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The United States Is a Force for Chaos Across the Planet

May 27, 2018 - 2:00pm
The United States Is a Force for Chaos Across the Planet

The United States is incapable of producing any results other than destruction and further fragmentation across large parts of the planet, argues Tom Engelhardt, author of A Nation Unmade by War. Since 1991, the US has been engaged in a misguided and destructive exercise of triumphalism that has cost nearly $6 trillion.

Mosul on My Mind: What It Really Means to Be on a "Flattening" Planet

May 16, 2017 - 12:33am

The closest I ever got to Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, was 1,720.7 miles away -- or so the Internet assures me. Although I've had a lifelong interest in history, I know next to nothing about Mosul's, nor do I have more than a glancing sense of what it looks like, or more accurately what it looked like when all its buildings, including those in its "Old City," were still standing.

US F-16 Photographed In Mock Dogfight With Russian Su-27 Above Area 51

January 18, 2017 - 1:48pm
US F-16 Photographed In Mock Dogfight With Russian Su-27 Above Area 51

A curious sight was observed in the skies above Area 51 in Nevada, on November 8, the day Donald Trump was elected President, by vacationing air traffic controller Phil Drake. According to Drake, the photographs below all taken by him, show a Russian-built Su-27P fighter jet taking on a US Air Force F-16 engaged in a mock dogfight training mission.
The moment a US F-16 was caught in a mock dogfight with a Russian SU-27 fighter

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