US Nuclear Sub Damaged in Underwater Collision in South China Sea

The US nuclear powered submarine USS Connecticut was damaged after it struck an unknown object while submerged on the afternoon of 2 Oct 2021 in the South China Sea. According to a statement from the US Navy Pacific Fleet, the …

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US Confirms Troop Deployment to Taiwan

The US has confirmed that a special operations unit and a marine contingent have been secretly deployed to Taiwan to train the country’s armed forces amid growing tensions and aggression from China. An unnamed US official said that two dozen …

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Colombia Deploys 14,000 Solders to Venezuela Border to Combat Drug Trafficking

Colombian President Ivan Duque deployed a new military unit called CENOR on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 composed of 14,000 troops in an attempt to control narcotics trafficking near and along the country’s border with Venezuelan. President Duque said that the …

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War Crimes, Crimes Against Humanity Committed in Libya Since 2016, UN Probe Reveals

War crimes and crimes against humanity, including murder, torture, and recruitment of child soldiers, have been committed in Libya since 2016, a United Nations (UN) investigation revealed on Oct. 4. The independent fact-finding mission, commissioned by the UN Human Rights …

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Taiwan Reports 56 Chinese Warplanes Encroached Air Defense Zone

Fifty-six Chinese warplanes entered Taiwan’s air defense zone near the Pratas Islands on Monday,  making it the largest reported incursion by the Chinese air force. Since October 1, 2021, more than 150 Chinese military aircraft have purposefully entered Taiwan’s air …

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Taiwan Reports Latest 25-Plane Intrusion by Chinese Military Aircraft

The Taiwanese Defense Ministry reported that 25 Chinese military aircraft entered the national air defense zone. According to the ministry,  the PLA sent out 18 J-16 and four Su-30 fighters plus two nuclear-capable H-6 bombers and an anti-submarine aircraft. In …

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Ethiopia Expels Seven Senior UN Officials for ‘Meddling’

Ethiopia ordered the expulsion of seven senior United Nations (UN) officials on Sept. 30, giving them 72 hours to leave the country. The Ethiopian Foreign Ministry declared “persona non grata” to seven UN officials for “meddling in the internal affairs …

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