Taliban promises Afghan polling station attacks
Really, this is a sort of fill-in-the-blank kind of headline. As in: Taliban promises [insert something here] attacks.
Quarter of senior Taliban killed by SAS in ‘kill or capture’ targeting
The Taliban in Helmand are being killed by the SAS on an “industrial scale” with a quarter of senior commanders killed since spring, leading to a dramatic drop in British casualties.
Raytheon Scores Second JAGM Success
Raytheon’s Joint Air to Ground Missile kills a T-72 and pulls ahead of Lockheed’s offering.
Venezuela on the Brink
They have 31 percent inflation SO FAR THIS YEAR.
Egyptian paper doctors photo of Mubarak and Obama
Moved Mubarak to the head of the pack in a White House meeting.
It’s time for the light bulb to go on
Murdoc will admit that he hadn’t seen that the incandescent bulb ban had passed here.
Rapid fire video of Chiappa Rhino Revolver
Rogue Marines Adopt Cheap And Precise Solution
Using some AKWS II kits to turn 70mm unguided rockets into laser guided rockets.
Majority of Iraqis Oppose Obama’s Withdrawal
What happened? The surge is what happened. Contrary to what opponents of the surge said, the increased presence and aggressiveness of U.S. forces did not trigger a popular backlash because security visibly improved. The increased exposure to American forces likely also led to a certain degree of affection and respect as the anti-American myths were busted by reality.
Man sentenced for unlawfully wearing medals
Douglas Lee Weaver has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for unlawfully wearing military medals — the second in a week to go to prison for donning unearned honors — and for being a felon in possession of a gun.
Kicked out of K2
Rundown of the history and analysis of America’s use of Uzbekistan’s Karshi-Khanabad (K2) Air Base.
Orbital Pushes ‘Cheap’ Taurus Rocket
Trying to land a few medium-lift jobs with the Taurus II launch vehicle.
Another Update on Korean Rifles
Hundreds of thousands of M1 Carbines and M1 Garands will probably be destroyed by South Korea because the Obama administration is blocking their sale in the US.
Pratt Ripostes GE’s Thrust Parry
The battle between the two F-35 engines continues.
Rare Nazi bomber found in Great Britain
A twin-engined Dornier 17 was found buried in a sandbank about 50 feet underwater.