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US center gifts atomic bomb images to Hiroshima museum

6 days agoArts : Artdaily

Days after the United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, an Army leader briefed a group of top government officials at the Department of War in Washington. The officer, Major General Leslie Groves, carried with him a bundle of photos that may have shocked even those war-hardened men. Show More Summary

Whistleblower: US General Sean Swindell bears responsible for deadly Kunduz hospital attack

Unfair blame has come down on the heads of American soldiers and allied Afghan forces over an attack on a civilian hospital in Kunduz last year, while the general in charge of the mission, Major General Sean P. Swindell, faced no consequences,...Show More Summary

If US Listened to Russia, Both Could Work on Single Missile Defense System

The US is in the process of creating a missile defense system in Europe, much to Russia's concern; but history could have taken a different course, if Washington did not back out of an agreement with Moscow, retired major general Vladimir Dvorkin told the Izvestiya newspaper.

Iraqi Security Forces Hold Positions Within 40 Km of Daesh-Occupied Mosul

US-backed Iraqi troops have captured villages toward Mosul city, US Major General Gary Volesky told reporters on Wednesday.

Ex-Russian Army Official Slams New Bellingcat Report on MH17 Crash

The latest report by the Bellingcat online research group on the downing of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine is a "cheap fake," a retired major general of the Russian Armed Forces said.

DC meeting between Israel and Saudi Arabia marks end of Arab Peace Initiative and two-state solution

The Iran nuclear deal and the war in Syria are bringing together unexpected bedfellows: Saudi Arabia and Israel. On May 5 in Washington DC Prince Turki bin Faisal and retired Israeli Defense Forces Major General Yaakov Amidror will meet...Show More Summary

Up to $800 Million of ISIS Cash Has Been Destroyed: U.S. Official

The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) is struggling to stay financially viable after coalition airstrikes destroyed up to $800 million of the group’s cash reserves, a U.S. military official has said. Major General Peter Gersten, the U.S. Show More Summary

Israel Helps Arab Neighbors in Fight Against ISIS

A top Israeli military commander says the country is cooperating with Egypt and Jordan in fighting the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). Deputy commander of the Israeli armed forces, Major General Yair Golan, said at a briefing on...Show More Summary

Israel: Any war with Hezbollah will be devastating

Major General Yair Golan says the Lebanese armed group has over 100,000 rockets and missiles in its arsenal.

Iran's General Soleimani in Moscow for talks: three sources

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani has flown to Moscow for talks with Russia's military and political leadership, three sources with knowledge of his trip said on Friday.

Kremlin Denies Reports Putin to Meet With Iranian Top Brass

Russian President Vladimir Putin has is not going to meet with Major General from the Iranian Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution Qasem Soleimani, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday.

Liveblogging the American Revolution: April 13, 1778: Alexander McDougall

Major General Alexander McDougall: [To George Washington]( "Major General Alexander McDougall Fish Kill [N.Y.] 13th April 1778: >Sir: >I am honored with the Receipt of your Favors of the 31st Ultimo & 6th Instant. Show More Summary

Major General Jim Rainey: I think [allowing women in combat is] going to make the Army stronger in the long run. reports that Fort Stewart commander, Major General Jim Rainey, during a press conference, praised the Army for allowing women to serve in jobs that will eventually take them to direct combat with America’s enemies. Despite some initial challenges, allowing female soldiers to serve in combat jobs that have long been closed to women should […]

Former Bush Official Admits: "We've Privatized The Ultimate Public Function - War"

Submitted by Claire Bernish via, “I think Smedley Butler was onto something,” Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former George W. Bush administration heavyweight, told Salon in an exclusive interview. Major General Smedley Butler earned the highest rank in the U.S. Show More Summary

SFnal Thought Experiment: Operation Cyrus

To: IRGC Commander Mohammad Ali JafariCC: High Council of CyberspaceFrom: IRGC Cyber Army Major General Esmail MadaniSubject: Operation CyrusDate: Oct. 25th, 2021How to Defeat America and Win Back the Persian Gulf: Operation CyrusAmerica’s military center of gravity is, and has always been, public support for its endless wars. Show More Summary

Iran denies IRGC chief ‘s remark, “Saudi Arabia is our enemy, not Israel,”

The Iranian interest section in Cairo has dismissed as untrue anti-Saudi remarks attributed to IRGC chief Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari. An Egyptian newspaper had quoted Jafari as saying, “Saudi Arabia is our enemy, not Israel,” Iran’s Fars reported on Sunday. Egypt’s Al-Watan daily in an article titled “Iran: Saudi Arabia is our enemy, not […]

A retired major general sets Trump straight after he advocates war crimes

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

As a retired military officer, I do not publicly endorse candidates. But as someone who served as a judge advocate, or military lawyer, for 34 years, I do think it can be helpful to examine in a nonpartisan way the legal aspects of Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric on the use of force against the...

The F-35 Has Big Radar Problems and the Fix Is Hilarious

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Now, more than $1 trillion into its development, the F-35 aircraft is experiencing glitches with its radar systems. US Air Force major general Jeffrey Harrigian explained the problem in an IHS Jane report: “What would happen is they’d get a signal that says either a radar degrade or a radar fail—something that would force us to restart the radar.” Read more...

Brock's Monument in Queenston, Canada

On the morning of October 13, 1812, Major General Sir Isaac Brock was killed while leading a charge against American forces at the Battle of Queenston Heights, during the War of 1812. The Canadians and British eventually won the battle, and Brock and his fallen aides-de-camp Lieutenant-Colonel John Macdonell became martyred heroes. Show More Summary

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