Bernd Debusmann

More drones, more robots, more wars

January 31, 2012

Sometime in the next three decades, the U.S. military will be able to field robots that can make life-and-death decisions, operating without human supervision thanks to software and superfast computers.

The dirtiest word on the campaign trail: Europe

January 20, 2012

Here we go again.

It’s an American election year which means a season to bash France, Europe and China as well as drawing attention to un-American skills by presidential hopefuls. Such as speaking in foreign tongues.

American riddle: more guns, less violence?

January 6, 2012

Gun ownership in the United States is up. Violent crime is down. Is this a matter of cause and effect?