By jumping bail, fugitive Ghosn burns bridges to Japan

January 1, 2020@2:28 AM TFP Editor 0

FILE – In this Dec. 31, 2019, file photo, private security guards stand outside of the home of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn in Beirut, Lebanon. By jumping bail, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who had long insisted on his innocence, has now committed a clear crime and can never return to Japan without going to jail. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File) TOKYO (AP) — By jumping bail, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who had long insisted on his innocence, has now committed a clear crime [Read More]

Russia’s Hypersonic ICBM Is Operational. So What?

January 1, 2020@2:00 AM TFP Editor 0

Russia’s Avangard hypersonic ICBM system is now operational. Putin “has the Avangard’s ability to evade U.S. missile defense systems,” noted the Moscow Times. “Russia said it showed the missile system to U.S. inspectors last month as part of a bilateral arms control treaty ahead of its deployment.” “Officials say the ICBM flies 27 times faster than the speed of sound. During the last known tests that took place in December 2018, the Avangard hit a practice target 6,000 kilometers [3,728 miles] away.” Putin recently claimed [Read More]