An airman is being considered for the Medal of Honor after video analysis suggested he fought alone in a battle on an Afghan peak.

Britt Slabinski could hear the bullets ricochet off the rocks in the darkness. It was the first firefight for his six-man reconnaissance unit from SEAL Team 6, and it was outnumbered,
outgunned and taking casualties on an Afghan mountaintop. Continue Reading

President Obama’s first major foreign policy speech in Prague in 2009 laid out a vision of a world free of the threat of nuclear weapons. But that vision has made little progress, mainly because of the instability in the Middle East and southern Asia, aggression on the part of Russia and China, and the nervousness of our allies.
On Tuesday the USS Nitze, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, was “harassed” by four Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels. It appears the Nitze did not respond. On Thursday, after Iranian vessels similarly harassed two U.S. Navy ships, the patrol ship, USS Squall, did respond with three warning shots from a .50 caliber gun.