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Ex-Army Sergeant Sentenced to Life in Barracks Slaying

SAVANNAH, Ga.—A former Army sergeant has been sentenced to life in federal prison for fatally slashing and stabbing a fellow soldier dozens of times in his barracks at a Georgia base. A U.S. District Court judge in Savannah sentenced Byron Booker, 29, on Thursday. Booker pleaded guilty last fall to a federal charge of premeditated… Continue reading Ex-Army Sergeant Sentenced to Life in Barracks Slaying

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Another Chinese Spy Balloon Traveling Over Latin America, Pentagon Says

A second Chinese spy balloon is currently traversing Latin America, Pentagon confirmed late on Feb. 3 amid rising concern about a Chinese surveillance balloon hovering eastward across the continental United States. “We are seeing reports of a balloon transiting Latin America. We now assess it is another Chinese surveillance balloon,” Pentagon press secretary Brig. Gen.… Continue reading Another Chinese Spy Balloon Traveling Over Latin America, Pentagon Says

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Second Chinese spy balloon flying over Latin America, Pentagon says

The Pentagon on Friday acknowledged reports of a second balloon flying over Latin America. “We now assess it is another Chinese surveillance balloon,” Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder, Pentagon press secretary, said in a statement, declining to offer further information such as where it was spotted.

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New US sanctions target Russian arms trader’s global network, Treasury Department says

This article was originally published by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and is reprinted with permission. The United States has imposed Russian-related sanctions on 22 individuals and entities in multiple countries that the U.S. Treasury Department says are part of a global network set up to evade previously announced sanctions targeting Russia’s defense industry. The Treasury’s… Continue reading New US sanctions target Russian arms trader’s global network, Treasury Department says

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BREAKING: Pentagon Confirms a 2nd Chinese Spy Balloon

On Friday evening, the Pentagon confirmed that a 2nd Chinese spy balloon was “transiting Latin America.” “We are seeing reports of a balloon transiting Latin America,” said Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder to journalist Alex Ward. “We now assess it is another Chinese surveillance balloon.” Brig. Gen. Patrick Ryder to me: “We are seeing reports of… Continue reading BREAKING: Pentagon Confirms a 2nd Chinese Spy Balloon

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NYT Claims Russian Troop Deaths Nearing 200K, Far Surpassing All Prior Estimates

NYT Claims Russian Troop Deaths Nearing 200K, Far Surpassing All Prior Estimates By late last year, US officials as well as most reports emerging in international media estimated that in total 200,000 Russian and Ukrainian troops had been killed since the start of the Ukraine invasion. In November and December, Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs… Continue reading NYT Claims Russian Troop Deaths Nearing 200K, Far Surpassing All Prior Estimates

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NTD Evening News (Feb. 3): Lawmakers Demand Action on Chinese Spy Balloon; Blinken Postpones Trip to China Amid Rising Tensions

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are demanding action from the Biden administration on Feb. 3, after a Chinese spy balloon was discovered over U.S. airspace. President Joe Biden chose not to shoot the balloon down due to potential risks to civilians on the ground. China claims that the balloon, which is the size… Continue reading NTD Evening News (Feb. 3): Lawmakers Demand Action on Chinese Spy Balloon; Blinken Postpones Trip to China Amid Rising Tensions

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US Should Take Moderate Approach to Russia-Ukraine War: Former Trump Strategist

While neoconservatives favor a “deploy everything possible” approach to resolve the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and the opposite camp prefers that the United States not get involved in the war, Sebastian Gorka, former Trump strategist, advocates a moderate solution. Neoconservatives, who typically advocate the promotion of democracy in foreign policy by all means possible, including military force, call on… Continue reading US Should Take Moderate Approach to Russia-Ukraine War: Former Trump Strategist

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Army vet arrested over ‘God Bless the Homeless Vets’ sign

An Army veteran is fighting back after being arrested over his support of homeless veterans. The Freedom for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) filed two lawsuits on behalf of Army veteran Jeff Gray after his arrest and citation for holding a sign that read “God Bless the Homeless Vets” outside of government buildings in Georgia.… Continue reading Army vet arrested over ‘God Bless the Homeless Vets’ sign

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