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F-16s at Any Price

June 14, 2019 // - Bulgaria - Bulgarian

<i>The actual parameters of the deal for our future warplanes have remained foggy.</i> The price is unlikely to reach the financial ceiling of 2.9 billion Bulgarian leva, (approximately $16 million) but will surely be above what is expected. An envelope is expected to arrive in Sofia in the next 10 days. It will [Read more]

Toward a New Defense Policy: New US Secretary of Defense

December 22, 2014 // Sankei News - Japan - Japanese

Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has been nominated to succeed Chuck Hagel, who has been dismissed as secretary of defense. Mr. Carter is a solid candidate with real experience in national security, and it is expected that he will be approved by Congress. As opposed to simply quietly handling Mr. [Read more]

US Troops Are Losing Their Fighting Capabilities

November 12, 2014 // Nezavisimaya Gazeta - Russia - Russian

<i>The American military is already unable to bank on easy victories.</i> The U.S. Army is already unable to maintain decisive superiority over its enemies. Several American military experts reached such a conclusion from a series of speeches by Pentagon leaders that occurred at a regular conference in mid-October [Read more]