This is what the early dawn of robot warfare looks like.
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Not only does Iraq have to deal with the physical toll of a decade-plus of war, it's also been left with a huge, and ongoing, health crisis.
We knew it was bad when we heard the sirens.
The Worst Gadget: Iraq's Favorite Bomb Sniffing Detector Is Actually a Novelty Golf Ball Finder (Updated)
The "inventor" of the device had them redesigned to have a "weighty" handle and an "impressive hard container" designed to "add credibility," and added "ID cards" for calibrating the machine, which were little more than pieces of paper.
Why did a stencil of Grumpy Cat on a bomb almost rip the Internet apart yesterday?
Nothing to remind us of the end of civilization quite like a luminous, washed out, endlessly repeating loop of David Gray singing the title word of his hit song "Babylon."
The POV videos offer a remarkable view into the ongoing violence that has swept through the entire country.
If he were around today--or, if all today's ubiquitous war tech was around in 1862--I can't help but suspect the 16th president and former Illinois postman would be really, really into aerial drones.
It's dozens of miles from the closest road, and even farther from the nearest village. And it's getting bigger.
The day has come. Sort of--members of two Senate Intelligence Committees now have "access" to classified memos undergirding the legal justification for killing US citizens abroad in the war on al-Qaeda. But is the big reveal merely lip service?
Before his CIA pick John Brennan gets grilled in Congress, Obama's own "torture memos" on targeted killings -- and a new set of intel on Bush's torture program -- shed some harsh light on how America secretly conducts war.
Turns out locking people away for drug offenses runs up quite a tab. Who knew, right? But just in case, this slick new video infographic drives it home.
War and Drugs author Dessa K. Bergen-Cico on war's custom-made addictions.
Nominating Chuck Hagel and John O. Brennan as defense secretary and CIA chief, respectively, represents a somewhat controversial re-imagining of the US national security team's expanding drone wars.
This is the ongoing agony and ecstasy of treating PTSD with MDMA.
Talk about a coke bust.
The narco sub’s speedy development is the perfect example of the old “where there’s a will, there’s a way” adage that’s fueled all aspects of the drug war, and stands as proof that no matter how much jail time is threatened or how many armed guards l…
Art meets lifesaving in an Afghanistan field.
Behold the wonders of open data and proto-mutual assured destruction.
The Syrian Revolution Will Still Be Tweeted: An Activist Talks About Coping With Assad's Web Blackout
The regime can't stop the rebel onslaught -- or satellite Internet.