‘Dunkirk’ Is a Booming, Bloodless Bore


This article contains spoilers for Dunkirk. When I walked out of the theater after watching Dunkirk, I realized I couldn’t recall any of the characters’ names. Well, that’s not entirely fair. I did remember the name of the boy... Read more

Why China Built That Military Base in Africa


China’s military made international news in early July 2017 when it announced the opening... Read more

We Watched Kurdish Soldiers Rip Apart IEDs


A Peshmerga fighter slowly worked his around the concrete shell of a half-constructed home... Read more

ISIS Is Deploying More Women Suicide Bombers


ISIS is losing ground. And as the group retreats, it’s sending women through the... Read more

Frigates Are Back! Hot


The U.S. Navy has begun the process of acquiring a new guided-missile frigate, several... Read more
Airborne Fighting Vehicles Rolled Through Hell in Eastern Ukraine
In April 2014, a few months after Russian troops seized Crimea, a pro-Russian uprising broke out in Eastern Ukraine...
‘Dunkirk’ Is a Booming, Bloodless Bore

‘Dunkirk’ Is a Booming, Bloodless Bore

This article contains spoilers for Dunkirk. When I walked out of the theater after watching Dunkirk, I realized I...

The World’s Most Dangerous Flashpoint

The World’s Most Dangerous Flashpoint

With the world’s attention firmly fixated on North Korea, the greatest possibility of nuclear war is in fact on...

Testing Satellites … by Nuking Them

Testing Satellites … by Nuking Them

Here’s the challenge. You want to make sure your military satellite is tough enough to withstand the radiation from...

An Independent Kurdistan Would Begin With a Clash

An Independent Kurdistan Would Begin With a Clash

Iraqi Kurdistan’s upcoming independence referendum on Sept. 25, 2017 will determine, among other things, the borders of an emerging...

Why China Built That Military Base in Africa

Why China Built That Military Base in Africa

China’s military made international news in early July 2017 when it announced the opening of its first overseas base...

Precision Warfare? Don’t Make Me Laugh

Precision Warfare? Don’t Make Me Laugh

You remember. It was supposed to be 21st-century war, American-style — precise beyond imagining; smart bombs; drones capable of...

The U.S. Air Force Wants to Expand the Range of This Stealthy Cruise Missile

The U.S. Air Force Wants to Expand the Range of This Stealthy Cruise Missile Hot

With advanced air defense systems such as the Russian-made S-300 and S-400 families proliferating around the world, it is becoming increasingly...

The USSR’s Air-Dropped Fighting Vehicles Tore Through Cold War Conflicts

The USSR’s Air-Dropped Fighting Vehicles Tore Through Cold War Conflicts Hot

Since the 1970s, the Russian military has possessed a diverse fleet of armored vehicles it can drop out of...

We Watched Kurdish Soldiers Rip Apart IEDs

We Watched Kurdish Soldiers Rip Apart IEDs

A Peshmerga fighter slowly worked his around the concrete shell of a half-constructed home in northern Iraq when something...

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