Daily Archives: May 8, 2018


China Installed Defensive Missile Systems To South China Sea Islands

China has installed long-range, anti-aircraft, and anti-ship missiles on three of its outposts in the South China Sea, according to reports. This move represents another step in the militarization of the disputed islands and-if confirmed-would be the first Chinese missile installation in the Spratly Islands. According to CNBC, those missiles […]


North Korea, South Korea And The U.S. Military Presence: A Complex Trio

It has been announced that South Korea will aim to keep U.S. troops within its borders, even if a peace treaty with North Korea is signed. The announcement came recently and with a confused reaction from many International Relations experts, many who directly associate the presence of U.S. troops as […]


U.S. Special Forces Secretly Deployed In Yemen

Late last year, the U.S. deployed around a dozen Green Beret Special Forces personnel on the Saudi Arabian border with Yemen. The New York Times reports that the troops were officially deployed to help train Saudi forces to defend the porous border with Yemen, but are also helping “locate and […]


War-torn Eastern Ukraine’s Classrooms Riddled With Bullet Holes

According to a statement released on 4 May by The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), 200,000 children in war-torn eastern Ukraine are forced to learn in classrooms riddled with bullet holes and school-grounds scattered with metal remnants of war. The ongoing conflict between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists has severely […]