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Amid Escalating Tensions, US Warships Sail Just Miles off Coast of China

    Amid Escalating Tensions, US Warships Sail Just Miles off Coast of China

A U.S. warship and military aircraft were spotted traveling southwest from Japan towards China yesterday afternoon, in what some fear is a growing escalation of aggression towards Beijing. A Boeing P-8A Poseidon (hex code AE68A2), an anti-submarine aircraft appeared to be working in conjunction with the anti-submarine destroyer the U.S.S. Rafael Peralta, patrolling as close as…

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Yemen’s Navy Uses New Missile to Destroy Saudi Military Vessel Near Hajjah

    Yemen’s Navy Uses New Missile to Destroy Saudi Military Vessel Near Hajjah

SANA’A, YEMEN — Yemen’s navy targeted a military vessel belonging to Saudi Arabia off of the northwestern coast of Hajjah on Wednesday, reportedly killing all aboard the vessel. The boat, which was in the Medi port, was carrying out attacks on the residential districts of Heiran and Medi in Hajjah when it was hit, according…

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51 Years Ago Today and Still No Justice for Israel’s Attack on the USS Liberty

    51 Years Ago Today and Still No Justice for Israel’s Attack on the USS Liberty

In early June of 1967, at the onset of the Six Day War, the Pentagon sent the USS Liberty from Spain into international waters off the coast of Gaza to monitor the progress of Israel’s attack on the Arab states. The Liberty was a lightly armed surveillance ship. Only hours after the Liberty arrived it…

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Fukushima Fallout: the Irradiated Sailors of the USS Ronald Reagan

    Fukushima Fallout: the Irradiated Sailors of the USS Ronald Reagan

Coverage of the USS Ronald Reagan has been astoundingly limited, wrote Der Spiegel in a February 2015 story. Since then, nothing much has changed. The German magazine was referring to the saga of the American Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier whose crew pitched in to help victims of the March 11, 2011 Tsunami and earthquake in Japan, then…

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