Russian Su-27 Pilot Films His Fighter Jet Intercepting U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon

Wow. 

by Dario Leone | The National Interest

Russia says it scrambled a Sukhoi Su-27 Flanker fighter jet to intercept a US Navy P-8A Poseidon that was flying close to the annexed territory of Crimea.

As the videos in this post show the Flanker pilot used his mobile phone to record footage of the latest close encounter between US and Russia aircraft.… Read more

It’s Nancy Pelosi’s Parade

“If the left doesn’t think I’m left enough, so be it,” she told me.

By Maureen Dowd, Opinion Columnist | The New York Times

Illustration by Jimmy Turrell, photographs by Nolwen Cifuentes; Doug Mills and Sarah Silbiger/The New York Times; Tom Brenner and Anthony Lanzilote for The New York Times; and ImageSource/Digitalvision, via Getty Images

SAN FRANCISCO — Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump have a lot in common.… Read more

Cat and Mouse: A U.S. Destroyer Shadowed a Russian Warship in the Caribbean

The great game continues.

by Task and Purpose | The National Interest

The U.S. military said recently that it is monitoring the Russian ship’s activities.

One of Russia’s most advanced warships is sailing around in the Caribbean, but it’s not alone: the U.S.… Read more