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Missile Defense Issues for the 114th Congress

The 114th Congress has seen a shift in power toward the Republican Party for the first time since 2006. Voters weary of deadlock on Capitol Hill will hold their newly elected representatives to a high standard and hope that they will work together to tackle the issues facing the nation today. 1,377 more words

International Relations

Fearing Bombs That Can Pick Whom to Kill

On a bright fall day last year off the coast of Southern California, an Air Force B-1 bomber launched an experimental missile that may herald the future of warfare. 1,537 more words

United States

More From The 'Formerly Great' Britain

They got rid of most civilian guns in 1997; apparently now, there’s some kind of ‘problem’ involving knives.  (Self-stabbings?)  Obviously, the suggestion here is one is more likely to be stabbed with one’s own knife, then to use it in self defense.  71 more words

Agenda

Global Civil Society and the Arms Trade Treaty

Global Policy, a peer-reviewed academic journal read widely in scholarly and policymaking circles, has just released online a Special Section of four articles on the Arms Trade Treaty and Global Civil Society. 281 more words

Drone-tocracy? Mapping the proliferation of unmanned systems

by Wim Zwijnenburg

While the US and its allies have had a monopoly on drone technology until recently, the uptake of military and civilian drones by a much wider range of state and non-state actors shows that this playing field is quickly levelling. 2,247 more words

Militarisation