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Some will protest: U.S. weapons safeguard innocent people from tyrannical aggressors. Oh, really? Where are the surveys of conflict participants to evaluate that fairytale assumption? Where are the social impact statements of arms exports? How many killed by U.S. arms deserved death? What's the use ...
Since Ankara launched the operation, codenamed "Olive Branch," in Syria's Afrin on January 20, the Turkish military have reportedly confiscated US weapons from terrorist groups, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashing out at its NATO ally. "You did not give US weapons when we asked for them ...

The Washington-based Security Assistance Monitor said the weapons went to Saudi Arabia and the UAE through the State Department's Direct Commercial Sales program, which allows American arms-makers to sell directly to foreign customers. US weapons contractors reportedly sold $610 million in ...
How Brazil's 'Lord Of Guns' Armed Rio's Drug War With U.S. Weapons. Weak U.S. laws mean it's not just our guns being trafficked; it's our gun violence, too. By Travis Waldron. HuffPost Illustration/Getty Images ...
Turkey expects U.S. to take back weapons handed to PKK-affiliated People's Protection Forces (YPG) in Syria and will discuss the issue in the meeting scheduled for March 8 and 9 on the situation in Syria and the northern town of Manbij, Turkish Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hami Aksoy said Tuesday.
"It is hard to say how the self-proclaimed republics may react to the supply of U.S. weapons to the conflict zone ... They might deploy weapons to other areas of the conflict that are sensitive for those who create problems for them.” That's a thinly-veiled threat, in light of U.S. assessments of the conflict.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the first delivery of lethal defensive weaponry from the United States is expected in weeks. In a press conference in Kyiv on February 28, Poroshenko talked about the recent U.S. decision to supply Ukraine with such sophisticated weaponry. "The first delivery of ...
When it comes to advancements in weapons for the United States, ideas that are present in science fiction movies or novels have, over time, evolved from fantasy to reality. Stealth aircrafts, lasers, hypersonic missiles and railguns are slowly moving from weapons only being used in science fiction towards ...
WATCH Weapons cache found at home of Md. teen accused of bringing gun to school, police say. 0 Shares. Email. A cache of weapons and an apparent list of grievances were discovered at the home of a Maryland teenager arrested last week for allegedly bringing a loaded pistol and a knife to his high ...
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A wide assortment of US-supplied weapons ended up for sale on an online terrorist marketplace in Syria, a CNN investigation revealed on Tuesday. "Grenade launchers, heavy machine guns, thermal sniper scopes and body armor all appear on the jihadist channels, which also ...
North Korea blasted the U.S. over a recent report showing it to be by far the world's largest arms exporter, potentially fueling new tensions as supreme leader Kim Jong Un prepares to meet President Donald Trump. A commentary published Monday by official ruling Korean Workers' Party ... War
On Monday morning, Turkish Deputy PM claimed "terrorist groups" left weapons behind after Turkish forces captured Syria's Afrin on Sunday. As a result, Turkey collected most of the weapons given to the Kurdish YPG by the U.S.. Dozens of Turkey's Kurdish and leftist groups appealed to world powers on ... War
President Donald Trump focused on the tens of billions of dollars in arms sales to Saudi Arabia in remarks before a meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Trump asked the crown prince to share his nation's wealth and create American jobs by purchasing more weapons. The request comes ... War
US Army General Joseph Votel admitted that the US does not monitor how the weapons it supplies to Saudi Arabia are used in Yemen. Over 10,000 Yemeni civilians have died in the conflict since 2015. During a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, Senator Elizabeth Warren ... War
U.S. weapons that flow to nations like Iraq and Syria have also come under fire. Following the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, a number of hardline Sunni Muslim groups became active and some of the most violent ones, especially Al-Qaeda in Iraq, united to form the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). The group ... War
The photo, released on Oct. 6, 2017, shows a building of Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ukraine in Kyiv. Photo by Press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ukraine. Popular on social media. Poroshenko's New Year 2018 message doesn't mention corruption fight 96 Changes in 2018: Biometric control, ...

