Tag: NATO

NATO Appears Toothless in Ukraine Crisis

Unprotected in the East By SPIEGEL Staff If Russia were to engage in military aggression in the Baltics, NATO would be unable to defend the region using conventional means. An internal report highlights weaknesses in the alliance. They were big words, spoken almost as if they had been […]

Ukraine (cyber) war in full swing

2014-03-17 07:29 Kiev – With cyber attacks already launched against Crimean separatists, the Kremlin and Nato, the ground war may not have started in Ukraine but computer warfare is already raging. In recent days – and with increasing intensity on Sunday – a virtual war has commenced in […]

Does the West need a war against Russia? Pravda

EEV: It appears they made this move, because they perceive the Western Powers as weak. They are already projecting additional scenarios for a possible violent escalation.   – The U.S. Sixth Fleet headquartered in Naples may enter the Black Sea, but it has to pass through the Dardanelles and […]

Requested Re-Post from MAY 2013 – Russian aircraft conduct a nighttime “simulated” attack on key Swedish military and civilian installations

EEV: This is a requested Re-Post from MAY 2013 Russian ‘Attack’ Raises Questions Over Sweden’s Readiness May. 2, 2013 – 06:56PM   | By GERARD O’DWYER   | HELSINKI — Sweden’s Defense Ministry  is set to discuss the implementation of new advance warning and rapid reaction structures  after the disclosure […]

Moscow confirms deployment of ( Short range Nukes ) Iskander missiles on NATO borders

Published time: December 16, 2013 18:12                                                                             Iskander high-precision missile system in place during military exercises. (RIA Novosti/Alexei Danichev) The Russian Defense Ministry has confirmed media reports on the deployment of short-range Iskander missiles in the country’s west, near its borders with the Baltic states and NATO members, […]

Afghanistan: There Is No Law

    November 2, 2013: The 2013 fighting season in Afghanistan has come to an end and the Taliban have failed to overwhelm the Afghan security forces, who took over security responsibility for most of the country this year. The Taliban have failed year after year to make […]

Israeli army placed on high alert

Photo: Flickr.com/kudumomo/cc-by In a live interview on Press TV, Voice of Russia regular contributor and the owner of the Stop NATO website Rick Rozoff, citing multiple sources, stated that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have been placed on high alert. 0Mr. Rozoff verified the information to the Voice […]

Kosovo school book: Rock Music is Criminal

  Wednesday, 20 March 2013 Kosovo authorities are telling teachers and students to ignore a paragraph in a high school textbook that labels rock music as criminal. The citizenship textbook states that “rock music, pornography, violence on television – all not good acts – have been proven to […]

Erdogan – Turkey will say goodbye to EU

Sunday, 03 February 2013 Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced that Turkey “will say goodbye to the EU”. While governments of the EU member states fear that  they would have to face dissatisfaction of their voters if they  supported Turkey’s EU accession, Vienna-based daily Die Presse […]

Borey-class nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarine Yuri Dolgorukiy will provide Russia with effective nuclear deterrent

Yulia Zamanskaya Jan 22, 2013 23:26 Moscow Time Photo: RIA Novosti On January 10th Russia’s next-generation ‘Borey’-class nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarine (SSBN) ‘Yuri Dolgorukiy’ officially entered service with the Russian navy’s Northern Fleet. Professor Thomas Fedyszyn, the Chair of the Europe-Russia Studies Group in the US Naval War College, […]

‘US, Russia plunging into new Cold War’

Published: 29 December, 2012, 10:35 Edited: 30 December, 2012, 00:17   Tit-for-tat moves between Russia and the US are plunging the two nations into a new Cold War, says Russia expert Stephen Cohen. Washington’s longtime policy towards Moscow is to blame for the growing tensions. The ‘reset’ in […]

McChrystal Working for UAE-Owned Arms Brokerage

Dec. 13, 2012 – 11:23AM   | By ARAM ROSTON   | Gen. Stanley McChrystal is on the strategic advisory board of Knowledge International LLC.   (Defense Department) From an office park a few miles south of Washington’s Reagan National Airport, a little-known company named Knowledge International LLC does $500 million […]

Serbia: ambassador to NATO commits suicide

  05 December, 13:31   (ANSAmed) – BELGRADE, DECEMBER 5 – Serbia’s ambassador to NATO, Branislav Milinkovic, 52, committed suicide last night at the Zaventem airport in Brussels, Serbia’s diplomatic delegation confirmed to ANSA. The sources did not indicate the circumstances of the ambassador’s ‘tragic death’.   According […]

US intensifies military encirclement of China

Rick Rozoff Nov 24, 2012 11:48 Moscow Time © Flickr.com/Telstar Logistics/cc-by-nc-sa “With the emergence of China as the world’s second-largest economy and its concomitant renewal of (comparatively minor) territorial claims in the East China Sea and South China Sea, the stage is set for a U.S.-Chinese confrontation of […]

NATO in global cyberwar games

Nikita Sorokin Nov 12, 2012 19:35 Moscow © Collage: The Voice of Russia In the four days of its annual Cyber Coalition wargames beginning with Tuesday, NATO will be practicing operations to neutralize crippling cyberattacks on the infrastructure. In the scenario, an unnamed African country deploys a computer […]

Afghanistan ‘sliding towards collapse’

Afghan forces are far from ready to secure a country riddled with violence and corruption, Red Cross and thinktank warn Emma Graham-Harrison in Kabul guardian.co.uk,    Monday 8 October 2012 13.39 EDT Afghan security forces at the site of a suicide attack in Lashkar Gah, capital of Helmand province. Photograph: […]

Turkish government authorises raids against Syria

Fears of major conflict grow as parliament approves ‘deterrent’ measures in wake of cross-border incident on Wednesday Martin Chulov in Beirut The Guardian, Thursday 4 October 2012 14.18 EDT Turkey‘s parliament has given legal authority to the military to launch cross-border raids into Syria in response to Wednesday’s […]

Turkish FM reaffirms support for Macedonia

  Sunday, 30 September 2012 Ankara has been supporting Skopje in the dispute over Macedonia’s constitutional name, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says in an interview with Albania’s ‘Shenja’ magazine.Turkey’s stand on the name dispute is rather clear, Davutoglu says.”Turkey has been the first country to recognize the […]

U.S. military suspends joint patrols with Afghans ” our allies — have turned their guns on NATO forces 36 times this year, killing 51, most of them Americans”

(CBS News) The strategy for getting U.S. forces out of Afghanistan depends on training Afghan soldiers and police to protect the country themselves, but on Monday the U.S. military suspended most joint field operations with Afghan forces because so many Americans are being killed by the men they […]