We live in an image-crazed society where we worry too much about our reputation and too little about our character. And we focus more on the PR spin we can give our image than the actual example we’re setting.… Read more
Zoot Sims (ts), Bob Brookmeyer (v-tb), Harry Edison (tp), Al Cohn (ts,bs), Hank Jones (p), Freddie Green (g), Eddie Jones (b), Charlie Persip (ds) Album ” Zoot Sims – Bob Brookmeyer Octet / Stretching Out ” Recorded：New York City, December 27, 1958 … Read more
What would that look like? Is that possible?
One of the greatest truisms of life is that land wars in Asia are futile. The continent’s vastness allows defenders to trade space for time, extending the logistical lifelines of invaders to the breaking point.… Read more
A close call.
According to uss-bennington.org, Nedivi managed to bring his F-15 to a complete stop approximately 20 ft (6 m) from the end of the runway.
On May 1, 1983, while performing a dissimilar air combat training (DACT)mission over the Negev, an Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-15 Baz (actually the F-15D No.… Read more
China has an eleven-thousand-mile-long coastline. We should have seen this coming.
China’s rush to rival the United States as an aircraft carrier superpower reflects Beijing’s conviction, inculcated after the perceived humiliation of the Third Taiwan Crisis, that China can neither defend its eleven-thousand-mile-long coastline nor project seapower throughout the East Asia region without fielding a modernized carrier fleet; specifically, six of them by 2035.… Read more