Sharon Weinberger

Sharon Weinberger is the national security editor at The Intercept. Her latest book is "The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency that Changed the World".

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The Graveyard of Empires and Big Data

The Pentagon's secret plan to crowdsource intelligence from Afghan civilians turned out to be brilliant — too brilliant.

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Fix Bayonets!

If the Pentagon cuts R&D, the U.S. military will take a huge step backward.

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Newt Skywalker and the Moon Mirror

A guide to the Republican front-runner's far-out, futurist vision of warfare.

The Middle East Channel

Tunnel vision

RAFAH, Gaza — For many Palestinians living in Gaza, a trip to Egypt begins much as I mine did last week: down a jury-rigged elevator that ...

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