Russia is preparing to begin waging electronic warfare in Syria with the institution of jamming systems that are meant to prevent an incident similar to the attack on Tuesday that brought down a Russian plane in the war-torn region, according to reports by the Russian news media.
Moscow also will install in Syria a highly advanced missile system capable of shooting down aircraft from the ground.
Russia’s massive military buildup in the region comes as its forces begin to suffer casualties as a result of the country’s efforts to defend President Bashar al-Assad and combat Islamic State militants.
Some Democratic leaders, including those in the Obama administration, have yet to condemn a recent Palestinian terrorist attack in Israel that claimed the lives of several individuals, including an American teenager, and wounded five other Americans.
Democratic New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan is under fire for leading the charge to implement a “turkey tax” on hunters that could triple the fees Granite State residents have to pay to hunt the Thanksgiving Day staple.
An Italian company penalized for violating U.S. sanctions on Iran has been de-listed by the Obama administration, prompting criticism from experts who believe the United States is caving to the Islamic Republic’s demands before it upholds its end of the recent nuclear deal, according to information provided by the Treasury and State Departments.
A U.S. Central Command official confirmed to the Washington Free Beacon on Monday that warning pamphlets were dropped on Islamic State targets 45 minutes before bombing sorties in order “to minimize the risks to civilians.”
U.S. military pilots who have returned from the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq are confirming that they were blocked from dropping 75 percent of their ordnance on terror targets because they could not get clearance to launch a strike, according to a leading member of Congress.
Congress is considering proposals to cut federal funding to the State Department enabling it to resettle refugees into the United States, according Rep. Jeff Duncan, who warned in an interview Thursday with the Washington Free Beacon that the country’s porous Southern border is providing a pathway for potential terrorists to enter the United States undetected.
At least 53 highly trained Iranian fighters have been killed in Syria as of mid-November, causing political strain in the Iranian government, which has sought to downplay and hide these deaths from public view, according to disclosures from an Israeli security organization.
CIA Director John Brennan has admitted that the Islamic State terror group has grown by around 4,400 percent during President Barack Obama’s tenure in office, according to remarks delivered in a speech.
A law firm that caused a “serious breach of security” at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp by sending anti-American literature to detainees is scheduled on Tuesday to hold a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, according to information obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.