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Val Dockrell

Hostage Crisis Update: IDF Reports 233 Kidnapped, Families Plead for Action

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have raised the alarming count of people kidnapped on 7th October to at least 233. As of now, only four hostages have managed to secure their freedom, including an American mother and her daughter, along…

Trump Ally Johnson Takes the Speaker Reins: A New Era for Congress and Allies, with Ukraine in the Balance

In the heart of the United States House of Representatives, a remarkable political chapter unfolds. Mike Johnson has been sworn in as the Speaker of the House of Representatives, putting an end to the unprecedented 22-day vacancy since Kevin McCarthy…

Hamas claims two hostages rejected by Israel: The Unresolved Fate of Nurit Yitzhak and Yocheved Lifshitz

After the release of two American hostages, Judith and Natalie Raanan, from Gaza, Hamas made an announcement regarding the possible release of two more captives, Nurit Yitzhak and Yocheved Lifshitz. Hamas cited “compelling humanitarian reasons” as the basis for their…

Hope Shines as Americans Judith and Natalie are Freed from Gaza Captivity

On Friday, October 20, 2023, Israel released two American citizens, Judith Tai Raanan and Natalie Raanan, who had been held in Gaza for two weeks. Their release was secured for “humanitarian reasons” through Qatari mediation efforts, as announced by Hamas….

Ukraine Strengthens Infrastructure in Anticipation of Winter Threat from Russia

As of 1 September 2023, data from the Kyiv School of Economics reveals that direct damage to Ukraine’s infrastructure industry caused by Russia has surged to $36.6 billion. In a significant move to safeguard its critical infrastructure and energy facilities…

From Pyongyang to the Frontlines: The Secret Routes of North Korean Munitions

In a startling revelation that spans land and sea, it appears that Russia may have kickstarted a clandestine munitions supply route with North Korea.

EXCLUSIVE: Revenge, Retribution and Retaliation – Lt Gen Sir Graeme Lamb calls for Israel to “Take a Knee”

In an exclusive interview, NSN delves into the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict with former Director of Special Forces, Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb.

Israel and Gaza Cyber Warfare Intensifies

Against the backdrop of the ongoing war between Hamas and Israel, virtual soldiers have emerged, as the battle extends into the digital world. Digital warriors, aligned with various cyber groups, are now actively engaged in supporting their chosen sides in…

Tehran’s Role in Fueling Hamas’ Assault on Israel: What We Know So Far

In a shocking and unprecedented move, the Palestinian Islamist Hamas unleashed a massive, multi-fronted onslaught on Israel, hurling thousands of rockets and launching an invasion of gunmen by land, sea, and air.    The audacious attack, which occurred on Saturday, saw…

Changing Currents in the Indian Ocean: Is ‘Indian Out’ following Muizzu’s Victory in the Maldives?

Mohamed Muizzu’s election victory in the Maldives has set off ripples across the Indian Ocean. As a pro-China candidate, his triumph resurrects old tensions between India and China, as the two countries battle for influence over the archipelagic nation.