The IDF reportedly wants to scrap the policy of warning Gaza residents before conducting airstrikes against alleged Hamas targets, as cross-border tensions with the enclave have once again flared up this week. Read Full Article at RT.com
The persecution of Julian Assange, aided and abetted by the silence of the US media, is a “warning shot” to journalists who are openly critical of the US national security state, journalist Max Blumenthal tells RT. Read Full Article at RT.com
After a Chinese company was found manufacturing circuit boards for the F-35 jet, the UK Ministry of Defense insisted there is nothing to worry about, rendering the fuss over omnipresent Beijing spies increasingly silly. Read Full Article at RT.com
The US-India defense ties will be put at risk should New Delhi purchase Russian S-400 air defense systems, a senior American diplomat warned, noting that India should think very carefully about making such strategic choices. Read Full Article at RT.com
After publishing a series of exposés revealing that Brazilian prosecutors conspired against former President Lula de Silva’s election bid last year, the Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald has been threatened with deportation from Brazil. Read Full Article at RT.com
The Indian government has floated the idea of establishing two new villages inhabited exclusively by Sanskrit speakers. The push to promote the ancient sacred language – spoken by some 25,000 – has ignited a national debate. Read Full Article at RT.com
Hawkish National Security Advisor John Bolton has steered the Trump administration towards multiple conflicts. However, CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou tells RT he’s learned that Bolton’s days in the White House may be numbered.
Our understanding of the origin of Earth’s heavy metals, such as gold and platinum, looks set to be completely rewritten after new research which suggests that they were spewed to our planet when a giant distant star exploded. Read Full Article at RT.com