A Rebel Army Tried to Build a New Sudan, Then Fell Apart


This is part one of a three-part series. Sudan, fractured by ethnic and religious conflict since its independence, seems to welcome civil war. For decades, a government controlled by Arab Muslims from the north has oppressed and persecuted minorities at the... Read more

Fleeing a Restricted Zone, Witnesses Describe Turkish Military Brutality


Civilians looking for help filled the small offices of the neighborhood council in Sur, a Kurdish district... Read more

Australian Wing Commander: Sell Us New F-22s


Retired Royal Australian Air Force wing commander Chris Mills doesn’t like the new F-35... Read more

Japan’s Stealth Fighter Prototype Should Finally Fly in February


Japan’s Advanced Technology Demonstrator-Experimental, also known as the ATD-X or X-2, will fly from... Read more

Forty-Five Seconds

Forty-five seconds of swirling dust was all it took to kill two U.S. Marines... Read more
U.S. Air Force Arsenal Plane Could Help Outgun China
The U.S. military is considering developing a so-called “arsenal plane” to accompany stealth fighters into combat, hauling large numbers...
Myanmar Has Forced Thousands of Rohingya Into a Virtual Prison

Myanmar Has Forced Thousands of Rohingya Into a Virtual Prison

Myanmar’s Kaladan River widens as my ship nears the great Bay of Bengal, the horizons reaching out in every...

The United States May Share Carrier Tech With India

The United States May Share Carrier Tech With India

Anyone who has been watching the United States try to pull off its much discussed “pivot” or “rebalance” to...

Russia Needs Three Days to Conquer Estonia and Latvia

Russia Needs Three Days to Conquer Estonia and Latvia

NATO has no way of stopping a Russian conventional invasion of Estonia and Latvia short of nuclear war, according...

As Conflict Engulfs the Middle East, the Israeli Army Cuts Officers

As Conflict Engulfs the Middle East, the Israeli Army Cuts Officers

The Israel military is among the world’s elite. Armies around the world widely copy its training methods, and actions taken by...

‘Jarhead 3’ is ‘13 Hours’ With Less Class and More Marines

‘Jarhead 3’ is ‘13 Hours’ With Less Class and More Marines

The Marines shoot their way through the dusty desert streets. They’ve lost good men in the last 12 hours, but...

What Will the Next A-10 Warthog Look Like?

What Will the Next A-10 Warthog Look Like?

Editor’s note: This article was originally published at The National Interest on Jan. 29. On Feb. 2, Defense Secretary...

The African Union Becomes a Dictator’s Best Friend

The African Union Becomes a Dictator’s Best Friend

“African Solutions to African Problems” has been a rallying cry for both African governments and citizens — for good...

A Rebel Army Tried to Build a New Sudan, Then Fell Apart

A Rebel Army Tried to Build a New Sudan, Then Fell Apart

This is part one of a three-part series. Sudan, fractured by ethnic and religious conflict since its independence, seems to...

La pistola P38 fue el caballo de batalla de la Wehrmacht

La pistola P38 fue el caballo de batalla de la Wehrmacht

El cabo primero del Ejército de Tierra estadounidense Ivan Schwartz sobrevivió al Día D y a la Batalla de...
About

War Is Boring

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.