Joseph V. Micallef
Soleimani’s Killing: Justified, or an Act of War?
On Jan. 3, early morning Baghdad time, the United States killed Iranian Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani.
The 2020s: Predicting the Future of Defense and Global Conflict
America appears to be beset by adversaries on all sides, trapped in prosecuting never-ending wars.
Turkey's Mediterranean's Gambit Will Leave It Further Isolated
In recent years, some Turkish officials have cited Ottoman history to reassert Turkish rights across the Mediterranean.
President Xi's Bluffs Have Been a Disaster for China
Judging by the current state of U.S.-China relations the Xi administration's ambitions have been a disaster for China.
Is It Time to Withdraw US Nuclear Weapons from Incirlik?
According to U.S. government sources, Erdogan has warned the U.S. against removing the nuclear devices from Incirlik.
Betrayal of the Kurds Is a Stain on American Honor
The lesson underscored by the SDF-Assad alliance was not lost on the Middle East: Russia would stick with its allies.
The Hong Kong Protests: the Price of Democracy May Be Economic Prosperity
Civil unrest is nothing new to Hong Kong.
Is Chinese Telecom a Threat to American National Security?
The administration argues that the use of Huawei’s 5G network could allow the Chinese government to conduct cyberespionage.
Why the Syrian Endgame Is Looking Like a Stalemate
The civil war is now largely stalemated, as are many of the secondary issues that were linked to it.
The Critical Role of the Arctic Convoys in WWII
The Arctic convoys would play an important role, especially in the critical months between July and December 1941.
From Genghis Khan to Belt and Road: The Uncertain Future of Central Asia
For the first time in two centuries, the future of Mongolia and central Asia is a blank page.
A Bodyguard of Lies: How the Allies Deceived Germany about D-Day
"While the intent to invade could not be concealed, the location had to be if there was going to be any chance of success."
While Hitler Snored: D-Day, Rommel and the Panzers
"The question is, would a different deployment of the Panzer units have affected the outcome of D-Day?"
Trump Administration Zeroes In on the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps
In targeting the IRGC, the administration is zeroing in on the organization most responsible for maintaining the regime.
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Navy's Top Admiral Has No Apologies Over Carrier Lincoln's Extra-Long Deployment
The carrier deployed in April 2019. Last week, the ship arrived in Hawaii before making its final trek to San Diego.
This Lawmaker Is the Only Veteran on the Team Arguing for Trump’s Impeachment
Rep. Jason Crow, D-Colorado, served with the 82nd Airborne Division and 75th Ranger Regiment.
DoD to Announce New Base Security Measures Worldwide in Wake of Pensacola Shooting
Esper will provide Naval Air Station Pensacola leadership with a preview of new security measures being developed.
Army IDs Green Beret Killed During Free Fall Training Exercise
Master Sgt. Nathan Goodman, 36, died "during a routine military free fall" near Eloy, Arizona, according to a release.
Air Force Two-Star Fired Amid Investigation into Misconduct Allegations
The investigation is ongoing.
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Remains of Fallen US Soldier Returned to Fort Bragg
The family of Staff Sgt. Ian McLaughlin greeted his flag-draped casket at Pope Army Airfield.
Army Cancels $45 Billion Bradley Replacement Competition After Only One Bid Qualified
Two past efforts to replace the Bradley in 2009 and 2014 were canceled for cost-associated reasons.
The Navy Once Called Him an ‘Unknown Negro Sailor.’ Now it’s Naming a Carrier After Him
The Navy's acting secretary is breaking with tradition to name a powerful aircraft carrier in his honor.
Navy to Name Aircraft Carrier for Pearl Harbor Hero Miller
Miller was the first African American to receive the Navy Cross for valor.
Ex-Guantanamo Commander Convicted of Lying about Man's Death
A jury convicted Capt. Nettleton of obstruction of justice, concealing material facts, and making false statements.
Air Force News
Wrong-Side Drivers Near Air Base Used by US Worry UK Police
Police have not indicated if the cars in the other incidents had any connections to the Air Force base.
US, Japan Defense Officials Discuss How to Address Chemical Contamination Near American Bases
Tokyo officials detected the chemicals, commonly known as PFOS and PFOA, in two wells near Yokota Air Base.
The B-52 Will No Longer Carry Certain Nuclear Weapons. Here's Why
The B-52 Stratofortress will no longer carry the B61-7 and B83-1 nuclear gravity bombs as it prepares to carry the new long-r...
Marine Corps News
Marine's Moving Truck Gets Stolen with His Father's Ashes Inside
Surveillance footage from the hotel parking lot shows the thieves getting into the truck and driving away.
Marines to Get New Lightweight Polymer Ammo for 'Ma Deuce' Machine Gun
The Marine Corps has inked a $10M contract with MAC LLC for new lightweight polymer machine-gun ammunition.
Coast Guard News
Group Has Raised $56 Million for Coast Guard Museum
Construction of the museum has been pushed back due to two other projects scheduled for New London.
Coast Guard Wrapping Up Study on Why Minority Members Leave the Service
The Coast Guard will wrap up a study examining why minority service members are leaving its ranks.
Coast Guard Helps Rescue Fishermen After Capsized Boat Found off Oregon Coast
Three fishermen were rescued Tuesday night after the U.S. Coast Guard found their boat capsized near Coos Bay, Oregon.