US military to cancel $300m Pakistan aid

US military to cancel $300m Pakistan aid

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Pakistan has previously rejected US accusations that it provides a safe haven for militants The US military says it is cancelling $300m (£230m) in aid to Pakistan over what it calls Islamabad’s failure to take action against militant groups. President Donald Trump has previously accused Pakistan of deceiving the…

Germany’s military has a manpower problem, and its solution may be foreigners and teenagers

Germany’s military has a manpower problem, and its solution may be foreigners and teenagers

German Bundeswehr recruits receive a debriefing by an instructor during a drill at a military training area in Viereck, Germany, August 8, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch Germany’s military has been struggling with a variety of organizational and technical problems, like equipment shortages, debates over funding, and troop shortfalls. Manpower in particular is a lingering issue for…

The Chinese military accidentally tear gassed a town during drills, and the local government was forced to apologize

The Chinese military accidentally tear gassed a town during drills, and the local government was forced to apologize

The local government for a Chinese city in the northwestern part of the country was forced to apologize Friday after the military accidentally tear gassed the town, according to Chinese media. In an apology statement issued online, the government of Baishan, a town in Jilin Province, revealed that a sudden change in the wind during…

Russia just put its military on high alert ahead of massive war games that’ll be ‚unprecedented in scale’

Russia just put its military on high alert ahead of massive war games that’ll be ‚unprecedented in scale’

Russian T-72B3 tanks roll during a military exercise at a training ground at the Luzhsky Range, near St. Petersburg, Russia, as part of the Zapad 2017 exercises September 18, 2017. Associated Press Russia’s military forces in the country’s east were put on high alert Monday ahead of massive war games that also involve China and…

US to set up new military ‚space force’

US to set up new military ‚space force’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: ‚We must have American dominance in space’President Donald Trump has ordered the US military to establish a sixth branch of its armed forces – a „space force”. The US president said on Monday it would bolster national security and the economy with the creation of jobs.…

A small military contract started an internal war at Google that’s tearing the company apart

A small military contract started an internal war at Google that’s tearing the company apart

Fei-Fei Li, the chief scientist for artificial intelligence at Google Cloud. AP A senior Google scientist once warned in an email that winning a military artificial-intelligence contract would spark a controversy beyond the company’s control. The email was disclosed in a detailed New York Times report charting the backlash against Google, both internally and externally,…