The US Navy’s top acquisition priority stumbles out of the gate

A Navy rendering of the future ballistic missile submarine Columbia, the lead boat in the next generation of nuclear missile boats. (Navy) The U.S. Navy’s $122.3 billion Columbia-class ballistic missile submarineprogram is off to an inauspicious start after faulty welding was discovered in several missile tubes destined for both the Columbia and Virginia-class programs, as … Continue reading The US Navy’s top acquisition priority stumbles out of the gate

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Force field’ technology could make US tanks unstoppable Allison Barrie

Astonishingly futuristic new tech creates a seemingly invisible, impenetrable, protective bubble around military armored vehicles making enemy attempts to fire at U.S. tanks pretty pointless – those rounds won’t hit the tank, they’ll explode mid-air. Think of it almost like making a tank smart enough to defend itself. With the upgrade, tanks automatically protect the … Continue reading Force field’ technology could make US tanks unstoppable Allison Barrie

The “Reverse Kissinger” Theory of Trump and Putin Doesn’t Hold Up

Observers want to believe there’s a grand strategy behind the president’s incoherent, disastrous foreign policy. There’s not. By FRED KAPLAN JULY 27, 20186:29 PM President Donald Trump’s behavior on the world stage has been so uninformed, incoherent, and sometimes so inimical to U.S. interests that a few observers have tried to make the case that … Continue reading The “Reverse Kissinger” Theory of Trump and Putin Doesn’t Hold Up

There’s a Bigger Scam Than Anything in Crypto, It’s Called KYC/AML

COINDESK Edan Yago has spent the last seven years engaged in payments using cryptocurrencies, first at Zynga, then as CEO of Epiphyte and now as the founder of a stealth startup developing a meta-stablecoin platform. Follow him on Twitter here. The worst-kept secret in cryptocurrency is that many projects are little better than scams: they've … Continue reading There’s a Bigger Scam Than Anything in Crypto, It’s Called KYC/AML

Philippine president slammed for calling God ‘stupid’

WORLD BY JIM GOMEZAssociated Press June 25, 2018 08:16 AM MANILA, PHILIPPINES The Philippine president, notorious for having cursed the pope and world leaders like former U.S. President Barack Obama, has sparked new outrage by calling God "stupid" in Asia's largest Catholic country. Opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV shot back Monday by describing President Rodrigo … Continue reading Philippine president slammed for calling God ‘stupid’

Why I Joined The Military Before College & Won’t Stop Serving After

REFINERY29 edited by Torey Van Oot Welcome to the inaugural class of '29. We've selected 29 graduating college seniors, entering the "real" world in 2018, to write about the state of their lives. What are their hopes, dreams, fears, stressors, failures, and successes as they leave school behind? We will be releasing new entries on … Continue reading Why I Joined The Military Before College & Won’t Stop Serving After