Category Archives: Germany

“US cruise missiles to return to Germany, angering Moscow”

WASHINGTON — Come 2026, the US Army can begin deploying some of its new, longer-range munitions to Germany under a new agreement the two nations inked ahead of the NATO summit. “The United States will begin episodic deployments of the long-range … Continue reading

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“Bradleys, Self-Propelled Howitzers Head to Ukraine …”

” … the package includes 50 Bradley fighting vehicles, 100 M113 armored personnel carriers, 18 self-propelled howitzers, missiles, munitions and more.  U.S. President Joe Biden previewed the announcement Thursday during remarks at a White House cabinet meeting.  “We’re going to provide the … Continue reading

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” … the German government finally has pledged to Ukraine a first batch of Marder infantry fighting vehicles.”

“The 30-ton, tracked vehicles with their 20-millimeter auto-cannons, MILAN anti-tank missiles and steel armor represent a significant upgrade for the Ukrainian army’s mechanized infantry—and, alongside M-2 Bradley IFVs the Americans are donating, could help to give the army the mobility, protection and … Continue reading

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What are the causes and effects of leaks in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines?

By Robert Willmann Both reports and rumors are swirling around confirmed leaks in the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines running from Russia to Germany across the Baltic Sea. Although natural gas is not flowing through the pipelines at this … Continue reading

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As the polls in the Republican primary election prepare to close, Arizona is a hotbed of political intrigue

By Robert Willmann Since Arizona wisely chose not to adopt daylight savings time, it is two hours ahead of the current central time and three hours ahead of eastern time. For the Republican primary held on Tuesday, 2 August 2022, … Continue reading

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“Germany Advances Natural Gas Plans to Cut Russian Exposure”

“Germany on Saturday took further steps to cut reliance on Russian energy supplies by unveiling plans for a terminal to import liquefied natural gas (LNG), the latest sign of a policy shift in the wake of Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. … Continue reading

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“German army ‘standing bare,’ limited in combat readiness, top chief says”

Listen to this article0:00 / 2:001X BeyondWords “Germany’s highest-ranking military officer cast doubt on the Germany army’s combat readiness, claiming that years of neglect have left it in a questionable state amid the ongoing Ukrainian-Russian war. Inspector of the Army … Continue reading

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