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climate change

Framing Climate Change as a 'National Security Threat' Is Dangerous

Understanding climate change as a national security threat putting “military readiness” at risk postures refugees as a threat and the U.S. military as threatened.
Caroline Haskins
5.17.19
tech

Meet the Scientist Planning to Blast Space Junk out of Orbit With Lasers

Humanity has left 900,000 pieces of garbage orbiting earth. Professor Craig Smith wants a cleanup.
Mirjana Milovanovic
3.28.19
war

Look Upon This Cringey US Army Rap Recruitment Video and Despair

'Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for.'
Justin Caffier
2.27.19
Military Service

People Told Us the Weirdest Ways They've Avoided Conscription

"I spent months gorging on as much fast food as possible. I added mayo to everything I ate, and even had it on its own as a snack between meals."
Badar Salem
11.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

US Soldiers Nearly Drank Iceland’s Capital Dry

According to a bar owner in Iceland, bars had to bring in emergency beer reinforcements and the troops were partial to a cocktail named The Trash Can.
Mack Lamoureux
10.29.18
Canadian Far Right Extremism

Neo-Nazis Want Canadian Military Training

Between hateful diatribes against Jews and the LGBT community, neo-Nazi chat posts show a group of men who really want military training.
Ben Makuch
Mack Lamoureux
10.22.18
Canada

Canada Is Still Selling Military Gear to Repressive Regimes

From arming Saudi Arabia and the UAE in the war in Yemen to giving Turkey “riot control agents”—Canadian weapons are everywhere they shouldn’t be.
Ben Makuch
9.13.18
Canadian Far Right Extremism

Member of a Neo-Nazi Terror Group Appears To Be Former Canadian Soldier

Using sources and hidden chat networks, VICE has traced the code name of an Atomwaffen member to Brandon Cameron, a former Nova Scotia soldier.
Mack Lamoureux
Ben Makuch
8.2.18
violent times

The Ex-Commando Who Reenacts His War on a Paintball Field

“If it’s no use worrying, what’s the point of crying?”
Mahmood Fazal
7.3.18
war

Inside the Dark, Depraved Comedy Channel Targeted at Military Veterans

We asked actual veterans of America's wars about a controversial new network, VET TV, that's supposed to help them readjust to civilian life.
VICE Staff
6.12.18
crime

Soldier Gets DUI After Taking Cops on Insane Chase in Armored Vehicle

Police say the guy was under the influence of drugs when he took the tank-like monstrosity for a 60-mile joyride through Richmond, Virginia.
Drew Schwartz
6.6.18
Photos

Photos of Wet, Sweaty Men Climbing a Lard-Smothered Monument

Photographer Ben McNutt captured the annual Herndon Climb at the United States Naval Academy.
Ben McNutt
5.25.18
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