Drones are now an integral part of defence force capability, from intelligence gathering to unmanned theatre engagement. But what happens if our own technology is turned against us?
Data show that the US intervenes more in other countries' affairs than it did in the past. It also currently hires fewer career professionals for ambassadorial or foreign affairs positions.
New research suggests the partners of UK military personnel may experience greater levels of depression and binge-drinking compared to women in the general population.
For children born in the shadows of overseas US military bases to local women, their citizenship status has long been contested.
‘Dual use’ technology – technology used for both peaceful and military purposes – is allowed in Antarctica, according to the treaty.
Some climate scientists have spoken out about the dangers of climate change. But a new study shows those voices may not be very influential.
While the US has the most powerful military machine in history, it is also incomparably the most expensive – and members of Congress work aggressively to maintain it.
Tensions in the Gulf are a stark reminder of the choices ahead for the UK on security cooperation after Brexit.
A recent study found that male veterans under 30 have a suicide rate more than two times the national average. Yet, support for a royal commission into the problem is lacking.
There's a woeful lack of data on sexual offences within the military. And the data that is available indicates there is a significant problem.
China’s aggressive program of acquiring technology from abroad should be a cause of concern for Australian universities. Yet, our system of vetting research collaborations is clearly broken.
Political fallout from the Vietnam War gave Congress more power to control foreign affairs, but they have been reluctant to use it.
Interviews with Rwandan women from the military who had served on peacekeeping missions found many felt ill-equipped for what they had to deal with.
Doping is condemned in sports. But what about in the military? Should soldiers be allowed or even encouraged to take drugs that make them superior fighters and more likely to complete a mission?
Russia isn't the only nation suspected of training marine mammals for military use – the US, UK, and Ukraine have all done so in the past.
Harmful drinking in the armed forces is double that of the general population.
Science fiction has made us vigilant of 'killer robots' in our midst, but they're far closer than many of us realise.
A new study looks at obituaries of private military contractors killed at war. The majority are white men with significant military experience.
Civilian casualty counts are a powerful tool for propaganda – and for establishing peace.
Terrorism hasn't always been associated with individuals – in the past, it has described violence used by the state against its subjects.