Why You Should Be Skeptical of the US Military's 'Successful' Missile Defense Test
The missile it intercepted was probably moving slower than one fired at the US from North Korea would be.
Carnegie Mellon Helped the Government Access a Terror-Linked iPhone, Source Says
It’s not clear if this relates to the San Bernardino case.
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What We Know About the Nude Photo Scandal Implicating Hundreds of Marines
The Defense Department is investigating reports that US Marines traded naked pictures of female service members and vets in a secret Facebook group.
The Alleged NSA Thief Stole Information Impacting At Least Five US Agencies
On Wednesday, the Department of Justice indicted former NSA contractor Harold Thomas Martin III with willful retention of national defense information.
An Army Contractor Misplaced Four $500K Drones for Eight Months
Oh, and then an audit of an audit found a fourth drone missing.
Meet the Guy Who Could Soon Be Running America's Wars
Ashton Carter, a theoretical physicist and former No. 2 at the Pentagon, is expected to be tapped as Obama's next Defense Secretary.
Is the Blackwater Verdict the Beginning of the End for Private Military Contractors?
Mercenaries are finally paying a price for killing innocent Iraqi civilians.
There’s No Such Thing as a 'Non-Lethal' Weapon
Tasers, pepper spray, and other "non-lethal" or "less lethal" devices still have the potential to cripple or kill, and we need to recognize that.
The Pentagon Is Giving Grenade Launchers to Campus Police
With help from the Pentagon, colleges across the United States are buying military-grade weapons, and putting campuses into perpetual lockdown.
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DARPA's New Biotech Unit Will Try to Create New Life Forms
Also: disease detectors and brain-controlled drones.
A Cyber 'Pearl Harbor' Is Coming, Says Leon Panetta
If you didn't already know it, the United States is in terrible trouble of being hit by a horrible, crippling cyberattack. _The New York Times_ calls it a "dire threat." Defense Secretary Leon Panetta calls it the impending "cyber Pearl Harbor." We don...
Want to Buy the Navy's Most Secret Stealth Ship? It's Up for Auction
With all of the press coverage afforded to struggles to uncover our government's secrets -- like high-profile Freedom of Information Act requests for torture docs -- t's sometimes easy to forget that, occasionally, top secret stuff gets released...