When Jim Julian flipped the switch, cranking up a small remote-controlled helicopter on the deck of a Navy destroyer, he became a part of history that stretches to the increasing use of drones in today’s military. 1,319 more words
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I recently read Peter Jones’ Open Skies: Transparency, Confidence-Building, and the End of the Cold War. Jones, who was part of the Canadian Department of External Affairs’ Verification Research Unit while the Open Skies treaty was being negotiation, offers an insider’s view of the process. 638 more words
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4 January 1942 Kuybishev
I am writing to you a lot these days, as much in fact as my supply of envelopes will allow – this particular product of the papermaking industry is extraordinarily hard to come by.
Fighting in the restive eastern regions of Ukraine have killed at least three Ukrainian servicemen in the last 24 hours, according to a statement by Kiev military officials. 234 more words