Former Pentagon chief Mattis says Trump tries to divide US over George Floyd’s death

US President Donald Trump has been accused by former Defence Secretary Jim Mattis of “trying to divide” America over the killing of Afro-American George Floyd and the protests that sparked in consequence. The retired Marine general said Trump has failed to provide a “mature leadership” and said he was both “angry” and “appalled” over the … Read more Former Pentagon chief Mattis says Trump tries to divide US over George Floyd’s death

US military on frontline of racial conflict as protests continue | ITV News

From the streets of the US capital, Washington Correspondent Robert Moore witnesses how “the army now finds itself on a new – and politically fraught battlefield – the front-line of America’s racial conflict.” In this report, one protester plays a phone video of George Floyd’s arrest and death and shows it to the troops – … Read more US military on frontline of racial conflict as protests continue | ITV News

Afghanistan: Civilian Loss in the US Air War | Fault Lines

As the United States has increased its use of airstrikes in the war in Afghanistan, it’s come with a heavy price as civilian casualties from airstrikes have reached record numbers. In “Afghanistan: Civilian Loss in the US Air War,” Fault Lines reports on what justice looks like for civilians who lost loved ones to airstrikes. … Read more Afghanistan: Civilian Loss in the US Air War | Fault Lines

US military deploys across Washington amid protests | ITV News

ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports from the US capital, where he watched “heavily armed troops taking up position at strategic locations across the city.” “In this city of monuments and power – in which civilian authority is paramount – we are witnessing something extraordinary.” Read more: https://bit.ly/2yXSVLU • Subscribe to ITV News on … Read more US military deploys across Washington amid protests | ITV News

Can Trump order the US military to quell violence at protests?

The US president has resorted to threats of force as a way to control the unrest there. US President Donald Trump on Monday suggested he would use federal troops to end the unrest that has erupted following the police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, last week. Previous presidents, however, have sought to … Read more Can Trump order the US military to quell violence at protests?

Trump threatens to send US military to quell protests, FRANCE 24’s Kethevane Gorjestani reports

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President Trump threatens to deploy US military to stop violent protests

President Donald Trump has threatened to deploy the United States military to American cities to quell a rise of violent protests. While he addressed the nation in the White House’s idyllic Rose Garden, a series of military police and law enforcement clashed with protesters at Lafayette Park. Mr Trump said he would mobilise “thousands and … Read more President Trump threatens to deploy US military to stop violent protests

Trump threatens to send US military into cities to quell protests

President Donald Trump said on Monday he was deploying thousands of heavily armed soldiers and law enforcement to stop violence in the US capital and vowed to do the same in other cities if mayors and governors failed to regain control of the streets. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all … Read more Trump threatens to send US military into cities to quell protests

‘You Need to Go Home’ says Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz as Protests Over Death of George Floyd Continue

The governor of Minnesota said he understood the “rage” amid violent protests in the state, but argued “this is not grieving” in a statement Saturday morning. Thousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of a forceful police response to take to the Minneapolis streets for a fourth straight night, as the anger stoked by … Read more ‘You Need to Go Home’ says Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz as Protests Over Death of George Floyd Continue

Hong Kong protesters call for US military help amid uproar over proposed China law | ABC News

Hong Kong protesters call for assistance from U.S. military during a demonstration against China’s proposed tough national security legislation for the city. Police fired tear gas at pro-democracy demonstrators during clashes over the weekend. https://abcn.ws/2XwMZSe #hongkong #china #protest #prodemocracyhongkong #prodemocracyprotests SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews … Read more Hong Kong protesters call for US military help amid uproar over proposed China law | ABC News

Memorial Day: Trump Delivers Remarks in Honor of Veterans and POW/MIA

President Donald Trump speaks during the “Rolling to Remember Ceremony: Honoring Our Nations Veterans and POW/MIA” on May 22, 2020, from the Truman Balcony at the White House in Washington, DC. – The US is observing Memorial Day on May 25 honoring the men and women who died while serving in the US military. Subscribe … Read more Memorial Day: Trump Delivers Remarks in Honor of Veterans and POW/MIA

US Space Force launches Boeing-built spaceplane

The U.S. Space Force launched the Boeing-built test spaceplane X-37B into orbit for its 7th mission from Cape Canaveral. Rocketing into orbit with the US military’s Space Force an unmanned test space plane built by Boeing – the X-37B The mission called ‘America Strong’ is to test power beaming – using a microwave beam to … Read more US Space Force launches Boeing-built spaceplane

Syrian villagers force US military convoy to retreat

Footage has emerged of Syrian villagers forcing a #US #military convoy to retreat, according to the #Syria’s state news agency SANA. The pictures show some clearly angry people chanting slogans at the vehicles, which stop and then head back in the direction they came from. According to SANA, the people are from two villages near … Read more Syrian villagers force US military convoy to retreat

Coronavirus: US military jets salute NY and Philadelphia health workers in flyover tribute

In a whirling tribute, US military jets flew over Philadelphia and New York to say thank you to the city’s medical workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. With clear blue skies, the two demonstration squadrons from the US Navy’s Blue Angels and the Air Force’s Thunderbirds saluted those working on frontline as medical personnel, first responders … Read more Coronavirus: US military jets salute NY and Philadelphia health workers in flyover tribute