They blew away the competition.
Israeli submarines—if reports are accurate—will carry a portion of Israel’s nuclear deterrent under the sea. Can these subs provide a practical deterrent?
Ruling the skies.
Precision-guided munitions helped the United States military destroy an Afghan government in a few months, with minimal footprint. What can they do against ISIS?
ISIS’ path to prominence—from amassing large amounts of territory and taking on all challengers—lies in its choice of arms and tactics.
How worried should the U.S. Navy be when it comes to the much-discussed DF-21D?
What weapons will Washington use to take on the Islamic State?
As America launches airstrikes on the Islamic State, a look to the past could provide some interesting insights.
"The setback that the Japanese dealt to the Russians in 1904-05 helped shape the contours of Asian politics for a century."
"Why did Argentina pick a fight with a country that had nuclear weapons?"
Beijing's military prowess grows with each passing day. Should Washington be concerned?
As Washington worries about problems in Iraq and Ukraine, does it have a much bigger—and atomic—challenge on its hands?
And why Washington should be worried.
Nuclear Weapons: "they appear to be nearly useless in all configurations."
Sure, it would not be an easy task—but there are options.
They went to war in 1979 and it did not turn out well for China. Today, Vietnam has the military muscle to present lots of problems.
Russia's armed forces are no pushover.
Thankfully many of these “wonder weapons” remained safely in the realm of imagination, for both the USSR and its adversaries.
These weapons could have altered how American military organizations approached warfighting and procurement. Not all the changes would have been for the best.
How would it start? Who would win? Welcome to World War III.
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