And they're not very different from piloted drones. Why smart policy depends on getting this.
Everyone knows that spending bills for gigantic weapons systems originate in the House -- not the Oval Office.
So what if they are? It wouldn't be the first time a news organization became an intelligence service.
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Tokyo officials are relying on retirees and aging ships to fill a temporary shortfall in coast guard manpower -- a move that reveals the broader limits of Japan's capabilities.
... but it's probably not to launch Google.kp.
TIME's choice was logical -- and safe.
The veteran NBC correspondent made it out of a country that has claimed more reporters' lives this year than anywhere else.
Beijing's support for Pyongyang is at growing odds with its international responsibilities.
The perils of undercounting the out-of-work
And it's a record-breaker.
Or will it simply burnish Beijing's domestic image?
With just two years until UN member states hit their Millennium Development deadline for AIDS, a reminder of how far we've come -- and what's still left to do
The first successful flight landing on the Liaoning spawns a viral Internet hit.
Satire can apparently be hard to read halfway around the world.
What -- and who -- is behind @IDFSpokesperson?
An Israeli PSA shows one more way Internet tools are reshaping the landscape of war.
If so, a new way of war may soon meet its end.
It's no Apple keynote. It's Operation Pillar of Defense.