Why Half of Russia’s Su-57 Stealth Fighters Went Into the Sky

More than an escort mission.

by Mark Episkopos | The National Interest

Key point: Being president has its perks.

Rather, the unprecedented decision to utilize six of Russia’s most advanced fifth-generation fighters—approximately half of the currently available roster—in a VIP escort mission is the latest step in Russia’s ongoing Su-57 branding campaign.Continues

This Is How Donald Trump Would Wage War Against Iran

Let’s hope that doesn’t happen.

By Zachary Keck | The National Interest

Key point: America would win, but hundreds of thousands would die.

The Islamic State of Iran was born in enmity toward the United States. Led by the fiery cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, revolutionary leaders animated crows in Iran by lambasting “Great Satan” for any number of crimes, both real and imagined.… Continues

Elvira Mistress of the Dark Bobblehead


Elvira Mistress of the Dark Bobblehead: She’s one of a kind! Bobble the night away with this excellently detailed Elvira Mistress of the Dark Bobblehead featuring Cassandra Peterson in her very recognizable role as the wickedly vampish Elvira. When you hear the name Elvira, only one person comes to mind… Halloween icon and quintessential symbol of all things spooky, the one and only Mistress of the Dark. … Continues