The Full Scale of Chicago’s Gun Violence


It was a scene played out over again and again on Chicago’s West Side. Shocked and dazed from the bullets that just entered his body, a young black man was carried into an ambulance on a stretcher and whisked... Read more

A Children’s Gitmo on the Border


By the time Donald J. Trump threw in the towel, who among us hadn’t... Read more

Harvey Gann Ran Through a Gauntlet in Germany


On Jan. 30, 1944, a German Me-109 shot down turret gunner Harvey Gann’s B-24... Read more

In This Ex-Spook’s New Thriller, Chuck Schumer Is President and Terror Is Spreading


In 2019 a bloody attack on the American embassy in Baghdad kills countless Americans... Read more

Zoosk Protects Military Members From Romance Scams


This is a sponsored post. Let’s face it: dating is hard, especially if you’re... Read more
The U.S. Air Force Almost Sent ‘Starter’ Attack Planes to Europe
This story first appeared on Feb. 23, 2014. In September 2009, the U.S. Air Forces in Europe asked to...
This Is How the World Could Have Ended

This Is How the World Could Have Ended

This story first appeared on Jan. 14, 2014. This is a plan for the end of the world, dated...

Those Who Witnessed Castle Bravo Looked Into Armageddon

Those Who Witnessed Castle Bravo Looked Into Armageddon

This story originally appeared on Feb. 28, 2015. More than 60 years ago on an island in the South...

NSA Spies Helped Save Drones From a Fiery Death Over Vietnam

NSA Spies Helped Save Drones From a Fiery Death Over Vietnam

This story originally appeared on Feb. 24, 2015. The Air Force unleashed its first major drone program during the...

The U.S. Air Force’s Close Air Support Fly-Off Is a Farce

The U.S. Air Force’s Close Air Support Fly-Off Is a Farce

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is finally going up against the battle-proven A-10 close-air-support attack plane for the long-promised...

Israel Has an Air-Launched Ballistic Missile

Israel Has an Air-Launched Ballistic Missile

Two Israeli companies together have tested a new, supersonic air-launched ballistic missile with a conventional warhead that could allow...

There’s Nothing the U.S. Navy Can Do to Avoid a Submarine Gap

There’s Nothing the U.S. Navy Can Do to Avoid a Submarine Gap

In 2018, the U.S. Navy has finally begun to come to terms with a long-term problem that has been...

China’s Flawed Naval Fighter

China’s Flawed Naval Fighter

China is developing a new carrier-based fighter aircraft to succeed the Shenyang J-15 Flying Shark . The J-15—which is an unlicensed...

The Cartoonist, the Historian and Their War

The Cartoonist, the Historian and Their War

This story first appeared on Dec. 29, 2013. While working on his classic World War I serial It Was...

War and Forgiveness

War and Forgiveness

This story first appeared on Dec. 24, 2013. With war rumbling across the planet, it’s good to remember that...

Why Is Israel Simulating Attacks on Its Own Nuclear Reactors?

Why Is Israel Simulating Attacks on Its Own Nuclear Reactors?

Israel’s nuclear establishment has been conducting drills simulating attacks against the country’s two nuclear reactors. “The Israel Atomic Energy...

The Full Scale of Chicago’s Gun Violence

The Full Scale of Chicago’s Gun Violence

It was a scene played out over again and again on Chicago’s West Side. Shocked and dazed from the...

How the Soviet Navy Would Have Fought World War III

How the Soviet Navy Would Have Fought World War III

Over the course of the Cold War, the balance of forces between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and the...

Pump Up the Pentagon

Pump Up the Pentagon

Other than shouting about building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, one of Pres. Donald Trump’s most frequently proclaimed...

Backfire Bombers With Hypersonic Missiles

Backfire Bombers With Hypersonic Missiles

Russia may test its Kh-47M2 Kinzhal aero-ballistic missile onboard the Tupolev Tu-22M3 Backfire bomber, which would greatly extend the number of targets...

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