Category Archives: Terrorism

Pence: ‘All options remain on the table’ after nixed Iran strike

Vice President Pence joined National Security Adviser John Bolton in warning Iran not to interpret American military restraint as a sign of weakness and doubled down on the U.S.’ willingness to take necessary action.

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Iran says it will respond ‘firmly’ to US aggression amid retaliatory cyberattack, aborted military strike

Saturday Iran warned that it will “firmly” respond to any aggression or threat by the U.S., a warning that comes after President Trump aborted a military attack while a U.S. cyber team carried out a retaliatory digital strike against the regime.

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Trump confirms he called off retaliatory Iran attack ‘10 minutes before the strike’

Friday President Trump confirmed that he called off a retaliatory attack on Iran in response to the downing of a U.S. drone “10 minutes before the strike,” saying the number of expected casualties was not “proportionate” to what Tehran did.

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Rep. Dan Crenshaw dings ex-Obama aide Ben Rhodes for doubting US link of Iran to tanker attack

Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas slammed former top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning U.S. claims that Iran attacked oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and downplayed the threat from the regime.

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2 oil tankers damaged in suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman, crew evacuated

Thursday two  oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack off the Gulf of Oman prompting the rescue of dozens of crew members.

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Iran’s Guards commander says U.S. military presence in Gulf is ‘an opportunity’: ISNA

The United States’ military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now it is an opportunity, a senior commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said on Sunday, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA).

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Hostilities flare up as rockets hit Israel from Gaza

Militants in the Gaza Strip have fired more than 150 rockets into Israel, the army says, prompting air strikes and tank fire on the Palestinian territory. Sirens went off as people rushed to shelters in southern Israel. Two Israelis were wounded and a Palestinian man was killed in the exchange.

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Buttigieg says Trump slandering troops by mulling pardons for those accused of war crimes

Sunday Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, said President Trump had slandered American troops by considering pardoning servicemen accused of war crimes — and said the proposal threatened to undermine the country’s “legal and moral” foundations.

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John Bolton says North Korean missile tests violate UN resolutions

Saturday National Security Adviser John Bolton said  that there is “no doubt” that recent short-range missile launches by North Korea are in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions — suggesting that the White House may be looking at putting a sharper edge on their diplomatic relations with dictatorship.

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Kim Jong Un Willing To Denuclearize If Given Security Guarantees, Putin Says

Should North Korea be given security guarantees, Kim Jong Un would be willing to denuclearize, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after talks with Kim Thursday. The two met face-to-face for the first time, on Russky Island in eastern Russia.

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