Who Will Be Iran’s Next Leader?

The hurried race to elect Iran’s next president following the death of President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash in May has entered the campaign phase. Iran is scheduled to hold special elections on June 28, as regional tensions...

Tren de Aragua: The New MS-13?

Tren de Aragua, otherwise known as the Aragua Train, is Venezuela’s largest and most powerful criminal organization. While the gang found its origins in prison, it...

Philippines and China Release Footage of June 17th Incident at Second Thomas Shoal

On June 19th, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) released videos and photos of the resupply mission that occurred on June 17th. The...

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Tren de Aragua: The New MS-13?

Tren de Aragua, otherwise known as the Aragua Train, is Venezuela’s largest and most powerful criminal organization. While the gang found its origins in prison, it...

Canada Reportedly Preparing to Evacuate 45,000 Citizens from Lebanon

According to Israel's Channel 12, Canada is in the process of preparing for a massive military operation in order to evacuate 45,000 civilians from...

The History and Operations of MS-13

Mara Salvatrucha, more commonly known as MS-13, is a Salvadoran street gang spreading a wave of savagery across the Americas. The gang, known for...

Argentine Security Minister Meets With Salvadoran Officials

Argentine President Javier Milei's government announced on Tuesday that they would begin to undertake similar policies employed by El Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele in...

Who Will Be Iran’s Next Leader?

The hurried race to elect Iran’s next president following the death of President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash in May has entered the...

The Uneasy Detente with Iranian-Backed Militias May Be Ending

On June 19, the Iraqi Resistance Coordination Committee said that it held an “extraordinary meeting” to discuss recent events and decided to “continue to...

Canada Reportedly Preparing to Evacuate 45,000 Citizens from Lebanon

According to Israel's Channel 12, Canada is in the process of preparing for a massive military operation in order to evacuate 45,000 civilians from...

Armenia Issues Recognition of Palestinian Statehood

The Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement condemning the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, calling for a two state solution for the...

Philippines and China Release Footage of June 17th Incident at Second Thomas Shoal

On June 19th, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) released videos and photos of the resupply mission that occurred on June 17th. The...

Japanese Diet Enacts Political Funds Reform

On Wednesday, the Japanese Diet adopted a proposed political funds control law following months of debate and intense criticism off the back of a...

Prominent Pakistani Journalist Assassinated in Pashtun Heartland

On June 18th, Khalil Afridi, a Khyber News journalist, was assassinated in the Mazarina area of Landi Kotal Tehsil, in the Khyber district of...

China’s Increase in Crude Oil Storage Tied to Economic Recovery, Strategic Reserve Replenishment

China’s National Statistics Bureau (NSB) released monthly data indicating that the country added approximately one million barrels per day (BpD) of crude oil to...

Alternativ für Deutschland, Germany’s “Far-Right” Boogeyman

Alternativ fur Deutschland (AfD), a right-wing populist political party known for its anti-immigration and Euroskeptic views has been the source of controversy within the German political...

Armenia Issues Recognition of Palestinian Statehood

The Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a statement condemning the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, calling for a two state solution for the...

American Soldier Sentenced to Nearly Four Years in Russian Penal Colony

A United States Army staff sergeant, Gordon Black, has been sentenced to three years and nine months in a Russian penal colony for stealing 10,000...

Russian Forces Neutralize IS-Linked Detainees in Rostov-on-Don Hostage Rescue

On June 16, Russian special forces intervened at a pre-trial detention center in Rostov-on-Don, near the Sea of Azov, ending a hostage situation by...

Rwanda Expects More Financial Support as it Fights Terrorism in Mozambique

The European Union (EU) is analyzing a request for additional financial support for Rwandan forces fighting insurgency in Mozambique's gas-rich Cabo Delgado province. Jutta Urpilainen,...

IED Attack Kills Three Wagner Personnel in Mali

Jama'a Nusrat ul-Islam wa al-Muslimin (JNIM), a militant jihadist organization affiliated with al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for killing three Wagner Group mercenaries in an IED...

Zuma: Presidential Inauguration is a “Symbolic Wedding of The House Negro Ramaphosa, With The Slave Master, Helen Zille”

Following the boycott of the South African National Assembly's first sitting by Umkhonto WeSizwe party members last Friday, the party has announced its boycott...

Group Attempts to Break Into South Africa’s Independent Electoral Commission Warehouse

At least 15 people tried to break into the Independent Electoral Commission's (IEC) warehouse in Booysens, Johannesburg, on Tuesday evening, demanding access to the...

Tren de Aragua: The New MS-13?

Tren de Aragua, otherwise known as the Aragua Train, is Venezuela’s largest and most powerful criminal organization. While the gang found its origins in prison, it...

Ecuador Begins Construction of New Maximum Security Prison

Ecuador began construction on the country's newest maximum security prison on Friday, marking a solid step in President Daniel Noboa's promise to address the...

ELN Reportedly Holds Two Civilians Hostage

Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) reportedly took two civilians captive in Remedios, Antioquia, a state located in western Colombia near the Colombia-Panama border, on...

A Look Into the Colombian Conflict

The Colombian conflict is an ongoing 60-year internal conflict between various politically-motivated armed groups and government forces. The conflict has killed nearly half a...

New Direct-to-Cell Satellite Tech Could Disrupt Billion-Dollar Military Satcom Programs

The US Space Force is keenly observing the rise of commercial satellite communications that allow standard smartphones to connect directly to satellites. This groundbreaking...

SOF Week: Autonomy and AI Take Lead with Future of Tactical Lethality

I had spent the past week at SOFWeek in Tampa to see what the latest innovations were in the defense space and one thing...

Germany and Czech Republic Accuse Russia of Cyberattacks

The German government, alongside the Czech Republic, the US Department of State, and NATO, has accused the Russian government of initiating cyberattacks against Germany's...

Ukrainian National Sentenced for Role in REvil Ransomware Operation

A Ukrainian man was sentenced to 13 years and seven months in prison on Wednesday for his role in conducting over 2,500 ransomware attacks...

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