15 South Korean Military Officials Charged for the Death of Sexual Abuse Victim

South Korean military prosecutors have charged 15 Air Force officials over the death of an officer who took her life after alleging sexual abuse by a colleague. Those charge include colonels accused of failing to properly report the death of …

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Russia Test-Fires Hypersonic Missile from a Submarine for the First Time

The Russian military said on Oct. 4 that it successfully test-fired a “Tsirkon” (Zircon) hypersonic missile from a submarine for the first time. In a statement, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the crew of the nuclear submarine Severodvinsk fired …

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North Korea Test-Fires New Anti-Aircraft Missile, State Media Reports

North Korea test-fired a new anti-aircraft missile on Sept. 30, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported, just days after it test-fired a new hypersonic missile. North Korea’s Academy of Defense Science conducted the test to confirm “the general …

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Top U.S. General Mark Milley Calls Afghanistan Withdrawal a ‘Logistical Success But Strategic Failure’

Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley told the United States Senate that the withdrawal of troops and the evacuation of citizens from Afghanistan was a “logistical success but a strategic failure.” Milley appeared alongside Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin …

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UK Paid Compensation for at Least 289 Civilian Deaths in Afghanistan, Analysis Shows

The United Kingdom government paid compensation for at least 289 civilian deaths in Afghanistan, including as many as 86 children, analysis shows. According to a study of internal Ministry of Defense (MoD) documents obtained through freedom of information requests, the …

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China Denounces Australia-UK-US Security Pact as ‘Extremely Irresponsible’

China on Sept. 16 denounced the new security pact between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States as “extremely irresponsible” and urged them to abandon a “Cold War” mentality. China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian criticized the pact called …

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UK, US, and Australia Launch Landmark Security Partnership

The United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia have agreed to a landmark security partnership on Sept. 15 to share advanced technologies, including a nuclear-powered submarine, to boost defenses in the Indo-Pacific region. Under the partnership called AUKUS, the three …

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North Korea Test-Fires New Long-Range Missile, Officials Say

North Korea test-fired what it called a “new type long-range cruise missiles” over the weekend, state media Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported on Sept. 13. According to KCNA, North Korea conducted the test-launches on Sept. 11 and 12 “successfully” …

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