Home / Politics / Military & Defense (page 7)

Military & Defense

Iran has banned teaching English in schools

Students wave Iranian national flags during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution in Tehran’s Azadi (Freedom) Square February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi (IRAN) Iran has banned teaching English in primary school classrooms as the country tries to quell Western influence. The Iranian government has blamed …

Read More »

The ‘Rich Kids of Tehran’ are fueling Iran’s protests

A demonstrator waves a huge Iranian flag during a pro-government rally in the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran, Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.Nima Najafzadeh/Tasnim News Agency via AP Iran recently erupted in country-wide protests. Anti-government protestors turned to the same target: a wealthy elite. Iranian Millennials hardly keep their wealth a …

Read More »

NSA director Mike Rogers announces his retirement

National Security Agency director Adm. Mike Rogers listens during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, in Washington. Alex Brandon/AP National Security Agency director Adm. Mike Rogers announced he is retiring this spring. President Donald Trump is said to …

Read More »

Russia is testing new tech for its ICBMs

A Topol-M missile launcher drives in Red Square during a Victory Day military parade in Moscow May 9, 2008. Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters Russia says it test fired an ICBM with technology that could defeat Western missile defense systems. The launch was the second such test Russia conducted in 2017, and the …

Read More »