sonic attack

Canada Is Pulling Diplomats’ Families From Cuba Over Mysterious ‘Acquired Brain Injury’

This follows concerns of “sonic attacks” against US and Canadian diplomats on Cuban soil.
Tracey Lindeman
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
Internet Insecurity

A TV Hack Appears to Have Sparked the Middle East's Diplomatic Crisis

Alleged hackers broke into a TV station to broadcast and tweet fake news, provoking a huge diplomatic incident.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai

Obama’s Administration Sold More Weapons Than Any Other Since World War II

Many were sold to the Middle East, especially Saudi Arabia.
Farid Farid
short circuit

A Falkland Islands Twitter Account Is Argentina’s Biggest Troll

The account has a knack for getting underneath the skin of Aregentine Twitter users.
Meaghan Beatley

ISS Astronauts Reflect on 15 Years of Continuous Human Presence in Space

The milestone is an achievement for both discovery and diplomacy.
Kaleigh Rogers
short circuit

Twitter Shuts Down Politician-Tracking Account Politwoops

The organization that archived deleted tweets from politicians has been suspended.
Kari Paul

A Robotic Japanese Prime Minister Stirs Up Tension Between China and Japan

The lifelike Shinzo Abe was seemingly shown apologizing at a Shanghai trade show.
Rachel Pick
Motherboard Blog

The United States Spent $630k Buying Likes for These Pro-America Facebook Pages

Is America really going to win over the minds of its opponents by buying exposure for pictures of beaches?
Derek Mead

South Korea Launched Its First Satellite: The New Space Race Is Heating Up

Space law is going to be even more heavily argued over than it already is.
Derek Mead
Motherboard Blog

The Trouble With Google Diplomacy 'Invading' North Korea

Nobody was exactly sure what Eric Schmidt was doing in North Korea before he left, and now that he's back things aren't much clearer.
Adam Clark Estes