Gates’ Gutsy Farewell


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The Defense Secretary departs the world stage with blunt warnings.

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The “Collapse” of Communism


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What the media didn’t tell you about the “end” of the Cold War.

Gorby the Democrat


Mikhail Gorbachev is a living negation of the axiom that history is written by the winners. Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, whose existence he tried desperately to salvage, Gorbachev has improbably recast himself as a heroic democrat who, however imperfectly, brought down the edifice of communist repression and now champions democracy for his [...]

Is Spending Money on Air Superiority Really a Waste, Mr. President?


New Russian stealth fighter makes its first flight
It was called “the most outstanding fighter plane ever built.”
A fifth-generation fighter jet utilizing the latest stealth technology, it was a single seat, twin-engine powerhouse capable of overpowering anything it came up against. Known as the F-22 Raptor, its combination of stealth, speed, agility, precision, air-to-air and air-to-ground [...]