INVISIBILITY devices, long the realm of science fiction and fantasy, have moved closer after scientists engineered a material that can bend visible light around objects. The breakthrough could lead to rendering anything from people to large objects
"We can put unmanned aircraft -- Predator, Reaper, and other assets -- overhead for long endurance periods. We call that persistent stare. "And with the Reaper, armed with Hellfire and 500-pound precision weapons, we'll be able to have
Gary McKinnon, a British computer expert, claims he's just fascinated with UFOs. Using his home computer and a modem he infiltrated military networks and accessed thousands of computers trying to find evidence of alien contact.
If Gen. Petraeus says things are rosy, they are. Questioning his integrity is an attack on all who serve in our military. The same holds true for the brave Army investigators who, confronted with the evidence surrounding a death, ruled it a suicide.
Hamdan's lawyers decried the closing of the testimony by the two officers, Lt. Col. G. John Taylor and Col. Louie Morgan Banks III, who was lead psychologist for the Army's Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape program at Fort Bragg, N.C.
An extraordinary funeral send-off for an extraordinary American Hero: Navy Seal Mike Monsoor.
In Minnesota a few weeks ago, I observed a mini-Winter Soldier event. A panel of five members of Iraq Veterans Against the War talked about their experiences in Iraq to a small audience of other veterans, peace activists, anarchists and collectivists
Citing "brutal crimes," President Bush authorized the execution of an Army private convicted of a spree of rapes and murders in North Carolina in the 1980s. It was the first time a commander in chief has affirmed a military death sentence s
For 2 months at Camp Pendleton there have been military operations on an increasing scale and the local news have provided sanitized versions of these ops.
Ellsberg knowingly risked spending a life in prison to bring the truth about the Vietnam War to Americans. He had hoped truth would set Americans free from the spell of official lies.
Opportunities at DARPA, Total Information Awareness, Slides (I was looking for the new TIA logo and came across this)Entered By: Ernest Hancock
US troops on their way to battlefields in Afghanistan travel in squalor while top military and government officials are cocooned in "comfort capsules" with reclining leather seats and flat-screen TVs. [It is fine to be an officer.]
The area is a key shipping route for cargo transported to and from the U.S. and elsewhere. In response to pirate attacks, the U.S. has stepped up its patrols to deter them and sometimes intervened to rescue hostages and ships.
Divorce lawyers see it in the breakup of youthful marriages as long, multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan fuel alienation and mistrust. Domestic violence experts see it in the scuffles that often precede a soldier's departure or sour a br
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is determined to revamp its image, establishing a media operations center for Afghanistan and hiring an executive from Coca-Cola to manage the way the alliance is seen around the world. (Selling War like Soda?)
The American colonel told his South Korean counterpart it "would be permitted" to machine-gun 3,500 political prisoners, to keep them from joining approaching enemy forces. A secretive slaughter believed to have killed 100,000 or more
The U.S. military is looking for a contractor to patrol cyberspace, watching for signs of forthcoming terrorist attacks or other hostile activity on the web.
WEST POINT, New York (Reuters) - Climbing ropes and crawling in the mud under barbed wire, dozens of American high school kids at an unusual summer camp vied to see who could get most dirty as they tackled an Army obstacle course.
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments: at least $34 Billion for Pentagon's "black budget" for fiscal year 2009 – money for, among other things, "classified weapons purchases and development," money for which the Penta
The Sizzler starts at subsonic speeds. Within 10 nautical miles of its target, a rocket-propelled warhead separates and accelerates to three times the speed of sound, flying no more than 10 meters (33 feet) above sea level.
Summer Pulse amounted to a tacit acknowledgement, obvious to anyone paying attention, that the United States has been eclipsed in an important area of military technology. Anti-ship cruise missiles, the US Navy currently has no defense for.
The most sophisticated of Iran’s cruise missiles are the ‘Sunburn’ and ‘Yakhonts’. These are missiles against which U.S. military experts conclude modern warships have no effective defense.
The latest Pentagon budget request contains a near record high level of money for classified, or "black" programs, reports the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments. Fiscal year 2009 includes a whooping $34 billion to fund
The US military cannot locate hundreds of sensitive nuclear missile components, according to several government officials familiar with a Pentagon report on nuclear safeguards.
An ABC News and Washington Times Investigation Reveals Vets Are Being Recruited for Government Tests on Drugs with Violent Side Effects
Last month, Chiroux rejected an order calling him back to active duty in Iraq, saying he considers the war "illegal and unconstitutional." Chiroux served five years in the army, with tours in Afghanistan, Japan, Germany and the Philippines.
Political activists planning protest rallies at the upcoming Democratic Convention in Denver have their stomachs in knots over a rumor about a crowd control weapon - known as the “crap cannon” - that might be unleashed against them.
With the launch of a new communications satellite, the British military has completed a highly advanced network that will allow robotic military units to be controlled at long range. Sound vaguely familiar? They actually named the thing Skynet.
(San Diego, CA) Radio talk show host Michael Reagan is calling for the murder of political activist, Mark Dice, after hearing that Dice is mailing letters and DVDs to troops in Iraq. Reagan wants to pay for the bullets.
The lawyer for Omar Khadr, Lt. Cmdr. Kuebler, said the instructions were included in an operations manual shown to him by prosecutors and suggest the US deliberately thwarted evidence that could help terror suspects defend themselves at trial.