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www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Ukraine war briefing: Zelenskiy says Kyiv's forces have taken control of Kharkiv border area

Ukrainian forces secured combat control of areas where Russian troops entered, despite conflicting reports. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: Russia 'bogged down' on border, Kyiv says DW 05/24/2024

Ukrainian army chief stated Russian forces bogged down in Vovchansk, intense fighting in eastern cities. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 817

Russia claimed control of a settlement in Ukraine, continued fighting reported by Ukrainian General Staff, and Ukrainian Air Force downed 29 Russian drones. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 815

Ukraine conducts drone attacks on Russian targets, causing disruptions. Russian forces claim downing US missiles and drones. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Zelenskiy says situation in Kharkiv under control but he fears second Russian attack

Russia launched a surprise assault in Kharkiv region resulting in significant territorial gains, Zelenskiy seeks more air defenses and advanced aircraft for Ukraine's defense. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Zelensky Signs Law Allowing Convicts to Fight for Ukraine

Ukrainian convicts can now serve in the military for parole, aiming to replenish forces amid Russian threat. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Ukraine war briefing: Zelenskiy says Kyiv's forces have taken control of Kharkiv border area

Ukrainian forces secured combat control of areas where Russian troops entered, despite conflicting reports. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Ukraine updates: Russia 'bogged down' on border, Kyiv says DW 05/24/2024

Ukrainian army chief stated Russian forces bogged down in Vovchansk, intense fighting in eastern cities. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 817

Russia claimed control of a settlement in Ukraine, continued fighting reported by Ukrainian General Staff, and Ukrainian Air Force downed 29 Russian drones. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 815

Ukraine conducts drone attacks on Russian targets, causing disruptions. Russian forces claim downing US missiles and drones. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Zelenskiy says situation in Kharkiv under control but he fears second Russian attack

Russia launched a surprise assault in Kharkiv region resulting in significant territorial gains, Zelenskiy seeks more air defenses and advanced aircraft for Ukraine's defense. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Zelensky Signs Law Allowing Convicts to Fight for Ukraine

Ukrainian convicts can now serve in the military for parole, aiming to replenish forces amid Russian threat. [ more ]
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#cybersecurity
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Information security

Army personnel fear for their jobs after huge MoD cyber attack

Army personnel fear job loss after MoD cyber attack. [ more ]
Mail Online
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

ChatGPT maker OpenAI quietly changes rules to allow MILITARY use

OpenAI has removed its ban on using AI tools for military purposes and is already working with the Department of Defense.
Experts have concerns that AI could escalate conflicts and lead to autonomous weaponry. [ more ]
Futurism
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI Axes Ban on Military Contracts, Reveals Deal With Pentagon

OpenAI is working with the US Defense Department on open-source cybersecurity software and exploring ways to prevent veteran suicide.
OpenAI has reversed its previous blanket prohibition on working with the military but maintains a ban on using its technology for developing weapons or harming people. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI Working With U.S. Military on Cybersecurity Tools

OpenAI is collaborating with the Pentagon on cybersecurity projects, marking a departure from its previous ban on providing its AI to militaries.
The company has removed the ban on military and warfare applications but maintains a prohibition on developing weapons or causing harm. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
1 month ago
Information security

Army personnel fear for their jobs after huge MoD cyber attack

Army personnel fear job loss after MoD cyber attack. [ more ]
Mail Online
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

ChatGPT maker OpenAI quietly changes rules to allow MILITARY use

OpenAI has removed its ban on using AI tools for military purposes and is already working with the Department of Defense.
Experts have concerns that AI could escalate conflicts and lead to autonomous weaponry. [ more ]
Futurism
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI Axes Ban on Military Contracts, Reveals Deal With Pentagon

OpenAI is working with the US Defense Department on open-source cybersecurity software and exploring ways to prevent veteran suicide.
OpenAI has reversed its previous blanket prohibition on working with the military but maintains a ban on using its technology for developing weapons or harming people. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

OpenAI Working With U.S. Military on Cybersecurity Tools

OpenAI is collaborating with the Pentagon on cybersecurity projects, marking a departure from its previous ban on providing its AI to militaries.
The company has removed the ban on military and warfare applications but maintains a prohibition on developing weapons or causing harm. [ more ]
morecybersecurity
Fast Company
1 month ago
Artificial intelligence

A new Red Cross report says AI introduces risk of 'unaccountable errors' in warfare

AI systems in military introduce risks of errors and biases, requiring personnel awareness. [ more ]
#china
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

