Category: Military & Defense

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  • Juan Manuel Alvarez caught by authorities

    El Chapo’s money man ‘king midas’ has been detained

    Authorities in Mexico have announced the capture of Juan Manuel Alvarez, the man accused of being the top money launderer for drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. Alvarez was arrested Sunday in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, federal police said in a statement. His capture was a joint effort of the police and army. He […]

  • Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli

    US Airstrike kills ISIS second in command

    A US airstrike has claimed the life of ISIS’ No. 2 leader, US officials proclaimed on Friday. The commander, Abd al-Rahman Mustafa al-Qaduli, was reported dead a short time after the strike occurred. “We are systematically eliminating ISIL’s cabinet,” US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said at a briefing on Friday. Carter said the ISIS commander was […]

  • CIA Librarian position

    The CIA is hiring a $100,000 librarian

    The US Central Intelligence Agency has posted a job opening for a librarian. The listing says the agency is willing to pay between $50,864 to $118,069 a year. That places the average salary around that of many “reconnaissance” positions at the agency. Along with keeping track of books, “librarians also have opportunities to serve as embedded, or […]

  • Smith and Wesson record gun sales

    Gun sales in America are growing at massive rates

    The San Bernardino mass shooting sent gun sales soaring at Smith & Wesson. The gunmaker has reported an increase of 61.5% in the three months ended January 31, compared to the same period the year prior. Gun sales in America following a typical pattern in which more buyers flock to buy weapons after a mass […]

  • Guantanamo Bay

    Pentagon report to outline plans for closing Guantanamo Bay

    The Pentagon is planning to send a proposal to Congress on Tuesday that outlines how the US could close the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba and move all of its remaining detainees. House and Senate Republicans are not expected to approve a plan, however, the defense agency must fulfill an obligation created by Congress […]

  • Kim Jong Un - Disappearances

    North Korea allegedly executes its Chief of Staff

    North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday. If that report checks out it would be just another in a long line of recent executions, purges, and disappearances under the country’s young leader, Kim Jong Un. News of the execution comes at a […]

  • TSA found 2653 guns in carry-on bags in 2015

    TSA found a record 2,653 guns in carry-on luggage last year

    The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) intercepted a record 2,653 guns in carry-on luggage during 2015. The agency says more than 82% of those weapons were loaded at the time of discovery. The guns were found at security checkpoints in 236 airports around the country. The five airports with the most confiscated carry-on guns are: 1. Dallas/Fort […]

  • Isis fighters pay

    ISIS fighters were just handed a 50% salary cut

    The Islamic State has been forced to cut its fighters salaries in half, according to documents leaked from inside ISIS territory. While ISIS is seen as a simple group of terrorists, in reality it operates more like a government throughout parts of Iraq and Syria. The group hands out biweekly paychecks to its jihadist army in order […]

  • Amazon Prime Video

    Amazon is expanding Prime Video to more military members serving overseas

    Amazon on Thursday announced that it is expanding access to Amazon Prime Video for military members and families serving overseas. The company says its decision is part of its efforts to deliver programming to those who reside on US military bases located around the world. Amazon Prime began offering the service at some locations in 2014, […]