This Iranian Commander Kept Secret That Israeli F-35 Stealth Fighters Had Violated Iran Airspace

The power of stealth demonstrated.

by Dario Leone | The National Interest

Israel has praised the Lockheed Martin F-35 as a “game-changer”.

Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) commander Brigadier General Farzad Ismaili, who had been in office since 2010, has been fired by Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei after he kept secret that Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-35 stealth fighters had violated Iran’s airspace, the Kuwaiti daily Al Jarida reported on Saturday.… Read more

Russia vs. America: Su-35s Attack F-15s and F-16s (Who Wins?)

A what-if worth exploring.

by TNI Staff | The National Interest

While many were indeed designed and planned for ahead of the imposition of sanctions, Russia is clearly making a big effort to modernize its armed forces, especially its air force, and moving past older Soviet platforms.Read more

Zoot Sims & Bob Brookmeyer Octet – Bee Kay

Zoot Sims and Bob Brookmeyer Octet – Bee Kay (1958)

Personnel: Harry Edison (trumpet), Bob Brookmeyer (valve trombone), Zoot Sims (tenor sax), Al Cohn (tenor sax, baritone sax), Hank Jones (piano), Freddie Green (guitar), Eddie Jones (bass), Charlie Persip (drums), Bill Potts (arrange)

from the album ‘STRETCHING OUT’ (United Artists Records) … Read more

Navy-Killers: Russia is Deploying New Anti-Ship Missiles in Crimea

How will America and NATO respond?

by Michael Peck | The National Interest

During the Cold War, when the Crimean peninsula was part of the Soviet Union, Russia built an elaborate coastal defense system of underground anti-ship missile launchers.

That system lapsed after the breakup of the Soviet Union and the independence of Ukraine, which owned Crimea.… Read more

Iran Strikes Back Against America. Is a War Coming to the Middle East?

Tehran has started its very own maximum pressure campaign against Washington.

by Sebastien Roblin | The National Interest

By most accounts, the United States and Iran came within minutes of armed conflict with each other on June 20, 2019. 

Around 4:30 AM that morning, a U.S.… Read more