US deploys private military contractors from Libya to Europe

At least 150 private military contractors have been transported to Europe on Pentagon-chartered flights over the last weeks, according to information and flight data analyzed by Arms Watch. US military contractors operating in Benghazi (Libya) were transferred to Bulgaria’s capital Sofia on 28 October 2020...

Israel has close to 100 nuclear warheads: SIPRI

Israel has close to 100 nuclear weapons, a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has found. The international watchdog notes that Israel has a long-standing policy of not commenting on its nuclear arsenal. According to the SIPRI report, Tel Aviv has 30...

Iran says it dismantled U.S. cyber espionage network

Tehran had recently exposed and dismantled a "large U.S. cyber espionage network which brought to the arrest of several CIA agents", a senior Iranian security official said on Monday. One of the most complicated CIA cyberespionage networks that had an important role in the CIA’s operations...

Japanese tanker owner denies ship hit by mine, says crew saw “flying objects” before attack

Authored by Tyler Durden, Zerohedge For a moment on Thursday, it appeared that the US Navy had produced the 'smoking gun' to which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had alluded during his statement from earlier in the day: CENTCOM footage which the Navy said purported to show...

Pentagon buys depleted uranium and Russian-made ammunition

The U.S. Army has posted a notice on the U.S. government’s contracting website, asking contractors for information about their ability to deliver Special Ammunition and Weapon Systems among which depleted uranium tank ammunition and Non-NATO Commercial Ammunition to undisclosed locations overseas. According to the notice,...

Salisbury attack reveals $70 million Pentagon program at Porton Down

The Pentagon has spent at least $70 million on military experiments involving tests with deadly viruses and chemical agents at Porton Down – the UK military laboratory near the city of Salisbury. The secretive biological and chemical research facility is located just 13 km...

Saudi Arabia develops missiles capable of delivering nuclear warheads

The US government has obtained intelligence that Saudi Arabia has significantly escalated its ballistic missile program with the help of China. The previously unreported classified intelligence indicates Saudi Arabia has expanded both its missile infrastructure and technology through recent purchases from China, CNN reports. Satellite imagery,...

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Cyber attacks against independent media: DDoS

DDoS attacks have recently become the most powerful cyber weapon of governments to censor investigative journalists and take their websites offline. A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS)...