Maybe the F-35 is a great idea in theory, but does the thing actually work? Conclusion of a three-part series on the F-35, it's role, it's future, and it's flaws.
In the second of our three-part look at the F-35, we consider what new capabilities the ultra-expensive plane brings, and what it changes for US and allied strategy.
The US (along with almost a dozen countries) is spending hundreds of billions of dollars on a new fighter jet. But what it is the actually supposed to do?
The Spanish vessel had twice cut across the bow of a visiting US nuclear submarine, the USS Florida, when the escorting British patrol boat decided enough was enough.
According to Swedish security forces, Russian spies are actively trying to prevent Sweden from ratifying an agreement that would cement stronger NATO ties.
The Chinese have recently announced plans for their space program that promise an ambitious set of milestones stretching from the dark side of the moon to the Martian surface.
The Pentagon's strategy in its fight against the Islamic State appears to be weakening the group, but there doesn't appear to be any way to finish it off.
Thirty years ago, the worst nuclear accident in history killed dozens, displaced thousands, and terrified the world. Today, its awful effects are still being felt — but that doesn't mean nuclear power has no future.
Breakthrough Starshot is a new project, introduced by Stephen Hawking, to send a spacecraft to another star. It wouldn't happen for decades — if it happens at all — but it's the first-ever proposal for interstellar travel that might actually work.
Congressman Jim Bridenstine wants to fix all of the US space programs, and today he revealed his weapon of choice — the American Space Renaissance Act.
Before a new administration takes over, Carter is pushing to deeply change an immense bureaucracy that happens to have the power to end civilization.
The US has been neglecting its traditional warfare capability for decades. Now, with Russia seemingly emboldened and slightly loopy, that neglect has the potential to bite America in the ass.
The 2016 Nuclear Security Summit saw leaders from more than 50 countries address a topic generally considered to be pretty important. But they have no plans to do it again.
At the Nuclear Industry Summit in Washington, DC, the world's nuclear facilities appear relatively safe and secure, but the trend lines may not be headed in the right direction.
Kim Jong-un's regime is chugging along in its quest to develop solid-fuel engines for long-range missiles that could send a nuke across the world.
Artificial intelligence researchers from Microsoft put an innocent machine on Twitter to learn how humans communicate. But it learned how to be a sadistic sociopath.
Gitmo is one of the few places in the world that are under the rule of law but still not really anyone's property, making it both a weird legal outlier and a unique asset.
The Department of Defense may block access to commercial web-based email. This could also end up ensuring that no young, smart person wants to work there.
The Pentagon stopped production of the F-22 fighter jet in 2012. Now, facing new threats from China and Russia, the US wants more F-22s — but they're going to cost more than ever.
It's a Groundhog Day in Korea, but with massive military exercises and apocalyptic threats. The 2016 season of communication by threat begins in Korea.