May 29, 2019

Here’s an inside look at the US military’s ‘doomsday plane’ — which can endure the aftermath of a nuke blast

ABOARD A US MILITARY AIRCRAFT — There is no aircraft quite like the U.S. Air Force’s E-4B.

Affectionately known as the “doomsday plane,” the modified Boeing 747 i...

May 29, 2019

The Truth Behind Russia’s 'Apocalypse Torpedo'

Poseidon is Putin’s showpiece. First revealed in 2015, this nuclear-powered underwater drone—one of Russia's next-generation nuclear weapons—is nicknamed the "tsunami apocalypse torpedo" for its multi-megaton warhead that c...

This Might Be Where the Very First Total Nuclear War Starts

Undoubtedly, for nearly two decades the most dangerous place on Earth has been the Indian-Pakistani border in Kashmir. It’s possible that a small spark from artillery and rocket exchanges across that border mig...

May 25, 2019

US Firm Issues Souvenir Coin in Honour of WWII Victory... With no USSR on It

Apparently, the Soviet Union, whose soldiers hoisted a red flag over the Reichstag marking the liberation of most of Europe from the Nazis during World War II, is not a country that contributed...

May 24, 2019

Here's how World War I fighter planes fired through their propeller blades without hitting them

There was a lot of new technology brought to the battlefield during World War I.

Two of those were used in tandem — and somehow managed to perfectly compliment each other. It...

May 21, 2019

 If NATO Expansion Was a Mistake, Why Hasn’t Putin Invaded?

The 20th anniversary of a landmark U.S. foreign policy initiative has slipped by virtually unnoticed. In 1999, NATO began its post-Cold War expansion into Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, taking on t...

May 21, 2019

A world aching for peace & stability can no longer afford NATO

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg calling for an end to the fighting in Libya is like an arsonist calling for the house he’s just burned to the ground to stop emitting smoke.

For this reason it can only...

May 5, 2019

Mexico Declares Victory Over Fuel Thieves. But Is It Lasting?

IRAPUATO, Mexico — Soon after taking office in December, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador declared war on fuel theft, an enduring scourge that had been costing the nation billions of dollars a year.

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Finally!!!! a new episode is up... its been a long time, i know. but its been a crazy semester. its almost over so i should be getting back to normal on the podcast (about 1 every 3 weeks). So in this podcast, Javier Oliva from UNAM, Jose Luis Calderon from INAP and my...

May 3, 2019

Venezuela crisis: Defiant Maduro appears with soldiers

Mr Maduro called on the armed forces to defeat "any coup plotter", following two days of clashes between opposition and pro-government forces.

Opposition leader Juan Guaidó tried on Wednesday to spark a military rebe...

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