Iran

Sky’s The Limit…

Now that we have West Coast missile defenses to protect us from ICBMs North Korea doesn’t have, the House Armed Services Committee’s strategic forces subcommittee wants the Pentagon to consider building an East Coast shield to protect us from ICBMs Iran doesn’t have.

Here’s the language from its slice of the proposed 2013 …

The War With Iran Will Have to Wait!




Once again, there’s something – no one will say just what – that the Air Force’s $15 million Massive Ordnance Penetrator can’t do, or can’t do well enough. That’s the 15-ton, Boeing-built bomb the U.S. now has on hand to use against deeply-buried bunkers in places like Iran.

On Thursday, the Air Force awarded this …

Pentagon Contractor = Iranian Contractor?

Is a Pentagon contractor doing business with Iran, the North Star of the Axis of Evil (NSAE)? Former Time comrade Adam Zagorin probes the relationship among the Kuwait and Gulf Link Transport Company, Tehran, and the Pentagon. It’s an investigation for the Project on Government Oversight, an independent stone unturner. “Amid renewed …

The Rashomon Effect (Pentagon Cut)

Several ways to look at Tuesday’s announcement from Pentagon press secretary George Little:

1. It’s a push for Jewish votes in November’s presidential election.

2. It’s a carrot designed to convince Israel to keep its powder dry, and not attack Iran’s nuclear sites until after said election.

3. It’s a shield designed …

Readying For Iran

Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., had a question Thursday for Admiral Jonathan Greenert, the Navy’s top officer. Just what investments is the Navy making to prepare for war with Iran?

Greenert, in his first appearance before the …

Flipper Practices for Strait of Hormuz

Army General Martin Dempsey (right), chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, watches a bottlenose dolphin in San Diego on Monday. He was touring the Navy’s Marine Mammal Program with sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile …

Iran’s Nuclear Flashpoint

Parchin is the Iranian nuclear site the the Tehran government barred IAEA inspectors from seeing this week. What could be there? There has been a cat-and-mouse game underway involving Parchin for several years, and the end game may be looming.

If this is the beginning of the end game, it has been a long time coming. “This huge …

Photo Op: Strait Shot



The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) turn in formation ahead of the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George (CG 71) as the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group transits the Strait of Hormuz on Valentine’s Day. …

Ye Olde U.S. Nuke Shoppe

Pictures from Iran’s nuclear-development sites always seem to show Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad touring some clean and pristine atomic facility in a bright white lab coat. He did it again Wednesday, visiting a Tehran …

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,105 other followers