Tensions Rise Between Russia and Ukraine Amid Kerch Strait Incident; Ukraine Navy Ship Shot and Seized

Tensions Rise Between Russia and Ukraine Amid Kerch Strait Incident; Ukraine Navy Ship Shot and Seized By Aaron Kesel Tensions have risen between Russia and Ukraine as Moscow rammed and shot at Ukrainian Navy ships on Sunday allegedly for invading its territorial waters. Ukraine has declared martial law in response and NATO countries are convening for an emergency meeting, while Russia and the U.S. called for an emergency UN meeting. The move comes a day after the Ukrainian Navy said Russia fired on some of its ships in the Kerch Strait near Crimea, hitting two vessels…

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NATO Launches Largest War Games to be Staged in Latvia

NATO Launches Largest War Games to be Staged in Latvia By Joseph Jankowski NATO has launched the largest war games to take place in Latvia since the country became independent in 1918.  The military games, which have been in preparation for four years, are scheduled to include military and police addressing “spontaneous” unrest in Russian-populated towns, reports RT. “After four years of intensive preparations, this will be the largest military training exercise since the restoration of Latvia’s independence in which we will test the armed forces’ readiness to defend Latvia…

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NATO’s “News Hero” – #PropagandaWatch

NATO’s “News Hero” – #PropagandaWatch By corbettreport In this week’s edition of #PropagandaWatch James looks at “The News Hero,” the latest fake news Russian bot propaganda scare to emerge from the neo-McCarthyist fever dreams of the NATO Stratcom Centre of Excellence!  SHOW NOTES: https://www.corbettreport.com/?p=27643 Alternative News & Independent Views

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As Trump Demands NATO Members Buy More Weapons, Lockheed Martin Production and Stocks Explode

As Trump Demands NATO Members Buy More Weapons, Lockheed Martin Production and Stocks Explode By Jay Syrmopoulos Washington, D.C. — U.S. President Donald Trump met with leaders of NATO member states last week in a “very intense” summit in which he reportedly secured commitments from European leaders of NATO member states to increase their weapons expenditures on the military alliance. Trump reportedly told NATO leaders during the summit that if they failed to meet defense spending targets of a 2 percent GDP by January, 2019, the United States would consider…

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