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If you've ever seen a film of a nuclear test, you can be forgiven for wondering if it might set the sky on fire.
It took a little help from its friends for the United States to defeat Imperial Japan in World War II.
"Child abuse and war should almost always be mentioned in the same sentence."
The planned cuts to the bloated U.S. military budget in the debt ceiling deal are long overdue, but lawmakers will likely slash civilian U.S. foreign policy instruments before they significantly reduce military spending.
Americans are falling prey to disinformation that presents Islam as a threat to their way of life.
How a Hiroshima victim came to meet the co-pilot of the plane that dropped the bomb.
Just as sports commentary draws from warfare, military intelligence lingo sometimes mimics sports talk.
Governments kill on our behalf. This arrangement is a form of social contract, which means that governments are basically contract killers.
The disastrous failure of the drug war shows the necessity of a revamped U.S. policy approach.
With evermore mouths to feed, how will we be able to coax more food out of our exhausted soil?