Dominating the Skies – and Losing the Wars

Dominating the Skies – and Losing the Wars

William Astore TomDispatch In the era of the long war on terror, Thursday, June 2nd, 2016, was a tough day for the U.S. military. Two modern jet fighters, a Navy F-18 Hornet and an Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon, flown by two of America’s most capable pilots, went...
Dominating the Skies – and Losing the Wars

A Better World Through Bombing

Tom Engelhardt TomDispatch As October ended, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest announced that the U.S. would be sending “less than 50” boots-on-the-ground Special Operations forces into northern Syria in an “advise-and-assist” program for Kurdish...