Russia’s Puppet

Though defense did not play a huge role in the third and final debate, Russia’s relationship with the two presidential candidates and its influence on the current election was front and center. Donald Trump said Russian President Vladimir Putin “has...

Presidential Candidates Weigh in on Mosul Fight

The presidential candidates weighed in on the ongoing fight to retake Mosul, Iraq, from ISIS extremists, as well as what the next steps should be, during Wednesday’s third and final debate. Hillary Clinton said she is “encouraged” by the Iraqi-led...

The Drumbeat Toward Mosul

The Iraqi forces not only needed to build the brigades necessary to retake Mosul, they needed confidence after allowing ISIS to take over the city and other areas in 2014, the top land commander in the US-led coalition said Wednesday....

House Lawmakers Call for More F-35s

A bipartisan group of 70 lawmakers is seeking to increase the F-35 production rate in Fiscal 2017. “We believe it is essential for Congress to provide the funding necessary to continue increasing F-35 production at a rate sufficient to meet...

“Constant Pressure” Key to Defeating ISIS

“Constant pressure on the Islamic State” is the key to defeating ISIS in Iraq and Syria, Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of US Central Command, said Wednesday at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C. By attacking oil infrastructure,...

Striking ISIS’ Wallet

For the B-1 Lancer crew, it was just another mission, but for ISIS, it was a crippling blow. The bomber from the 37th Bomb Squadron at Ellsworth AFB, S.D., was the lead aircraft to strike oil fields outside of Raqqa,...