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Speaking of drones, this is pretty interesting. Apparently, Pakistan has told the U.S. to abandon a secret desert base inside Pakistan that CIA drones fly out of. This is no doubt more fallout of the May 1 raid that killed Osama bin Laden and we’ve been waiting for something like this to happen for a while. From […]

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Well, it looks like backers of GE-Rolls Royce’s F136 alternate engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter may have more ammo to renew their campaign to get the Pentagon to buy the engine amidst news that Pratt & Whitney’s F135 engine’s “cost performance” does not make Ashton Carter, the Pentagon’s top weapons buyer happy. Apparently, […]

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Adding to the question of a Western presence in Libya this morning are several reports that surfaced over the weekend claiming that: U.S. AWACS jets are crisscrossing the skies above Libya requesting details on Libyan flight patterns from Maltese air traffic controllers; a British SAS team escorting a U.K. “diplomat” en-route to meet with rebels was briefly taken prisoner by those […]

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Ahh yes, the Pentagon. Lovely Place. Enjoy this uplifting little song about the Five-Sided Crazy Building.

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For years, just about everyone I know has been worrying about the security of Pakistan’s nuclear material; the major concern being keeping it out of militant hands. Nevertheless, we’ve been publicly assured time and again by the U.S. government that Pakistan will be able to keep its nuclear material safe. Now we see that, in 2009, […]

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