Pentagon

Is the Turkey-NATO deal on Sweden a Pyrrhic victory?

Michael Rubin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former Pentagon official, joins Thanos Davelis to look into the details of the deal NATO reached with Turkey's President Erdogan to lift his veto on Sweden's NATO accession, and break down why Erdogan walking away from this high-stakes poker game with new concessions is problematic.

From Ukraine to Germany: "Go to hell"

Otherwise, Bundestag deputy Ralf Stegner criticized the US decision to supply Kyiv with cluster munitions, stressing that their use could lead to the death of civilians.
Former Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Andrii Melnyk told Stegner and other German politicians who criticized the delivery of cluster munitions to Ukraine to "go to hell."

The U.S. is paying billions to Russia’s nuclear agency. Here’s why.

In a cavernous, Pentagon-sized facility nestled in an Appalachian valley, thousands upon thousands of empty holes line the bare concrete floor.

A mere 16 of them house the spindly, 30-foot-tall centrifuges that enrich uranium, converting it into the key ingredient that fuels nuclear power plants. And for now, they are dormant.

Trump stored, showed off classified documents, indictment says

Donald Trump improperly stored in his Florida estate sensitive documents on nuclear capabilities, repeatedly enlisted aides and lawyers to help him hide records demanded by investigators and cavalierly showed off a Pentagon "plan of attack" and classified map, according to a sweeping felony indictment that paints a damning portrait of the former president's treatment of national security inform

The dangers of Biden appeasing Turkey over Sweden

Now that President Erdogan has secured reelection, the Biden administration is stepping up its efforts to pressure the Turkish President to lift his veto over Sweden's accession to NATO. While Secretary of State Antony Blinken has publicly denied any link between Sweden's NATO accession and the delivery of F-16s, President Biden has suggested a quid pro quo.

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