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Paul Scharre on NPR: The Challenges Of Regulating Autonomous Weapons

Autonomous weapons, capable of operating independent of human control, are being developed by several countries around the world. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Paul Scharre o...

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Give Bad Faith a Chance in North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said this week that the U.S. was “ready to talk” to North Korea. The White House and State Department walked back that statement, but Mr. Till...

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