US Designs New Jets to Keep up with the East

The Chinese Chengdu J-20 and the Russian Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA are becoming a real threat to the US Air Force and Navy, according to The National Interest, an international affairs magazine.   “When you see these next-generation fighters, the PAK-FA out of Russia and the J-20 out of China, and some of their new missile technology, our advantage is dwindling,” the magazine quotes one senior industry official as saying, without disclosing his name.   Neither of the two j...
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Obama Deal with Iran may Lead to Nuclear War

Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) said that the current deal between the Obama administration and Iran could potentially lead to nuclear war, in an interview with The Atlantic. Cotton expressed grave concerns over the agreed upon framework for a nuclear nonproliferation deal with Iran, saying: “If we agreed to the kind of proposal the Obama administration has made, then military confrontation may be further off, but it might also be nuclear.” He believes that the proposal could actually empower Ira...
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Russia Plans to Arm China with Missile Defense

China has signed a contract with the Russian state-run arms exporter Rosoboronexport for the purchase of the S-400 air defense systems, the company's chief executive Anatoly Isaikin said in an interview with the Russian daily Kommersant. "I will not disclose the details of the contract, but yes, China has indeed become the first buyer of this sophisticated Russian air defense system. It underlines once again the strategic level of our relations," Isaikin said, when asked whether it was true t...
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