Afghanistan

10.21.15
America's drone strike program needs a low-tech fix
10.21.15

America's drone strike program needs a low-tech fix

The drone program was supposed to be a "scalpel" that could cleanly excise terrorists with minimal collateral damage. What we got was mosquito hunting with a shotgun.

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06.08.15
Netflix is producing a satirical war movie starring Brad Pitt
06.08.15

Netflix is producing a satirical war movie starring Brad Pitt

Netflix has scored some big names for its exclusive content in the past, but its latest coup is on...

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05.05.15
Snowden documents reveal how the NSA searches voice calls
05.05.15

Snowden documents reveal how the NSA searches voice calls

The Intercept has released a new document from Edward Snowden's cache of government files describing...

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05.23.14
Wikileaks: US government recording every call from Afghanistan
05.23.14

Wikileaks: US government recording every call from Afghanistan

When The Intercept revealed mass NSA "full-take" call recording in the Bahamas and other nations,...

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02.04.13
UK Ministry of Defence puts Black Hornet spy copter in Afghani skies
02.04.13

UK Ministry of Defence puts Black Hornet spy copter in Afghani skies

It's been a few years since news of Prox Dynamics' Black Hornet mini-copter has swung our way. But...

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07.30.12
US soldiers to wear blast sensors in Afghanistan, collect shock data
07.30.12

US soldiers to wear blast sensors in Afghanistan, collect shock data

Starting next month, around one thousand frontline personnel in Afghanistan will begin testing the...

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05.23.12
Army spy blimp to launch within weeks: 300 feet long, $500 million, 'multi-intelligent'
05.23.12

Army spy blimp to launch within weeks: 300 feet long, $500 million, 'multi-intelligent'

It can't go faster than 34MPH and it's already a year late for its planned deployment in Afghanist...

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05.09.12
Afghan photographers eschew electronics for wooden camera portraits (video)
05.09.12

Afghan photographers eschew electronics for wooden camera portraits (video)

If retro-style snaps are worth a billion dollars à la Instagram, what does that say about t...

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01.31.12
SnowWorld breathes new life into severely burned Afghanistan veteran
01.31.12

SnowWorld breathes new life into severely burned Afghanistan veteran

We know video games can offer deeply immersive experiences that affect our real-world emotions and...

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