NATO will be conducting its biggest military exercises in over 10 years starting in October, with a specific focus on battling Islamic State, allied commanders say. Forces will be deployed across the Mediterranean, and even Russia is invited to observe.
Newly released footage from June demonstrates the raw power of an explosion that saw a Colombian Black Hawk army helicopter blown to bits after landing on a minefield. The blast, which killed four of the soldiers onboard, has been blamed on local rebels.
US officials reportedly familiar with the Dutch report on the MH17 crash in Ukraine that took place a year ago blamed the rebels for shooting down the plane, according to US media. The Dutch investigators told RT they “cannot confirm” this.
The runway of a Royal Air Force (RAF) base in Cyprus was shut down on Wednesday after two deadly Brimstone missiles fell off a Tornado aircraft as it was reportedly returning from a bombing run targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq.
A cockpit-view GoPro video shot by Turkish test pilot shows an F-16 fighter jet gaining well over 4km in altitude in a matter of 45 seconds from the moment it starts rolling on the airfield, with the actual flight time to get there less than 20 seconds.
As long as the Afghan government aligns itself with the US, which is keeping troops, planes, special operations and drones to bomb targets in Afghanistan or Pakistan, there will be no peace, says former US Marine Matthew Hoh.
A leaked document shows nearly one-third of the 847,000 veterans in the Department of Veteran Affairs’ backlog died while waiting for treatment, amounting to more than 238,000 patients, according to documents obtained by the Huffington Post.