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1 month ago
US news

U.S. and Britain strike Houthi rebel targets in Yemen after surge in shipping attacks

U.S. and Britain conducted strikes on Houthi targets in Yemen in response to the militia's attacks on ships in the region. [ more ]
Theregister
1 month ago
Science

Space Force now planning annual surprise tactical mission

US Space Force plans to increase tactical response launch practice cadence to once a year to demonstrate agility and speed. [ more ]
#ukraine
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia and Ukraine Engage in Dueling Air Assaults Behind the Front Lines

Russia and Ukraine engaged in drone attacks and airstrikes targeting each other's territory, including urban centers and energy facilities. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine Asks U.S. to Provide More Intelligence on Targets in Russia

Ukraine requests more U.S. intelligence on Russian forces and military targets inside Russia. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Zelenskyy in Kharkiv as Ukraine claims to partially halt Russia's offensive

The situation in the northeast of Ukraine, particularly in Kharkiv, is described as very difficult but under control by President Zelenskyy. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war live: Ukraine troops pull back in Lukyantsi and Vovchansk as Zelenskiy warns of difficult' situation

Ukraine pulled back troops in response to Russian advancement in Kharkiv region [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia mounts Vovchansk incursion as Ukraine evacuates thousands

President Zelenskyy described the situation as 'extremely difficult' for Ukrainian forces. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russians try to break through Ukrainian defence lines north of Kharkiv

Russian forces attacked near Kharkiv, attempting to open a new front despite initial repulsion by Ukrainian forces. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia and Ukraine Engage in Dueling Air Assaults Behind the Front Lines

Russia and Ukraine engaged in drone attacks and airstrikes targeting each other's territory, including urban centers and energy facilities. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine Asks U.S. to Provide More Intelligence on Targets in Russia

Ukraine requests more U.S. intelligence on Russian forces and military targets inside Russia. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Zelenskyy in Kharkiv as Ukraine claims to partially halt Russia's offensive

The situation in the northeast of Ukraine, particularly in Kharkiv, is described as very difficult but under control by President Zelenskyy. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war live: Ukraine troops pull back in Lukyantsi and Vovchansk as Zelenskiy warns of difficult' situation

Ukraine pulled back troops in response to Russian advancement in Kharkiv region [ more ]
euronews
2 months ago
Europe news

Russia mounts Vovchansk incursion as Ukraine evacuates thousands

President Zelenskyy described the situation as 'extremely difficult' for Ukrainian forces. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Russians try to break through Ukrainian defence lines north of Kharkiv

Russian forces attacked near Kharkiv, attempting to open a new front despite initial repulsion by Ukrainian forces. [ more ]
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TechCrunch
2 months ago
European startups

VCs and the military are fueling self-driving startups that don't need roads | TechCrunch

A niche in autonomous vehicle technology is emerging for off-road applications. [ more ]
#evacuation
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine's military chief admits difficult situation' in Kharkiv region

The situation in the northeastern Kharkiv region has significantly worsened due to Russian advances. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Thousands evacuated in Plymouth as army to move WW2 bomb and detonate it at sea

Residents in Plymouth were urged to leave their homes as experts worked to safely remove and dispose of a World War Two bomb.
Approximately 3,000 locals from 1,200 homes would be impacted by the evacuation and disposal operation. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
Europe news

Ukraine's military chief admits difficult situation' in Kharkiv region

The situation in the northeastern Kharkiv region has significantly worsened due to Russian advances. [ more ]
www.independent.co.uk
4 months ago
UK news

Thousands evacuated in Plymouth as army to move WW2 bomb and detonate it at sea

Residents in Plymouth were urged to leave their homes as experts worked to safely remove and dispose of a World War Two bomb.
Approximately 3,000 locals from 1,200 homes would be impacted by the evacuation and disposal operation. [ more ]
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IEEE Spectrum
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Will Human Soldiers Ever Trust Their Robot Comrades?

