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The Pompeo Plan: Present Iran With Hurdles It Won't Jump

Washington’s fixation on Iran, exhibited by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Monday speech, has prevented U.S. policymakers from developing a less toxic relationship with Tehran. The current Iranian regime will never be a friend of America, but neither nation benefits from a state of permanent hostility. And contrary to administration claims, Tehran poses little threat to the United States.

It's Time to Explain the 'Libya Model'

It will take some time to piece together the strange story of the U.S.-North Korean summit that has been on, then off, then maybe on again. President Trump laid down a smokescreen by speaking, including in his letter announcing his cancellation of the meeting, as if it were the North Korean side that bailed out.

China Touts 5G Network Speed of 20G Per Second

China says the average transmission speed of its 5th-Generation Wireless Systems already doing pilot runs can fetch 10 gigabits per second, almost 100 times faster than the speed of the current 4G network, with the maximum speed capable of being “turbocharged to 20 Gbps.”

So it merely takes the blink of an eye to download a HD movie, according to Xinhua.

The Army's Next Super Weapon: Robot Tanks?

Having unmanned assets operating in tandem with manned assets in combat introduces a range of new tactics available to commanders. If robot “scout” vehicles could operate in a forward position to identify enemy threats or test defenses, manned tanks might be able to operate at lighter weights, making them faster and more maneuverable in combat. In fact, senior Army weapons developers have told Warrior Maven that virtually all future combat vehicles now in development will likely be engineered with various new levels of autonomy.

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