· America’s Worst Year →
The foreign warfare.
· Wars without end: why is there no peaceful solution to so much global conflict? →
New technologies and weapons such as drones and cyber warfare are lowering the up-front cost of conflict while enlarging potential theatres of war.
· Secret sacrifice: the agents who risked all behind Nazi lines →
Recently released worldwide was Ungentlemanly Warfare by Howard Linskey.
· Binge's appeal is a vast library hidden behind Foxtel's paywall →
I’d like to think that having Succession as the first show highlighted (for me at least) was a self-aware jest: the coruscating black comedy about the internal warfare in a media mogul’s family is inspired by Rupert Murdoch and News Corp, who own 65 per cent of Foxtel and Binge.
· Are They Police Departments or Armies? →
The National Guard and law enforcement presence would “triple in size,” the state agency warned, “to address a sophisticated network of urban warfare.”
· The Hawaii navy base fueling Trump's quest for 'super duper' missiles →
Tasked with space electronic warfare, the squadron’s primary mission will be “to protect and defend satellite communications systems”, said Ryan Okahara, the Hawaii air national guard brigadier general.
· Police use tear gas and rubber bullets in clashes with protesters around the country →
The Geneva Convention bans tear gas in international warfare, although it’s explicitly allowed in domestic policing situations; in the short term, it causes painful symptoms, and “we don’t know much about the long-term effects, especially in civilian exposure,” a tear gas expert told Vox in 2014.
· 'Slap them down' or hear them out: How to handle misinformation 'superspreaders'? →
But even after years of online trench warfare over vaccination, and endless volumes of actual data directed at sceptics and magical thinkers, the number of people willing to believe this stuff is rising.
· Coronavirus: British Army called in to help quash online conspiracy theories →
The British Army’s information warfare unit has been called in to counter an alarming rise in propaganda and conspiracy theories on coronavirus being spread online by groups with increasing international links, The Independent has learned.
· Battlefield Management System: A critical technology for Indo-China border →
Adding, “Such systems have to be indigenous since no country will share their warfare tactics and, India as per its perceived enemy profile and geo-political situation needs to digitise their Concept of Operations.”