Advanced robotic technology like MARCbots plays a crucial role in protecting military personnel from hidden explosives. [ more ]
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 months ago
London

Terrified Cavalry horses drenched in blood run through London in a rare incident

One of the Household Cavalry horses caused chaos in London, resulting in injuries to soldiers and bystanders. [ more ]
#israel
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Middle East Crisis: Israel's Conflict With Iran Overshadows Fighting in Gaza

The article highlights Israel's ongoing military operations in Gaza aimed at eliminating Hamas and the impact on the civilian population. [ more ]
www.france24.com
3 months ago
France news

Live: Biden says Netanyahu making 'mistake' on Gaza, calls for ceasefire

President Biden criticizes Netanyahu's Gaza policy and urges ceasefire.
Israel plans to eliminate Hamas brigades in Gaza despite international concerns.
Hamas considers ceasefire proposal but finds it unsatisfactory. [ more ]
www.npr.org
3 months ago
World news

This isn't the first time the U.S. and Israel have disagreed over Gaza

President Dwight Eisenhower intervened to end the 1956 conflict involving Israel, Egypt, Britain, and France.
Current U.S.-Israel relations are tense over Israeli military operations in Gaza, especially regarding the city of Rafah. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
Digital life

Israel Gives an Indication of the War's Toll on Hamas

Israel claimed to have killed or captured 14,000 combatants in Gaza, mainly from Hamas, during the ongoing conflict. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
3 months ago
Europe news

Middle East Crisis: Israel's Conflict With Iran Overshadows Fighting in Gaza

The article highlights Israel's ongoing military operations in Gaza aimed at eliminating Hamas and the impact on the civilian population. [ more ]
www.france24.com
3 months ago
France news

Live: Biden says Netanyahu making 'mistake' on Gaza, calls for ceasefire

President Biden criticizes Netanyahu's Gaza policy and urges ceasefire.
Israel plans to eliminate Hamas brigades in Gaza despite international concerns.
Hamas considers ceasefire proposal but finds it unsatisfactory. [ more ]
www.npr.org
3 months ago
World news

This isn't the first time the U.S. and Israel have disagreed over Gaza

President Dwight Eisenhower intervened to end the 1956 conflict involving Israel, Egypt, Britain, and France.
Current U.S.-Israel relations are tense over Israeli military operations in Gaza, especially regarding the city of Rafah. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
Digital life

Israel Gives an Indication of the War's Toll on Hamas

Israel claimed to have killed or captured 14,000 combatants in Gaza, mainly from Hamas, during the ongoing conflict. [ more ]
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Digital Nation
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Column: Winning Battles, Losing the War: AI & the Most Moral Army In the World

Adoption of AI in military operations can lead to rapid target identification but may carry moral implications.
Use of AI tools like Lavender for target selection can undermine personal moral responsibility and moral authority in decision-making. [ more ]
#casualties
Washington Post
3 months ago
World news

Six months of the Israel-Gaza war: A timeline of key moments

Gaza war has caused significant loss of life and injuries. 256 soldiers have been killed in Israel's military operation.
Gaza Health Ministry notes over 33,000 deaths, 75,000 injuries, with the majority being women and children. NGOs and journalists are also included in the casualties. [ more ]
euronews
3 months ago
Europe news

Russian bombards Kharkiv overnight

Russian forces attacked Kharkiv, causing casualties and damages
Ukrainian air defense shot down multiple drones and missiles [ more ]
Washington Post
3 months ago
World news

Six months of the Israel-Gaza war: A timeline of key moments

Gaza war has caused significant loss of life and injuries. 256 soldiers have been killed in Israel's military operation.
Gaza Health Ministry notes over 33,000 deaths, 75,000 injuries, with the majority being women and children. NGOs and journalists are also included in the casualties. [ more ]
euronews
3 months ago
Europe news

Russian bombards Kharkiv overnight

Russian forces attacked Kharkiv, causing casualties and damages
Ukrainian air defense shot down multiple drones and missiles [ more ]
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Nextgov.com
3 months ago
Software development

How to fix the military's software SNAFU

Software industry must address security vulnerabilities for military use.
Embracing secure software solutions can mitigate risks in military operations. [ more ]
#russia-ukraine-conflict
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 745

Russia destroys 47 Ukrainian drones, Zelenskyy's 10-point plan for peace negotiations, Call for more protection in Germany [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia claims full control of Avdiivka after Ukrainian retreat

Russia gains control of Avdiivka after Ukrainian troops' retreat.
The capture of Avdiivka provides Russia with full control over Donetsk region. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 839

Russian missile attacks in Ukraine cause casualties and damages. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Ukraine updates: Russia launches attack on Kyiv military DW 06/12/2024

Russia launched air attack on Kyiv, Ukrainian defense systems repelling strikes [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
4 months ago
Europe news

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 745

Russia destroys 47 Ukrainian drones, Zelenskyy's 10-point plan for peace negotiations, Call for more protection in Germany [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Russia claims full control of Avdiivka after Ukrainian retreat

Russia gains control of Avdiivka after Ukrainian troops' retreat.
The capture of Avdiivka provides Russia with full control over Donetsk region. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
1 month ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 839

