Turkey Is Quite Eager to Buy Russian Anti-Aircraft Missiles


Turkey is presently in the “final stage” of talks to purchase sophisticated long-range S-400 air defense missiles from Russia the country’s defense minister. Work on the S-400 has reached a final point. “But the final stage does not mean... Read more

The Third Reich Squandered the Well-Armed ‘Scharnhorst’


The Treaty of Versailles drastically limited the size of the postwar Kriegsmarine, precluding Germany... Read more

After MOAB Strike, No Word on the Fate of Kidnapped Civilians


Two weeks after U.S. forces dropped one of the most powerful non-nuclear bombs to... Read more

I Learned How to Make My Own Bullets


Widener’s sponsored this post. Longtime readers probably won’t find it shocking that I enjoy... Read more

Two Days Inside the Battle for West Mosul


Inside an old hotel on the edge of West Mosul’s Old City, a Federal... Read more
Russia’s Use of Thermobaric Rockets Worsened the 2004 Beslan Siege
On April 13, 2017, the European Court of Human Rights found Russian forces “failed” to protect civilian lives in...
Who Will Control Raqqa After the Islamic State?

Who Will Control Raqqa After the Islamic State?

The Syrian Democratic Forces, a U.S.-backed coalition of Arab and Kurdish paramilitary fighters, are tightening the siege on Raqqa,...

‘Free Fire’ Is a Love Letter to Guns and Criminal Stupidity

‘Free Fire’ Is a Love Letter to Guns and Criminal Stupidity

Gunfights in real life never happen the way we see in film. People miss more than they hit, some...

Commando-Style Heist in Paraguay Involved 16 Car Bombs

Commando-Style Heist in Paraguay Involved 16 Car Bombs

This article originally appeared at InSight Crime. Paraguay’s Ciudad del Este witnessed scenes reminiscent of war as several dozen...

Mosul necesita 35.000 policías

Mosul necesita 35.000 policías

Con el sonido de fondo de disparos de fusilería en la distancia, un instructor de la policía militar italiana,...

‘Sand Castle’ Is a Spiritual Sequel to ‘Jarhead’

‘Sand Castle’ Is a Spiritual Sequel to ‘Jarhead’

War is hell, the old saying goes, and some of America’s most powerful war films belong to a genre...

Turkey Is Quite Eager to Buy Russian Anti-Aircraft Missiles

Turkey Is Quite Eager to Buy Russian Anti-Aircraft Missiles

Turkey is presently in the “final stage” of talks to purchase sophisticated long-range S-400 air defense missiles from Russia...

There Are a Bunch of Authentic Infantry Weapons in the New ‘Call of Duty’ Game

There Are a Bunch of Authentic Infantry Weapons in the New ‘Call of Duty’ Game

First-person shooter Call of Duty returns to its World War II roots starting in November 2017. In Call of...

The U.S. Military Moves Deeper into Africa

The U.S. Military Moves Deeper into Africa

Gen. Thomas Waldhauser sounded a little uneasy. “I would just say, they are on the ground. They are trying...

La MOAB es una de las bombas no nucleares más grandes de EE.UU.

La MOAB es una de las bombas no nucleares más grandes de EE.UU.

Hace unos días el Ejército del Aire estadounidense lanzaba una de las bombas no nucleares más grandes jamás fabricadas...

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