As oceans heat up, fish are relocating, and conditions are ripe for war over access.
Drones have acted as white noise against the cacophony of what war actually is. They have allowed U.S. citizens to endure very little hardship associated directly with our wars, and spurred America into international policies that put military action on the front burner, rather than an action of last resort. The result has been that over the last 17 years, drones have allowed the U.S. to remain in a constant state of war. That said, the dominance and safety the U.S. has enjoyed thanks to drones may be at an impasse.
High-speed technology could make travel faster than ever. It will also make warfare deadlier.
The Kremlin now claims to know who attacked two Syrian locations and that the drones used were, in fact, far more sophisticated than countless photos and news reports would have you believe.
President Donald Trump signed a Presidential Executive Order amending Executive Order 13223, which may signal a new war for the United States. The original executive order 13223 was signed into law on September 14, 2001, by then-President Bush following the 9/11 terrorist attacks carried out by al-Qaeda operatives. The full text of the original executive … Continued
Speaking at a White House press conference, President Donald Trump appeared to take responsibility for recent events in Syria, condemning the chemical attack that killed more than 80 civilians as a “heinous” act. “Yesterday’s chemical attack, a chemical attack that was so horrific in Syria against innocent people, including women, small children and even beautiful … Continued
[DIGEST: Slate, Gawker] Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim American Army captain slain in Iraq in 2004, delivered perhaps the most damning indictment of Donald Trump’s immigration proposals at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last night. “Our son Humayun had dreams … of being a military lawyer, but he put those dreams aside … Continued
The hands of the Doomsday Clock inch ever closer to midnight, a symbol of the planet’s proximity to nuclear proliferation.
[DIGEST: CNN, Time] This tiny island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean might seem inviting to the casual outsider. But Nauru, barely a dot on the map measuring just eight square miles, is home to a refugee processing center backed by the Australian government. The center has been likened to a prison and cited for numerous … Continued
The Iraqi city of Ramadi is finally liberated after months of being under siege by ISIS. Despite this, both the city and the entire country face an uncertain future as ISIS continues to control in other provinces.