The Tragic Tale Of Bark Scruffalo Turns Tower Defense Into Dog Defense

With just a bat (and the occasional explosive) and a good dog, can you channel your protective instinct long enough to keep your faithful friend safe? In The Tragic Tale Of Bark Scruffalo, a tower defense-style game, you’ll have to do just that! Luckily, he’s a good boy and worth braving this storm of monsters. […]

Theresa May calls Syria strike ‘right and legal’ as UK defense secretary says it was a ‘highly successful mission’

UK Government via AP Video UK defense secretary Gavin Williamson said the strikes launched by the US, UK, and France on Syria have been a ‘highly successful mission.’ Prime Minister Theresa May has also called them ‘right and legal.’ The missile strikes were launched on Friday night. They appear to have struck the capital city […]

It looks like defense secretary James Mattis wants the record to show he urged Trump to be cautious with Syria air strikes

Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images US Defense Secretary James Mattis wanted to approach strikes on Syria with far more caution than President Donald Trump. Mattis’ measured approach was recorded in public comments this week as well as in a number of high-profile leaks. According to a defense expert, Mattis’ team may have used leaks because they “want […]

The missile defense system that the US and its allies rely on fails just about everywhere it’s used

In March, a Patriot missile launch didn’t go as planned in Saudi Arabia while intercepting missiles fired by Houthi forces in Yemen.  Author Jeffrey Lewis examined two missile attacks on Saudi Arabia and didn’t find any evidence that Saudi Arabia had intercepted missiles using Patriot missiles.  That raises uncomfortable questions about the United States, which […]

Andrew McCabe has a GoFundMe page to raise money for his legal defense — and it’s already raised far more than it asked for

Jacquelyn Martin/AP Andrew McCabe, the former deputy FBI director who was fired on March 16, is bringing in hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations for his legal defense fund. A GoFundMe page started on behalf of McCabe on Thursday soared past $ 350,000 by early Friday morning, nearly 12 hours after it launched. The […]

‘Patriot not alternative to S-400’: Turkey eyes buying air defense missiles from US & Europe

Turkey is discussing the purchase of surface-to-air missiles with the US and the European Union, saying the American Patriot is no alternative to Russian S-400. “I can say that our discussions with the US regarding [the purchase of] Patriot missile system are continuing,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy told reporters on Friday, as cited by […]

Israeli defense chief ‘regrets’ declassifying details of 2007 strike on Syrian nuclear facility

Israel’s Defense Minister expressed regret for approving the release of details on the 2007 airstrike on a Syrian nuclear reactor, calling the media fallout and officials’ rush to claim credit for the operation an “embarrassment.” After a decade of censorship, on Wednesday morning Avigdor Lieberman finally decided to lift the veil of secrecy, allowing the […]

Armed To The Gears Combines Tower Defense Strategy With Mech Action

From Brigador to Tesla vs Lovecraft, rumbling through levels within the heavy armor of a mech never ceases to be satisfying. Maybe it’s the sense of weight, or the sheer amount of firepower your mech can carry, or in the case of Armed To The Gears, it’s how you compliment your mech’s attack options with […]

After phasing out Chinese phones, Australia’s defense department has banned officials from using WeChat

  Australian defense officials have been banned from using Chinese app WeChat, one of the world’s largest social media platforms. It follows the ‘phasing out’ of Chinese mobile phone brands Huawei and ZTE by the department. Australia’s defense is currently undertaking a security assessment on WeChat. Australia’s Department of Defence has banned employees from using […]