clouds emanating from burn pits that are still being used near their bases. Advertisements

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Afghanistan: UK to send 440 more non-combat troops

The UK is to send 440 more troops to serve in non-combat roles in Afghanistan, the prime minister will announce at the Brussels Nato summit. The commitment to Nato’s mission in Afghanistan will take the total number of UK troops in the country to 1,090.

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North Korea says denuclearization talks with Pompeo ‘regrettable’

That Cocky little fat slob won’t give up those nukes. Saturday North Korea  accused the U.S. of undermining the spirit of last month’s summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un after what it says were “regrettable” talks with a delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

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Pompeo reportedly gives Kim Jong Un an Elton John ‘Rocket Man’ CD at Trump’s request

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly brought a CD with the Elton John song “Rocket Man” to give as a gift to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to the country. Pompeo arrived in North Korea on Friday amid talks between the two countries over denuclearizing North Korea.

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Al Qaeda-affiliated terror group launches war on plastic bags

One  terror group is setting out to save the environment. An Al Qaeda-affiliated terror group has decided to follow in the footsteps of cities such as Seattle, San Francisco and Boston and countries like Australia and the United Kingdom in instituting a ban on plastic bags.

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US Sidelined as Five Powers Set to Give Iran New Assurance

Friday top  diplomats from world powers will meet  in a bid to defend their landmark nuclear deal with Iran from attack by President Donald Trump. Foreign ministers from China, France, Germany, Russia and the U.K. will convene in Vienna for the first time without the U.S. in order “to ensure the continued implementation” of the accord, which granted …

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July 4 terror plot thwarted in Cleveland by man who pledged allegiance to Al Qaeda

Monday federal officials said a man who pledged allegiance to Al Qaeda sought to kill members of the military and conducted reconnaissance in downtown Cleveland for a planned attack on July 4 — but the Independence Day plot was foiled after a months-long investigation.

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Obama administration granted citizenship to 2,500 Iranians during nuclear deal: Iran official

The Obama administration granted citizenship to 2,500 Iranians, including family members of government officials, while negotiating the Iran nuclear deal, a senior cleric and member of parliament has claimed.

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NSA deleting hundreds of millions of call records, raising questions about surveillance program’s viability

The National Security Agency (NSA) is purging what appears to be hundreds of millions of phone records collected by U.S. telecom companies that the agency had acquired since 2015.

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US and South Korea to announce suspension of major military drills this week

South Korea and the United States are likely to announce their decision to suspend large-scale military exercises this week as a step in the ongoing push to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.

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