A test pilot report obtained by defense journalist David Axe of War is Boring detailed the performance of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in a mock air battle against a two-seat F-16D in January. The F-16D—based on a design developed 40 years ago and from a production run in the mid-1990s—bested the F-35 in close-range combat maneuvers.
Turkey decided to clamp down on several web sites the last week of March for exposing a recently leaked discussion by high-ranking government officials. The controversial recording captured a planned false flag incident that would justify Turkey’s military intervention into bordering Syria. This leak, and the government’s response to try to silence its dissemination, has significant implications of global importance.
It was recently reported that the Pentagon has changed their suggested code of conduct in times of war, in a way that allows them to persecute journalists. The “law of war” is an instruction book released by the Pentagon, explaining how enemy targets should be killed and imprisoned.
The book is 1,176-pages long and is officially known as “Department of Defense Law of War Manual.” In the manual various methods of murder including shooting, bombing and stabbing are listed as acceptable ways of dealing with an enemy, although chemical and biological agents are strictly forbidden.
Israel's intelligence corps has been rocked by a major internal protest over the treatment of Palestinians.
More than 40 former soldiers and current army reservists have signed a letter refusing future service in the Israeli Defence Force (IDF) military intelligence wing, known as Unit 8200.
Unit 8200 is often compared to the United States National Security Agency. It uses sophisticated technology to monitor the lives of Palestinians, gathering information which is then used by Israel's military. It also carries out surveillance overseas.
Decades after the Vietnam War, the Department of Veterans Affairs acknowledged this week that Monsanto’s Agent Orange—a dangerous herbicide sprayed over 4.5 million acres across Vietnam during the conflict—is responsible for health ailments in a group of as many as 2,100 veterans. It had previously denied such allegations.
There is an eerie Orwellian cost to the Obama administration’s refusal to use the term “War on Terror” to describe its ... war on terror.
In his briefing Thursday after the White House’s admission that two hostages — one American, one Italian — were killed in a U.S. “operation,” press secretary Josh Earnest struggled mightily to avoid the word “war” to describe exactly what the U.S. is up to.
Behind those packs of 'Scooby Snax' is an intricate drug-trafficking network that sent $40 million to Yemen. The head of U.S. counter-narcoterrorism operations weighs in on where it might be going.
“What is this scale for?” Faisal Elnaha, the Yemeni manager of an Alabama Texaco remembers a DEA agent demanding on the morning of May 7.