Among the cardinal principles of military science is unity of command — the man in charge is the man in charge, and bad things happen when command is divided. If we think about the Civil War, for example, the Union effort struggled until...
The U.S. Air Force held a war game in the fall of 2020, looking at what would happen in the event of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan, ten years in the future.
The U.S. Air Force held a war game in the fall of 2020,...
Related topics: China, Taiwan
The French head of state is one of over a dozen world foreign leaders whose phone number appeared on a 50,000+ name list of individuals potentially targeted for hacking using Pegasus, the Israeli-made military-grade spyware capable of taking control...
Related topics: France, Emmanuel Macron, Israel
The Syrian government has repeatedly accused Israel of conducting regular airstrikes on its territory, calling on international organizations to denounce the attacks as violations of Syria's sovereignty and introduce sanctions against the Jewish...
Related topics: Israel, Syria
According to a statement from Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), he has accepted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's invitation to sit on the House select committee investigating the Jan 6th Capitol riot.
Writing, "When duty calls, I will answer," the military...
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World War II, Europe
The Royal Navy did a fine job helping in fighting the German Air Force.
Here's What You Need To Remember: On a purely military level, the RAF simply wasn’t the primary impediment to a German invasion of the...
In response, Erdogan said, “As the Taliban held some talks with the US, it should hold these talks with Turkey much more comfortably. Because Turkey has nothing that contradicts their beliefs.” “Taliban Threaten Turkish Troops with...
Related topics: Taliban, Afghanistan, Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey
Ethiopia's Amhara state on Sunday called on "all young people" to take up arms against Tigrayan fighters who are battling the federal government military and forces from all of Ethiopia's other nine regions.
The call for mass mobilization against...
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The Russian military has reported a major escalation in NATO drilling and reconnaissance activity in the Black Sea in recent weeks. Last month, the Royal Navy tried to test the security of Russia's maritime borders around Crimea by deploying a...
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Nato, Crimea
CIA Chief Says Taliban In "Strongest Military Position Since 2001"
Authored by Dave DeCamp via AntiWar.com,
Since the US began pulling troops out of Afghanistan at the beginning of May, the Taliban has been making significant gains...
Related topics: CIA, Taliban, Afghanistan
Alaska is the northernmost part of the United States, and it is big. Big in land mass, and big in military power.
There’s a lot of wild, open space between military installations in Alaska. Grizzly bears prowl nearby, and the weather is...
Related topics: China, Russia, Grizzly Bears
TEL AVIV (Sputnik) - Israeli military opened fire on three individuals who threw Molotov cocktails and stones at a car in the northern West Bank, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said on 25 July.
Related topics: Israel, Tel,aviv
Matt Yglesias has a post discussing the new cold war with China. In the end, he’s skeptical of calls for more military spending to counter China, but along the way I think he concedes too much to the other side:
But when defense spending went...
Related topics: China
Visualizing Asia's Slide Into A Dangerous New Ballistic Missile Race
The last couple years of military build-up and standoff between China and the United States in the South China Sea has resulted in fears of a new dangerous arms race,...
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Aircraft Carriers, Americas
The ability to launch and recover a drone at least offers the very practical ability to send a drone to regions not otherwise readily accessible.
Here's What You Need to Know: Aircraft carriers on the water...
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Via WaPo comes a very dramatic headline: Bolsonaro once said he’d stage a military takeover. Now Brazilians fear he could be laying the foundation for one.
In a television interview two decades ago, the fringe congressman...
Related topics: Brazil
The Turkish forces did not specify the perpetrators of the attack, but it could apparently come from Kurdish forces fighting in the region, who Ankara considered to be terrorists, affiliated with the PKK, which is banned in Turkey.
Related topics: Syria, Turkey, Ankara, Terrorism
The purportedly slain man had been a US military interpreter for 16 months and had sought asylum in the US for security reasons. He was denied a Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) because he had been fired in 2012 after failing a standard polygraph test....
Related topics: Taliban
Just how threatening are Russian bombers? Of course, that depends in large measure upon the size of their fleet, however, there are also some interesting additional variables to consider.
Russia’s move to publish photos and...
Related topics: Russia, World Photos