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WORLD WAR II FOLLY: BRITS’ ICEBERG SHIPS

As the Allies prepared to invade occupied Europe in 1942, a truly nutty idea swept through the British military hierarchy: build giant aircraft carriers made…


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HIGH-TECH WAR NOT SO BLEEDING EDGE

You remember all those breathless accounts of American bleeding-edge technology being used in the air war above Iraq? Well, you can forget ’em now. Sure,…


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WAR IS NOT A GAME

The world of video games and the world of war are drifting closer. That’s not necessarily such a good thing, notes Got Game?, a new…


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IRAQ UNPLUGGED

American air strikes have cut off most Iraqis’ access to the Internet. But a few key sites remain up, Brian McWilliams reports in Salon, including…


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AL JAZEERA HACKERS: LAME

The hacking of al Jazeera’s website has many Defense Tech readers wondering: “Is this (the work of) a new breed of patriotic, nationalistic hacker? Or…


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SADDAM’S WEB SITE HACKED

After shakily surviving nearly a week of intense shelling in Baghdad, the Web site of the Iraq government has apparently fallen prey to hackers,” Brian…