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SpaceX to Build Spy Satellites for US Intelligence Agency, Sources Say

What Happened: SpaceX is supposedly building a network of hundreds of spy satellites under contract with  U.S. intelligence. Unnamed sources approached the media and discussed deepening ties with Musk's space program and national security agencies. The network is estimated to be worth around $1.8 billion, according to the National Reconnaissance Office, which manages spy satellites. This could be another extension of...

Russian Anti-Satellite Nuclear Space Weapon in Development According to Unnamed U.S Officials

The New York Times has reported that former and current unnamed U.S officials have said Russia is currently in development of a space based anti-satellite nuclear weapon, and that the U.S has in turn alerted Congress and European allies of this news. The officials said the weapon is not in orbit.

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Israel Recalls Norwegian and Irish Ambassadors After Palestine State Recognition

Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs has announced he is recalling Israel's ambassadors to Norway and Ireland after the two nations officially announced their recognition of a Palestinian state, and vowed to do the same...

Potential Warrants from the ICC: What it Means and Reactions

Earlier on May 20th, International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor, Karim Khan, stated that he was filing an application for arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Minister of Defence Yoav Gallant, head...

Taiwanese Legislators Visit Itu Aba Island

A group of Taiwanese lawmakers from the Kuomintang (KMT) political party visited Itu Aba on May 18th, staying for a few hours to inspect recently constructed military facilities and oversee exercises. The ten legislators flew...