ITV GMB: Piers Morgan surprises Donald Trump over military spending ‘I didn’t know’

Piers Morgan interviewed President of the United States Donald Trump yesterday in the Churchill War Rooms and the interview was shown today on Good Morning Britain. During the interview, Morgan appeared to surprise Trump with a fact about his own country’s army. The ban on transgender people serving in the United States army was approved […]

Army war hero pleads guilty to trying to smuggle over $1 million of cocaine into the US hidden in gutted punching bags on a military aircraft

Reuters/Carlos Jasso An Army Special Forces veteran pleaded guilty to two drug trafficking conspiracy counts, admitting he attempted to smuggle nearly 90 pounds of cocaine from Colombia.  Master Sgt. Daniel Gould was charged in August after officials at the US Embassy in Bogota discovered cocaine in gutted-out punching bags. An X-ray scan revealed the cocaine […]

US military nuclear unit tweets that it’s ready to drop something ‘much bigger’ than New Year’s Eve ball

Photo by Joe McNally/Getty Images The US Strategic Command unit has apologized for a tweet that was sent in “poor taste.” The tweet, which has since been deleted, claimed the unit was ready to drop something “much, much bigger” than New York’s New Year’s Eve ball. Footage of an aircraft releasing bombs accompanied the tweet. […]

Trump vs. military: Mattis jabs president in farewell message to Pentagon employees

Outgoing US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis used his last day on the job to take a dig at his soon-to-be-former boss, telling Pentagon employees to “hold fast” in tough times and quoting Abraham Lincoln for some extra motivation. Mattis had planned to leave the administration in February, giving the White House enough time to […]

Harnessed horse belonging to a ‘a high-ranking military officer’ unearthed in ancient stable near Pompeii

Salvatore Laporta/AP Images Archaeologists discovered the remains of a harnessed horse in a Pompeii suburb. The horse was located in a villa that archaeologists believe may have been owned by a high-ranking military official. Pompeii and its surroundings were destroyed when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 A.D. ROME (AP) — Archaeologists have unearthed the petrified […]

US preparing for complete military withdrawal from Syria – reports

Published time: 19 Dec, 2018 14:25 Edited time: 19 Dec, 2018 14:32 Washington is planning to “rapidly” pull out all its troops from Syria, various media outlets have reported, citing US officials The decision was allegedly taken by President Donald Trump himself, who repeatedly expressed his intent to get out of the Arab Republic earlier. […]

New batch of ‘Integrity Initiative’ leaks reveal military ties & effort to infiltrate European media

It’s been over a month since hackers began exposing the Scotland-based ‘Integrity Initiative’ as a UK government-funded propaganda outfit — and gradually new details of the organization’s clandestine activities have come to light. The documents were leaked by a group which claims to be associated with the Anonymous hackers. The first batch of leaks revealed the Integrity […]

A civilian pilot participating in a military exercise crashed a jet off the coast of Hawaii

CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images A civilian contractor for the Hawaii Air National Guardin stable condition after a Hawker Hunter jet crashed in the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday. A spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration said the jet went down in the ocean around 2:25 p.m. after taking off from Honolulu’s airport. The pilot was rescued […]

Senator buys (and drops) thousands in defense stock after pushing Trump for bigger military budget

A Republican senator who chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee bought thousands of dollars-worth of stock in arms manufacturer Raytheon after pushing the Trump administration to approve massive hikes in defense spending. Senator James Inhofe of Oklahoma purchased between $ 50,000 and $ 100,000 of Raytheon stock last Tuesday – just days after news broke […]

Pentagon denounces any unilateral military action in ‘their’ part of Syria as unacceptable

The US is worried that “unilateral” military action against its proxy forces might jeopardize its foothold in Syria, claiming that the Kurds are vital in the battle against IS, as Turkey vows to get rid of “separatist terrorists.” Despite major breakthroughs in the battle against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) terrorists and in the ongoing […]