Magan Benjo

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It's been 25 years since Saddam Hussein's invasion of Kuwait

While the United States and its allies easily ejected Iraq from Kuwait within seven months of the Aug. 2, 1990, invasion, Bush's line has continued onward in an almost Biblical fashion, accompanied by plenty of pre-modern horrors.<p>The Gulf War begat the 9/11 terrorist attacks, which begat the US …

Middle East

A Marine explains which state would win if the US declared war on itself

<i>We've published the full answer from Quora user Jon Davis, a Marine veteran who is now a writer and blogger on military, veterans, and Middle Eastern affairs. In Oct. 2014, Davis' answer was optioned by a Hollywood producer for a potential television series.</i><p>These are the accounts of the Second …


5 myths about the atomic bomb

The notion that the atomic bombs caused the Japanese surrender on Aug. 15, 1945, has been, for many Americans and virtually all U.S. history textbooks, the default understanding of how and why the war ended.<p>But minutes of the meetings of the Japanese government reveal a more complex story.<p>The …


These were 4 of the most amazing escapes in military history

Regardless, the story of James Nicholas "Nick" Rowe is one that deserves a spot in the limelight, and it might be one you haven't heard before.<p>Not only was Rowe a Green Beret during Vietnam, he would also create the Army SERE course, a grueling training course that teaches methods of "survival, …

World History

Live-Action NARUTO Movie Moves Forward at Lionsgate With a New Director


22 Best Spy Movies on Netflix Streaming

Who doesn't love a good spy movie? "Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation" ruled the box office this weekend and more spies are set to invade theaters, with "The Man From U.N.C.L.E" (opening on August 14) and Jesse Eisenberg as a stoner who's actually a highly-skilled agent in "American Ultra," which …


21 Picasso Tattoos Everyone Will Fall In Love With

Abso-stractly beautiful.