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The New Cold War - Florida Style

Gary Stein | Posted 07.05.2014 | Miami
Gary Stein

Right now it seems that the attitudes, fear and paranoia of the Cold War are back -- in Florida. This time, however, the weapon in question is not the atom bomb but the more personal conflict over handguns.

Breathless in North Korea

Christine Ahn | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Christine Ahn

While repression in North Korea is widely recognized, less understood is why North Korea is such a militarized nation.

Reissue Roundup 2: Box Sets by Donny Hathaway, Ry Cooder, Stephen Stills, Van Morrison, Yes and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though the masses might only remember the late Donny Hathaway as Roberta Flack's soulful partner on "The Closer I Get To You," "You've Got A Friend" and "Where Is The Love," the box set Never My Love: The Anthology makes the case that this previous Gospel singer also was one of the great voices of R&B.

ReThink Review: Ender's Game -- Child Soldiers and Saviors

Jonathan Kim | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

As a newcomer to the series, I found myself much more interested in the film's take on leadership, the military, war, and empathy for one's enemy.

China To Conduct Cyber War Games

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology

BEIJING, May 29 (Reuters) - China will next week conduct its first "digital" technology military exercise, state media said on Wednesday, against gr...

South Korea, U.S. Begin Military Drills Amid Threats From North

AP | HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea and the United States began annual military drills Monday despite North Korean threats to respond by voiding th...

US, South Korea War Games To Go On After Deadly North Korea Shelling

AP | DAVID GUTTENFELDER and HYUNG-JIN KIM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea — The U.S. and South Korea launched joint war games Sunday as a top official from North Korea's ally China met South ...

War as Entertainment: The Real, the Game, and the Ugly Truth

Brenda Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Brenda Peterson

What is the difference between playing a war videogame like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and witnessing a film like The Hurt Locker? Everything.

Iran Attack May Backfire: War Games Show Unintended Consequences

McClatchy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here's a war game involving Iran, Israel and the U.S. that shows how unintended consequences can spin out of control: With diplomacy failing and prec...

President Obama Likely to Announce Afghan Decision Between Nov. 7 and 11

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sources tell ABC News that as of now President Obama will likely announce his decision about a new strategy in Afghanistan at some point between the A...

Cuba Prepares For U.S. Invasion With 3 Days Of Intense Military Exercises

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — Cuba's armed forces launched three days of intense military exercises across the island Thursday, a mobilization that state-controlled ...

Matthew Hoh Resigns: State Department Official Quits Over Afghan War

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A former Marine who fought in Iraq, joined the State Department after leaving the military and was a diplomat in a Taliban strongho...

The Long, Slow Death of American Triumphalism

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Hollywood's products still rule the globe. Yet, in that international arena, American-style war, as in Iraq or Afghanistan, is a complete turn-off and real-world all-American triumph just doesn't fly anymore.

The Curious Incident of a US Extradition in the Night-Time

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

In many ways Gary's disease reveals an intellectually and emotionally na�ve child locked in a man's body. There his mind is both his biggest friend and greatest enemy.

Protests Greet U.S. War Games In Philippines

Reuters | Manny Mogato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thousands of people protested against U.S. soldiers involved in humanitarian missions in Muslim areas of the southern Philippines on Monday, saying th...