A weapons instructor from the United States, who reportedly experienced difficulties breathing while in Jamaica, died after being rushed to the St Ann's Bay Hospital on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as 37- year-old James Lawrence Ellis of Mississippi. A post-mortem examination and a ...
Australia has spent more than $10 billion on weapons and military equipment from the US over the past four years, government analysis has revealed. According to a report by the ABC, the figure is contained in a recent report from the Australian National Audit Office which has examined and compiled data ...
The U.S. is entering a new phase of involvement in the Ukraine conflict. Washington signed off on an agreement to supply Kiev with lethal weapons, which Moscow contends undermines a 2015 agreement intended to end the fighting. CGTN's Roee Ruttenberg reports from Washington.
File-This Aug. 24, 2017, file photo shows Ukrainian soldiers marching along main Khreshchatyk Street during a military parade to celebrate Independence Day in Kiev, Ukraine. The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles.
MOSCOW (AP) - The U.S. decision to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons will only fuel hostilities and raise casualties from the conflict in the country's east, Russian officials and lawmakers warned Saturday. The angry response from Moscow comes a day after President Donald Trump's administration ...
Ukraine Grateful for US Weapons, Russia Voices Outrage. Ukraine's president is thankful for the U.S. decision to provide his nation with lethal weapons, while Russian diplomats and lawmakers are expressing dismay, warning it will only fuel hostilities in eastern Ukraine. Dec. 23, 2017, at 12:25 p.m.. Ukraine Grateful for US ...
Trump has reportedly approved a $41.5 million deal for Tennessee-based Barrett Firearms Manufacturing to sell Model M107A1 sniper rifles, ammunition, and accessories to Ukraine. For years, Ukraine has requested U.S. lethal weapons to defend against Russian aggression. News of the U.S. weapons ...
FILE - In this July 11, 2017 file photo, airstrikes target Islamic State positions on the edge of the Old City in Mosul, Iraq. Iraq said Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 that its war on the Islamic State is over after more than three years of combat operations drove the extremists from all of the territory they once held.
A cache of 122 Chinese light machine guns recovered from the Islamic State south of Mosul in 2016. (Conflict Armament Research). Alex HortonWashington Post. The Islamic State may stand alone in its brutality in Iraq and Syria, where it orchestrated civilian massacres and suicide bombings and salted people's homes ...
With U.S. weapons makers leading the way, and after five consecutive years of decline, sales among the world's 100 largest arms producers rose in 2016, garnering nearly $375 billion in profits, according to a new analysis of industry data by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said that the U.S. role in Ukraine is not changing and Russia has no cause for concern about a U.S. decision last week to supply new weapons to Kyiv. "As long as no one wants to invade Ukraine, hopefully it won't have any big impact. They're defensive weapons," ...
(ANSAmed) - ISTANBUL, NOVEMBER 21 - Turkey will not sit and watch as the Syrian Kurds of the YPG grow stronger militarily with US support ...
NATO continues to build up its military might on its eastern flank under the pretext of a mythical Russian threat, with the deployment of a Patriot ...
President Trump met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Monday, where Trump pressured Abe to buy billions of dollars of ...
For US defense contractors, Donald Trump might be looking like a salesman-in-chief right about now. In the space of two days, Trump has ...
Donald Trump, who pledged to address the North Korean issue during his five-nation Asian trip, has discussed possible ways to tame ...
U.S. B-1B strategic bombers were sent again to skies over the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday night, practicing launching a precision strike ...
Romanian PM Mihai Tudose will sign on Tuesday a major contract with a US-based gun maker that will start producing weapons in Romania in ...
The US is trying to “tie New Delhi to its chariot”, but it cannot bring about “India's rise or act as a viable bargaining chip,” the Global Times said.
"There is damning evidence that many recipients of U.S. weapons in the Middle East -- such as Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel -- are already ...
Speaking to CNN, Zarif said that Iran has “said time and again and we have proven that our missiles are for defense.” Iran's Foreign Minister ...
South Korea agreed to bolster its military by procuring and developing advanced US military weapons to counter North Korea when President ...
The US government's Afghanistan reconstruction watchdog claims that the expectation that Afghan security forces would effectively use ...
U.S. weapons will help Ukraine liberate the Donbas, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said. “First and foremost, American weapons ...
German authorities will launch an investigation into media reports claiming the US flew weapons for Syrian rebels through the Ramstein air ...
A BIRN investigation has sparked an official probe into whether the Pentagon broke the law by sending weapons to Syrian rebels through its ...
The Syrian Army has liberated new quarters of Deir ez-Zor from Daesh terrorists. During the operation the army found large warehouses with a ...
Donald Trump's twelve day Asian tour has come to an end and despite the North Korean issue, the main goal of this trip to Southeast Asia, the ...
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has explained the country's intentions to seek alternatives for US weapon deliveries. "Because of ...
China and Russia's militaries are planning anti-missile drills next month, as both nations oppose the deployment of U.S. anti-missile defense ...
US President Donald Trump is planning to accelerate American weapons sales abroad. (Photo by AFP). US President Donald Trump is ...
South Korea agreed to bolster its military by procuring and developing advanced US military weapons to counter North Korea when President ...
U.S. weapons will help Ukraine liberate the Donbas, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said. “First and foremost, American weapons ...


 

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