Photos reportedly show massive stockpile of bottled water left on a runway for more than a year in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Abdiel Santana/Facebook A photographer claimed to have discovered a stockpile of bottled water sitting on a tarmac in Puerto Rico. A year later, the photographer said the water was still there. The Federal Emergency Management Agency reportedly told CBS News correspondent David Begnaud that it provided the water to the central government in response to […]

Is China secretly building up its huge gold stockpile?

Official data from the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) shows the country’s gold reserves have not increased since 2016, when Donald Trump was elected US president. They stayed unchanged at 59.24 million ounces (1,843 tons). As of the end of June, the PBOC valued its precious metal reserves at $ 74.1 billion. Analysts, however, have […]

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

Trump to boost ‘usable’ nuclear weapons stockpile, justifying Russia & China arms buildup

The Trump administration is set to violate the nuclear non-proliferation treaty with Russia by building up its stockpile of so-called “low-yield” warheads, according to a leaked draft of the Nuclear Posture Review (NPR). The review, which the Trump administration plans to roll out after President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address later this month, […]

Mattis orders reviews of US nuclear stockpile and policies

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has ordered the military to start work on reviewing the US’s overall nuclear weapons policy document that will guide the Trump administration’s purchases, deployment and management of nuclear weapons. “Today, Secretary Mattis directed the commencement of the review, [Nuclear Posture Review], which will be led by the deputy secretary […]