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Ex-Joint Chiefs Chairman Mullen: Putin 'Cornered And Boxed In' With Ukraine War

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Russian President Vladimir Putin leaves Red Square after the Victory Day military parade in central Moscow on May 9, 2022. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images) Admiral Mike Mullen, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Sunday said Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is “cornered” in his war with Ukraine, and that the conflict will be a long one. In an interview on ABC News’  “This Week,” Mullen warned nuclear weapons “are a part of Putin’s arsenal.” “He’s pretty well cornered and boxed in so we would certainly have to consider it’s a possible action he can take” in the Russian army’s invasion of Ukraine that began Feb. 24. “I think we’re in for a long one,”  Mullen added . “It’s going to be bloody. It’s going to be visible. It’s going to be what war is. I think we’ll see Putin continue to devastate the infrastructure, with respect to how he approaches it, the long-range weapons. I think what we’ve done to supply [Ukraine] has been extraordinary, quite frankly. And we

Who is the new militant group targeting a Turkish base with drones? - analysis

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Shi'ite Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) advance towards the city of Al-Qaim, Iraq November 3, 2017 (photo credit: REUTERS/STRINGER) The creation of a new “group” called Ahrar Sinjar may be an excuse to strike Turkey now, alleging to be responding to other Turkish attacks. A group calling itself Ahrar Sinjar claimed to carry out a drone attack on a Turkish base in northern Iraq on Sunday. According to Iranian media, the attack targeted a Turkish base  at Bashiqa,  east of Mosul, and involved “six kamikaze drones.” Other reports said four drones were used and that one struck the base. Top Articles By JPost Read More IRGC Quds Force member assassinated in Tehran The Zilkan base - the crown jewel The Turkish base, sometimes called the Zilkan base, is located on the borders of the autonomous  Kurdistan  region of northern Iraq and areas of Nineveh province that are governed by Iraqi federal forces. It includes Shi’ite militias and other pro-Iranian groups like the Hashd al-Shaabi Brig

IRGC Quds Force member assassinated in Tehran

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Members of a special IRGC force attend a rally marking the annual Quds Day, or Jerusalem Day, on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan in Tehran, Iran April 29, 2022. (photo credit: MAJID ASGARIPOUR/WANA (WEST ASIA NEWS AGENCY) VIA REUTERS) Trending:  British born Nigerian advocates for Nigeria's break up Assailants on a motorcycle shot and killed the Quds Force member in front of his home in the Iranian capital. A member of the  Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps' Quds Force , Colonel Hassan Sayad Khodayari, was assassinated in Tehran on Sunday afternoon, the IRGC announced. Khodayari operated in Syria, according to the IRGC statement. Photos reportedly from the scene showed Khodayari dead in a vehicle after he was shot. Assailants on a motorcycle shot and killed the Quds Force member in front of his home on Mojahedin Eslam Street in the Iranian capital, according to Iranian reports. Iranian authorities are searching for the assailants.   Discover the Most Extravagant H

Nigerian Christians demand justice for student killed over alleged blasphemy

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Christian worshippers sit during a mass at the St Gabriel Catholic church, as government struggles to control the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Abuja, Nigeria March 22, 2020. (photo credit: REUTERS/AFOLABI SOTUNDE) The Israeli populous news outlet, The Jerusalem Post, today published this news following the inhuman turture of Deborah Samuel, the Christian girl who was stoned to death and burnt by Nigerian Muslim. British born Nigerian advocates for Nigeria's break up Two suspects were arrested in connection with the murder of Deborah Samuel, accused of posting blasphemous statements about the Prophet Mohammad. Nigeria's largest grouping of Christian churches on Friday condemned the killing of a female student who was beaten and burned by fellow students for  alleged blasphemy  and demanded the authorities bring the culprits to justice. Two suspects were arrested in connection with the murder of Deborah Samuel, who was accused by other students of posting blasp