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#WARFARE

# warfare - This month November 2022

Opinion: Ireland has shown great leadership in protecting civilians affected by urban warfare
# Explosive Weapons
# Explosive Weapons

Opinion: Ireland has shown great leadership in protecting civilians affected by urban warfare

Nov 18th 2022, 7:00 AM 7,082 Views 4 Comments

Liam O’Dwyer and Philip Spoerri of the Red Cross welcome today’s political declaration on urban warfare expected at Dublin Castle.

# warfare - All time

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

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

Nov 19th 2016, 8:00 PM 31,880 Views 84 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 10,024 Views 37 Comments

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

War waged by remote control: What goes on behind the scenes of a drone attack
# Eye In The Sky
# Eye In The Sky

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

Apr 16th 2016, 9:00 PM 18,061 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 24th 2015, 6:05 PM 7,491 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 3rd 2015, 5:00 PM 2,255 Views 52 Comments

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.

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

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

Sep 24th 2014, 7:53 AM 4,126 Views 59 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 28th 2013, 7:30 PM 33 Views 44 Comments

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.

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

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

Jul 4th 2013, 7:00 AM 77 Views 27 Comments

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.

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

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

May 7th 2013, 7:00 AM 359 Views 62 Comments

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.

US navy is working on a drone ship
# Spy Ships
# Spy Ships

US navy is working on a drone ship

Mar 17th 2013, 10:30 AM 11,065 Views 31 Comments

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

These armoured trains played vital role in both world wars
# World Wars
# World Wars

These armoured trains played vital role in both world wars

Mar 10th 2013, 10:00 AM 8,382 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 20th 2013, 9:35 PM 8,168 Views 56 Comments

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.

Colombian farmers learn how to remove landmines
# Colombia
# Colombia

Colombian farmers learn how to remove landmines

Feb 17th 2013, 8:30 AM 10,302 Views 7 Comments

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

These South Korean Christmas lights are considered "psychological warfare"
# Greetings
# Greetings

These South Korean Christmas lights are considered "psychological warfare"

Dec 22nd 2012, 7:45 AM 9,190 Views 14 Comments

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.

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

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

Nov 30th 2012, 8:30 PM 689 Views 16 Comments

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…