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10 Modern Weapons of War That Are Way Older Than You Think

Modern warfare grows more sophisticated by the day—we used to use swords and spears, now we use unmanned planes and robots.

So, just in case you think all the deadliest weapons were created in the last 100 years or so, here are ten from the ancient world that I think you’ll find a little familiar (even if the closest you’ve ever gotten to a battle is playing Call of Duty or Halo). 963 more words

History

Ethiopia Vies for China's Vanishing Factory Jobs - Businessweek

Ethiopian workers walking through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes’ factory outside Addis Ababa in June chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. The company’s president, just arrived from China, spotted them through the window, sprang up, and ran outside. 497 more words

China Alert

Does China Care About Air Power?

Given China’s moves to police its near seas in recent years, it is important to understand the role that air power might play in China’s military playbook. 127 more words

Military Aviation

Al Qaeda Targeting U.S. Infrastructure for Digital 9/11

Terrorists, nation states, criminal groups have capability of causing significant damage

BY: Bill Gertz
July 24, 2014 3:45 pm

ASPEN, Colo.—Al Qaeda, nation states, and criminals are preparing for major cyber attacks against U.S. 791 more words

China's secretive military cracks open door for glimpse inside

With dancing robots and smiling soldiers and to the strains of British singer George Michael, China cracked open the door on its secretive armed forces on Tuesday during… 740 more words

China

China Deploys Spy Ship Off The Coast Of Hawaii

China Deploys Spy Ship Off The Coast Of Hawaii

People’s Liberation Army navy ship Haikou and two smaller boats are shown in the Pacific Ocean off Hawaii during Rim of the Pacific exercises on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. 478 more words

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