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10 June 2012
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On President Obama, drones and just war theory. We're told he personally approves targets and is a student of Augustine and Thomas Aquinas. So do the arguments of these Christian writers support the morality of Obama's actions? Comments
Three years ago, a 23-year-old American soldier walked off his base in Afghanistan and into the hands of the Taliban. Now he’s a crucial pawn in negotiations to end the war. But not everyone, Taliban or American, wants to do a deal Comments
Futurologists thought we would have flying cars, force-fields, tractor beams, teleportation, antigravity sleds, immortality drugs and space colonies. But the only technologies to have advanced since the 1970s are those of simulation Comments
Who is Mohamed Morsi, the man from the Muslim Brotherhood eyeing Egypt's presidency? He's a 9/11 conspiracy theorist who views US society with apparent contempt. He also references "The Deer Hunter" and has two American children Comments
Odyssey Marine Exploration is an American deep-sea treasure hunting company. It recently lost a legal battle over a haul of silver coins recovered from a Spanish wreck. But Odyssey's boss is unworried. More, much more, is to come Comments
Conversation with Garry Kasparov, on chess, politics, Putin. In chess there are fixed rules and uncertain outcomes. In Russian politics, opposite is true: "The outcome is known before, and the rules can change at any time" Comments