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North Korea Claims Successful Hydrogen Bomb Test

North Korea Claims Successful Hydrogen Bomb Test

On Tuesday, North Korea claimed it had successfully tested its first hydrogen bomb. They made the announcement about an hour after detection services around the world recorded a 5.1 seismic event off its northeast coast. NYTimes reports: “This is the self-defensive measure we have to take to defend our right to live in the face… Continue Reading

Iran Discovers Unexpectedly High Reserve of Uranium

Iran Discovers Unexpectedly High Reserve of Uranium

Iran is saying that it has discovered an unexpectedly high reserve of uranium, and they will start extracting it at a new facility. Many thought the country had a relatively low supply and that they would eventually have to start importing uranium for their nuclear programs. According to Reuters: “I cannot announce (the level of)… Continue Reading

Gorbachev Says America Needs A Perestroika

Gorbachev Says America Needs A Perestroika

In an interview with RT, Gorbachev said in reference to the US that ‘they need a Perestroika.’ Translated from Russian, Perestroika means ‘restructuring.’ During the end of the Cold War, Gorbachev was largely viewed as the leader of the perestroika in the then USSR. Personally speaking, I never thought that I would ever agree too… Continue Reading

The 7-Step Plan The Islamic State Is Following Should Alarm You

The 7-Step Plan The Islamic State Is Following Should Alarm You

According to Obama and his administration, they don’t have a strategy to combat the forward momentum of the Islamic State. As alarming as that is, it is equally alarming that the Islamic State has one and they seem to be right on schedule. Back in 2005, SPIEGEL online posted on a 7-step plan toward an… Continue Reading

A Nobel Peace Prize for Putin?

A Nobel Peace Prize for Putin?

Russian President Vladimir Putin will appear on the Nobel committee’s agenda for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2014, possibly alongside several Russian dissidents. Putin is one of 278 candidates — a record for the prestigious prize – who have been nominated and the nominees include such notables as Edward Snowden, Pope Francis and the individual… Continue Reading

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