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Dec 17, 2014 11:05 AM ET
While Japan is a strong economy, it's military spending is comparatively slight. Do they make up for it in other ways? Tara explains the status of Japan among the world's powers.
Dec 11, 2014 09:58 AM ET
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has just released its findings on interrogation techniques used on terror suspects. Trace reviews the report's findings.
Dec 2, 2014 09:31 AM ET
Since the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago, Germany has become Europe's largest economy, albeit one with cracks in its fiscal armor. Its military is also experiencing a downturn, thanks to aging equipment. How powerful is the country now? Tara explains.
Nov 23, 2014 02:15 PM ET // AFP
Three thousand people were evacuated from their homes in the center of the French city of Rennes Sunday while a huge British bomb from World War II was defused.
Nov 11, 2014 11:29 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The salute probably developed as an alternative to raising a hat. Continue reading →
Nov 10, 2014 11:49 AM ET
Tensions have been set to high between India and Pakistan for what seems like forever. How did the two countries end up at such constant odds with each other? Tara explains.
Nov 7, 2014 11:38 AM ET
It may sound oxymoronic, but there are actually some weapons nobody's supposed to use while they're otherwise busy killing each other in a war. Which weapons do international agreements prohibit, and does anybody play by the rules?
Nov 4, 2014 10:20 AM ET
Considered illegal by the international community, chemical weapons nonetheless exist and have even been used, in some cases. Regulating and policing their proliferation can prove difficult, as Trace explains.
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