Dipstick…. bombing another country was an act of war…
Journalist wants less aircraft carriers…
“Sébastien Roblin writes on the technical and historical aspects of international security and conflict for publications including the The National Interest and War is Boring.”
If you went by Western media coverage, you’d ignore the fact that Iran test-launched a Shahab-3 ballistic missile on, specifically, Wednesday, 24 July 2019, and North Korea test-launched two missiles seemingly similar to the Russian Iskander ballistic missile on, specifically, Thursday, 25 July; and you’d probably imagine that the missile launches were spontaneous, unrelated cosmic rebukes of Donald Trump’s policies on Iran and North Korea, which the Western media don’t like.
You would certainly ignore the fact that on Tuesday, 23 July, the day before the first missile launch, Russia and China conducted a joint strategic power demonstration with bomber flights in the Sea of Japan (East Sea), clearly intended to target the will and purpose of South Korea, while rattling Japan’s cage as a collateral benefit.
Such is the strange cognitive framework you would inhabit if you went by Western media coverage.
“A fourth Royal Navy warship has been despatched by the UK for patrol duties in the Persian Gulf, in the wake of the captureof the Stena Impero and her 23 crew last month by Iranian commandos.”
Democrats calling Jews racist after refusing to allow two radical American politicians entry to campaign against Israel for Palestinian Liberation candidates
Asked if it was fair to say “lies, deletion of text messages and witness tampering” left his team unable to fully assess the extent of election interference, Mueller responded “I’m not certain I would adopt that characterization in total.”
“The U.S. has sent thousands of additional troops, B-52 bombers and advanced fighter jets to the region amid the heightened tensions. Iran also shot down a U.S. surveillance drone, raising fears of a wider conflict.”
“The move will fortify the growing Prince Sultan Air Base – which is being heavily built-up with a Patriot missile defence battery and an improved runway, CNN reported.
“The unmanned attack vessel packed with explosives could have blown a hole in the hull of Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan.”