The danger of hired guns
Private security contractors are set to make up half of the military presence in Afghanistan, but has the US lost control of them?
Not Just Drones: Militants Can Snoop on Most U.S. Warplanes (Updated)
Tapping into drones’ video feeds was just the start. The U.S. military’s primary system for bringing overhead surveillance down to soldiers and Marines on the
The fallacies of military intervention: Obama on Afghanistan and Vietnam
Yet this argument [the similarity of Vietnam to Afghanistan] depends on a false reading of history.” President Barack Obama
Afghanistan Hub Gets Half-Billion-Dollar Facelift
Southern Afghanistan is the initial focus of the military’s rapid, six-month troop buildup. And in recent months, Kandahar Airfield, the main logistics hub in southern
All Blacks to mark Remembrance Sunday with poppy
The All Blacks will mark Remembrance Sunday this weekend by wearing red poppies embroidered on their jerseys for the Test match against Wales at Millennium
Airbags vs Rocket-Propelled Grenades
Airbags have saved countless lives over the years in car crashes. Now they’re set to save lives in another way: by stopping rocket propelled grenades.
China’s Unmanned, Knock-Off Air Force
America’s robotic air force gets all the attention — especially with U.S. drones continuing to blast suspected militants in Pakistan. But China is developing its
Darpa Spy Cams to Find Threats in ‘Weak Evidence’
The military’s got spy drones and surveillance cameras all over Afghanistan, and they’re looking to add even more. But the heaps of footage are already