World War

(PressTV) – Russia commits to deliver S-300 system to Iran

The Kremlin’s powerful Security Council says Moscow sees no reason to delay the sale of its S-300 anti-aircraft systems to Tehran. Read More Here

(TimesOnline) – Hillary Clinton: Iran is becoming a military dictatorship

Iran is becoming a military dictatorship, Hillary Clinton declared today as the US prepared fresh sanctions against the Islamic Republic that would specifically target the Revolutionary Guard. Read More Here

(AFP) – Attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities ‘worries’ US admiral

The chairman of the US military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, said on Sunday he was concerned about the consequences of any attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities. Read More Here

(Reuters) – NATO Kills 12 Civilians in Afghanistan

NATO rockets killed 12 Afghan civilians on Sunday, the second day of an offensive designed to impose Afghan government authority on one of the last big Taliban strongholds in the country’s most violent province. Read More Here

(JPost) – Will Israel run Obama’s red light on Iran ?

If the US gives Israel a firm red, the gov’t will have to approach the oncoming fateful intersection with extreme caution. Read More Here

(Defpro) – U.S Army Chief: “Iran attack option on the table”

U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael Mullen, attended a press conference after his arrival to Israel and made it clear that all options are on the table. “We would operate all our forces for Israel” Read More Here

(Reuters) – Netanyahu to lobby in Russia for Iran sanctions

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will push for urgent “crippling sanctions” against Iran over its nuclear program during talks in Moscow on Monday with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. Read More Here

(HuffingtonPost) – U.S. Forces Kill Children, Other Civilians in Marjah, Afghanistan, with “Precision” Weapons

A few days ago a commenter on my blog took issue with my post, “Fallujah, New Orleans and Marjah.” Part of our disagreement focused on whether the Marines could precisely target their munitions. The commenter said in part:

What do you know about Marine Corps military operations? What do you know about the accuracy of any of the weapons in their arsenal? We are not talking about the CIA lobbing missiles at some Taliban bad guys from a UAV. We are talking about precision guided weapons.

I don’t often call out commenters like this, but at least 10 people including 5 children were butchered today because someone bought this kind of thinking in Marjah, Afghanistan: Read More Here

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