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Matt Phillips

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This US Navy Ship Is Now Armed With a Drone-Killing Laser Beam

No one knows if the weapons system will actually work in actual warfare, but the laser's deployment allows for rigorous testing. By Matt Phillips


Prospect of War in Syria Rattles Emerging Markets

With Wall Street on edge over the looming military strike against Syria, investors in emerging markets like Turkey and India are rushing for gold and U.S. currencies. By Matt Phillips