Vladimir Putin has deployed 32 Russian tanks in northern Crimea this week, in a buildup that suggests a war between the two countries is about to break out. Russia has closed its checkpoints along the Crimean border with Ukraine citing fears that the former Soviet state is planning to attack Russia.Details
The fear of World War 3 involving nuclear-armed China and the United States remains a dangerous possibility as China flexes its muscles in the South China Sea and East China Sea.
Despite last month’s ruling in The Hague which struck down Beijing’s claims to almost the entire South China Sea, China remains defiant in responding to the United States, and their allies Japan and the Philippines.Details
Russia has denied several times that it plans to start a war or invade Europe, but many are not convinced, considering the country’s recent actions in Ukraine and its massive military mobilizations.
As some officials from Moscow reiterated previously, the country plans to make sure that in order to protect interests, it could result to nuclear war; thus, countries like the United Kingdom have reportedly started preparing.Details
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is determined to contain Russia as it sees the country as a threat to allies and their territories. As tensions rise, NATO started expanding its missile defense system, but Russia is not standing idly by, as it is reportedly preparing to invade Poland in only one day. Will the world be at risk of a new World War?Details
If you’re an enthusiast of the World War 3 news, here’s a major update. Turkey may leave NATO to become a Russian ally. The announcement comes from Turkey’s foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. He said in a recent interview that President Tayyip Erdogan suffered hostility in the European Union. He also talked about anti-Turkish sentiment in the EU.Details
350,000 soldiers, 20,000 tanks, 2,450 warplanes and 460 military helicopters are massing in northern Saudi Arabia for a military exercise that is being called “Northern Thunder”.Details
On Wednesday, Turkish tanks rolled across the Syrian border, and they were accompanied by radical Islamic Syrian rebels that want to ultimately overthrow the Assad regime. This invasion was conducted under the code name “Euphrates Shield”, and it was supported by airstrikes from A-10s and F-16s that are part of the U.S.-led coalition that has been conducting airstrikes against ISIS targets in the region. The mainstream media in the United States has been very quiet about this escalation of the conflict in Syria, but things are much different in the rest of the world. For example, a major Israeli news source announced the attack this way: “Turkey invades Syria“. And without a doubt, that is precisely what is taking place. The Syrian government denounced this move by Turkey as a “blatant breach to its sovereignty”, and the Russians are deeply alarmed. The farther Turkish forces push into northern Syria, the more likely they will be to encounter Syrian or Russian forces, and one bad move could result in the outbreak of World War 3 in the Middle East.Details
The US establishment is working hard to make it impossible for Donald Trump to ditch the warmongering policies previous administrations pursued, and to deliver on his pledge to mend relations with Russia, former CDU defense spokesman Willy Wimmer told RT.Details
Igor Ivanov, ex-foreign minister to current President Vladimir Putin, says the risk of World War 3 in Europe is higher than at any time since the 1980s when the Cold War was at its peak.
Only this January, some of the world’s top boffins kept the dreaded “Doomsday Clock” positioned at three minutes to midnight – its closest to armageddon in 20 years.Details
The first female president of the United States faces her first major international conflict: Seeking to consolidate the Slavic nations of Eastern Europe, Russia has seized the three Baltic states—Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia—all members of NATO. That requires a response beyond just a caustic tweet or sharply worded press release. For the first time since the Cuban missile crisis, there is serious talk of nuclear war.Details