Chinese planes 'increasingly provocative' to Taiwan DW 05/15/2024

Chinese military presence increases near Taiwan ahead of President-elect's inauguration. [ more ]
Semafor
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

US commerce secretary is 'very worried' about AI being used to disrupt elections | Semafor

The U.S. AI Safety Institute Consortium has been launched with over 200 members including tech companies, academics, and civil society groups.
The consortium will advise the department's AI Safety Institute and develop guidelines based on Biden's executive order on AI. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
World news

Why the Philippines Is Increasingly Keeping a Close Eye on Taiwan

The Philippines is preparing for a potential conflict with China over Taiwan.
The Philippines could play a key role in assisting the U.S. and other allies in the event of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
World news

A race against time': Taiwan strives to root out China's spies

Accusations of Taiwanese soldiers accepting bribes from Chinese agents to create propaganda videos and declare loyalty to China have surfaced.
A retired army colonel has been convicted of accepting payments to delay retirement and serve as a spy for China, pledging his loyalty to Beijing's cause of annexing Taiwan. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
World news

China steps up military pressure on Taiwan after US visit DW 01/27/2024

China sends 33 fighter jets and 6 naval vessels towards Taiwan, marking the biggest deployment since Taiwan elected a pro-independence president.
Increased military pressure from Beijing comes after the visit of two US Congressmen to Taiwan, the first official US delegation since Taiwan's election. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
World news

China's military upheaval could indicate Xi is preparing for World War III: experts

Chinese President Xi Jinping is trying to gain control of the military, potentially indicating preparations for war.
Xi Jinping has been revamping China's military since taking power in 2012 and has embraced a belligerent stance on Taiwan. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
World news

Chinese planes 'increasingly provocative' to Taiwan DW 05/15/2024

Chinese military presence increases near Taiwan ahead of President-elect's inauguration. [ more ]
Semafor
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

US commerce secretary is 'very worried' about AI being used to disrupt elections | Semafor

The U.S. AI Safety Institute Consortium has been launched with over 200 members including tech companies, academics, and civil society groups.
The consortium will advise the department's AI Safety Institute and develop guidelines based on Biden's executive order on AI. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
World news

Why the Philippines Is Increasingly Keeping a Close Eye on Taiwan

The Philippines is preparing for a potential conflict with China over Taiwan.
The Philippines could play a key role in assisting the U.S. and other allies in the event of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
World news

A race against time': Taiwan strives to root out China's spies

Accusations of Taiwanese soldiers accepting bribes from Chinese agents to create propaganda videos and declare loyalty to China have surfaced.
A retired army colonel has been convicted of accepting payments to delay retirement and serve as a spy for China, pledging his loyalty to Beijing's cause of annexing Taiwan. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
World news

China steps up military pressure on Taiwan after US visit DW 01/27/2024

China sends 33 fighter jets and 6 naval vessels towards Taiwan, marking the biggest deployment since Taiwan elected a pro-independence president.
Increased military pressure from Beijing comes after the visit of two US Congressmen to Taiwan, the first official US delegation since Taiwan's election. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
World news

China's military upheaval could indicate Xi is preparing for World War III: experts

Chinese President Xi Jinping is trying to gain control of the military, potentially indicating preparations for war.
Xi Jinping has been revamping China's military since taking power in 2012 and has embraced a belligerent stance on Taiwan. [ more ]
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#pakistan
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
London politics

Can Pakistan's Imran Khan and army patch up, a year after violent clashes?

The broken relationship between Pakistan's military and the PTI continues to strain the political system amid escalating tensions and societal challenges. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
London politics

Imran Khan Sentenced to 10 Years Ahead of Pakistan's Elections

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in a case accusing him of leaking state secrets.
The sentence is seen as part of a campaign by the military to sideline Khan, one of its leading critics from politics. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
France news

Pakistan holds emergency security meeting after trading strikes with Iran

Pakistan's Prime Minister will hold an emergency security meeting with military and intelligence chiefs after trading air strikes with Iran.
The actions in the Baluchistan border region have further increased regional tensions.
The United Nations, United States, and China have called for restraint and offered to mediate between the two countries. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
London politics

Can Pakistan's Imran Khan and army patch up, a year after violent clashes?

