Russia Tests Nuclear-Capable Drone Sub

Kanyon UUV / Artist's rendering

Russia conducted a test of a revolutionary nuclear-capable drone submarine that poses a major strategic threat to U.S. ports and harbors.

U.S. intelligence agencies detected the test of the unmanned underwater vehicle, code-named Kanyon by the Pentagon, during its launch from a Sarov-class submarine on Nov. 27, said Pentagon officials familiar with reports of the test.

North Korea Potentially Planning Election Day Missile Launch

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may fire an intermediate-range ballistic missile on Tuesday to warn President Obama’s successor that Pyongyang will continue its nuclear and missile development programs regardless of international sanctions, South Korean military officials said Monday.

Why You Should Be Concerned About ISIS in Pakistan

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ISIS evidently has a presence in Pakistan–and one significant enough that established regional terror groups are willing to work with it. Here’s the greatest threat that an ISIS presence in Pakistan poses, and it’s one that policymakers should plan for now: the potential escalations that could follow a major terrorist attack on India, Pakistan’s arch-foe. The aftermath of such an assault could have global consequences if both countries are not careful.