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Lebanon: Russia's New Outpost in the Middle East?

Michael Peck Security, Middle East How would Israel or America respond?  After gaining naval and air bases in Syria, Russia may now be setting its sights on Lebanon. Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered Russia's Defense...Show More Summary

Lebanon: Russia's New Outpost in the Middle East?

3 days agoNews : The Cutline

How would Israel or America respond?  Lebanon: Russia's New Outpost in the Middle East? After gaining naval and air bases in Syria, Russia may now be setting its sights on Lebanon. Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered Russia's Defense Ministry to seek a military cooperation agreement with Lebanon.

America's Forever Wars: Guantanamo Bay "Prepared" For New Inmates, Says US Admiral

On Thursday, Kurt Walter Tidd, a high ranking United States Navy admiral, currently serving as the Commander of the United States Southern Command, told lawmakers on Capitol Hill that the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base is now “prepared” to receive an influx of new detainees. “We have 41 detainees who are there right now. Show More Summary

US Navy probes alleged drug use by sailors in Japan

The US Navy said Saturday it was probing sailors at a base in Japan over alleged drug use and vowed no tolerance for any misconduct. "Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) is investigating Yokosuka-based sailors for alleged drug use and distribution," the 7th Fleet said, referring to its home base southwest of Tokyo. Show More Summary

A tale of two Guantanamos

GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - On the eastern edge of Cuba, lies the tale of two cities, Guantanamo the city and Guantanamo the U.S. naval base. Both are testament to the gulf between the two countries and their cultures.

North Korea Has Lots of Submarines (But Just How Dangerous Are They?)

Kyle Mizokami Security, They might be old, but they can kill/.  In 1998, a Yugo-class midget submarine, predecessor to the Yono class, was snared in the nets of a South Korean fishing boat and towed back to a naval base. Inside was a macabre sight: five submarine crewmen and four Reconnaissance Bureau agents, all dead of gunshot wounds. Show More Summary

Frenchman jailed for 10 years for plan to stab sailors

A Paris court on Monday sentenced a 27-yearold Frenchman to 10 years in jail for planning to stab sailors in Toulon, the biggest naval base on the Mediterranean.

The Terror Trailer: AMC’s New Series Is A Historical-Horror Mashup

Could I interest you in a new TV series about a pair of British naval ships seeking a new route to China during the mid-1800s? Nope? Nothing? What if I told you it was based on a bestselling historical-horror novel by Dan Simmons and would air on cable’s AMC network? Still on-the-fence? Fine. OK, what […]

Russia is Expanding its Naval Base in Syria

A plan to expand the Russian naval facility at the Syrian port of Tartus has been formally approved in Moscow. On 29 December Russian President Vladimir Putin formally signed into law a plan that was agreed by Moscow and Damascus on 18 January 2017. Show More Summary

Who Attacked a Russian Military Base with a 'Swarm' Strike?

Russia is pointing fingers in all directions as it attempts to decipher who, exactly, attacked the Khmeimim air base and Tartus naval base in Syria by deploying a massed flight of what appear to have been home-made GPS-guided drones....Show More Summary

America's Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay Was Paid for in U.S. Marine Blood

Warfare History Network History, North America A forgotten battle for a critical military base.  The capture of Guantànamo Bay, Cuba, by U.S. Marines in 1898 was a brief but violent phase of the Spanish-American War. Overshadowed byShow More Summary

Will religion decide the fate of the Guantánamo Bay detainees? | Aziz Huq

The Trump administration has moved from releasing detainees based on their risk factor to treating individuals as dangerous because of their faith The first 20 prisoners arrived at the Guantánamo naval base 12 years ago, on 11 January 2002. Show More Summary

Black Market Sold Drones Used in Russian Base Attack

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

The Kremlin may have accused the United States of a drone swarm attack on its naval base in Syria. But The Daily Beast found the drones for sale on a social media arms market.

Russia is blaming Turkey for attacks on its military bases in Syria — after hinting the US was responsible

Russia announced on Wednesday that Turkish-backed rebels attacked its military bases in Syria. The Hmeimim air base and Tartus naval facility in Syria had been attacked with 13 drones. The Russian Ministry of Defense had previously insinuated...Show More Summary

"A Strange Coincidence": US Spy Plane Circled Near Russian Base During Massive Drone Attack

On Tuesday, we reported  that the Russian military in Syria thwarted a massive drone attack at the Khmeimim air base and Russian Naval point in the city of Tartus on January 6, intercepting 13 heavily armed UAVs launched by terrorists. #SYRIA:...Show More Summary

Russia uses missiles and cyber warfare to fight off 'swarm of drones' attacking military bases in Syria

last monthNews : The Newsroom

The Russian military says it has fought an attack by a swarm of drones launched by jihadists against its bases in Syria.  Thirteen attack drones were launched against the Khmeimim air base and a naval facility in the city of Tartus on...Show More Summary

Russia Defends Syrian Military Bases From Massive Drone Attack

Russian security forces of the Khmeimim air base and Russian Naval CSS point in the city of Tartus,thwarted  a terrorist attack “with massive application of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) through the night of 5th – 6th January 2018,” according to the Russian Ministry of Defence. Show More Summary

Why Is China Building a Military Base in Pakistan, America's Newest Enemy?

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

China is building an offshore naval base for warships near a strategic Pakistani port.

Alden Park in Vallejo, California

On the former Mare Island Naval Base in Vallejo is a lush and old fashioned-looking circular park, centered around a quaint, 19th-century bandstand—that, and a 28-foot intercontinental ballistic missile launched from a Cold War-era nuclear-powered submarine. Taking a closer look, Alden Park is surprisingly unique in more than one way. Show More Summary

Turkey's leader denies plans for naval base in Sudan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denied that his country is constructing a naval base on Sudan's Red Sea coast, saying Turkey plans to restore Ottoman-era ruins in the area. … Click to Continue »

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