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US Carrier Strike Group around North Korea

A US carrier strike group (with the Carl Vinson aircraft carrier) completed military exercises — and would now head north and would be in the area of North Korea for weeks. The USS Carl Vinson’s crew is getting an extra …

The Case that Europe is a superpower

Many view Europe as a spent force in global politics. Conventional wisdom states that world politics today is unipolar, with the United States as the sole superpower. Or perhaps it is multipolar, with China, India, and the rest rising to …

Russia hypersonic Zircon missile reaches 6200 mph

Russia’s new hypersonic anti-ship Zircon missile has reached eight times the speed of sound (about 6100 mph) during the test, a source with Russia’s defense sector told TASS. The source noted that Zircon missiles can be launched from universal launching …