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Sep 26, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
New research suggests a plasma bubble in the high atmosphere blocked radio communications during a 2002 firefight in Afghanistan, which lead to a deadly US helicopter ambush.
Sep 23, 2014 06:15 AM ET // AFP
The United States and its Arab allies early Tuesday launched bombing raids against Islamic State militants in Syria, opening up a new front in the battle against the jihadist group after more than a month of US air strikes in Iraq.
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.
Sep 22, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
A new military-sponsored program aims to develop a tiny device that can be implanted in the body, where it will use electrical impulses to monitor the body's organs.
Sep 18, 2014 10:39 AM ET
Although the list of countries that have nukes is not a terribly long one, their presence anywhere can give people mushroom-cloud nightmares. Trace examines the small, confirmed, nuclear club and a few other countries that may be close to joining.
Sep 17, 2014 08:05 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Five months after the abduction of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, the prospects for their safe return seem more remote than ever. Here's why. Continue reading →
Sep 16, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
U.S. Africa Command will set up a headquarters in the Sierra Leone capital Monrovia to act as a command and control center for U.S. military and international relief programs.
Sep 15, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
The United States military's high-technology branch is hoping to test out on-orbit satellite servicing in orbit in the next five years.
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