NORAD Commander: Russian bombers “messaging” U.S.

REUTERS REPORTS: (Shamil Zhumatov/Reuters) Russian Tu-95 bombers fly during a joint Kazakh-Russian military exercise at Otar military range, some 150km (93 miles) west of Almaty, October 3, 2008. Russia is using its long-range bomber fleet to “message” the US about Moscow’s international military capabilities, the US general in charge of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) […]

NORAD moving comms gear back to Cold War-era bunker

AFP REPORTING: Washington (AFP) – The US military command that scans North America’s skies for enemy missiles and aircraft plans to move its communications gear to a Cold War-era mountain bunker, officers said.   The shift to the Cheyenne Mountain base in Colorado is designed to safeguard the command’s sensitive sensors and servers from a […]

Obama FIRES BACK on Texas Judge halting “new amnesty”

THE WASHINGTON TIMES REPORTS: The Justice Department denied Wednesday that it had lied to a federal judge about President Obama’s deportation amnesty, with a spokeswoman saying they “emphatically disagree” with the court’s decision granting limited legal discovery requiring them to turn over private documents showing their decision-making in the case. The reaction came just hours after Judge Andrew S. […]

One U.S. soldier killed, 2 injured in insider shooting in Afghanistan

REPORT: U.S. soldier was reported killed in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday after a visit to the area by a senior American diplomat, in what Afghan officials described as an insider shooting. Afghan news media reported that at least two other U.S. soldiers were wounded when an Afghan soldier opened fire near the provincial governor’s compound […]

IRAN SENDS DESTROYER TO YEMEN

AS REPORTED BY THE AP: SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Iran dispatched a naval destroyer and another vessel Wednesday to waters near Yemen as the United States quickened weapons supply to the Saudi-led coalition striking rebels there, underlining how foreign powers are deepening their involvement in the conflict. Iran’s English-language state broadcaster Press TV quoted Rear […]