North Korea's nuclear missile progress has stunned the world. Here are some of the scientists behind it.
How Trump is increasing the risk of nuclear war.
No longer satisfied with crude roadside bombs, ISIS is doing something unprecedented for a jihadist group: designing and mass-producing its own advanced munitions.
Meet the all-purpose survival cracker, the US government's Cold War-era nutrition solution for life after a nuclear blast.
When the Islamic State seized territory in Iraq and Syria, it had the time and space to industrialize advanced weapons manufacturing. The results included explosive space heaters and chemical rockets.
Though wars are still fought on the battlefield, they are increasingly shaped by competing narratives on social media.
Scientists invented a net lined with blades—seriously—to deal with the swarms that are fouling up China's warships.
Saudi Arabia and President Trump said a missile fired from Yemen was shot down. But photos and videos from the scene tell a different story.
One Marine learned that you can't outpace your demons or suicidal thoughts. But it doesn't hurt to try.
The plan relies on a promising but unproven system to destroy it with another missile
Once mainly used to supplement the work of conventional troops, the elite units are now the go-to option for policymakers looking to manage a complicated world.
The radiation-spewing, H-bomb dropping missile would have been the worst weapon ever made, and that's saying something.
The man who released the Pentagon Papers is back with a new book, "The Doomsday Machine."
An obscure Montana law allows military couples to be married by proxy, with two strangers as stand-ins.
The Saudi-led war has plunged the country into misery, but it was already vulnerable to this kind of disaster.
The most admirable thing about this fall's PBS series on the Vietnam War is the way in which it forces American audiences to confront the genius of North Vietnam's strategy.
An on-the-ground investigation reveals that the US-led battle against ISIS — hailed as the most precise air campaign in history — is killing far more Iraqi civilians than the coalition has acknowledged.
ISIS and the Muslim Brotherhood are going to war inside Egypt’s prisons as the two groups fight for fresh recruits.
Some of the most influential figures in the far right have suggested that the Rohingya had Burma's ethnic-cleansing campaign coming.
The story surrounding the slaying of Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar keeps unraveling, starting with the SEALs-turned-suspects' assertion that the soldier was drunk the night he died.
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