Category Archives: Outer Space

An Espionage Empire: Details of “Black Budget” leak

Last week, Edward Snowden leaked the National Intelligence Program’s top-secret annual budget report to the Washington Post (formally known as the Congressional Budget Justification for the National Intelligence Program). The document is the first to breakdown the $56.2 billion spending … Continue reading

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The Final Frontier: Garrisoning Outer Space

Much like the vast oceans that cover our planet, outer space is a similarly uninhabitable environment. Without artificial life support machines and impermeable materials, humans would either drown in the water, or suffocate in the hollow. And yet these expanses … Continue reading

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A Deadly Atmosphere: The Emerging Dronification of Space

Imperial Information Gathering In one of the most chilling and prescient accounts of the future of drone warfare I have come across in a while, Alfred McCoy, author of Endless Empire: Spain’s Retreat, Europe’s Eclipse, America’s Decline?, and a history professor at the … Continue reading

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