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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.
Oct 29, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Does France really deserve the reputation it has in some corners for being a bit too easily inclined to surrender? Tara takes a look at the country's surprisingly formidable role in the world, considering the middling size of its military.
Oct 27, 2014 10:47 AM ET
The news in recent times has been littered with stories of Russian military vehicles -- literally hundreds of times -- venturing into the sovereign territory of other nations. What's motivating the hub of the former Soviet Union to make such moves?
Oct 17, 2014 01:04 PM ET
With the second-highest population in the world, a growing economy and nukes on site, how big of a global power is India becoming?
Sep 22, 2014 11:54 AM ET
With President Obama recently authorizing military action against ISIS, legal scholars are revisiting the question of who can declare war and who can't.
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