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.
The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has just released its findings on interrogation techniques used on terror suspects. Trace reviews the report's findings.
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.
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.
The salute probably developed as an alternative to raising a hat. Continue reading →
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.
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?
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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