Berlin (AFP) - "Economic giant, political dwarf" -- that is how the world long viewed post-World War II Germany, the European export power reluctant to use military muscle in global conflicts. It is an image that Europe's most populous country wants to shed as it gradually assumes a bigger
Konashenkov insisted to journalists: 'You should not twist this into anything - there's no politics.' However, such flexing of Russia's military muscle sent out a clear message that any real attack on Crimea will be fought off
President Barack Obama has said the reality of “American leadership” at times entails “twisting the arms” of states which “don’t do what we need them to do,” and that the US relied on its military strength and other leverage to achieve its goals. In a broad-ranging interview with Vox, which Obama himself described as a venue "for the brainiac-nerd types," the US president both denied the efficacy of a purely “realist” foreign policy but also arguing that at times the US, which has a defense…
China Kicks Off War Games As Taiwan Prepares For New President
China has been known to make bold political statements in the past, including flexing its military muscle to press its point. Now, just two days before Taiwan’s newly elected president takes office, China is holding war games along its east coast facing Taiwan. The exercises will include mock beach landings, helicopter assaults and tank battles.
ISRAEL FLEXES IT'S MILITARY MUSCLE IN POWERFUL WARNING TO IRAN - THE 'CROCODILE' HAS A MEAN SET OF TEETH - Israel's newest submarine with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles with range of close to miles - Image Credit: Washington Free Beacon