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The Shuttle Enterprise

In 1976, NASA’s space shuttle Enterprise rolled out of the Palmdale manufacturing facilities and was greeted by NASA officials and cast members from the ‘Star Trek’ television series. 158 more words


"Push" and "Pull" Factors Fueling Islamic State Recruitment

In a recent testimony to the House Committee on Homeland Security, National Counterterrorism Center Director Nicholas Rasmussen estimated that over 20,000 fighters from across Europe, North America, or elsewhere in the Arab world had left their homes to join militant groups operating inside Iraq and Syria. 591 more words

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French President Hollande congratulates Nigeria on Boko Haram clampdown, “We’ll maintain momentum” – Jonathan

President Francois Hollande of France has sent a congratulatory message to Nigeria for recent successes of its armed forces against Boko Haram. The message was conveyed  on his behalf by the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. 341 more words


Arming Ukraine

In what way is arming another nation a successful foreign policy? For the past 14 years the United States has been in a constant state of funding for foreign war. 248 more words

Military testing amphibious robot guard balls

This is not a child’s toy or something you would use at the gym.

The military is testing an amphibious robot guard ball called GuardBot, according to IFLScience. 86 more words


Peacekeeping in the Post-2015 Agenda (Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations)

The Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations discussed what aspects of peacekeeping should be addressed in the post-2015 agenda.

Kazakhstan stated that the peacekeeping mandate needed to shift from being purely military to include non-military, food, and energy security; the Filipino representative also desired consideration for disease control. 285 more words


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GOP presidential candidates clueless about ISIS

Scott Walker famously states that if he can defeat 100,000 union protesters, he will have no trouble with ISIS. (Note: the union protesters lacked artillery support nor were they armed. 269 more words