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China adopts first counter-terrorism law

China adopted its first counter-terrorism law Sunday after early drafts of the bill attracted strong criticism for provisions that may tighten media controls...

Israeli law renews heated debate on army service for ultra-Orthodox

When a rabbi showed up at a synagogue in Israeli military uniform, David Croise and others there were not impressed. He denies they assaulted...

US to operate ‘wherever’ international law allows in South China Sea

The US military will continue to operate "wherever" international law allows, including in the South China Sea, a top US admiral said in Beijing...

Drone entrepreneur settles US ‘reckless flying’ case

A European entrepreneur who challenged the right of US authorities to regulate small drones has settled his case with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA),...

Supreme Court Urged to Take Up San Francisco Gun Control Case

Firearms Policy Coalition and a dozen other civil rights groups ask the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on an NRA-backed lawsuit. The...

Defense Officials Hail Japanese Decision on Self-Defense Law

Defense officials today welcomed an announcement by the Japanese government that it would seek a change to the policy regarding the country’s collective self-defense. Defense...

SpaceX sues USAF, citing unfair contractor monopoly

Elon Musk, the inventor and technology billionaire who recently debuted a rocket that he hopes will travel to Mars, has filed suit against the...

Technology one step ahead of war laws

Today's emerging military technologies-including unmanned aerial vehicles, directed-energy weapons, lethal autonomous robots, and cyber weapons like Stuxnet-raise the prospect of upheavals in military practices...

US court sides with Amazon on CIA cloud contract

A US federal judge has reinstated a CIA cloud computing contract with Amazon, rejecting a challenge from IBM, according to court documents released...

Snowden exit: Hong Kong revels in its rule of law

Hong Kong has risked the threat of US reprisals in allowing Edward Snowden to leave. But its government insists that the rule of law...