Is It Time for the U.S. Navy to Start Building Non-Nuclear Stealth Submarines?

Is It Time for the U.S. Navy to Start Building Non-Nuclear Stealth Submarines?

If Congress and the Trump administration read a recent article in the Wall Street Journal about Russia’s diesel-electric submarines, they might be thinking America needs to seriously consider acquiring its own conventional submarines. The blockbuster article by Julian E. Barnes documents a three-month cat-and-mouse game between a Russian diesel-electric submarine and the NATO countries trying…

Want to Make F16s in India, But Technology Transfer Not One-Way Handover, Says Lockheed Martin

Want to Make F16s in India, But Technology Transfer Not One-Way Handover, Says Lockheed Martin

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is largely dependent on MiG 21s and MiG 27s, but the Soviet-era aircraft are fast becoming obsolete and reports of malfunction are not uncommon. So bad is the condition of the MiG that it has earned the ominous epithet “Flying Coffin” and “Widow-maker”. To replace the fleet, India is set…

Post-War Syria: The Next Big Crisis Between Russia and America?

Two years before the final defeat of Adolf Hitler—at a time when German armies still occupied a significant portion of the European part of the USSR and Festung Europa seemed to be impenetrable to the Western Allies—Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Josef Stalin had already begun discussions about the fate of postwar Europe. Even…

Putin says that Trump should be treated with respect as the legitimately elected leader of the United States and that Congress and the courts have obstructed his ability to implement his legislative agenda.

At Valdai Putin Treats Trump Respectfully

Last week’s fourteenth annual Valdai Club meeting in Sochi had the ambitious title “The World of the Future: Moving Through Conflict to Cooperation.” During its first few years, the Valdai Discussion Club—initially founded to provide foreign experts on Russia insights into Russian domestic and foreign policy—focused primarily on Russian developments. But, for the past few…

The Indian Air Force had asked for armed drones from the US earlier this year (Reuters)

US ‘Considering’ India’s Request For Armed Drones For Air Force: Official

WASHINGTON: The Trump Administration is “considering” India’s request for armed drones for its air force, according to a senior American official. “Yes, yes,” the administration official told PTI when asked about India’s pending request about the purchase of armed drones as part of its armed forces’ modernisation drive. The armed drones, the Indian Air Force…