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Why did the U.S., U.K., and France attack Syria?

There has been a lot of speculation regarding the intent, justification, and legality of the U.S.-U.K.-France multi-lateral strike against Syria on Friday, April 13th. There has also been a lot of misinformation. 1,599 more words

U.S. Politics

Carrier Battlegroup: No Match for a Single Sub

Yes. A small 200 ft. sub with a crew of 24 got through that: a carrier battlegroup complete with destroyers, cruisers, subs, and Anti-Submarine Warfare planes and helicopters to “kill” a Nimitz supercarrier. 329 more words

Military

Peter Ackerman - International Center on Nonviolent Conflict

Peter Ackerman is the founding chair of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict in Washington, D.C., and one of the world’s leading authorities on nonviolent conflict. 81 more words

Afghanistan

People's Liberation Army: the Next Big Fear or a Paper Tiger?

China is the most populous country in the world; the past 2 decades has seen China rise to become the second largest economy in the world and now it is eager to put its Cold War military in the past. 783 more words

Military

Japanese Self Defence Force: An Army in Everything but Name

Hearing the name “self defence force” it is easy to think of bouncers, security guards, unarmed bodyguards, and paramilitary forces at best. In reality the JSDF is an army in all but name. 994 more words

Politics

Syria: Russia and America's Playground

Any human being living on this planet with access to information is aware of the civil war in Syria. Arising from the Arab Spring, the conflict in Syria has been ongoing since 2011 and has been marked by hundreds of thousands killed and millions displaced. 514 more words

Politics

The North Korea Problem

The North Korea Problem is not a problem…not for South Korea, not for Japan, and not for America to say the least. Canada? Realistically nobody wants to nuke a large slab of ice. 601 more words

Politics