The director of the agency responsible for analyzing satellite imagery says he wants to modernize the work. Some employees fear they’re being replaced by artificial intelligence.
America’s military is the only institution that can break the partisan deadlock on the worst threat the nation faces.
Meant to hurt the regime, U.S. sanctions actually make it easier for the mullahs to crack down on dissent online.
One report points to Iran, but the evidence is far from conclusive.
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Australia’s scientists are working against time and climate change politics to save their beloved coral reef.
The announcement comes amid heightening tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
America’s partners are at each other’s throats, and Washington doesn’t have a plan to pull them apart.
The 2018 National Defense Strategy has its priorities straight. But budgetary challenges could get in the way.
Trump’s plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is fanciful, dangerous, and not going anywhere.
Trump has finally picked members for a key intelligence advisory board, and billionaire Stephen Feinberg is slated to head it.
How to learn to stop worrying and love the EU’s new security and defense agreement.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, solutions to many of the world’s toughest problems already exist—you just need to know where to look for them.
Exporting British Columbia’s abundant energy resources should have been a slam dunk. How did a multibillion-dollar dream go up in smoke?
There’s nothing wrong with political tribes that can’t be fixed by what’s right with them.
Kurdish officials once dreamed of forging their own state out of the ashes of the war against the Islamic State. Now they are fighting for their very survival.