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China Will Not Overtake the US Economy Anytime Soon: Here’s Why

Crunching the numbers, China will come close but not overtake the U.S. economy. China’s population is getting too old too fast.

Nuclear Missile Trains Could Have Destroyed the World

Known as the SS-24 Scalpel, the missile used on the nuclear train was only test-fired once during an exercise in the Kostroma region.

The Secret Lives of The US State Department’s Diplomatic Courier Service

The unique and adventurous mission of the State Department’s Diplomatic Courier Service – who often put themselves in harm’s way around the world.

Strange But True: The US Military Once Wanted to Blow Up the Moon

The United States military allegedly once wanted to detonate a nuclear weapon on the moon without a full understanding of its consequences.

Reflecting on George H.W. Bush: America's Last Combat Veteran President

With the passing of former president George H.W. Bush, America lost the last of the “Greatest Generation” chief executives.

Report: The DOD’s Most Expensive Weapon Systems Can Be Hacked

A new report from the GAO found that U.S. weapon systems developed between 2012 and 2017 have “mission critical” cyber vulnerabilities.