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The 'Cape Ray' Is Ready. But, Are the Syrians Ready and Willing?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 03.30.2014 | Home
Dorian de Wind

In the State of the Union Address tonight, the President said, "American diplomacy backed by the threat of force is why Syria's chemical weapons are b...

The U.S. Navy and U.S. Military: It Is Not Their Numbers, It Is Their Strength

Dorian de Wind | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

The contention by the GOP presidential candidate that the present U.S. Navy's somewhat smaller active ship inventory than in 1917 has a direct and ne...

Drones Use Smaller Bombs But Still Raise Big Concerns for Civilians

Chris Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Rogers

Efforts to minimize civilian casualties by any warring party are welcome. But we must not make the mistake of thinking technology is a substitute for transparency and accountability.

Yesterday's Dirty Harry Is Today's Bleeding Heart Liberal

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
William Astore

According to the Weekly Standard, Dirty Harry's scruples about the law, due process, innocent lives, and the slippery slope of murderous violence are signs of weak-willed appeasers.

Eco-Explosives, a Bleeding BEAR, and the Armani-Clad Super Soldier

Nick Turse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nick Turse

When I got to the 26th Army Science Conference, all that potentially glittered, it often seemed, was nowhere to be found - except, perhaps, in the threads of the unlikeliest of military uniforms.

One Way to Find bin Laden

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Thomson

2008-11-21-combay_bat.jpg One solution might be sending in this six-inch-long robotic micro-aerial vehicle known as the Com-Bat. In concept, similar to a radio-controlled toy.

Industrial Base

Ray Kimball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ray Kimball

The hard truth of the matter is that truly innovative ideas, which could be "game-changers" on the battlefield, have been AWOL from Detroit's methods of operation for some time now.

Army Researches Mind-Control, Awards Multi-Million Dollar Contract Toward "Thought Helmet" Development

Time | Mark Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Soldiers barking orders at each other is so 20th Century. That's why the U.S. Army has just awarded a $4 million contract to begin developing "thought...

Jason Linkins

CBS Reporter Shot With Raygun | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This Sunday, 60 Minutes will report on a new non-lethal crowd control device, which they refer to as a "raygun." And the best part is: they "shoot" i...

US Military Technology Increasingly Being Exported Illegally

Washington Post | Robin Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Pentagon investigators thought they had discovered a major shipment of contraband when they intercepted parts for F-14 Tomcat warplanes headed to Iran...