According to an estimate recently released by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), in 2016 alone, the Obama administration dropped at least 26,171 bombs in seven different countries.
As even the most pro-administration publications have noted, that amounts to 72 bombs per day – three bombs per hour – every day for the entire year. Unfortunately, this didn’t classify as “violence” worthy of criticism by Meryl Streep and her colleagues in Hollywood.
As noted by the CFR estimate, however, the figures are relatively conservative, meaning the number of bombs dropped by the Obama administration in 2016 may be much higher: Continue reading »
The new innovation and research insights (IRIS) unit is meant to breathe fresh life into military tech research and help the UK compete with other nations’ equipment and weapons.
— Tanya Blake (@Tanya_Blake) August 12, 2016
“This new approach will help to keep Britain safe while supporting our economy, with our brightest brains keeping us ahead of our adversaries,” Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said in statement. Continue reading »