It is hard to imagine a period since the end of the Cold War when relations between Russia and the United States have been quite so bad. US officials have described the joint Russian-Syrian onslaught against Aleppo as “barbarism” and warned that war crimes are being carried out. The Russian president has spoken explicitly about … Read more Russia and the West: Where did it all go wrong?
If India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads (around half of their combined arsenal), each equivalent to a 15-kiloton Hiroshima bomb, more than 21 million people will be directly killed, about half the world’s protective ozone layer would be destroyed, and a “nuclear winter” would cripple the monsoons and agriculture worldwide. As … Read more Heavy price of India-Pak Nuclear War: 21 Million may die, half of Ozone layer will vanish
A top US military commander has warned the forces of President Bashar al-Assad “we will defend ourselves” after Syrian planes and artillery launched operations in an area where American special forces are located. The US dispatched a small number of special forces troops to northern Syria to assist Kurdish Pershmerga and support Syrian rebel groups seeking … Read more US military Commander cautions Russia and Syria: “We will defend ourselves”