From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics, exploring how and why we fight above, on and below an angry world


Libya’s Islamist Rebels Have Their Own Air Forces


Air power is rare in civil wars, but both Tripoli and Tobruk field jets


The Bren Is One Awesome Machine Gun


Soldiers loved the light machine gun and ‘Ronnie the Bren Girl’


by PAUL HUARD


An A-10 Survived a Midair Catastrophe Over Iraq


Makes you question the U.S. Air Force’s priorities


Top U.S. Army Defender of Sexual Assault Victims Was Assaulted Twice


Lt. Col. Celia FlorCruz helped lead a revolution


La M-60 escupe mucho plomo


Los soldados apodaron ‘la cerda’ a esta ametralladora alimentada por cinta


por PAUL HUARD


Private Surveillance Drones Take Flight Over Iraq


The Kurds have help from an American entrepreneur


No One Is Winning South Sudan’s Civil War


Which means neither side has a reason to call it quits


by PETER DÖRRIE


Russian-Backed Militants Have This City in Their Sights


Mariupol would give Russia an overland supply route to Crimea


This Rocket Launcher Was the U.S. Army’s Last Flamethrower


It was better than carrying a fuel tank on your back

War Is Boring
War Is Boring

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics, exploring how and why we fight above, on and below an angry world

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