What the World Isn’t Being Told about the Israeli-Lebanese Border Incident
Even the normally cautious UNIFIL, which the previous day had restricted itself to calling for calm and announcing its intention to investigate, eventually — and exceptionally — sided with Israel’s claim that the tree was on their side of the border. Even the Lebanese admit they carried out an ambush.
No further delay for U.S. Air Force tanker
I’ll believe it when the first 50 tankers are fully operational.
Stag Arms SBR Uppers
Sustaining the M1 Abrams: US Army Puts a TIGER in its Tanks
DID looks at the plan to keep the AGT 1500 engines purring.
See Tanks in Action!
National Museum of Americans in Wartime free Open House on August 21 and 22.
Coked Up Stimulus Monkeys
Sharron Angle campaign ad featuring some of Harry Reid’s best uses of stimulus money.
Petraeus reloads rules of engagement
Basically clarifying the previous rules.
China Becoming Another Shale Gas Hot Spot
China has been one of the brightest spots in world LNG supply market and the country has been very assertive securing natural gas supply from central Asia countries.
Chinese missile could shift Pacific power balance
The Dong Feng 21D — a purported carrier killer.
Mossberg Tactical 22
Murdoc’s not a fan of the fixed A2-style carry handle.
787 Dreamliner Flight Test
Lots of details about Boeing’s testing of the new airliner.
Converteam develops catapult launch system for UK carriers
In case the STOVL F-35B doesn’t work out.
Japan considers exporting SM-3 missiles
This confuses me. Why can they decide to do this?
Obama restores rank of disgraced Vietnam general
More than 30 years after his death, an Air Force general has been exonerated of charges that he violated presidential restrictions on aerial bombing during the Vietnam War and that he ordered the falsification of records to conceal the missions.
GM donates $41,000 to lawmakers’ pet projects
When General Motors went through bankruptcy last year, it suspended its political donations. Now that it’s owned by the U.S. government, it’s donating to lawmakers’ pet projects again.
Gold, Silver, and Jewels
Gold and silver-plated jewel-encrusted guns allegedly owned by drug cartel boss are seized in Mexico
Murdoc loves these insect repellent devices.
240th Carnival of Homeschooling
The Summer Get-Together Edition