CQ Brown to Become First African-American Service Chief

Another milestone has been reached.

Someone Retaliated Against Syria for Latest Chemical Attack

A response to one of the most deadly chemical attacks in the Syrian civil war has come, probably from Israel. What’s next?

Tensions Between Russia And Turkey Remain High In Wake Of Russian Jet Incident

Tensions between Russia and Turkey remain high in the wake of yesterday’s incident, but there are some signs that things are starting to cool down.

Turkey Downs Russian Jet

A potentially big complication in an already complicated situation.

Quietly, Obama Decides American Forces Will Continue To Engage In Combat In Afghanistan After 2014

You thought the American combat role in Afghanistan would end on December 31st? Think again.

The USA v. the FARC

Newly disclosed details about the US role in Colombia.

U.S. Freezes A Portion Of Military Aid To Egypt

The U.S. sends a mostly weak signal to the Egyptian military.

U.S. Aid Will Flow To Egypt Despite Coup, Because We Won’t Call It A Coup

Not surprisingly, the United States is not going to place aid to Egypt’s military in legal jeopardy by calling this month’s events a coup.

US Navy Ships Deployed Near Egypt

The US Navy is moving transport ships near Egypt. Just in case.

U.S. Says That Syria Has Used Chemical Weapons, Will Reportedly Start Arming Rebels

The U.S. is now confirming that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons. What’s next?

Does Benghazi Rise To The Level Of A “Scandal?”

Republicans looking to Benghazi for political ammunition are likely going to be disappointed.

Benghazi: Incompetence But No Cover-Up

Yesterday’s hearings shed more light while also raising yet more questions to which we’ll likely never get a satisfactory answer.

An Attack On Iran Would Be A Major, Mistaken, War

An attack on Iran’s nuclear program would be far more complicated than a one-off attack.

F-16s Scramble Over Reclined Airline Seat

A passenger started a fight over a reclined airplane seat, causing fighter planes to scramble.

Transatlantic Plane Wars

European subsidies have given Airbus a competitive advantage over America’s Boeing in commercial aircraft salesboein. The reverse is true on military aircraft.

Kerry’s Defense Votes