Yemen’s Navy Uses New Missile to Destroy Saudi Military Vessel Near Hajjah

While Yemen’s military has increasingly achieved victories over coalition forces, it faces one of the most well-funded and -equipped military coalitions in the Middle East.

A screenshot from video showing a previous attack on a Saudi warship.

SANA'A, YEMEN -- Yemen’s navy targeted a military vessel belonging to Saudi Arabia off of the northwestern coast of Hajjah on Wednesday, reportedly killing all aboard the vessel. The boat, which was in the Medi port, was carrying out attacks on the residential districts of Heiran and Medi in Hajjah when it was hit, according to a statement from

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51 Years Ago Today and Still No Justice for Israel’s Attack on the USS Liberty

The IDF’s strike on the Liberty served to weld the US and Israel together, in a kind of political and military embrace. Now, every time the IDF attacks defenseless villages in Gaza and the West Bank with F-16s and Apache helicopters, the Palestinians quite rightly see the bloody assaults as a joint operation, with the Pentagon as a hidden partner.

uss liberty

In early June of 1967, at the onset of the Six Day War, the Pentagon sent the USS Liberty from Spain into international waters off the coast of Gaza to monitor the progress of Israel’s attack on the Arab states. The Liberty was a lightly armed surveillance ship. Only hours after the Liberty arrived it was spotted by the Israeli military. The IDF

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Fukushima Fallout: the Irradiated Sailors of the USS Ronald Reagan

American sailors on the USS Ronald Reagan were exposed to radiation from Fukushima. Many are sick. Some have died. Why can’t they get justice?

U.S. Navy crew members mop up the flight deck to remove radioactive contamination from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN76), March 23, 2011 in the Pacific Ocean off the Japanese coast after 10 days of rescue missions to transport supplies to survivors in an earthquake- and tsunami-devastated area. (AP/Eugene Hoshiko)

Coverage of the USS Ronald Reagan has been astoundingly limited, wrote Der Spiegel in a February 2015 story. Since then, nothing much has changed. The German magazine was referring to the saga of the American Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier whose crew pitched in to help victims of the March 11, 2011 Tsunami and earthquake in Japan,

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US Navy Authorized To Train Despite Massive Injury Or Death Of Over 12 Million Sea Mammals

These numbers are but conservative estimates, and don’t include dozens of other nearby military projects.

US Navy Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).

Washington DC — We live in a time where the fragile, finite nature of surrounding ecosystems has never been more apparent. That’s why environmentalists find the US Navy’s reputed disregard for marine life, in it’s endless rhyme of testing and training, beyond disturbing. Recently, a group found the Navy’s been given impunity to harm up to 12

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Navy Spy Case Puts Assault On Constitutional Safeguards On Full Display

Everything done in absolute secrecy. Has the U.S. now adopted Israeli standards of opacity and unaccountability in such cases?

In this Dec. 3, 2008 photo released by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Edward Lin, a native of Taiwan speaks. The U.S. military has charged Lin with espionage for allegedly passing military secrets to China or Taiwan, U.S. defense officials said Monday, April 11, 2016. (U.S. Navy/MC1 Sarah Murphy via AP)

Over the weekend, a major story broke about a U.S. Navy senior officer accused of spying for China. It was first reported by a U.S. Naval Institute’s website. He is Lt. Cmdr. Edward C. Lin, who served in the Patrol and Reconnaissance Group, which employs aircraft using highly sensitive technology to track and detect enemy submarines. Presumably,

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The Story You Aren’t Being Told About Iran Capturing Two American Vessels

The most important takeaway from this incident is to remember the high-tech military of the United States has an exposed vulnerability. It’s a vulnerability that was exploited by Iran.

This frame grab from Jan. 12, 2016, video by the Iranian state-run IRIB News Agency shows the detention of U.S. Navy sailors by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Persian Gulf. (IRIB)

Tehran, Iran – The airwaves in the United States were filled with images of sailors on their knees while a US Navy vessel was searched. Unjustified outrage swept the nation. The US Secretary of Defense blamed the incident on a simple navigation error, however a chain of events leading back to 2009 demonstrates the facts are a little more

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