World U.S. Military NATO Russia Russian military A retired four-star United States military general said Tuesday that the NATO Western military alliance forces he once oversaw were not sufficiently prepared to handle an all-out conflict with Russia. U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove, who served as head of U.S. European Command and NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe from May 2013 through 2016, said that the post-Cold War geopolitical environment reduced the focus on military spending and readiness, leaving major vulnerabilities in the multinational defense pact. "There is no general who wakes up in the morning and says he wants to fight Russia," Breedlove told Polish news outlet Onet. "I believe that strength and readiness determine peace." Russia's Baltic Fleet performs a landing during the 2017 World Winter Games hosted in Sochi. The Baltic region has been heavily militarized as tensions between NATO and Russia escalate. Russian Ministry of Defense … [Read more...] about Ex-U.S. Military Leader Says ‘No General Wants to Fight Russia’
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Play honors Sgt. York, a hero who didn't want to fight It’s been 100 years since World War I, and Tennessee’s own Alvin York is being remembered as one of the greatest American heroes of the era. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Margie Hagen, Shopper News correspondent Published 8:00 a.m. ET May 15, 2018 CLOSE Greg Helton portrays Alvin York in Sergeant York: The Play is being performed at West Park Baptist Student HUB through May 28. Michael Patrick/News Sentinel CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN … [Read more...] about Play honors Sgt. York, a hero who didn’t want to fight
By Steve Lohr Published 5:48 pm, Saturday, April 28, 2018 Photo: Karsten Moran / New York Times Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Jimmy Chen, founder and chief executive of Propel, and Kaela Gallo, the software startup’s lead designer at their offices in New York. Jimmy Chen, founder and chief executive of Propel, and Kaela Gallo, the software startup’s lead designer at their offices in New York. Photo: Karsten Moran / New York Times Propel says it wants to fight poverty; a food stamp giant is blocking it 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Four years ago, Jimmy Chen left a lucrative perch as a product manager at Facebook to found Propel, what he calls an “anti-poverty software company.” In 2016, the Brooklyn startup released a smartphone app that lets food stamp recipients easily look up how much … [Read more...] about Propel says it wants to fight poverty; a food stamp giant is blocking it
David Agren, The Washington Post Published 6:06 am, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Alejandro Cegarra Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gestures as he arrives for the first presidential debate in Mexico City, Mexico, on April 22, 2018. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gestures as he arrives for the first presidential debate in Mexico City, Mexico, on April 22, 2018. Photo: Bloomberg Photo By Alejandro Cegarra Military schools. Amnesty for narcos. How Mexico's presidential candidates want to fight crime. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery MEXICO CITY - One candidate called for cutting off the hands of corrupt public servants to combat corruption, and creating military schools to instill discipline in children. Another suggested an amnesty for those caught up in the illegal drug … [Read more...] about Military schools. Amnesty for narcos. How Mexico’s presidential candidates want to fight crime.
Alan Dawson, provided by Published 11:01 am, Monday, April 23, 2018 AP Images Khabib Nurmagomedov has said he wants to fight Conor McGregor this year. Nurmagomedov was reportedly the target of McGregor's alleged UFC bus attack earlier this month. An altercation between Nurmagomedov and McGregor's friend Artem Lobov is reportedly the reason behind the alleged attack. Nurmagomedov also recently won the vacant UFC lightweight championship title — a belt that once belonged to McGregor. McGregor turned himself into police, was released on a $50,000 bail after appearing in a New York City court, but is due back in the courtroom in June. Now Nurmagomedov wants to settle the rivalry in a UFC octagon. Khabib Nurmagomedov wants to settle his rivalry with Conor McGregor. The Russian wrestler won the vacant UFC lightweight world title when he beat Al Iaquinta at UFC 223 on April 7 — just two days after McGregor's alleged attack on a UFC team bus in New York. UFC boss … [Read more...] about The man who Conor McGregor allegedly wanted to attack on the UFC team bus now wants to fight him this year