New UK defense minister named as Gavin Williamson after sex scandal resignation of Michael Fallon

UK Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip Gavin Williamson walks in Downing Street in London on September 7, 2017. ( AFP photo) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has named Gavin Williamson as Britain’s new defense secretary after his predecessor Michael Fallon was forced to resign over a sexual harassment scandal sweeping Westminster. The […]

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New UK defense minister named as Gavin Williamson after sex scandal resignation of Michael Fallon

UK Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury and Chief Whip Gavin Williamson walks in Downing Street in London on September 7, 2017. ( AFP photo) UK Prime Minister Theresa May has named Gavin Williamson as Britain’s new defense secretary after his predecessor Michael Fallon was forced to resign over a sexual harassment scandal sweeping Westminster. The […]

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Michael Fallon resigns as UK defense secretary over repeatedly touching journalist’s knee

UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned from his position after accepting his misconduct in the past on the backdrop of Westminster sexual harassment scandal. Fallon admitted Wednesday that his “previous conduct” had “fallen below the high standards” after he was reportedly accused of grabbing the leg of a female journalist. “Many of these have been […]

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Michael Fallon resigns as UK defense secretary over repeatedly touching journalist’s knee

UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned from his position after accepting his misconduct in the past on the backdrop of Westminster sexual harassment scandal. Fallon admitted Wednesday that his “previous conduct” had “fallen below the high standards” after he was reportedly accused of grabbing the leg of a female journalist. “Many of these have been […]

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UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon warns of dangers of ‘miscalculation’ in North Korea standoff

Michael Fallon, Britain’s Defense Secretary (file photo) UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has warned of miscalculation as the West tries to halt North Korea’s nuclear program, saying dangers of an accident triggering a military response are “extremely great.”   In an interview with BBC, Fallon said North Korea’s nuclear program must be “halted” before it […]

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British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon: UK should engage Russia ‘military to military’

British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon The UK needs to engage with Russia in all fronts, including military to military, says British Defense Minister Michael Fallon. “Great nations like the US and Russia will talk. Indeed, they must talk to preserve the rules-based information system underpinning our security and prosperity. The UK too needs to engage […]

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British special forces to resume militant training in Syria: UK Minister of Defense Michael Fallon

British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon (Photo by AFP) UK Minister of Defense Michael Fallon says British special forces will soon resume training “moderate” militants in Syria to bolster the fight against the Daesh (ISIL) Takfiri group. Fallon made the announcement on Tuesday, before meeting with defense ministers from a US-led coalition which has been striking […]

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UK hacking Daesh (ISIL) Takfiri terrorists in Mosul: British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon

British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon (Photo by AFP) UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon says his country is partaking in the ongoing battle to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul by conducting cyber attacks against the Daesh (ISIL) Takfiri terrorists. The Iraqi army, volunteer Shia and Sunni fighters along with Kurdish Peshmerga forces have launched a […]

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United Kingdom will have ‘full Brexit’ from European Union (EU): British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon

British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon (Photo by AFP) The British defense minister says the United Kingdom will fully break up with the European Union (EU), dismissing calls for a “soft Brexit.” Michael Fallon said the government of Prime Minister Theresa May will not have the “soft Brexit” option on the table, The Daily Express reported on Saturday.  “It is […]

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