The wreckage of a car hit by an attack led by Boko Haram members.
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For a successful reintegration of former Boko Haram combatants into society, public perceptions in Nigeria need to change.
Arctic strategy: a Russian military drill in Shukozero in Arctic Russia.
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Climate change is forcing countries to review both their security strategies and their military sustainability.
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While military aircraft with innovative technologies are designed to fight wars, they also need to exist safely in our communities.
Australia has made some progress in gender equality in the diplomatic and security sectors, but a new index shows work remains to be done.
The International Space Station is a great example of how space has, for the most part, been a peaceful and collaborative international arena.
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Activities in space today are far more numerous and complicated compared to 1967, before humans had landed on the moon or Elon Musk had been born. Two experts explain the need for better laws to keep space peaceful.
Counter IED training in Nairobi, Kenya.
Military expenditure is a relevant policy option in reducing the negative effect of terrorism on economic growth in Africa.
If a satellite is destroyed, the debris fans out in orbit and poses serious threats to other satellites or crewed spacecraft.
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Russia destroyed one of its old satellites during a successful test of an anti-satellite weapon. A space security expert explains what this weapon was and the dangers of the expanding debris field.
French officer Alfred Dreyfus spent five years as a prisoner on Devil’s Island, off the coast of South America.
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Alton Levy may not be a household name today, but his court-martial put a spotlight on unequal treatment in the military.
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Military emissions reporting is only voluntary. And what we cannot see, they will not cut.
Crosses in honor of fallen Marines stand atop a hill near Camp Pendleton, California.
For some military members, a hillside in California embodies the sacrifices of serving.
Constructions workers in warm climates are often exposed to dangerous heat.
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Excessive heat puts your body at risk for organ damage. When workers don’t have a chance to cool off at home between shifts, that harm can accumulate.
Freed inmates prepare for rehabilitation and integration.
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Nigeria’s plan of de-radicalising and integrating former Boko Haram terrorists should be fine-tuned to achieve more.
Colonel Mamady Doumbouya (C) and his team of Guinean special forces listen as he holds talks with religious leaders at the People’s Palace in Conakry on September 14, 2021.
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Any recognition of the coup could incentivise future ones. Yet Alpha Condé can’t simply be restored to office, sweeping under the carpet the dubious basis on which he has retained power.
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Nuclear submarines are powered by a miniature onboard fission reactor. They can go for decades without refuelling, making them faster, stealthier and much more expensive than conventional submarines.
Purge survivors, at the Fredericton, N.B., Pride Parade in 2018.
The Canadian Armed Forces is struggling with sexual misconduct allegations and poor inclusion and diversity. It is imperative to again document the stories of LGBTQ+ soldiers and their spouses.
As troops enforce Sydney’s lockdown, two experts explain why using military rhetoric and personnel may undermine efforts to control the virus, especially among communities most vulnerable to COVID.
Campus police have been accused of biased practices.
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As college students seek reform of campus police, a scholar outlines five issues that warrant the most attention.
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Despite serving for decades, women in the armed forces around the world still face obstacles throughout their military career.
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Plus, why sarcasm is so difficult for children to understand – and how to help them. Listen to episode 23 of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
A soldier stands guard in front of the Brazilian national flag on Army Day in Sao Paulo, 18 April 2019.
Don’t be fooled by the recent resignation of three members of the military in Brazil – the country is heading down an increasingly militarised path.