The future of war — ‘anything is a weapon’
From jamming GPS to Twitter propaganda: a British Army report warns that Russia is using Ukraine to rehearse ‘hybrid warfare’ against the West. Scaremongering? Or a glimpse into the future?
Turkish president vows revenge on plotters
Thousands have been brutally seized in Turkey after an attempted military uprising. Some now fear that the coup will allow President Erdogan to crack down on democracy for good.
Global war: engines of destruction
Increasingly, America’s weapon of choice is the unmanned drone. Today, they are flown by remote control, but soon they will not need humans at all. The age of robot wars is at hand.
Global war: a world gripped by conflict
According to experts, 20 wars are raging in the world today. From Syria to Mexico, tens of thousands of lives are lost to them each year. Is this bloodshed inevitable?
Chips out, army in: Olympic Games under fire
The Olympics are coming. But for all the excitement, many are concerned that the Games are being taken over by corporations and the military. Now, 3,000 further troops are on their way.
‘Super-destroyer’ sent to Gulf as Iran tensions grow
Naval forces around one of the world’s most crucial sea trade routes are on high alert, as a long-running nuclear dispute between Iran and the West gets more bitter by the day.
The brutal image that shamed Egypt’s army
A photograph of a woman beaten by Egypt’s military police has gone viral globally. For many, it encapsulates the terrible violence of crackdown. But can we trust what we see?
China launches massive new warship
A Chinese general has revealed that the country's first aircraft carrier could soon be ready for sea trials. It's further evidence of China's rising military power.