Category Department Of Defense

It’s ISIS, Not ISIL, The Pentagon Informs Staff In New Memo

It’s ISIS, Not ISIL, The Pentagon Informs Staff In New Memo February 24 at 5:44 PM By Missy Ryan, www.washingtonpost.com View Original The Pentagon has instructed defense officials to use the acronym ISIS, not ISIL, when referring to the Islamic State, abandoning the convention of the Obama administration and embracing the term preferred by President Trump. In a […]

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain

Russia Feared To Have ‘Detonated NUKE In Arctic’ As U.S. Hunter Plane Sweeps Over Britain Holloway, Henry. Daily Star (Online) [London (UK)] 21 Feb 2017. Highlighting: Off | Single | Multi Abstract (summary) Translate Abstract Vladimir Putin might have ‘tested a nuclear weapon’ in the Arctic Fears of a potential Russian nuclear test come as […]

The Myth Of Decisive Battle Wars Are Won By Defense And Attrition, Not The All-Out Clashes That So Often Tempt Generals.

The Myth Of Decisive Battle Wars Are Won By Defense And Attrition, Not The All-Out Clashes That So Often Tempt Generals. Ian F.W. Beckett reviews “The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost” by Cathal J. Nolan. https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-myth-of-decisive-battle-1487961183?tesla=y Tanks from the ‘Wild Bunch’ company of Task Force 1-64 Armor […]

Fox News Investigation: DoD Funded School At Center Of Federal Probes Over Suspected Chinese Military Ties

Fox News Investigation: DoD Funded School At Center Of Federal Probes Over Suspected Chinese Military Ties  By Catherine Herridge, Pamela K. Browne, Cyd Upson February 24, 2017 FoxNews.com  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/02/24/fox-news-investigation-dod-funded-school-at-center-federal-probes-over-suspected-chinese-military-ties.html  EXCLUSIVE: Based just four miles from the Pentagon in northern Virginia is an innocuous-sounding online school for “management and technology” – which a Fox News investigation […]

The Real Secret To Keeping An F-22 And F-35 Stealth: Their Super Special ‘Skin’

The Real Secret To Keeping An F-22 And F-35 Stealth: Their Super Special ‘Skin’ Dave Majumdar February 23, 2017 TweetShareShare While pilots of advanced fifth-generation fighters like the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor or the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter often claim the spotlight, it is the ground crews who maintain those jets’ pristine surfaces that are […]

McMaster Has The Islamophobes Worried. Good.

McMaster Has The Islamophobes Worried. Good. By William Mccants, Annie Karni, www.politico.com View Original February 23rd, 2017 When America’s most influential Islamophobes are upset, you know the president made a good choice. “Score one [for] the swamp,” whined Robert Spencer upon hearing the news that Donald Trump appointed Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to be his national security adviser. Spencer makes […]

UPDATE/AMENDMENT TO EARLIER Article: ‘Did Hitler Have A Nuclear Bomb?’

UPDATE/AMENDMENT TO EARLIER Article:  ‘Did Hitler Have A Nuclear Bomb?’        One of my blog followers commented that “the U.S. and the U.K. took all the senior German scientists and engineers working on the bomb to the U.K. [in the immediate aftermath of the war] and kept them at an estate for a […]

Did Hitler Have A NUCLEAR BOMB? Newly Declassified U.S Documents Suggest Suggest The Nazi’s Successfully Tested A Nuke Before The End Of WWII; What If Hitler Had Successfully Developed The Atomic Bomb?

Did Hitler Have A NUCLEAR BOMB?   Newly Declassified U.S Documents Suggest Suggest The Nazi’s Successfully Tested A Nuke Before The End Of WWII;  What If Hitler Had Successfully Developed The Atomic Bomb?   www.fortunascorner.com         Allan Hall, Berlin correspondent for the Daily Mail Online, has an article on the publications website (February […]

McMaster May Reorganize Trump’s Foreign Policy Team

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/02/22/us/politics/hr-mcmaster-trump-foreign-policy.html McMaster May Reorganize Trump’s Foreign Policy Team Once Again Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster is likely to changean organization chart that caused concern when it was released last month. AL DRAGO / THE NEW YORK TIMES By PETER BAKER FEBRUARY 22, 2017 WASHINGTON — Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster, President Trump’s new national security adviser, is […]

Mattis’s Pyrrhic Personnel War: SecDef Clashes With White House About Staffing The Pentagon

Mattis’s Pyrrhic Personnel War The defense secretary clashes with the White House about staffing the Pentagon. https://www.wsj.com/articles/mattiss-pyrrhic-personnel-war-1487894275 The defense secretary at a press conference in Baghdad, Feb. 20. PHOTO: ZUMA PRESS By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL Updated Feb. 23, 2017 7:20 p.m. ET 203 COMMENTS Every military tactician fears the Pyrrhic victory-winning a battle but losing the war. Defense […]