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Apr 1, 2016 04:31 AM ET
The arms trade is one of the most profitable global industries, raking in trillions of dollars. Which countries dominate the arms trade?
Feb 7, 2016 11:19 AM ET // AFP
North Korea's latest long-range rocket launch Sunday sparked international anger and plans for talks on a U.S. missile defense system for the peninsula.
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 12, 2016 11:56 AM ET
North Korea recently bragged that it had built a hydrogen bomb, a claim that was met with the kind of skepticism that greets most claims out of the repressive regime. Still, it would be scary if true. DNews explains how h-bombs do their deadly work.
Jan 6, 2016 06:17 AM ET // AFP
North Korea says it has successfully tested a miniature hydrogen bomb -- if confirmed, the country would be among a small group with such dangerous weapons.
Jan 4, 2016 01:21 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The highlight of the 500-year-old arsenal were a pair of spiked helmets almost undamaged by rust. Continue reading →
Plasmas, being composed of charged particles, can be manipulated and contained by magnetic fields.
Nov 25, 2015 07:23 AM ET
Lasers have hit the mainstream. They're everywhere! And now ultra-precise weapons are in the works based around these targeted waves of light.
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