Russian missile attacks in Ukraine cause casualties and damages. [ more ]
www.dw.com
1 month ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Ukraine updates: Russia launches attack on Kyiv military DW 06/12/2024

Russia launched air attack on Kyiv, Ukrainian defense systems repelling strikes [ more ]
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www.theguardian.com
4 months ago
UK politics

Ministry of Defence seeks 3.2bn as costs overrun in Yemen and Ukraine

Emergency cash payment of 3.2bn sought by the Ministry of Defence due to overrunning operational costs from military operations in Yemen and support for Ukraine.
Additional resources of 2.45bn and 750m to be requested in a supplementary estimate for the MoD to cover the increased operational spending and support for British military personnel and families. [ more ]
www.cbc.ca
4 months ago
Canada news

Vast majority of permanent residents lost interest in joining military amid security check delays | CBC News

Less than 1% of permanent residents' applications accepted into Canadian Armed Forces
Process of recruitment for permanent residents takes time [ more ]
The American Conservative
5 months ago
World news

Preparing for the Big One: Should America Battle China Over Taiwan?

Taiwanese voters elected Vice President Lai Ching-te as the new president, sending a message of defiance to China.
China's patience with Taiwan appears to be waning, with President Xi Jinping insisting on resolving the issue and military operations being conducted nearby. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
Europe news

Turkey Backs Sweden's NATO Bid

Turkey's Parliament voted to allow Sweden to join NATO, easing a diplomatic stalemate and strengthening NATO's deterrence against Russia.
Sweden's accession would open up a vast stretch of Nordic land to potential military operations by NATO. [ more ]
#military operations
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Former Israeli army general on civilian deaths in Gaza

Marc Lamont Hill challenges former Israeli general on civilian deaths and Israel's military operations.
The war on Gaza has entered its third month with over 17,000 Palestinians killed. [ more ]
The Cipher Brief
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence in a Risk-Filled World

Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden agree that AI poses serious risks in military and nuclear operations.
No mutual declaration was made on the use of AI, but agreement on national security risks is noteworthy.
Biden's recent Executive Order on AI focuses on requirements for federal agencies in managing AI systems. [ more ]
The Conversation
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI is already being melded with robotics - one outcome could be powerful new weapons

Interest in the incorporation of robots into security, policing, and military operations is increasing.
Utility robots could minimize the risk of harm to human soldiers on the battlefield.
The ethical debate about the use of automated weapon systems in warfare has been reignited. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Former Israeli army general on civilian deaths in Gaza

Marc Lamont Hill challenges former Israeli general on civilian deaths and Israel's military operations.
The war on Gaza has entered its third month with over 17,000 Palestinians killed. [ more ]
The Cipher Brief
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Artificial Intelligence in a Risk-Filled World

Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Joe Biden agree that AI poses serious risks in military and nuclear operations.
No mutual declaration was made on the use of AI, but agreement on national security risks is noteworthy.
Biden's recent Executive Order on AI focuses on requirements for federal agencies in managing AI systems. [ more ]
The Conversation
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI is already being melded with robotics - one outcome could be powerful new weapons

Interest in the incorporation of robots into security, policing, and military operations is increasing.
Utility robots could minimize the risk of harm to human soldiers on the battlefield.
The ethical debate about the use of automated weapon systems in warfare has been reignited. [ more ]
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"Robot integration into these areas [battlefield] could be seen as analogous to the inclusion of dogs in policing and military roles"

What a misleading analogy. Dogs haven't been used in those settings to kill people.
https://t.co/myY9rD23xP via @ConversationUK
The Conversation
8 months ago
Artificial intelligence

AI is already being melded with robotics - one outcome could be powerful new weapons

Interest in the incorporation of robots into security, policing, and military operations is increasing.
Utility robots could minimize the risk of harm to human soldiers on the battlefield.
The ethical debate about the use of automated weapon systems in warfare has been reignited. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Europe news

Ukraine war briefing: Kharkiv counts cost of Russian air strikes

Russian missile strike in Ukraine injures civilians and damages infrastructure. Ukrainian forces push back against Russian troops. International support crucial for Ukraine's defense. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 days ago
Digital life

Who is Muhammad Deif?

Muhammad Deif, leader of Hamas's military wing, is a key figure behind attacks on Israel, surviving assassination attempts, and symbolizing Hamas's resilience. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
4 weeks ago
Russo-Ukrainian War

Russia-Ukraine war live: EU to open enlargement talks with Ukraine and Moldova next week

EU countries approved accession negotiations with Ukraine and Moldova to join the EU, marking a significant step for both nations in the lengthy process. [ more ]
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