Those predicting war with Iran or some Bush-Cheney October surprise attack on Tehran are constantly looking for signs of military preparations: a B-52 bomber that mistakenly takes off from North Dakota with nuclear-armed cruise missiles; a second or third aircraft...
By William M. Arkin | May 8, 2008; 12:00 PM ET | Comments (84)
The Air Force has better arguments for needing more F-22s, but it's not making them.
By William M. Arkin | February 15, 2008; 08:40 AM ET | Comments (48)
Capitol Hill lawmakers opposing a plan to sell bomb-guidance kits to Saudi Arabia have chosen the wrong vehicle to question U.S.-Saudi relations.
By William M. Arkin | January 16, 2008; 07:36 AM ET | Comments (25)
Russian-Iranian cooperation on a new air defense system could improve security in the region. Cooperation on offensive military equipment is another story.
By William M. Arkin | December 27, 2007; 08:01 AM ET | Comments (19)
The debate over 'boots on the ground' often ignores the importance of air power.
By William M. Arkin | December 17, 2007; 07:29 AM ET | Comments (19)