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Sea Control 51 – Falklands War and 45 Commando

Alexander Clarke, Principal Researcher of the Phoenix Think Tank did a series of interviews and panels about the Falklands War. With Sea Control 51, he begins the series with an interview with Ian Gardiner, who commanded a rifle company in … Continue reading

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Tested @ RIMPAC 2014: The “BigDog”

RIMPAC 2014 is taking place between June 26 and August 01, 2014. The different exercises provide a good opportunity to test military equipment, which is still under development. For example Boston Dynamics Legged Squad Support System (LS3), also known as … Continue reading

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RIMPAC 2014 – The Ins and Outs

by Paul Pryce. Paul Pryce is a Junior Research Fellow at the Atlantic Council of Canada. With degrees in political science from universities on both sides of the pond, he has previously worked in conflict resolution as a Research Fellow … Continue reading

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US Marines Go to Italy as Libya Edges Toward a New Civil War

by Joseph Trevithick, a freelance journalist and researcher. He is also a regular contributing writer at War is Boring and a Fellow at GlobalSecurity.org. This article was published on his website “America’s Codebook: Africa” at first. Libya appears to be … Continue reading

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Sea Control 19 – Rouhani, Nukes, and Iran

Behnam Ben Taleblu is an Iran research analyst at Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the guest of the 19th edition of “Sea Control”. He speaks about the new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, Iranians historical role, its institutions and the … Continue reading

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Afrikas Krisenherde im Jahr 2014

von Peter Dörrie. Afrika ist nicht mehr der “verlorene Kontinent” der 90er Jahre. Es gibt insgesamt, wie auch im Rest der Welt, weniger Bürgerkriege und bewaffnete Konflikte. In einzelnen Ländern führen jedoch innenpolitische Krisen immer noch zu Gewaltausbrüchen, die teils … Continue reading

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Ambitious U.S. Space Transport Moves Forward

by DAVID AXE Against all odds, a controversial Pentagon concept for delivering people, robots and cargo through space to remote combat zones is moving forward. For nearly eight years the so-called Small-Unit Space Transport and Insertion concept, known by its … Continue reading

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U.S. Marines Want Robot Squadmates

Like all branches of the U.S. military, the Marine Corps has invested heavily in unmanned systems in recent years. When the Marines spearheaded the drive through southern Iraq six years ago, they owned just a handful of 20-year-old Pioneer Unmanned … Continue reading

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