Behind the U.S.'s Bogus War on Taliban Drug Labs
America has spent tens of millions of dollars blowing up heroin and meth labs in Afghanistan. Except many of them are just huts.
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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.
Trump Pardons Ex-Army Soldier Convicted of Stripping Iraqi Prisoner Naked and Murdering Him
Michael Behenna was sentenced to 25 years in prison for the 2008 killing.
Man Acquitted on Charges He Tried to Fatten Himself Up with Fried Chicken to Avoid Army Service
Prosecutors argued that the 22-year-old Korean man intentionally gorged himself on chicken and booze before his physical exam.
The US Army Somehow Thought This Rap Recruitment Video Was a Good Idea
'Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for.'
Army Eyes New ‘Ribbon-Gun’ Rifle That Fires Four Rounds at a Time
The L4 is just one of several gun designs the ground-combat branch has considered in recent years as it attempts to replace older weapons.
The Military-Industrial Complex Roots of GPS
The evolution of the global positioning system, the greatest non-internet idea to come out of the Space Race, and why the military initially hobbled it.
'Wake,' Today's Comic by Penelope Gazin
Sweetie goes on a strange and epic journey to unleash her inner strength, free an army, and reclaim her throne.
The US Navy Bought Its First Big Laser Cannon
New, drone-frying weapon could go to sea in 2020.
PHOTOS: A month of snow fell on Moscow this weekend
Russia is sending in soldiers to unearth the capital.
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Russia Is Deploying Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Defend Its Arctic Oil Claims
The surface-to-air system is built for cold and can shoot down cruise missiles in the rapidly warming, potentially oil-rich Far North.
Neighborhoods Need to Be Designed More Like Military Bases
Bases are now built with a focus on mental health.