American pilots can breathe easier. Russia isn’t going to sell Syria the advanced S-300 air defense missile. Not that the Air Force wants to strike Syria, but still.
It’s easier to send U.S. troops into Syria than it will be to end the conflict they’ll get involved in, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned a senate committee.
So far, North Korea hasn’t launched a missile as expected to celebrate its founder’s birthday. But that doesn’t change the U.S. military’s posture on and near the Korean peninsula.
As U.S.-North Korea tensions continue, one of the CIA’s former top Pyongyang analysts says she thinks the North will lash out before tensions actually recede.
Much as they’re a fixture of the post-Iraq and Afghanistan insurgent battlefields, improvised explosive devices have come to the Syrian revolution in a major way.