The administration of US President Donald Trump has considered new military action against the Syrian government on the allegations that it has used chemical weapons against militants, according to officials, raising the prospect of a second US strike on the government in less than a year.
China's increase in military spending for 2018, the biggest rise in three years, was proportionate and low, and Beijing had not been goaded into an arms race with the United States, state media said on Tuesday.
At least twelve servicemen from the United Arab Emirates Army and tens of Saudi-backed militiamen loyal to Yemen's resigned president, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, have been killed when they launched an offensive on a military base in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta'izz.
Former member of the US military’s elite Navy SEAL team, Robert O'Neill, who reportedly assassinated Usama bin Laden, has blasted US President Donald Trump’s call for a military parade in Washington as “third world bulls**t.”
The US Defense Department is considering plans to deploy thousands of heavily armed Marine Expeditionary Units (MEU) to East Asia, in a bid to reposition American military forces from the Middle East to the Pacific aimed at containing rising Chinese influence in the region, Pentagon officials say.
Germany’s Armed Forces and its civil administration and procurement authorities, the Bundeswehr, reported 14 cases of rape, or attempted rape, in 2017, a near three-fold increase over the previous year, when five cases were reported, according to a report published in the Saturday newspapers by the Funke media group in Germany.
South Korea has hinted for the first time since the start of a standoff with the North over Pyongyang’s nuclear program last year that a military solution would be no answer to the crisis and that differences should be settled diplomatically.
Syrian army troops, supported by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have thwarted an attack by terrorists from the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham Takfiri group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, on a number of military posts in the northern sector of the country’s western coastal province of Latakia, inflicting stinging blows to the extremists.