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Window is closing for Canada and U.S. to defend the Arctic

Missile launchers ply icy roads and air defense systems point menacingly into the sky at this Russian Arctic military outpost, a key vantage point for Russia to project its power over the resource-rich polar region.

Congressmen call for demilitarization of police, post-Ferguson

Bipartisan calls have been made in Congress demanding the "demilitarization" of US police forces as the spectacle in Ferguson, MO unfolds.

Op-Ed: United States should consider a draft for police officers

In the wake of the tragic shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri people are asking tough questions about how law enforcement operates in many American cities. Frequent questions involve thin blue lines and militarization of police.

Op-Ed: Police shootings of unarmed citizens spark militarization debate

In two shootings, one in New York and one North Carolina, law enforcement shot three unarmed people. In both cases, the citizens were unarmed. The outrage against military tactics in law enforcement increases.

Op-Ed: Which country is most militarized?

Bonn - While the United States is by far the world's biggest spender on the military, it is not the most militarized country in the world. According to the most recent Global Militarisation Index, Israel is the most militarized nation.

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