The All Star Approach

All Star Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram is unlike any other car dealer in the St. Louis area. Our company values are focused on being an honest and passionate, family-oriented company who builds long-term relationships with our customers.

See why our company culture creates a fun and exciting environment for our customers, and how we take the pain out of our car buying process.… read the full article

How the U.S. Navy Always Learns From Its (Deadly) Mistakes

It just takes some time.

by Sebastien Roblin | The National Interest

Key point: A high operational tempo is putting stress on the U.S. Navy.

A series of collisions involving U.S. Navy destroyers in 2016 and 2017—including two incidents this summer that left sixteen sailors dead—have raised questions as to why the maritime fighting branch appears to be suffering the same accident again and again.… read the full article

Is Another Nation Going to Buy the S-400 from Russia?

Is Serbia next?

by Charlie Gao | The National Interest

In September 2019, Russia and Serbia held their first joint air-defense exercise, Slavic Shield. In this exercise, Serbian air-defense troops learned how to use the S-400 air defense system, practicing its employment against a variety of targets, both simulated and real.… read the full article

How one millennial managed to save almost $1 million in 10 years without ever earning a salary of more than $75,000

Hint: Living rent-free to start out has a little something to do with it

By SHAWN LANGLOIS, SOCIAL-MEDIA EDITOR | MarketWatch

Roth IRA or traditional IRA?

This millennial claims he was FIRE before FIRE became popular.

FIRE refers to the “financial independence, retire early” movement bubbling up in the younger generation these days as a pathway out of the grind — slash expenses, save a bundle and enjoy the freedom that approach ultimately allows.… read the full article

Is the Philippines Becoming Russia’s Newest Ally?

What happens to the U.S. alliance?

by Michael Peck | The National Interest

Why is the Philippines suddenly interested in buying Russian aircraft?

Not warplanes, but civilian planes for commercial purposes. Yet it suggests that Manila is eyeing a closer relationship with Moscow.… read the full article

China Has New Aircraft Carriers, But Are They Too Small?

Sometimes size does matter.

by Michael Peck | The National Interest

Key point: China and America have different national security needs.

Is China’s newest aircraft carrier half-full or half-empty?

That depends on how you look at the vessel’s aircraft capacity.

The ship, prosaically named the Type 001A for now, is China’s second carrier and the first built in China.… read the full article

The F-35 Is A Powerful Stealth Fighter, But It Can’t Hope to Beat A F-22 Head-On

Who is King of the skies?

by TNI Staff | The National Interest

Key point: The F-35 can’t match the F-22 as an air superiority fighter, and it was never meant to.

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter—which is built in three versions—recently completed its developmental test phase and is operational with the U.S.… read the full article

Enough Nuclear: All of the Reasons the U.S. Navy Needs Diesel Submarines

They’re cheap, defensible, and punch above their weight in the right setting—what’s not to love?

by James Holmes | The National Interest

For the past five years or so these pixels have been arguing—nay, clamoring—for the U.S. Navy to build or buy a contingent of diesel attack submarines (SSKs) to fill out its undersea inventory.… read the full article

Taiwan Needs New Submarines To Stop a Possible Future Invasion by China

But can Taipei really build them or buy them abroad? 

by David Axe | The National Interest

Taiwan has broken ground on the shipyard that could build the country’s first new submarines in nearly 40 years. But the island state’s defense minister signaled uncertainty about whether, and how fast, the navy might actually get new undersea boats.… read the full article

Alfa: Russia’s ‘Race Car’ Submarines Were Faster and Could Out-dive Anything

But were easy to kill for one simple reason: they were noisy. 

by David Axe | The National Interest

In 1969, the Soviet navy shocked the U.S. and NATO militaries with a new and incredibly capable submarine—one that could swim faster and dive deeper than could anything else under the sea.… read the full article