United States military

SURVEILLANCE

A Military Contractor Is Flying Spy Balloons High Over the Midwest

The contractor, Sierra Nevada Corporation, developed the ‘Gorgon Stare,’ the most powerful aerial surveillance platform ever created.
Edward Ongweso Jr
8.2.19
war and conflict

Americans are fighting and dying again in southern Afghanistan

American troops just returned to southern Helmand province to help defeat a Taliban offensive that threatens the provincial capital, and one US service member has already been killed.
Benjamin Gilbert
8.23.16
atomic bomb!

After 70 Years of Nuclear Fallout, Will Bikini Atoll Ever Be Safe Again?

The nuclear arms race displaced 167 Marshallese as refugees in their own country, and today the fallout still persists.
Sarah Emerson
6.11.16
NORTH KOREA

The US Trolled Kim Jong-un by Flying a B-52 Bomber Over South Korea

In a show of force after North Korea’s nuclear test last week, the US sent a long-range bomber on a low-level flight over a military base south of Seoul.
VICE News and Reuters
1.10.16
war and conflict

Explosion at Afghan Gas Terminal Kills 10 Children

The dead and injured were from a camp for Afghans displaced by 14 years of war which was located next to the gas terminal.
John Beck
8.25.15
Stuff

The Mother Lode of UFO Files Has Finally Hit the Web

We spoke to Black Vault founder John Greenewald about his massive database of government documents, modern cover-ups, and Stanley Kubrick.
Nick Rose
1.23.15
Europe

Italy Is Getting Fed Up with American Soldiers

The impact of the US military bases on the Italian city of Vicenza is not just financial or environmental — it’s also social.
Leonardo Bianchi
8.3.14
News

The US Military Recruited at San Francisco Gay Pride

In the past two years, we’ve seen a rapid increase in the military's awareness of the LGBTQ community, amid an obviously understandable animosity. Could they recruit from the very same group they’ve spent countless generations undermining?
Jules Suzdaltsev
7.10.13