“There are no magic weapons in war, F-16s are not and neither is anything else,” Gen. Mark Milley said. | Mindaugas Kulbis/AP Photo The military’s top general cautioned Thursday that... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-25
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. C.Q. Brown, Jr. speaks about U.S. defense strategy at the Brookings Institution in Washington, Feb. 13, 2023. | Andrew Harnik/AP Photo President Joe Biden... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-24
Secretary of State Antony Blinken was a key driver in convincing Biden to relent on the F-16s, a U.S. official familiar with the issue said. | Aijaz Rahi/AP Photo For... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-22
Slick campaign videos often boast a candidate’s overtly American values as they depict troops, weaponry and scenes from the heartland. Never mind that some of it was shot in foreign... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-22
Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) speaks with reporters at the U.S. Capitol on May 16, 2023. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Washington’s second-tightest knot — after the debt ceiling — is Sen. Tommy... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-22
Weapons are loaded on a U.S. F-16 fighter jet in Ben Guerir, Morocco, June 14, 2021. | Mosa'ab Elshamy/AP Photo The U.S. will support a joint international effort to train... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-21
U.S. Air Force soldiers prepare an F16 fighter jet at Clark Air Base on May 9, 2023, in Mabalacat, Pampanga province, Philippines. | Ezra Acayan/Getty Images By Lara Seligman 05/19/2023... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-19
Momentum may be building for Washington to allow other countries that fly the F-16 to send their own jets to Ukraine. | Thanassis Stavrakis/AP Photo The Biden administration is facing... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-17
Colin Kahl has been a key player in shaping U.S. defense policy on a myriad of issues, particularly in synchronizing security assistance for Ukraine. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Colin Kahl,... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-17
Chief of Space Operations Gen. Chance Saltzman noted that the three-year-old service’s current mission statement falls well short of explaining the mission of the Space Force. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo... Read more
Published on: 2023-05-15