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Jan 15, 2016 09:31 AM ET
Even North Korea, the world's most isolated nation, gets by with a little help from its friends. How many allies does North Korea have?
Jan 4, 2016 07:30 AM ET // Leonard David, space.com
A newly released treasure trove of historical data reveals intriguing details about a secret Cold War project known as the Manned Orbiting Laboratory.
Nov 23, 2015 08:36 AM ET
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.
Nov 11, 2015 07:47 AM ET
From the Somali Civil War to the Darfur conflict, more than two-dozen turbulent clashes plague Africa.
Nov 10, 2015 05:00 AM ET
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.
Oct 30, 2015 04:40 AM ET
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.
Oct 26, 2015 04:45 AM ET
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?
Oct 23, 2015 10:50 AM ET
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?
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