June 23, 2024

Aerial Refueling Collision: F35 Crashes

A Marine KC-130 and F-35 collided in California attempting an aerial refueling. The pilot of the F-35B safely ejected from the plane. The KC-130J was able to safely land with all crew members reported safe.

Turkey’s Military Continues Offensive Into Syria

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Turkey continues its offensive into northeast Syria to push US-backed Kurdish forces away from its border in the wake of President Donald Trump’s announcement of US troop withdrawal from the area. Trump called the Turkish offensive “a bad idea.”

China Considers Attack on US Vessels in South China Sea

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Trade wars and intensification of China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea toughen China’s stance toward US, including consideration of attacks on US vessels.