Revealed: Why U.S. Air Force F-15s Can't Defend Turkey from Russia

U.S. Air Force F-15C Eagles operating out of Turkey’s Incirlik air force base are not cleared to defend Ankara’s airspace even if confronted by Russian or Syrian warplanes. The Boeing-built air superiority fighters were originally deployed to the NATO base—which is relatively close to the Syrian border in Adana—because of increased Russian air activity near the border.

No New Strategies Were Delivered in Obama’s Address on ISIS

President Barack Obama clearly meant to convey the seriousness of the situation we currently face as a nation from the terrorist group known as the Islamic State (ISIS) by delivering his third address to the nation from the Oval Office Sunday night. The address, however, did not contain any new strategy, or any new ideas, about how to defeat a group that has in quick succession downed a Russian airliner and killed one-hundred-and-thirty people in the heart of Paris and fourteen in San Bernardino, the largest terrorist attack in our homeland since Sept.