The various factions fighting everywhere from Libya to Afghanistan have pushed airpower to the top of the agenda in fascinating new ways.
I Learned to Fight Like an American at the FSA Training Camp in Jordan: America's Role in the Syrian Revolution
For nearly a year, rumors have swirled about a covert, US-run training camp for FSA fighters in the vast Jordanian desert. Last week, it was reported that the Obama administration appears to be expanding "its covert program of training."
Militants shot down an Egyptian Air Force helicopter last weekend with a shoulder-launched missile. But no one is sure where it came from.