http://www.priznajem.hr/izdvojeno/loso-ma-kakva-rusija-sad-napadom-siriju-poslao-poruku-drugoj-sili/ By attacking the air base in Syria with cruise missiles, US have basically started a war. Putin’s response to Trump, having warned that the move harmed US-Russian relations, is definetly a cause for concern. What can be expected now?… Read More ›
NOTE: Due to the time it took to write this article, some information is outdated, or later found not to be correct. I tried to include fixes wherever possible, but something might have slipped due to the volume of data.
Smaller, Older, Less Prepared Where Is the Payoff for Huge U.S. Budget Hikes? by Winslow T. Wheeler http://www.cdi.org/program/document.cfm?DocumentID=4626&from_page=../index.cfm Since 2001, Congress has given the Pentagon more than $1 trillion to fight the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Over the same… Read More ›
January 23, 2006 Defense Budget Tutorial #2: Smoke and mirrors in Congress’ Defense Appropriations bills http://www.cdi.org/program/document.cfm?DocumentID=3270&from_page=../index.cfm The Smoke and Mirrors in Congress’ Defense Appropriations Bills: You’ll need a Rosetta Stone Introduction Understanding how Congress allocates spending in the defense budget… Read More ›
Defense spending must be cut to help economy (hint: no economy – no money to support military); charts show that US debt exploded after 2001 – in FY 2001, US Government ran a budget surplus of 1,3% GDP, which was… Read More ›
http://aviationintel.com/2012/07/28/in-response-to-reports-of-simulated-f-22-raptor-kills-by-german-eurofighters/ While author is indeed correct that training sorties do not necessarily mean that one type of aircraft is superior, multiple sorties can, when analyzed properly and assuming that setup is known, provide some information about respective fighter’s capabilities…. Read More ›
http://www.canberratimes.com.au/opinion/alqaeda-now-a-us-ally-in-syria-20120910-25oby.html (article follows) While we reflect on the 11th anniversary of the al Qaeda attacks on American soil, there is a blinding light that may obscure our view: this sworn enemy now fights hand in hand with the US against… Read More ›