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Drone strike results in American casualties, three killed

| January 29, 2024 | 76 Comments
Drone strike results in American casualties, three killed

A drone strike at a base in northeast Jordan, near the Syrian border, resulted in three Americans killed and 25 injured. Joe Biden identified Iran-backed militias as the ones who caused these fatalities. The U.S. is in the process of identifying the people responsible for the attack. Meanwhile Iran-backed fighters are relocating from where they […]

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British General argues for the need of a citizen army

| January 28, 2024 | 22 Comments
British General argues for the need of a citizen army

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine forced many European countries to reevaluate their defense posture. These countries are taking measures to increase their security. For example, the Baltic states aim to strengthen their defenses along their border with Russia, Poland is strengthening its military, and Sweden entered an agreement with the US that allows US military access […]

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The US and Iraq to negotiate end of US-led military coalition

| January 25, 2024 | 21 Comments
The US and Iraq to negotiate end of US-led military coalition

The US is leading an international coalition in Iraq assisting the Iraqis with their security. However, events such as the escalating back and forth attacks between the coalition and the militias attacking them have led to a desire to end the coalition. The U.S. initially set preconditions requiring that the attacks against the US military […]

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Iran strikes targets in Syria, Iraq and Pakistan, Pakistan follows up by striking into Iran

| January 19, 2024 | 23 Comments
Iran strikes targets in Syria, Iraq and Pakistan, Pakistan follows up by striking into Iran

Iran conducted strikes against what it identified as terrorist targets. Iran said that the impacted terror groups threatened Iran’s interests. Iran recently suffered from a major terrorist attack. The Iranian response to this terror attack included a statement that Iran would strike back. The Iranians delivered on that statement by attacking what they identified as […]

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The US and UK strike Houthi targets in Yemen

| January 13, 2024 | 34 Comments
The US and UK strike Houthi targets in Yemen

In response to Houthi terrorist attacks against shipping and warships in the Red Sea, the US and the UK hit back. Targets were hit with precision weapons fired from the air and from the sea. The US and UK aimed at weakening the Houthi rebels’ ability to conduct their attacks against shipping. The Houthi rebel […]

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The US to help increase Guyana’s military readiness

| January 11, 2024 | 13 Comments
The US to help increase Guyana’s military readiness

Guyana’s government wants help from the United States to improve its military. Talks have already been conducted. Daniel Erikson said that the US would assist Guyana’s military with organization and equipment improvements. Security forces and specialized training teams have been working with Guyana since 2023. Erikson said that these forces and teams will continue their […]

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A Russian takes to Telegram to advocate attacking a British warship

| January 5, 2024 | 9 Comments
A Russian takes to Telegram to advocate attacking a British warship

One Russian, Yuri Baranchik, reacted to the successful strike on a Russian warship in Crimea. Ukrainians, using Soviet/Russian model fighter jets fitted to carry and launch British storm shadow missiles, successfully hit a Russian warship in Crimea. The crew suffered death and injury, and the ship sunk. The British are also described as providing guidance […]

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USS Carney Sailors awarded the Combat Action Ribbon

| January 4, 2024 | 24 Comments
USS Carney Sailors awarded the Combat Action Ribbon

For the USS Carney’s role in shooting down missiles and drones in the Red Sea, its crew received the Combat Action Ribbon (CAR). Five Sailors also received medals for their performance with shooting these missiles and drones. In 2017, Sailors stationed on board the USS Mason, USS Nitze, USS Ponce, and USS San Antonio received […]

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