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# warfare - Saturday 19 November, 2016

From The42 Ireland left frustrated and tryless as All Blacks edge brutal battle in Dublin WARFARE

Ireland left frustrated and tryless as All Blacks edge brutal battle in Dublin

Beauden Barrett was involved in all three of the Kiwi’s tries at the Aviva Stadium.

# warfare - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Intimidation and bullying: How Ireland's gangs affect the country's entire prison population

The country’s prison officers want the factions to be segregated.

# warfare - Saturday 16 April, 2016

War waged by remote control: What goes on behind the scenes of a drone attack

The new movie, Eye in the Sky, puts drone warfare under the spotlight.

# warfare - Saturday 24 October, 2015

From The42 All Blacks pass brutal Springboks test to secure World Cup final spot Clinical

All Blacks pass brutal Springboks test to secure World Cup final spot

Steve Hansen’s men took their two try-scoring chances wonderfully well.

# warfare - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

We can see the horrors of war... so how can we still glorify violence?

War stories can gripping, poignant, sometimes even inspiring – but surely it’s time for us as a society to embrace pacifism, writes Prof John Maguire.

# warfare - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

War against Islamic State group 'is not America's fight alone' says Obama

US Secretary of State John Kerry said ancient treasures in Iraq and Syria have become the causalities of warfare.

# warfare - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Column: 'Chemical weapons' are in the news for dreadful reasons – but what are they?

The images coming from Syria of small bodies wrapped in shrouds do not indicate the horrors of the moments before death – and the fact that humans are willing to inflict this on others must not be shied away from, writes Ann Cronin.

# warfare - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Column: The reality of drone warfare – is it really a costless conflict?

Controversy over the United States’ use of drones has grown along with the body count, writes Scott Fitzsimmons and Karina Sangha – who say while drone operators are at minimal risk of suffering physical harm, they risk psychological damage.

# warfare - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Column: What role does oil play in modern day wars?

While we can’t definitively rule out the possibility that the US attacking Iraq and Libya to seize control of their oil supplies, when all factors are considered one thing is missing from this hypothesis: a compelling reason, writes Scott Fitzsimons.

# warfare - Sunday 17 March, 2013

US navy is working on a drone ship Spy Ships This post contains videos

US navy is working on a drone ship

Drones will no longer operate only in the skies – this one will be used to track submarines.

# warfare - Sunday 10 March, 2013

These armoured trains played vital role in both world wars World Wars This post contains images

These armoured trains played vital role in both world wars

They carried cannons, machine guns, anti-aircraft weapons and even tanks across countries in the greatest conflicts of the 20th century.

# warfare - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

US senator says 4,700 killed in drone strikes: report

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a staunch supporter of drone use, has openly cited a number that exceeds some independent estimates of the total death toll.

# warfare - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Colombian farmers learn how to remove landmines

The country has the world’s second highest number of landmine victims after Afghanistan.

# warfare - Saturday 22 December, 2012

These South Korean Christmas lights are considered "psychological warfare"

The Presbyterian church in Seoul is being decked out in lights from today – a display which North Korea sees essentially as a rude gesture at Pyongyang.

# warfare - Friday 30 November, 2012

Extract: Black humour, Scud-Burgers, bitter coffee - life in the Lebanon

In his new book, Tom Clonan details the ups and downs of his tour of peacekeeping duty in Lebanon in the 1990s and how ‘Mary Robinson wears no knickers’ becomes a common greeting…