How the U.S. Army and Marines Are Preparing for Future Urban Wars

For Iraqis returning to Mosul, the homes missing roofs and walls, filled with rubble, are a reminder of what existed before ISIS took control of the city in 2014. To the U.S. Army that helped liberate the city — originally designed as a fortress — after a nine-month campaign, the ruins and a lingering threat […]

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. […]

Facebook looks like it’s preparing for war with Trump after hiring a top Department of Justice antitrust lawyer

Getty/Business Insider Facebook looks like it is preparing for war with Donald Trump. The firm has hired Kate Patchen, the chief of the Department of Justice’s antitrust division in San Francisco. It follows Trump saying that his administration is “looking at” antitrust proceedings against Google, Amazon, and Facebook. Facebook is also hiring a lead counsel […]

Meghan Markle: This is how the Duchess is preparing for her first official royal tour

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will head to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands of Fiji and Tonga for 16 days later this month. The trip will be the royal couple’s first ever official tour together. A royal insider has now revealed the extent to which Meghan will be preparing for the important journey. […]

Russia’s largest energy companies preparing to substitute petrodollar in settlements

Oil firm Surgutneftegas has joined a list of Russian energy companies that are ready to get rid of the US dollar in favor of the euro and other currencies in international settlements, Reuters reports. Read more According to a message sent by Surgutneftegas to one of its customers, the oil company wants to “avoid any […]

Ligier Preparing Hardcore Sports Car for 50th Anniversary

Good golly. It sure seems like there’s a bunch of unnecessary high performance cars under development that pass well beyond the limits of most normal people’s purchasing power. Maybe it’s our imagination, but there appears to be some sort of performance car renaissance taking place at the moment. Throw another one onto the pile. Ligier, a […]

The UK is preparing to stockpile blood and medical supplies in case of a no-deal Brexit

Parliamentlive.tv The UK will stockpile medicine and blood supplies in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to the Health Secretary Matt Hancock. He told the Health Select Committee that he had met with medical industry leaders to “accelerate” preparations for the possible outcome in March next year. The UK relies on 370 million packs […]

As NATO chief pleads for alliance unity, MoD ministers warn ‘Russia is preparing for war’ (VIDEO)

Ahead of next month’s NATO meeting, Jens Stoltenberg used Thursday’s London speech to appeal for unity despite disagreements. Meanwhile, Tory ministers warned “Russia is preparing for war” amid a funding row with Downing Street. Speaking at Lancaster House ahead of a meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May at No.10, the Secretary-General Stoltenberg said the bond […]

Protesters meet US military convoys streaming through Europe ‘preparing for war’

Dozens of US military convoys will be hogging Europe’s roadways this week as part of an exercise designed to improve transportation logistics on the continent in case of war. But not all locals are happy about it. Read more Destined for the three Baltic states and Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, and Hungary, the convoys are part […]

America’s first climate change refugees are preparing to leave an island that will disappear under the sea in the next few years

The Independent In March, Louisiana state officials announced that everyone living on Isle de Jean Charles will have to leave. Where there were 22,000 acres in 1955 there are only 320 acres today. They are one hurricane away from obliteration. The evacuation is a test-run for countless coastal communities in Louisiana, who must all move […]