Ryan Pickrell for the Daily Caller reports, The Obama administration gave the defense industry the go-ahead on plans to build classic American fighter jets in India. With the support of the current administration, both Lockheed Martin and Boeing have
President-elect Trump's choice of Gen. James Mattis to be Defense Secretary has raised more than a few eyebrows. Not only as a military officer in a traditionally civilian position, but also as an executive at a leading defense contractor. His views
House Pushes Ahead with $611 Billion Defense Policy Bill … The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of
In a disturbing indication of how difficult it would be to bring military spending in line with actual threats overseas, House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Mac Thornberry (R - TX) told President Obama last week that his war funding request of $11.6
Pre-mature Political and Military Ejaculations
The next president will have a range of issues on their plate, from how to deal with growing tensions with China and Russia, to an ongoing war against ISIS.
Jordan Claims US Vehicle 'Failed to Stop' at Gate
The Pentagon's five year plan has been planted (or in Pentagon-speak, "front loaded") with the seed money for a top-to-bottom modernization of our nuclear forces
READY FOR WAR China unveils 'world's most powerful drone' armed with terrifying high-tech missiles and a bombing range of 12,500 MILES
Last Thursday, after two consecutive missile attacks on the US Navy ship USS Mason, which allegedly were launched by Houthi rebel forces in Yemen, the US entered its latest military engagement in the middle east, when the USS Nitze launched several T
I am old enough to know where the slang phrase "drinking the Kool-Aid" originated. It originated from a mass suicide event known as the Jonestown Massacre which took place in November of 1978.
BAE Systems has unveiled the possible successor to the US Army's veteran Bradley Fighting Vehicle at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) annual meeting in Washington DC.
It is difficult to accept that intelligent people still believe this…or that this topic can be discussed while ignoring the elephant in the room.
MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday the Pentagon is committed to correcting decades of short-changing its nuclear force, including forging ahead with building a new generation of weapons that will cost hundreds of
The Pentagon plans to send about 600 additional troops to Iraq to help launch a long-awaited offensive to retake Mosul in coming weeks, the most ambitious operation yet in the two-year military campaign against Islamic State.
Sputnik reports Despite the Pentagon's push for improved artificial intelligence, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter promised it is not interested in developing killer robots. Last month, veteran US Air Force pilot Gene Lee went up against a flight
The U.S. military-industrial complex and the U.S. mainstream media often describe the leadership of North Korea, headed by President Kim Jong-un, as crazy and irrational. But what could be more crazy and irrational than doing the same thing over and
Morgan Chalfant for the Washington Free Beacon reports U.S. forces recently completed two successful test-launches of unarmed ballistic missiles, exercises conducted to demonstrate the military's nuclear deterrent force.
Sen. Graham Reportedly Furious, Demands Even Bigger Deal
Soaring Estimates Still Believed an Underestimate
Jonathan Landay for Reuters reports The United States and its negotiating partners agreed "in secret" to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year's landmark nuclear agreement in order to meet the deadline for it to start getting relie
Only six months ago, the Pentagon denied that it would make autonomous killer robots. Today, it is clear that not only are they making such machines, they are clearly worried about the potential of autonomous robot wars to wipe out all humanity. ?
American foreign policy myths are generated in the corridors of power to elicit popular support and lavish congressional funding for the multi-trillion dollar military-industrial-counterterrorism complex.