U.S. Army General Michael Kurilla warned that U.S. forces could carry out additional strikes if needed.
US uses ‘Flying Ginsu’ missile to kill three al-Qaeda militants in YemenOn Duty
Al-Qaeda and ISIS terrorists are slowly being neutralized in Yemen.
Attack hits Iran’s Shahed-136 drone manufacturing facility, according to reportsOn Duty
The attack at Iran’s facility comes as Russia is running low on Shahed-136 drones, according to reports.
The US has failed at irregular warfare. This must stopFeatured
We mustn’t repeat the boom-and-bust cycle that has left the U.S. underprepared for irregular warfare in both larger- and smaller-scale conflicts.
US Navy seizes large Iranian ammo shipment bound for YemenOn Duty
“This significant interdiction clearly shows that Iran’s unlawful transfer of lethal aid and destabilizing behavior continues,” the Fifth Fleet’s commander said.
America’s Kurdish partners are under attack by Iran and TurkeyMilitary Affairs
In the Middle East, common interests can make for strange bedfellows and now both Iran and Turkey want the Kurds and the U.S. out of the region.
The small Special Forces base in al-Tanf, Syria has large implications for regional securityMilitary Affairs
As tensions in the Middle East spike, al-Tanf’s importance to Washington in preventing Syria from becoming a vassal state increases.
What is Israel’s Iron Dome and how does it work?Tech
Ongoing tensions and conflicts in multiple locations in the Middle East have led to rocket attacks from terrorist groups such as Palestinian Hamas on Israel and even more recently the Houthi rebels of Yemen on the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This has highlighted the need for improved rocket defense like the Iron Dome, a Star […]
C-RAM: The Star Wars-looking weapon protecting US troops overseasTech
Drone attacks in U.S. facilities abroad are becoming increasingly frequent, raising questions about anti-drone, anti-aircraft, and anti-missile security and bringing to the fore systems like the C-RAM. It was only last month when the issue of air defense was highlighted by tensions in Israel and Gaza between the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and the Hamas […]
Uknown attack damages Iranian nuclear facilityOn Duty
On Sunday, a nuclear energy plant in Iran was attacked, resulting in a power failure throughout the facility and thus damaging its production of nuclear materials. Located 155 miles south of Tehran, the Natanz uranium enrichment site was attacked by an unknown actor. According to the New York Times, an explosion struck the facility’s independent […]