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Survival News: Trump and Putin Discuss Possible Cease Fire in Syria

Survival News: Trump and Putin Discuss Possible Cease Fire in Syria

In their first conversation since the recent airstrikes in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump discussed a possible cease-fire agreement in the war-torn country of Syria. President Trump rocked the international community three weeks ago by authorizing a surprise airstrike on an airfield in Syria, after a horrific chemical attack took place in one of the rebel-held regions of the country. Syrian President Bashir Al-Assad was blamed for the attack, and so Washington decided to strike back. Many of Trump’s supporters and enemies were concerned that this would send a bad message to Russia, as Russia […]

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Survival News: Mike Pence Says Peaceful Resolution in North Korea Still Possible

Survival News: Mike Pence Says Peaceful Resolution in North Korea Still Possible

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence said today that denuclearization of the North Korean peninsula is still possible without conflict. This reassuring statement came after weeks of mounting fears of war with North Korea, and President Trump’s constant warning that the US will do everything possible to protect South Korea and the US mainland from the nuclear threat of North Korea. Pence feels reassured that warmed relations between the US and China has made the possibility of peace more tangible, and feels confident that increased understanding and cooperation between Washington and Beijing is the key to restricting North Korea’s nuclear program without […]

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Survival News: Pence Gives Stern Warning to North Korea

Survival News: Pence Gives Stern Warning to North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence addressed concerned Asian nations today, assuring our allies and North Korea that if provoked, the US would respond with full force. In a statement made while standing less than 100 feet away from North Korean soldiers in the Korean Demilitarized Zone, Pence told reporters that Pyongyang needed to understand that President Trump’s administration’s approach in dealing with North Korea would be different than that of previous administrations. “We’re going to abandon the failed policy of strategic patience,” he said. “But we’re going to redouble our efforts to bring diplomatic and economic pressure to bear on North Korea. Our […]

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Blast Kills 11, Injures Dozens in St. Petersburg (Video)

Blast Kills 11, Injures Dozens in St. Petersburg (Video)

In the latest bombing in Europe, a blast that rocked St. Petersburg, Russia today has killed 11 so far, and injured dozens more. One bomb detonated aboard a crowded metro train in Russia’s second largest city on Monday, and a second, far more powerful bomb, was thankfully diffused a few stations away. Putin has confirmed that the bombing is officially being investigated as a terrorist attack, and it seems to have quickly begun to be referred to as such by major media outlets. Police have announced they are looking for a suspect caught in CCTV cameras moments before the attack. […]

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Survival News: Sweden Updates Nuclear Bunkers, Fearing War With Russia

Survival News: Sweden Updates Nuclear Bunkers, Fearing War With Russia

A few weeks after it was announced that Sweden has reinstated conscription, they have begun to update and prepare nuclear bunkers that have not been attended to since the 1990’s. While Sweden has been neutral since the close of WWII, the Northern European neighbor to the former USSR remained prepared for an attack from Moscow until the fall of the Berlin Wall in the 90’s. Until now, at least. As Swedish Parliament holds its first war games in 20 years, preparing 50 MP’s in a secret location who would be set to take over the government were the Parliament to […]

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Survival News: Is the US Instigating War With China?

Survival News: Is the US Instigating War With China?

The United States has deployed the aircraft USS Carl Vinson into the South China seas, reportedly for “routine operations”, but many worry it might be setting the stage for instigating conflict with China. The US and China have had increased tension over trade and territory in recent years, new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has publicly stated that he thinks access the islands China has built or occupied in disputed territory. The Trump administration seems to have positioned itself for a more confrontational stance towards China, so the deployment of an aircraft carrier into disputed territory is definitely cause for […]

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