In an attempt to outflank Russian and Chinese naval tactics, the US Navy is rushing to put a laser defense system on its destroyers - first, for the purpose of improving targeting, but eventually scaling the lasers up to being weapons in themselves.
According to a report by The Stream’s John Zmirak, as Muslims are increasingly moving to traditionally non-Islamic countries, there have been calls to bring and entrench at least some of their cultural norms, including their aversion to dogs.
The US has been boosting its military presence in the Middle East lately amid continuing tensions with Iran. Washington has deployed an aircraft carrier strike group to the region, as well as Patriot missiles, B-52 bombers and F-15 fighters.
Social media users have received some new food for fodder as US President Donald Trump made an impromptu media appearance at the White House's Rose Garden after abruptly ending a scheduled meeting with House Democrats, as he was taken aback by the news about a Dem gathering convened to discuss his impeachment.
As the still missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 continues to baffle, raising a bunch of unanswerable questions, a thought-provoking comment from the time it vanished into thin air has come to light – one from a colleague of Flight MH370’s captain, former pilot Christopher Goodfellow.
The town of Vardo in the Norwegian Arctic near the Russian border is home to a US surveillance radar station dubbed Globus II.
Apparently, the Soviet Union, whose soldiers hoisted a red flag over the Reichstag marking the liberation of most of Europe from the Nazis during World War II, is not a country that contributed to securing the "liberties" the Western states "enjoy today", per a US company which issued a souvenir commemorating the victory's upcoming anniversary.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Thursday that John Walker Lindh, the first US-born detainee in the War on Terror, is still a threat to the United States, and is "still committed to the very jihad that he engaged in that killed a great American and a great CIA officer".