Armored Israeli military vehicles maneuver near Israel’s border with Gaza.
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Hamas and the international community expect Israel to invade the Gaza Strip. The battle will probably be more like recent Middle Eastern combat than Israel’s past fights with Palestinians.
Would a fight help them prove to themselves that they are ‘real men,’ despite their soft − probably manicured − hands?
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‘Performances of virility’ tend to coincide with beliefs that masculinity is either in crisis or under attack.
Damage at the Zaporizhzhya facility.
International Atomic Energy Agency
Artillery shelling, stressed-out technicians and power supply disruptions increase the chances of catastrophe at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Europe’s largest.
Rafael Mariano Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, points to the training facility hit by Russian artillery at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
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The world held its collective breath as Russian troops battled Ukrainian forces at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. The battle is over and no radiation escaped, but the danger is far from over.
This skull belongs to the carnivorous gorgonopsian therapsid Smilesaurus ferox which lived 255 million years ago.
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Modern sabre-tooth mammals have their canines constantly on display. This allows them to seduce mates. But was sexual selection also an important phenomenon among our pre-mammalian ancestors?
Equality is coming to the British Armed Forces, whether it’s wanted or not.
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This week’s episode of Game of Thrones saw a battle scene that some have claimed to be the greatest TV has ever seen.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and combat exposure are not the primary instigators of violence in war veterans. The…
Physical force such as exposure to bomb blasts during army combat may predispose soldiers to post-traumatic stress disorder…
Women will soon join their male colleagues on the front line in dangerous deployments like Afghanistan.
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I wish to serve my country and the national interest in the best way possible. Now women are to be allowed to serve on the front line becoming an infantry officer is a real possibility. But there are hurdles…
An Australian soldier in Afghanistan: women will now have the chance to join combat units.
Defence Minister Stephen Smith has announced the Australian Defence Force will open up full employment opportunities for women. In a decision made by Cabinet on Monday night, with the full support of the…