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Incredible Images From The End Of The US-Led War In Afghanistan

Operation Enduring Freedom had the dual objective of hitting back at al Qaeda and their Taliban hosts after the 9/11 attacks and rebuilding Afghanistan into a functioning state. Today, the Taliban is in the middle of a resurgence with the Afghan military taking unsustainable losses as they assume …

Historical Firepower: Top 10 MILITARY SURPLUS Weapons

While today’s newest guns with their cutting-edge designs and ultra-modern materials may be exciting and appealing to our modern tastes, there is …

Taiwanese Navy showcases new ‘killer’ stealth warship

Taiwan’s Navy has released a video showcasing its first self-developed stealth missile corvette, the Tuo Jiang.<p>The highly-maneuverable 500-ton warship underwent sea trials last month, according to the South China Morning Post, reaching speeds of more than 38 knots.<p>"The corvette will play the role …

ISIS militants behead 4 Christian kids who won't denounce Jesus, church leader says

Four Christian children were beheaded by ISIS militants in Iraq for refusing to denounce Jesus and convert to Islam, according to the leader of the Anglican church in Baghdad.<p>Canon Andrew White, known as the “Vicar of Baghdad,” fled Iraq in October for Israel and recounted how brutal the country …

8,000 lighted balloons to mark Berlin Wall 25 years after its fall

The German capital will re-create part of the notorious Berlin Wall with a <i>lichtgrenze</i>, or light frontier, made of 8,000 illuminated balloons to mark 25 years of freedom since the wall came down Nov. 9, 1989.<p>From Nov. 7 to 9, the light installation will appear along a 9-mile stretch of the formerly …

Britain will have a second aircraft carrier

David Cameron has announced that Britain will have two aircraft carriers in operation, ending fears that one of the £3 billion vessels would be mothballed or sold off<p>David Cameron has reversed plans to mothball one of two new £3 billion aircraft carriers.<p>The Prime Minister said that the 65,000-ton …

Japan search for super tank that never saw action

A search is under way in a lake in central Japan for the last surviving example of a heavy tank that the military was developing in the latter stages of World War II to repel the anticipated Allied invasion.<p>The Type 4 Chi-To was the most advanced tank that the Japanese military ever built and - at …