U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has made a statement that nearly all the world’s media have sensationally reported: “We won’t hold back from supporting capable partners in opportunistic attacks against ISIL, or conducting such missions directly whether by strikes from the air or direct action on the [Read more]
The US responded to the launching of our rockets and to the defeat of its efforts in Syria by talking about how Russia is becoming an increasing threat.
The United States Congress generally does not have a hard time agreeing on defense spending, largely because its members are convinced that increasing the funds of the Pentagon allows it to better answer to the challenges of safety. But The New York Times believes that this time, it's harder to come up with a general [Read more]
Iraqi soldiers are unready for combat in densely populated urban areas such as Mosul. The Pentagon is riled.
A delegation of U.S. senators is preparing plans to use mercenaries against Syria. The United Nations is calling for a political solution.
<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]