Here's What the US and Its Allies Can Do With Their New F-35s
In the second of our three-part look at the F-35, we consider what new capabilities the ultra-expensive plane brings, and what it changes for US and allied strategy.
The US Army Doesn't Seem Real Sure It Could Stop a Russian Invasion of Europe
The US has been neglecting its traditional warfare capability for decades. Now, with Russia seemingly emboldened and slightly loopy, that neglect has the potential to bite America in the ass.
An Iran Nuclear Deal Seems Imminent — And Congress Is Ready to Fight It
After 17 days of talks and two blown deadlines, the US and five other nations are on the verge of a nuclear agreement with Iran, but any pact faces a tough struggle in Congress.
Russia Is Now Vulnerable to Surprise Nuclear Attack
Russia does not currently have warning satellites able to detect an incoming nuclear missile strike — but that doesn't mean the US would come out of a fight without getting its hair mussed.
Russia Is Getting New Nuclear Missiles — But It's Probably Not the End of the World
Vladimir Putin announced that Russia will deploy 40 new nuclear ICBMs in the coming year, but it's not necessarily the beginning of the end of the world.