Jack Beckett

Articles by Jack Beckett:

Catastrophic floods swept through Northern India earlier this month, resulting in destruction and death. But could it have been caused by a Cold War spying operation? This is the devastating claim made by villagers in Raini – part of the Chamoli district – who point to a home grown joint intelligence effort between the CIA […]

Bourn Airfield in Cambridgeshire may become a construction site for thousands of new homes. An English airfield that played its role in the Second World War is now facing tensions of a different sort… namely, local planning issues! Late last month a proposal to build 3,500 houses at the location received initial approval from South […]

It’s reported that a third of Challenger 2 tanks could be headed for the scrapheap, as part of the government’s Strategic Defence Review. The long-serving Challenger is getting a much-needed upgrade. But this finance-squeezing move may happen at the expense of 77 vehicles from the fleet. That leaves 150 to be turned into what’s billed […]