Category: Wars & Rumors of Wars

Russia Testing Nuclear Weapons System known as Satan, Capable of Wiping out Texas or France

Russia has for months been testing a giant nuclear weapons delivery system that can carry 10 heavyweight warheads—enough power to wipe out Texas or France. But the RS-28 Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile known in Russia as “Satan 2” has been delayed yet again, suggesting Moscow is having a harder time than expected updating its nuclear arsenal. (Declassified footage of US atmospheric nuclear tests has been made available to the public for the first time.) Russia began testing the Sarmat last year and had been expected to enter it into service in 2018. It was slated to be Russia’s first new intercontinental ballistic missile...

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N. Korea appears all set for nuke test: officials

SEOUL, March 24 (Yonhap) — North Korea seems to have finished preparing for another nuclear test, waiting for leader Kim Jong-un’s final decision, South Korean defense officials warned Friday. “It’s assessed that North Korea is capable of conducting a nuclear test within hours after Kim Jong-un’s order,” an official said on the condition of anonymity. “We are keeping close tabs on its nuclear-related facilities with combined assets with the U.S.” The warning came in response to foreign news reports that a nuclear provocation, which would be North Korea’s sixth, appears imminent. Quoting U.S. officials with the “most recent intelligence”...

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U.N. says 300,000 civilians at risk in Damascus battle

Fighting around Syria’s capital Damascus has cut 300,000 people off from humanitarian aid and pauses in the conflict are needed to let aid convoys in, Jan Egeland, U.N. humanitarian advisor on Syria, said on Thursday. “They are totally dependent on our supplies. Starvation will be just around the corner unless we get there in the coming weeks,” Egeland told Reuters in an interview after chairing the weekly Syria humanitarian taskforce meeting in Geneva. The besieged Douma and Kafr Batna areas of rural Damascus contain 161,000 and 142,000 civilians respectively. Their food stocks have dwindled and informal supply routes have...

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Over One Million Americans at Risk of North Korea Nuke Attack

The US state of Hawaii is reportedly the most likely target for Kim Jong-un’s weapons as the prospect of an all-out conflict between the two countries grows. The hermit state’s latest ballistic missile test suggests it is gearing up to attack the United States, says think tank the National Interest. “The test serves as a sobering reminder that recent US missile-defense policies and spending have not done enough to deter our adversaries from pursuing advanced weapons,” it said. “In fact, the first real test of the Trump administration might just come from Pyongyang.” It added: “Their ability to hit...

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China Warns US Over Bomber Flying in East China Sea

The Chinese military issued a warning to a U.S. Air Force B-1 bomber flying in the East China Sea Wednesday morning amid escalating tensions in the region, two U.S. officials told Fox News. The Chinese said the U.S. bomber was flying in international airspace. American officials tell Fox News the bomber was flying in international airspace and continued on its mission—albeit without its wingman. Fox News has learned that two B-1 bombers were supposed to launch a patrol from Guam to the Korean Peninsula as part of training exercises with the South Koreans, hours after the failed North Korean...

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