The Pentagon said on Friday that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month. read more
WASHINGTON " President Donald Trump backed off a threat Tuesday to target Iranian cultural sites if Tehran retaliates for a drone strike that killed its top military general last week. During an Oval Office meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Trump said the administration is "supposed to be very careful with [Iran's] cultural heritage." "And you know what, if that's what the law is, I like to obey the law," he told reporters, before adding, "But think of it: They kill our people, they blow up our people and then we have to be very gentle with their cultural institutions. But I'm OK with it." read more
The Central Details of the Soleimani Assassination read more
In one of the series of blatant lies the USA has told to justify the assassination of Soleimani, Mike Pompeo said that Soleimani was killed because he was planning "Imminent attacks" on US citizens. It is a careful choice of word. Pompeo is specifically referring to the Bethlehem Doctrine of Pre-Emptive Self Defence.
President Donald Trump's top adviser for Russian and European affairs is leaving his job at the White House, a day before he's scheduled to testify before the House impeachment investigators, a senior administration official said Wednesday. read more