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Russia 'violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty', says US

Russia ‘violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty’, says US

Russia has violated a key arms control treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, the US government says. Russia tested a ground-launched cruise missile, breaking the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty signed in 1987 during the Cold War, the US said. A senior US official did not provide further details on the alleged breach, but described it as “very serious”. The… Read more →

Al Qaeda Targeting U.S. Infrastructure for Digital 9/11

Al Qaeda Targeting U.S. Infrastructure for Digital 9/11

ASPEN, Colo.—Al Qaeda, nation states, and criminals are preparing for major cyber attacks against U.S. infrastructure that could be comparable to the devastating September 11 attacks on New York and Washington, a senior Justice Department official said on Thursday. “We’re in a pre-9/11 moment, in some respects, with cyber,” said John Carlin, assistant attorney general for national security in the… Read more →

Israel military says it has shot down drone along southern coastline

Israel military says it has shot down drone along southern coastline

Israel’s military said Monday it downed a drone along its southern coastline, and fired two deadly airstrikes into the Gaza Strip, in its week-long campaign against Islamic militants. The drone came from Gaza and was shot down by a Patriot surface-to-air missile near the southern city of Ashdod, the military said. It did not say what the drone was carrying… Read more →

ISIS: ‘Seized nuclear material could be used to make dirty bombs or artillery shells’

Tanks, weapon arsenals, ballistic missiles and now, nuclear material have been seized by ISIS Militants in Iraq. Experts claim its not enriched enough to make a nuclear bomb. Former security policy analyst Michael Maloof explains what ISIS can possibly do with its weapons booty.

 

A New Kind Of Nuclear War: 'We attempted to hit the nuclear reactor in Dimona'

A New Kind Of Nuclear War: ‘We attempted to hit the nuclear reactor in Dimona’

Three rockets were launched at Dimona in southern Israel on Wednesday afternoon. The Iron Dome intercepted one rocket before it could land, while two other rockets landed in open areas. Dimona is the location of Israel’s nuclear reactor. There was no indication that rockets damaged any part of the reactor. Hamas claimed responsibility for the rockets, stating that it had… Read more →

Russian Bombers Fly Within 50 Miles of California Coast

Russian Bombers Fly Within 50 Miles of California Coast

Four Russian strategic bombers triggered U.S. air defense systems while conducting practice bombing runs near Alaska this week, with two of the Tu-95 Bear H aircraft coming within 50 miles of the California coast, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) confirmed Wednesday. “The last time we saw anything similar was two years ago on the Fourth of July,” Navy… Read more →

Cruz: Israel Strike Against Iran ‘Could Happen In A Matter Of Months’

Cruz: Israel Strike Against Iran ‘Could Happen In A Matter Of Months’

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told a small gathering of pro-Israel American leaders Tuesday that an Israeli strike against Iranian nuclear facilities “could happen in a matter of months.” “In my view, [Iranian Supreme Leader Ali] Khamenei believes there is no credible deterrence from the United States, there’s not realistic risk of significant consequence for moving forward with their nuclear development,”… Read more →

SHAPIRO: Why Didn't Obama Drone Bergdahl?

SHAPIRO: Why Didn’t Obama Drone Bergdahl?

Why didn’t the Obama administration drone Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl? The Obama administration’s illegal deal, in which it traded five Taliban top terrorists in exchange for Bergdahl, raises some difficult questions. Reports from 2010 from the Daily Mail stated, “The 24-year-old has converted to Islam and now has the Muslim name Abdullah, one of his captors told The Sunday Times.” The report continued:… Read more →

U.S. utility's control system was hacked, says Homeland Security

U.S. utility’s control system was hacked, says Homeland Security

BOSTON (Reuters) – A sophisticated hacking group recently attacked a U.S. public utility and compromised its control system network, but there was no evidence that the utility’s operations were affected, according to the Department of Homeland Security. DHS did not identify the utility in a report that was issued this week by the agency’s Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response… Read more →

Experts warn civilian world not ready for massive EMP-caused blackout

Experts warn civilian world not ready for massive EMP-caused blackout

The catastrophic effects of an electromagnetic pulse-caused blackout could be preventable, but experts warn the civilian world is still not ready. Peter Vincent Pry, executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, both congressional advisory boards, said the technology to avoid disaster from electromagnetic pulses exists, and upgrading the nation’s… Read more →