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Articles by Clare Fitzgerald:

Boris Johnson + Joe Biden + Scott Morrison

The United States, the United Kingdom and Australia have announced the creation of a trilateral security pact in the Indo-Pacific. Known as “AUKUS,” it will…

Exterior of the Department of Justice building, surrounded by greenery

Three former US intelligence operatives have pleaded guilty to assisting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its cyber-hacking offensives. Under the plea agreement, the trio…

Kim Jong-Il as a baby + Fidel Castro with his classmates + Adolf Hitler as a baby

If history has shown us anything, it’s that the world has had its share of terrible leaders. While they started out as innocent children, they…

Top half of the Robert E. Lee statue in harnesses

The statue of Confederate Army general Robert E. Lee that stood over Richmond, Virginia’s Monument Avenue has been removed from its pedestal. The removal of…

Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin standing behind a podium + the entrance to Fort Bragg

The Pentagon has asked for the public’s help in renaming military installations named after Confederate Army soldiers. The request follows the passing of the Defense…

General John J. Pershing awarding Sergeant Stubby a medal

Animals have been a part of military units throughout history. From ancient times to modern conflicts, they were of use on the battlefield and provided…

Robert E. Lee statue surrounded by concrete barriers

Virginia’s Supreme Court has unanimously ruled on the fate of the 21-foot-tall statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee in Richmond. The state capital served…

USS Cole at sea

A report from New Scientist has revealed the U.S. Navy has filed a patent for a new type of non-lethal weapon. Called acoustic hailing and…

Military portrait of Joseph W. Sullivan + Eileen Sullivan Alber holding the duffel bag

The daughter of fallen World War II and Korean War veteran Joseph W. Sullivan is singing the praises of an Indiana couple after they returned…

Female soldier holding a COVID-19 vaccination

The Navy has mandated sailors, Marines, and reservists be vaccinated against COVID-19 or risk disobeying a lawful orders, for which they will face “punitive or…

The Medieval era is known for its unique takes on just about everything. From strange hygiene habits to medical practices, it was certainly a different…

Gremlin poster + Spitfire flying through the clouds + Roald Dahl leaning on a table

Pilots had to contend with a lot during the Second World War. Along with fighting the enemy in the skies above Europe and the Pacific,…