defense

space war

'Very Abnormal' Russian Satellite Escalates Fears of Orbital Arms Race

Russia and China have been ramping up their military presence in space in order to keep up with American capabilities.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
Stuff

Why Victims 'Freeze Up' During Sexual Assaults

It's a disturbingly common belief that people who are raped should respond in two ways—fight or flight. I know that's not how I responded.
Jackie Hong
3.11.16
News

Securing the Kingdom: How the US Military Complex Built Up Its Most Important Ally in the Middle East

The proliferation of threats across the Middle East has forced the US to focus its defense strategy on bolstering the military capabilities of its strongest ally in a region perpetually gutted by turmoil.
Adam Kerlin
6.18.15
News

We Asked a Military Expert What Would Happen if There Were a War in Space

The Pentagon been quietly but clearly voicing concern that war is coming to space. But what exactly would that look like?
Mark Hay
4.25.15
News

We Asked a Military Expert What Would Happen if the US Went to War with China

Will there ever be another land war in Asia?
Peter Rugh
2.9.15
News

Australia Will Buy Any Fighter Jets the US Tells It To

It's about to spend £7 billion on sketchy fighter jets that it doesn't need.
Girard Dorney
4.25.14
News

Several World Powers Are Currently Engaged in a Pissing Contest About Their Aircraft Carriers

The purpose: to remind each other that war would be a really bad idea.
Ryan Faith
1.20.14
News

Did Israel Assassinate Hamas' Chief Peace Negotiator?

Hours after Al-Jabari had received a draft of a permanent truce agreement with Israel, he was killed.
Mohammed Omer
11.19.12