Governments around the world want to know a lot about who we are and what we’re doing online and they want communications companies to help them find it.
Sometimes history repeats itself—like when a vintage ad that pops up online seems too good to be true.
Air strikes and humanitarian missions all too often transform into boots on the ground and combat missions - just look at history.
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The only question worth asking right now is, who’s going to win?
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We hear dramatic stories of refugee escapes from North Korea, yet it’s one of the least fearsome natural borders one can imagine.
These facilities were built like aristocratic mansions, with high walls, gatehouses, elaborate entries, and sometimes turrets, as a way of enticing wealthy patients.
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A recent study says yes, but other research is less certain.
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