Stealth on Steroids: Meet Israel’s F-35I Adir (An F-35 Like No Other)

F-35I Adir—or “Mighty Ones”—will be the only F-35 variant to enter service heavily tailored to a foreign country’s specifications.

by Sebastien Roblin (The National Interest)

Israel is also developing two different sets of external fuel tanks to extend the F-35’s range.Continues

Group seeking to overthrow Kim behind North Korea embassy raid in Spain: Washington Post

By Reuters

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un makes his way to board a train to depart for North Korea at Dong Dang railway station in Vietnam, March 2, 2019. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A dissident organization committed to overthrowing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was behind a raid on the North Korean embassy in Spain last month, The Washington Post reported on Friday, quoting people familiar with the planning and execution of the mission.… Continues

How China Began World War III in the South China Sea

In this what-if scenario, Beijing’s SCS war will bring ‘unimagined’ results.

by Kerry K. Gershaneck James E. Fanell (The National Interest)

China’s claims of South China Sea (SCS) ownership are illegal, but Beijing’s hyper-nationalistic officials increasingly encourage its forces to attack U.S.… Continues

Why Do Some Americans Tap Their Retirement Savings Early?

By Eshani Haque (Zacks)

Businessman standing on the background of rising diagram with big man’s hand enlarging dollar signs with a magnifier. Success and profit. Stock market. Shares go up.

Over the years, with timely and regular contributions, you’ll likely be able to carve out enough savings to secure a peaceful retirement life for yourself.… Continues