The ISIS fleet of captured U.S. military vehicles grew by more than 100 when Iraqi Security Forces fled the provincial capital of Ramadi 60 miles west of Baghdad and abandoned their equipment, Pentagon officials said.
The U.S. Air Force is making progress in developing a hypersonic weapon based on the success of an experimental scramjet program, engineers said.
Last month I wrote about LCDR Jack Curtis’s excellent article at the Bridge regarding the Navy’s need to resurrect its late Cold War-era skills for fighting in opposed electromagnetic environments. I also noted Deputy Secretary of Defense Bob Work’s commentaries along the same lines. Show More Summary
A recent article in Secrecy News indicated that the classified annexes that accompany the annual intelligence authorization bills are legally binding and constitute “secret law” (A Growing Body of Secret Intelligence Law, May 4). Robert S. Show More Summary
Watertown Daily Times: North country residents have mixed views — and strong opinions — about the value of traffic checkpoints routinely set up by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents assigned to monitor the American side of the U.S.-Canadian border. Based on random interviews, several said they believe border checkpoints are necessary to keep illicit […]
Okay, so The Washington Post stole a story from David Codrea. It wasn’t the first time, it won’t be the last, but I know it’s frustrating for David. When I was commenting on the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, I saw entire paragraphs from my posts lifted out and published by former Army general and […]
Bob Owens has written a piece for the LA Times on why LEOs shouldn’t use Glocks. Something about light trigger pulls. Go read it for yourself. Mike McDaniel writing at TTAG has written a response. Go read it for yourself. To me, if cops shouldn’t be shooting Glocks because of light trigger pull, they shouldn’t […]