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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 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 22, 2014 12:30 PM ET // AFP
The man built two guns at home and then published a how-to video to YouTube, a major no-no in Japan.
Jul 24, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
A specially outfitted marine vessel will destroy the most dangerous chemicals at sea.
Jul 16, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Tracy Staedter
It’s a classic problem with every new and disruptive technology bring with it the possibility of evil.
Jun 17, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Jeremy Hsu, IEEE Spectrum
The U.S. military is funding new efforts to develop anti-drone weapons for light ground vehicles.
May 22, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
HAARP, a scientific research project claimed by conspiracy theorists to be a super-weapon, is closing. Continue reading →
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