Most people probably think of the nuclear bombs exploded over Hiroshima and Nagasaki as the most powerful blasts mankind has unleashed. But those explosions are mere whispers compared to modern bombs.
From the Somali Civil War to the Darfur conflict, more than two-dozen turbulent clashes plague Africa.
The International Atomic Energy Agency is aligned with the United Nations and functions as the world's nuclear weapons watchdog, attempting to keep nuclear countries honest in their agreements.
Conflict in and over the South China Sea has been a long-running affair. But, while much smaller and less well equipped, the Vietnamese military has a history of sending larger powers to defeat.
Purportedly official leaked documents have shined a light on the escalated drone strike program used by the United States in recent years. How many innocents have died?
After World War II, Japan effectively stripped itself of the ability, and desire, to fight wars overseas. But with new potential threats emanating from China and North Korea, is the country rethinking its approach?
The U.S. and Russia have a turbulent history and despite protestations to the contrary many believe their involvement in Syria is the start of a new conflict.
A host of rebel factions seek to topple Syria's Assad regime. But finding out who America supports gets a bit murky.
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