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    ‘Bloodline’ Author On The Failures Of U.S. Counter-Insurgency Strategy

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: National Public Radio Dr. David Kilcullen interview (audio) on National Public Radio. [...]

    Indonesian nationalism takes a bite out of Apple

    Original @ – latest science and technology news stories Apple is battling to gain a foothold in Indonesia after nationalistic regulations hit the US tech giant’s efforts to compete in the booming emerging market against Samsung and other rivals. [...]

    Senegal in renewables drive as new solar park unveiled

    Original @ – latest science and technology news stories Senegal put into service one of sub-Saharan Africa’s largest solar energy projects Saturday as it pushes to become a regional player in renewables on a continent where the majority remain off-grid. [...]

    Moscow confirms ministry website attack after US hacker claim

    Original @ – latest science and technology news stories Russia’s foreign ministry on Sunday said an old version of its website had been attacked after a US hacker claimed he broke in and posted a mocking message. [...]

    Many back pain patients get limited relief from opioids and worry about taking them

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Millions of people take opioids for chronic back pain, but many of them get limited relief while experiencing side effects and worrying about the stigma associated with taking them, suggests research presented at the Anesthesiology 2016 annual meeting. [...]

    Cholera kills 9 in Yemen’s Aden

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Yemen’s government announced on Sunday that nine people had died of cholera in second city Aden as the infectious disease spread across the war-torn country. [...]

    Space station accepts first Virginia delivery in two years

    Original @ – latest science and technology news stories The International Space Station received its first shipment from a private, Virginia-based company in more than two years Sunday following a sensational nighttime launch observed 250 miles up and down the East Coast. [...]

    Why Won’t Anyone Admit that America is Fighting 5 Wars?

    Original @ Small Wars Journal By: The Week “When everybody else decided it was a good idea to forestall a public debate about enormously important and complicated policy questions, the press decided to go along and let it… [...]

    Let’s Fix or Kill the Center of Gravity Concept

    Original @ Small Wars Journal

    By: National Defense University Press

    “The current revision of Joint Publication 5-0, Joint Operation Planning, provides an opportunity to fix the flawed description of the center of gravity concept.”


    This Amazing Robotic Glove Lets You Touch the Virtual World

    Original @ Singularity HUB “Seeing is believing.” While there may be some truth in the old adage, it forgets a crucial component of how we interact with the world: touch. Touch makes things real. Imagine reaching out to grab your coffee mug, and instead of feeling the smooth ceramic surface pressing against your fingertips, you get…nothing. It’s jarring. Virtual reality has a touch problem. The release of Oculus Rift and Gear VR to consumers earlier this year clearly shows… read more