Think Top Gun with an empty cockpit.
An F-16 has been turned into a drone and reached supersonic speeds last week.
A couple of military wives have let CNN’s Pentagon correspondent have it.
“I don’t think (a cruise missile strike on Syria is) really going to affect military families at all,” Barbara Starr said on air last week, citing no boots on the ground. Continue reading
With three little words, Secretary of State John Kerry caused hand-wringing in Britain and batted eyelashes in France.
Area 51. UFOs. Dead aliens. A lakebed about 125 miles north of Las Vegas has ignited imaginations for more than half a century.
U.S. officials are encouraged by grassroots uprisings against the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Washington Free Beacon reports. “First and foremost, the anti-Taliban movements reflect the local populace’s growing intolerance of Taliban influence and abuse,” Air Force Lt. Col. David Simons, a spokesman for the International Security Assistance Forces, the U.S.-led military coalition, tells the Beacon.
But other problems persist. … Continue reading
Arms and the man
“The revolution in Syria seems to have been abandoned by the world. So over a year ago we decided to help and send weapons,” a 43-year-old former rebel commander in Benghazi tells Foreign Policy, which traces how Libyans are ferrying arms across the Mediterranean via Turkey. Continue reading