I Just Fought Korean War II in My Living Room
North korean 170mm “koksan” artillery. via globalsecurity I Just Fought Korean War II in My Living Room Turns out the U.S. and its allies could actually lose Part two of three. Read part one. On an overcast day on the Korean peninsula, the air rumbles with the sound of... Read more
Home Invasion by U.S. Troops
David Axe photo Home Invasion by U.S. Troops A war photo a day #7 Eight years. Seven wars. More death and destruction than I care to recount. I’ve been covering armed conflict since 2005. Every battlefield has its stories … and its unforgettable images. Follow me through my career at... Read more
I’m About to Fight Korean War II in My Living Room
North korean people’s army . Voice of America photo I’m About to Fight Korean War II in My Living Room What a game can teach us about combat on East Asia’s volatile peninsula Part one of three A war has broken out on my living room table. The battlefield is... Read more
Finally, Some Frickin’ Camels
DaViD AXE photo Finally, Some Frickin’ Camels A war photo a day #6 Eight years. Seven wars. More death and destruction than I care to recount. I’ve been covering armed conflict since 2005. Every battlefield has its stories … and its unforgettable images. Follow me through my career at war,... Read more
Navy’s Big Surprise: Carrier Drone to Make a Comeback
An X-47B performs a touch-and-go landing on the USS George H.W. Bush. Navy photo Navy’s Big Surprise: Carrier Drone to Make a Comeback Mothballed X-47Bs to resume testing for two more years After history-making autonomous landings and takeoffs on an aircraft carrier this summer, the Navy’s two X-47B jet-powered... Read more
These Men Are So Proud of Genocide, They Reenacted It
Crocodile torture. Drafthouse Films capture These Men Are So Proud of Genocide, They Reenacted It A new documentary shows us the fever dreams of psychopaths He sobs with remorse, having just watched a reenactment of his own murders — with himself as the victim. Anwar Congo is a mass... Read more
Inside the Israeli Army in a Time of Terror
Miriam Libicki art Inside the Israeli Army in a Time of Terror  Miriam Libicki’s Jobnik! is the best comic book you’ll ever read about war, love and paperwork Jobnik!, the comic book memoir by American-born former Israeli soldier Miriam Libicki, is remarkable in part for what it’s not. It... Read more
Everything You Need to Know Today About Drones, Carriers and Stealth Fighters
T-50. Sukhoi Photo Everything You Need to Know Today About Drones, Carriers and Stealth Fighters A War is Boring recap Japan has just launched the new helicopter carrier Izumo—Tokyo’s largest warship since World War II. The Japanese could, in theory, outfit the new ship with F-35B stealth fighters, but... Read more
This Goat Died for Iraq or Something
David Axe photo This Goat Died for Iraq or Something A war photo a day #5 Eight years. Seven wars. More death and destruction than I care to recount. I’ve been covering armed conflict since 2005. Every battlefield has its stories … and its unforgettable images. Follow me through my... Read more
The Navy Is Building a Stealth Battleship Strike Force
DDG-1000 under construction. Navy/Bath Iron Works photo The Navy Is Building a Stealth Battleship Strike Force Hopefully the first big wave won’t sink it The Navy’s newest warships are hard to detect on radar, heavily armed with super-accurate guns and missiles … and gigantic. Six hundred feet long and displacing... Read more
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