The broken relationship between Pakistan's military and the PTI continues to strain the political system amid escalating tensions and societal challenges. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
London politics

Imran Khan Sentenced to 10 Years Ahead of Pakistan's Elections

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan of Pakistan has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in a case accusing him of leaking state secrets.
The sentence is seen as part of a campaign by the military to sideline Khan, one of its leading critics from politics. [ more ]
www.france24.com
5 months ago
France news

Pakistan holds emergency security meeting after trading strikes with Iran

Pakistan's Prime Minister will hold an emergency security meeting with military and intelligence chiefs after trading air strikes with Iran.
The actions in the Baluchistan border region have further increased regional tensions.
The United Nations, United States, and China have called for restraint and offered to mediate between the two countries. [ more ]
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Futurism
2 months ago
Dallas Cowboys

Space Force Obtains Three "Space Cowboys"

Space Force members earned the title "space cowboys" by completing combat and physical training exercises in El Paso, Texas. [ more ]
Washington Post
2 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Arrested U.S. soldier was in Russia to pursue girlfriend

Relationship between an American soldier and a Russian woman ended abruptly. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine war briefing: fresh hope for US House vote on Kyiv aid deal

Russia and Ukraine each claimed to have downed the other's drones over the Black Sea.
Recent Russian attacks have targeted Ukrainian power stations, causing blackouts in many regions.
The US House speaker hinted at imminent funding for Ukraine, possibly risking his leadership position. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Putin's naval chiefs are now afraid to send warships to Crimea as bases are 'structurally inferior'

Russian naval chiefs reluctant to send warships to Crimea after losses
Black Sea Fleet bases in Crimea structurally inferior, impacting operations [ more ]
#russia
Axios
3 months ago
Europe news

Putin's weaknesses, exposed

Putin's media downplays Islamic State's responsibility for Moscow attack, hunts for scapegoats.
Putin's image of stability weakened by military failures and terror attack. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Chicago

Russia says military plane crashes with 15 on board DW 03/12/2024

Military cargo plane crash in Russia's Ivanovo region with no survivors, likely cause engine fire.
Eight crew members and seven passengers on board the Ilyushin Il-76 military cargo plane. Multiple unverified videos and photos circulated on Russian social networks. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
Europe news

Germany and Russia spar over a leaked audio on missiles for Ukraine. Berlin promises to investigate

Germany refuted war allegations against Russia due to leaked conversation
Prompted an investigation into the leaked conversation by German military officers [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
5 months ago
Europe news

US warned they could be 'destroyed' in 'one hour' by Russia in a nuclear attack

Russia claims it can destroy the US in one hour
NATO officials raise concerns about a potential first strike by Vladimir Putin [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

For Europe and NATO, a Russian Invasion Is No Longer Unthinkable

Concerns are rising among European nations that Russia could invade a NATO nation within the next decade, and that they may have to face Russian forces without US support.
Some officials and experts believe that if a conclusion to the war in Ukraine is reached, Russia could potentially invade a NATO nation within five years, as it would have had time to rebuild and strengthen its military. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

German defence minister says military is unfit for problems Europe faces

Germany's defence minister calls for a serious national debate about the future of the country's military.
Germany needs to be ready to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin. [ more ]
Axios
3 months ago
Europe news

Putin's weaknesses, exposed

Putin's media downplays Islamic State's responsibility for Moscow attack, hunts for scapegoats.
Putin's image of stability weakened by military failures and terror attack. [ more ]
www.dw.com
4 months ago
Chicago

Russia says military plane crashes with 15 on board DW 03/12/2024

Military cargo plane crash in Russia's Ivanovo region with no survivors, likely cause engine fire.
Eight crew members and seven passengers on board the Ilyushin Il-76 military cargo plane. Multiple unverified videos and photos circulated on Russian social networks. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
Europe news

Germany and Russia spar over a leaked audio on missiles for Ukraine. Berlin promises to investigate

Germany refuted war allegations against Russia due to leaked conversation
Prompted an investigation into the leaked conversation by German military officers [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
5 months ago
Europe news

US warned they could be 'destroyed' in 'one hour' by Russia in a nuclear attack

Russia claims it can destroy the US in one hour
NATO officials raise concerns about a potential first strike by Vladimir Putin [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

For Europe and NATO, a Russian Invasion Is No Longer Unthinkable

Concerns are rising among European nations that Russia could invade a NATO nation within the next decade, and that they may have to face Russian forces without US support.
Some officials and experts believe that if a conclusion to the war in Ukraine is reached, Russia could potentially invade a NATO nation within five years, as it would have had time to rebuild and strengthen its military. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

German defence minister says military is unfit for problems Europe faces

Germany's defence minister calls for a serious national debate about the future of the country's military.
Germany needs to be ready to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin. [ more ]
morerussia
www.france24.com
4 months ago
France politics

