The new Ford class of super-carriers is years overdue, billions over budget, and not combat worthy. Meanwhile to justify the expense, Washington is ginning up tension in the Persian Gulf and South China Sea. How long can this continue?
In the past months the Obama Administration has clearly also escalated tensions in the seas surrounding the Peoples' Republic of China--East China Sea with Japan and South China Sea with the Philippines--tensions which potentially could provoke a
When government is completely dysfunctional and seems not to serve the people's interests, we have to wonder where our tax dollars are going. Thanks to a Reuters investigation by Scot Paltrow, we have an answer--or, rather, a non-answer. Apparentl
Everything grows old. I'm told one day the stars and planets will turn to dust. So I suppose it's no surprise that America's arsenal of nuclear weapons is also showing signs of advancing age, and may have to be replaced.
The Pentagon Money Pit: $6.5 Trillion in Unaccountable Army Spending, and No DOD Audit for the Past Two Decades
The United States is now engaged in perpetual war with victory nowhere in sight. Iraq is chaotic and scarred. So, too, is Libya. Syria barely exists. After 15 years, "progress" in Afghanistan has proven eminently reversible as efforts to rollbac
Air Force Seeks New Land-Based and Air-Launched Nukes … Advancing what could become a near-total rebuild of the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal, the Air Force … solicited industry proposals to build a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles as well
Sailors And Marines Can Officially Declare They Are Transgenders This Fall … Before declaring transgender status, these service-members have to be at the start, in the middle of, or finished transitioning. Only then will they be able to ask for a
US Approves Sale Of 130 Abrams Battle Tanks, 20 Armored Vehicles To Saudi Arabia For $1.2 Billion
Leathernecks work closely with American commandos
Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose weighs in on the Ukrainian uprising and the ensuing power struggle between Russia and the U.S. (3:53)
Nobody spends money on arms like the US of A.