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Destroying satellites in space can lead to cascades that are hard to predict.
China is making chip progress despite US efforts to contain its industry.
Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Nauru, Lionel Aingimea, toast after reestablishing diplomatic relations between the two countries.
China is asserting itself in the South Pacific, prompting efforts from the US and its allies to contain its influence.
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces stand at attention during a Remembrance Day ceremony in Montréal on Nov. 11, 2023.
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Efforts to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of Canada’s military do not need to compete with those maintaining military standards. In fact, each goal reinforces the other.
Pakistan’s citizens will vote in a lopsided poll on February 8.
Dragonfire laser system test firing.
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Operating the DragonFire laser system for ten seconds costs the equivalent of using a heater for an hour (less than £10 per shot).
A veteran hugs his service dog during a Remembrance Day ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.
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Organizations have very different approaches to training service dogs and matching them with veterans. Neither the industry nor Canada’s provinces and territories have come to a consensus on standards.
Subcommittee on Veterans Affairs Chair Senator David Richards and Deputy Chair Senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu at a news conference releasing the committee’s report on the need for psychedelic-assisted therapy for veterans on Nov. 8, 2023 in Ottawa.
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One in seven Canadian veterans is living with PTSD. Developing a psychedelics research program for veterans should be a public health priority.
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Researchers must track everything from bomb making or jet fuel burning to the carbon cost of post-conflict rebuilding.
Destruction caused by Israeli aerial bombardments is visible in Gaza City, Oct. 11, 2023.
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This unleashing of violence, including the initial acts and the response to them, inevitably leads to war crimes.
Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system launches interceptor missiles to shoot down incoming missiles and rockets.
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If Israel’s Iron Dome is the best air defense system in the world, how did so many Hamas missiles get through? An aerospace engineer explains it’s a game of numbers.
Cadets stand together during training at the West Point military academy in New York state.
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Rape myths dominate international media coverage of internal military sexual violence.
The clamour for coups among citizens is rising.
Citizen expectations of governments are not being met by most elected leaders.
Understanding people’s motivations for enlisting can also reveal a lot about the suitability of recruits for the military, given the new demands they face in these roles.
Presidents Biden and Zelenskyy take to the stage.
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As Western leaders depart a crucial summit, a NATO scholar parses what went down.
Kenya’s first president Jomo Kenyatta waves at a crowd.
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Jomo Kenyatta and his successor Daniel arap Moi set the tone for ethnic and authoritarian politics which Kenya has wrestled to free itself from in recent decades.
Open defiance in Rostov-on-Don.
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Signs of discontent among Russian nationalists and Wagner had been growing before a column of paramilitaries began an aborted march on Moscow.
Defence Minister Anita Anand and Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Wayne Eyre take questions from the media in January 2023 in Ottawa.
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The Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has a serious problem with sexual violence. The military’s chronic and unresolved toxic culture puts the country’s national security at risk.
An Ontario Provincial Police tactical officer looks on from the top hatch of an armoured vehicle during protests against COVID-19 restrictions at the Ambassador Bridge on Feb. 12, 2022.
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Canada’s police services are becoming increasingly militarized. This undermines the fundamental aims of policing and fosters public distrust of police.
A copy of the ‘Art of War’ from a collection at the University of California, Riverside.
The ancient Chinese text is considered a military classic, but Western readers often overlook its philosophical roots.