World War

(ChannelNewsAsia) – Taiwan on alert after South Korean naval ship sinks

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou activated the country’s national security mechanism on Friday after a South Korean naval ship sank in the Yellow Sea, the island’s Central News Agency reported. Read More Here

(AP) – Military on alert as SKorean ship sinks near North

A South Korean naval ship sank near the disputed maritime border with North Korea early Saturday, prompting the South’s military to rush vessels to the site to rescue its sailors and raising fears of an attack by the North. Read More Here

(SteveWatson) – Korea Tensions Pale Alongside Agenda To Attack Iran

We only go to war with countries who can’t fight back Read More Here

(KoreaHerald) – Possibility Korean Boat Sunk By Own Explosives

A Navy patrol boat with 104 crew members on board sank near the western maritime border with North Korea after an explosion on Friday, the Joint Chief of Staff said. Read More Here

(BusinessInsider) – What You Need To Know About The U.S. Military In Korea

The United State military has a significant presence in South Korea, designed as a conflict trip wire that would immediately bring the United States into war with North Korea if they act agressively against South Korea. Read More Here

(Itar-Tass) – Russia needs new modern military archive – Medvedev

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday that it is necessary to have a new modern military archive. Read More Here

(IrishTimes) – Leaked e-mail links Merkel to controversial Afghan air strike

An e-mail from Germany’s secret service, leaked to Der Spiegel magazine, suggests the chancellery was informed nine hours after the German-ordered strike on September 4th that 50-100 civilians had been killed. Read More Here

(ArabNews) – Egypt opposition calls for severing ties with Israel

Lawmakers from the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s largest opposition group, have called on the government to withdraw its ambassador to Israel, amid heightened tensions in the region. Read More Here

(Reuters) – Israel could use tactical nukes on Iran: thinktank

Deeply concerned as it is by the risk of a nuclear-armed Iran, Israel has never even hinted at using atomic weapons to forestall the perceived threat. Read More Here

(PressTV) – Iran calls for ‘serious’ action against Israeli plot

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki has urged the international community to foil an Israeli plot to change the identity of Jerusalem (al-Quds). Read More Here

(EthiopianReview) – Iran’s nuclear work brings fear of Mideast arms race

As world powers negotiate on how to deal with Iran’s continuing development of its nuclear program, concerns about a nuclear arms race in the Middle East, prompted by Iran’s determination to build nuclear weapons, are mounting. Read More Here

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