The simple house on a street ridden with potholes in this town on Colombia's restive border with Venezuela has become a refuge for the newly homeless: 40 Venezuelan soldiers who abandoned their posts and ran for their lives to escape socialism.
Observers of developments in the Middle East have long taken it as a given that the United States and Israel are seeking for an excuse to attack Iran. The recently terminated conference in Warsaw had that objective, which was clearly expressed by Isr
Conflict Escalation...Update 2: Pakistan is now saying that only one Indian pilot is in custody...and India has confirmed that only one pilot is missing. Meanwhile, there have been reports of "heavy exchange of fire" in multiple areas along the bord
A federal judge in Texas has declared that an all-male military draft is unconstitutional, ruling that "the time has passed" for a debate on whether women belong in the military.
Lockheed Martin offered India on Wednesday a new multi-role fighter jet, the F-21, in an attempt to secure a large defense order worth $15 billion, reported Reuters. The American defense company said the new plane will be specifically designed and ma
Turkey is now venting its wrath as its F-35 standoff with Washington is thrust to the next level, and after Friday President Trump signed a spending bill that blocks further F-35 transfers until November 1st of 2019...
Sig Sauer, Inc. has announced the latest addition to the Sig Sauer MPX weapon series, the ultra-compact MPX Copperhead submachine gun at the annual SHOT Show firearms trade show in Las Vegas.
Pentagon Technocrats are having a heyday with AI. The report states, "AI is poised to transform every industry, and is expected to impact every corner of the Department, spanning operations, training, sustainment, force protection, recruiting, heal
The title of this essay is quoted from the widow of Vaclav Benda, Kamila. Her husband was a jailed dissident in communist Czechoslovakia. The courage of Benda in defying his government is so much more profound than the faux outrage and cost-free virt
Timing uncertain, Votel says withdrawal 'on track'
Perhaps out of humiliation over the ongoing spectacular tragicomedy that is Brexit, and in desperate need of a distraction from her domestic political troubles, Theresa May has taken a page out of the the US neocon playbook...
Having started on Monday, the US Army continues its war drills across the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area through Saturday with the goal of enhancing Army Special Forces skills by "operating in urban environments", Army Special Operations C
Patrick Tucker at Defense One has reported that James Smith, SOCOM's acquisition executive has stated that the Special Ops Exoskeleton is nowhere near ready for use in combat.
Having started on Monday, the US Army continues its war drills across the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area through Saturday with the goal of enhancing Army Special Forces skills by "operating in urban environments", Army Special Operations Comma
Here it is finally. The time has arrived for the fabled, confused and precarious US troop withdrawal from Syria despite the best efforts of neocons and interventionistas to permanently stall and alter course, per a new Wall Street Journal report that
In a leaked military manual on "unconventional warfare" recently highlighted by WikiLeaks, the U.S. Army states that major global financial institutions -- such as the World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), and the Organization for Econo
State Dept denies any timetable exists for pullout
Army soldiers struggle to haul heavy sleds backward as fast as they can down a grassy field at Fort Bragg, filling the brisk North Carolina morning air with grunts of exertion and the shouts of instruction from their coaches.
In a bid to solidify his legitimacy, Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president Juan Guaido has claimed in a New York Times Op-Ed that he and his advisers have "had clandestine meetings with members of the armed forces and the security forces" in
The US military's Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) has put out a request for contractors to submit proposals for small nuclear reactors that could be deployed to remote locations that are difficult or dangerous to transport fuel, reports Defense O
The secretive mission of a U.S. Air Force X-37B miniature space plane just winged past 500 days of flight.
"Pay the soldiers. The rest do not matter." This was the deathbed counsel given to his sons by Roman Emperor Septimius Severus in A.D. 211.
Colombia is downplaying Monday's incident in which US national security advisor John Bolton perhaps inadvertently flashed the contents a yellow notepad he was holding during a White House press briefing to reveal handwritten text "5,000 troops to C
While the indications are that the immediate US efforts on trying to impose regime change in Venezuela will be mostly economic, the White House also seems to be going out of its way to insist that attacking the South American country militarily is s
(Bloomberg) -- The prize is Venezuela's military. And both sides of the deepening crisis are working to win it. Activists backing National Assembly leader Juan Guaido walked the streets of Caracas Sunday, passing out copies of a measure that promis
How will Maduro be able to keep the loyalty of the military when Guaido has all the money?
A congressionally mandated commission is weighing whether women should be required to register for the Selective Service System, or whether the U.S. needs a draft registration system at all.
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) has constructed a new, underground facility (UGF) about 31 miles from the India-China border, and 37 miles from the Indian Army's forward posts at Demchok in Ladakh.
After what many are describing as Trump's attempted channeling of Reagan's 'Star Wars' program with Thursday's unveiling of a missile defense strategy heavily focused on space as...
Newsflash: Venezuela is a mortal enemy of the United States. In their present status they rival the threat posed by Cuba in the 1960's. America deserves Venezuela's wrath. Thanks to the Deep State and former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, A