Charles de Gaulle's eldest son, Philippe de Gaulle, dies aged 102

Philippe de Gaulle, son of Charles de Gaulle, has passed away at 102. He played a significant role in the military, politics, and preserving his father's memory. [ more ]
Brooklyn Eagle
4 months ago
Brooklyn

March 8: ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

The American flag's design changes with the addition of new states.
The Navy Department historically played a role in designing the American flag. [ more ]
ReadWrite
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

UK military uses AI technology to help soldiers shoot drones

Soldiers in England are using AI to shoot down drones with SmartShooter SMASH technology.
British Army aims to be AI-ready by April 2024 for competitive advantage and operating efficiency. [ more ]
#ai
Nextgov.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Adding generative AI to wargame training can improve realism, but not without risk

The military is exploring the use of AI in virtual reality simulations to create more challenging adversaries.
The updated DOD AI Adoption Strategy calls for integrating AI into military operations to improve decision-making and provide an advantage over adversaries. [ more ]
Mail Online
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI systems made by OpenAI and Meta chose war in conflict simulations

AI models in a recent study exhibited a preference for violence and nuclear attacks in simulated war scenarios.
There are concerns over the use of AI-enabled software for decision-making in the military, given the potential for escalation and unpredictability. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Generative AI chooses violence in wargame sim: 'we have nukes, let's use it!'

AI chatbots placed in simulated military scenarios often chose violent or aggressive actions, even when given peaceful options.
The study highlights the need to understand how advanced AI behaves as it is integrated into military operations. [ more ]
Nextgov.com
4 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Adding generative AI to wargame training can improve realism, but not without risk

The military is exploring the use of AI in virtual reality simulations to create more challenging adversaries.
The updated DOD AI Adoption Strategy calls for integrating AI into military operations to improve decision-making and provide an advantage over adversaries. [ more ]
Mail Online
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI systems made by OpenAI and Meta chose war in conflict simulations

AI models in a recent study exhibited a preference for violence and nuclear attacks in simulated war scenarios.
There are concerns over the use of AI-enabled software for decision-making in the military, given the potential for escalation and unpredictability. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Generative AI chooses violence in wargame sim: 'we have nukes, let's use it!'

AI chatbots placed in simulated military scenarios often chose violent or aggressive actions, even when given peaceful options.
The study highlights the need to understand how advanced AI behaves as it is integrated into military operations. [ more ]
moreai
www.dw.com
5 months ago
Germany news

Germany: Bundeswehr ranks shrink despite recruitment drive DW 02/02/2024

The total number of full-time and reservist Bundeswehr German military personnel decreased by about 1,500 in 2023.
High employment rates and demographic changes pose recruitment challenges for the military. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
Left-wing politics

Biden again wrongly suggests son Beau died from Iraq War in call with grieving soldier's family

President Biden mentioned the death of his son Beau while consoling a grieving military family.
Biden has been criticized for comparing his son's non-combat death to the deaths of servicemembers on foreign fields. [ more ]
The Atlantic
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

The Real AI Weapons Are Drones, Not Nukes

The war between Russia and Ukraine has led to an increase in the military use of artificial intelligence.
Both countries are deploying millions of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and relying on AI to direct their actions. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
US politics

Biden Says U.S. Response to Deadly Drone Strike in Jordan Has Been Decided

President Biden has decided on a U.S. response to the drone attack in Jordan, but the details are not disclosed.
The U.S. may carry out a tiered approach, potentially involving multiple actions over a period of time in response to the attack. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
US news

Senators Seek Answers From Pentagon on Troops' Blast Exposure

Bipartisan group of senators demand military action to protect troops from brain injuries caused by blast exposure
Military often fails to recognize and protect troops from blast risks [ more ]
www.npr.org
5 months ago
Mental health

The self-proclaimed 'Bipolar General' is waging war on the stigma of mental illness

Bipolar disorder can initially appear advantageous and even be rewarded in the military.
The fear of a mental health diagnosis can prevent military personnel from seeking help. [ more ]
#conflict
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Environment

Emissions from Israel's war in Gaza have immense' effect on climate catastrophe

The emissions generated during the first two months of the war in Gaza were greater than the annual carbon footprint of over 20 climate-vulnerable nations.
Israel's aerial bombardment and ground invasion of Gaza contributed over 99% of the estimated 281,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent generated in the first 60 days of the conflict. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Column: We don't know how Israel's military is using AI in Gaza, but we should

Israel is using artificial intelligence and automated weapons systems to select and strike targets in Gaza.
The IDF employed an AI recommendation system called Fire Factory to choose targets for aerial bombardment and organize ensuing raids. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Environment

