A United States warship, a Destroyer named USS Nitze, was seen to be operating in the Black Sea. This is the closest a US warship has been to Russia since the Russian invasion of Ukraine began. 

Nitze operates as part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group. 

The ship entered the region and visited Turkey on February 3rd, which was confirmed on the Twitter account of the US Navy's Sixth Fleet.

Japan shouldnt bind itself to detonators of US military: Global Times editorial MikeRivero Tue, 02/07/2023 - 11:11

The US and Japan have once again released a "sounding balloon" on the deployment of medium-range ballistic missiles (MRBMs) to US forces in Japan. Japanese media recently quoted sources saying that Washington has proposed to deploy such missiles in Japan as part of a plan to strengthen "defense against China." The report also noted that the deployment could include long-range hypersonic weapons and Tomahawk cruise missiles.

China could 'make strategic response' if US deploys medium-range missiles in Japan MikeRivero Tue, 02/07/2023 - 11:11

The US and Japan will discuss new weapons deployment, including medium-range missiles, Tomahawk cruise missiles and long-range hypersonic weapons, in some Japanese islands close to China's Taiwan under the pretext of "defense", according to some media reports. Chinese military analysts warn that the plan poses a serious threat to regional countries including China, North Korea and Russia. China is right and capable of making a "strategic response" to counter the potential provocative act, they noted.   

Russia's Insane New Hypersonic Stealth Missile MikeRivero Tue, 02/07/2023 - 11:06
Russias Strategic Aims In Consequence to a Collapsing U.S. Empire MikeRivero Tue, 02/07/2023 - 10:50

Weak leadership has lifted the lid on the European Pandora’s box, Alastair Crooke writes.

The Anglo-American foreign policy hawks imagine that the world is yearning to be liberated from Beijing’s nefarious agenda to end poverty

As the trans-Atlantic world is pulled into the vortex of a McCarthyite nightmare with a renewed wave of anti-Russian and now anti-China hysterics, a wave of new “Asia Pacific” doctrines have emerged across captured states… I mean “member” states throughout NATO.

Konstantin Kosachev, a deputy speaker of the Federation Council, on Monday said the US is developing components of biological weapons to seek complete military superiority, putting at risk the entire humankind.

INTERVIEW: For UKRAINE continued resistance is futile. They should sue for peace now MikeRivero Tue, 02/07/2023 - 10:35

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Monday in a speech delivered before the 193-member UN General Assembly that the world is headed toward a "wider war" in Ukraine due to the ever-increasing risk of escalation.

"The prospects for peace keep diminishing," Guterres said. "The chances of further escalation and bloodshed keep growing." He then sounded the alarm that "I fear the world is not sleepwalking into a wider warI fear it is doing so with its eyes wide open."