What Would a Saudi-Iran War Look Like? Don’t look now, but it is already here Next month, this column will be moving to another platform. But before we go, in celebration of eight happy and productive years at Foreign Policy , here are the most popular items ever to run on the Best Defense.
Fresh Europe terror warning on Jihadi children BRITAIN’S top spies have warned the UK and Europe will soon be hit by a wave of hardened terrorists as holdout foreign fighters and their children leave Syria and Iraq. In a chilling message delivered to British parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee, MI5 officers said hundreds of UK […]
A tornado smashed through Chesapeake months ago. A church and neighborhood still haven’t recovered. CHESAPEAKE Real Life Church on Centerville Road had just completed a major renovation, adding a suite of second-floor rooms, an elevator and new HVAC systems. That day, March 31, the children’s director put up a bulletin board and dusted off her […]
Iran is provoking conventional war, but can it afford one? An Iranian missile fired at Riyadh sheds light on an important dynamic in the region, writes Mohammed Alyahya
Trump to Boost U.S. Missile Defense to Combat Iranian, N. Korean WMD Threats The Trump administration will designate domestic U.S. missile defense as a “priority action” as part of its forthcoming National Security Strategy, or NSS, according to draft language viewed by the Washington Free Beacon that singles out Iranian and North Korean missile threats […]
The 8 biggest global threats to watch in 2018 2017 saw a number of predictions on global security become reality. Now, with 2017 coming to a close, many people are wondering what 2018’s biggest global threats will be. The Council on Foreign Relations recently released their list of the top global threats to watch in […]
Law of the Jungle: US soldiers learning new skills for new threats They are scenes reminiscent of the Vietnam War and the Pacific Theater during World War II: U.S. soldiers, caked with mud and dripping wet from monsoon rains, quietly traversing thick jungle brush. But instead of southeast Asia, these are the Hawaiian jungles northwest […]
Rocket Men: The Team Building North Korea’s Nuclear Missile When the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un celebrated the launch of a powerful new missile last month, he was surrounded by a group of top scientists and officials. State media did not identify them, but they have all been seen with Mr. Kim before.
Port Authority bomber reportedly wasn’t on Bangladeshi terror watch lists Authorities in Bangladesh have said the man suspected of attempting to detonate a pipe bomb at New York City’s Port Authority Bus Terminal Monday was not on the country’s terror watch list. Akayed Ullah, 27, who lived in Brooklyn and entered the U.S.
Watch: Midvaal Tornado leaves hundreds displaced and multiple injured Image Credits: Twitter/ Arrive Alive When one thinks of storms in South Africa, no one thinks of tornados. While they may not be a common occurrence, the people in the Midvaal area are currently finding out just much of a nightmare they can be.