Category Archives: USA

Iran asks U.S., France for equipment to download downed plane's black boxes

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran has requested equipment it says it needs from U.S. and French authorities to download information from black boxes on a downed Ukrainian passenger plane but Tehran had not yet received a positive response, the Iranian civil aviation body said. Canada, Ukraine and other nations who had citizens on the flight in which all 176 people aboard

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German Foreign Minister criticizes US pressure on Iran: Threats will not lead to anything

Change of regime will not improve the situation in Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas negatively perceives the US approach to Iran, believing that the policy of threats will not bring the desired result. The head of German diplomacy expressed his opinion on the “Iranian issue” in an interview with Bild am Sonntag, published on Sunday, January 19, Deutsche welle

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Bloomberg: Trump loses another Russia adviser, adding to NSC turnover

Peek was placed on administrative leave pending a security-related investigation. The top Russia expert on President Donald Trump’s National Security Council has left his post after about three months, according to three people familiar with the matter. Andrew Peek, the NSC’s senior director for European and Russian affairs, was escorted from the White House grounds on Friday, two of the

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The Kremlin Inches Closer to the Biden Plot

Lev Parnas pointed his finger at Dmytro Firtash. Somewhere near the heart of the Ukraine scandal is Dmytro Firtash. Evidence has long suggested this fact. But over the past week, in a televised interview and in documents he supplied to congress, Rudy Giuliani’s former business partner Lev Parnas pointed his finger at the Ukranian oligarch. According to Parnas, Giuliani’s team

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Trump will discuss with Putin a hacker attack on Burisma

US President Donald Trump plans to discuss cyber attacks on Burisma’s website with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. It is reported by Reuters . “US President Donald Trump may discuss information about the hacking of the Ukrainian energy company Burisma the next time he talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin,” said White House adviser Kellian Conway. Recall that the Department of Cyber ​​Police of the

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Think again

UkraineAlert by John E. Herbst In a recent National Interest article, George Beebe dismisses US policy on Ukraine as “steeped in illusions” and argues for a “sensible alternative.” It is a nice try, but what he comes up with does not pass muster.   Beebe disagrees with longstanding US policy to give Ukraine the opportunity to choose its own future, which

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Who Targeted Ukraine Airlines Flight 752? Iran Shot It Down But There May Be More to the Story

The claim that Major General Qassem Soleimani was a “terrorist” on a mission to carry out an “imminent” attack that would kill hundreds of Americans turned out to be a lie, so why should one believe anything else relating to recent developments in Iran and Iraq? To be sure, Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 departing from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International

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Iran Military Suggests US Disruption Of Radar Caused Downing Of Airliner As New Video Emerges

A top official of Iran’s armed forces has said the Ukrainian plane may have been targeted by the Revolutionary Guard as a result of “disruption of Iran’s radar network by Americans” while the emergence of new footage showing two missiles being fired at the plane challenges all the explanations offered by the military officials so far. Brigadier General Ali Abdollahi,

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Pompeo phoned Zelensky to find out what he was doing in Oman – Yeliseyev

13-1-20 US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo telephoned President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to find out what he is doing in Oman. The diplomat, adviser to the fifth president of Ukraine Konstantin Yeliseyev has declared it on the air of the TV channel ‘Direct’, Censor informs. He said that there were only two people in the so-called ‘delegation’, which arrived

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This plane is how Russia plans to kill F-22 or F-35 in a war

Meet Russia’s Su-57 fighter Russia’s official designation of the PAK-FA/T-50 jet as the Sukhoi Su-57 is just another reminder that the field of fifth generation fighters is about to get more crowded. The United States, China, Russia, Japan and Korea are all working on their own fifth generation designs, but so far only three planes, the F-22 Raptor, F-35 Joint Strike

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Trump administration shares no blame for downing of Flight PS752, says top Republican

‘There’s no doubt where the blame lies’ – House minority leader Kevin McCarthy The top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives sidestepped questions today about whether the Trump administration should have warned Canada of its plan to kill a top Iranian general — while insisting the U.S. shares no blame for the deaths of 176 people aboard Ukraine International Airlines

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Russia to Iran: Don’t Admit Guilt—Blame the U.S. Instead

Russian experts and lawmakers are working themselves into a frenzy trying to shift blame from Iran, even lashing out at Kyiv over MH17. After initial denials of responsibility, having been confronted with mounting evidence, Iran finally acknowledged that it accidentally shot down the Ukrainian passenger jet earlier this week, killing all 176 people aboard. Following the admission, Iranian protesters have

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Official: Iranian Air Defense System took Ukrainian aircraft for cruise missile

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 11 By Elnur Baghishov – Trend: Iran’s Air Defense System, located 19 kilometers from where the Ukrainian aircraft was shot down, evaluated the aircraft as a cruise missile, Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of Aerospace Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), said, Trend reports via Fars News Agency. After the Iranian attack on the US

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Iranian military says it thought the Ukrainian passenger plane it shot down was a US military plane

The Iranian military said it mistook the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 as a “hostile target,” following reports of US military planes in the area. The passenger plane bound for Kyiv, Ukraine, was taken down by an Iranian missile shortly after taking off from Tehran on Wednesday. The crash killed all 176 passengers on board. Iran admitted on Saturday morning

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Tulsi Gabbard Joins The Blaming Of Trump For Iran’s Fatal Attack On A Civilian Airliner

2020 Democratic candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii refused to blame Iran for shooting down a Ukrainian jetliner in Fox News’s “America’s Newsroom” Friday morning. Instead, she joined Pete Buttigieg in blaming President Trump for the death of 176 people aboard the Ukrainian passenger plane. Buttigieg initiated the narrative that the United States is to blame for Iran shooting down the

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