World War III

Change-the-world

PerryScope By Perry Diaz In 1914, more than a century ago, the German Army was advancing into French territory along a 27-mile stretch of land known as the “Western Front.” The French and the British armies were fiercely defending French territory in trenches along a 200-foot narrow strip called “No Man’s Land” that separates them from the Germans who were dug in on the other Read More …

Stock-market-collapse

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Planet Earth has shrunk so much that more than seven billion people’s lives are intertwined and their countries’ economies are inter-dependent with one another. If one country goes down, it pulls down many others, too. It did not then come as a surprise that when China’s stock market crashed, it was like a huge meteor falling in the middle of the Read More …

Fiery Cross Reef: Unsinkable aircraft carrier.

PerryScope By Perry Diaz The most popular variation of poker today is called “Texas hold ‘em.” Whoever shows the best hand wins the game, except where players fold their hands. “Texas hold ‘em” is not a game of chance or luck, it’s a game of strategy – and deception — where a player’s goal is to turn a weak and losing hand into a winner. Read More …

Vladimir Putin (Credit: Maddoxfanx)

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Events this past week are changing the world in a way it never did since the end of World War II. It even made the Cold War look like a drill in preparation for what to come: a war to end all wars. Indeed, the next war – World War III – would end in the annihilation of life on Earth. Read More …

Barack-Obama-Nobel-Peace-Prize

PerryScope By Perry Diaz In his speech accepting the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to him in December 2009, President Barack Obama said: “I receive this honor with deep gratitude and great humility. It is an award that speaks to our highest aspirations — that for all the cruelty and hardship of our world, we are not mere prisoners of fate. Our actions matter, and can Read More …

Doomsday Clock

PerryScope By Perry Diaz Every year since 1947 in the month of January, members of the Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists meet to perform an annual ritual of setting the time on the “Doomsday Clock.” It is a mechanism designed to warn the world of how close we are to doomsday; the closer the clock moved to midnight, the Read More …

Fighter-jets

How would it start? Who would win? Welcome to World War III. By Robert Farley The National Interest Editor’s Note: Please also see previous works by Robert Farley including Will the F-35 Dominate the Skies?, Five Best Bombers of All Time, Top Five Fighter Aircraft of All Time, Five Worst Fighter Aircraft of All Time and the Five Best Submarines of All Time. How does Read More …

Kim Jong-un and his generals

PerryScope By Perry Diaz North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un’s saber rattling – threatening to send nuclear ballistic missiles to the United States and Guam — has left a lot of people wondering what is he up to?  Does he think that he could bring the world’s only superpower to her knees?  The answer is no  — Kim wouldn’t dare do that! However, if he did, Read More …