Emissions from Israel's war in Gaza have immense' effect on climate catastrophe

The emissions generated during the first two months of the war in Gaza were greater than the annual carbon footprint of over 20 climate-vulnerable nations.
Israel's aerial bombardment and ground invasion of Gaza contributed over 99% of the estimated 281,000 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent generated in the first 60 days of the conflict. [ more ]
Los Angeles Times
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Column: We don't know how Israel's military is using AI in Gaza, but we should

Israel is using artificial intelligence and automated weapons systems to select and strike targets in Gaza.
The IDF employed an AI recommendation system called Fire Factory to choose targets for aerial bombardment and organize ensuing raids. [ more ]
moreconflict
Supply Chain Today - Homepage
2 years ago
Artificial intelligence

Boston Dynamics: Robots Now Fight Back -

Robots are already being used in military and law enforcement contexts in support roles.
The use of robots in primary operator roles in these fields will depend on technological advancements, regulations, and societal attitudes. [ more ]
www.cnn.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Zelensky meets with Biden and lawmakers in push for more Ukraine aid

Russia has lost 87% of its active-duty ground troops and two-thirds of its tanks since invading Ukraine.
Ukraine is unlikely to make major gains in the war against Russia in the coming months. [ more ]
#Military
Nextgov.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Human operators must be held accountable for AI's use in conflicts, Air Force secretary says

Humans will be held responsible for the use of AI technologies in military conflicts
The Department of Defense is focused on holding people accountable for the actions of AI [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Deputy Russian army commander killed in Ukraine: Official

Major-General Vladimir Zavadsky of Russia's 14th Army Corps was killed in Ukraine
The war in Ukraine, referred to as the special military operation by Russia, began in February 2022
Ukrainian authorities reported downing 10 out of 17 Russian attack drones [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Russia boosts size of armed forces by 170,000 troops

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an increase in the maximum number of troops by nearly 170,000 people.
The increase in troop strength is a response to the ongoing expansion of NATO and the perceived threats to Russia. [ more ]
WSJ
7 months ago
Europe news

Putin Has Staked Russia's Resources on Victory in Ukraine. Can the West Match Him?

Russia has the advantage over Ukraine in terms of military, political, and economic power.
Ukraine is running short of well-trained infantry and relies on arms and money from the U.S. and Europe for survival. [ more ]
Nextgov.com
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Human operators must be held accountable for AI's use in conflicts, Air Force secretary says

Humans will be held responsible for the use of AI technologies in military conflicts
The Department of Defense is focused on holding people accountable for the actions of AI [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Deputy Russian army commander killed in Ukraine: Official

Major-General Vladimir Zavadsky of Russia's 14th Army Corps was killed in Ukraine
The war in Ukraine, referred to as the special military operation by Russia, began in February 2022
Ukrainian authorities reported downing 10 out of 17 Russian attack drones [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Russia boosts size of armed forces by 170,000 troops

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered an increase in the maximum number of troops by nearly 170,000 people.
The increase in troop strength is a response to the ongoing expansion of NATO and the perceived threats to Russia. [ more ]
WSJ
7 months ago
Europe news

Putin Has Staked Russia's Resources on Victory in Ukraine. Can the West Match Him?

Russia has the advantage over Ukraine in terms of military, political, and economic power.
Ukraine is running short of well-trained infantry and relies on arms and money from the U.S. and Europe for survival. [ more ]
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english.elpais.com
7 months ago
Europe news

Russia paves the way for a new mass mobilization of soldiers for Ukraine

The Russian government is increasing its army's personnel and mobilizing civilians for potential conscription.
Russia believes the war in Ukraine may continue and warns of increased threats linked to NATO expansion. [ more ]
HuffPost
7 months ago
US politics

Trump Hints At Expanded Military Role Within The Country. A Legacy Law Could Let Him.

Donald Trump suggests he would use the military to quell violence in primarily Democratic cities and states if elected for a second term as president.
Trump has not specified how he would use the military, but the Insurrection Act would give him almost unfettered power to do so.
The Insurrection Act allows presidents to call on reserve or active-duty military units to respond to unrest in states, bypassing court review. [ more ]
SecurityWeek
7 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Pentagon's AI Initiatives Accelerate Hard Decisions on Lethal Autonomous Weapons

AI is being used by the US military for various purposes, including piloting surveillance drones and predicting maintenance needs
Replicator is an initiative by the Pentagon to field thousands of AI-enabled autonomous vehicles by 2026
The use of fully autonomous lethal weapons is expected within a few years, with humans potentially taking on supervisory roles [ more ]
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