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Venezuela crisis: Tensions growing as Russia sends troops to Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: Tensions growing as Russia sends troops to Venezuela

According to media reports In the afternoon on Saturday, March 23, two aircraft of the Russian Armed forces landed at the International airport in Maiquetia, Caracas. Javier Mayorca, a Venezuelan journalist, reported that more than 100 Russian soldiers, commanded by Maj. Gen. Vasilly Tonkoshkurov, arrived in Venezuela The Russian Defense …

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U.S. Marines are practicing seizing small islands as a possible conflict with China looms in the Pacific

U.S. Marines are practicing seizing small islands as a possible conflict with China looms in the Pacific

During World War II, US Marines moved from island to island, fighting bloody battles against entrenched Japanese forces determined to dominate the Pacific. Now, as the possibility of conflict with China looms, the Marine Corps is pulling its historical island warfighting mission out of mothballs. Last week, US Marines from …

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22 Afghan troops killed and 150 captured in Taliban attacks

22 Afghan troops killed and 150 captured in Taliban attacks

An overnight Taliban attack on checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed 22 troops,Al Jazeera reports. Taliban also captured 150 Afghan soldiers after they tried fleeing into neighboring Turkmenistan and were forced back The Taliban launched the assault late on Saturday against checkpoints manned by police and pro-government forces in Qaisar district, setting …

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