How Ukraine Became a Laboratory for Western Weapons and Innovation on the Battlefield

CNN — Last fall, as Ukraine retook large swaths of territory in a series of counter-attacks, it bombarded Russian troops with US-made artillery and missiles. Leading some of that artillery was a homemade targeting system Ukraine had developed on the battlefield. A piece of Ukrainian-made software has turned readily available tablet computers and smartphones into … Read more

Alireza Akbari: Iran executes dual British-Iranian citizen

CNN — Alireza Akbari, a British-Iranian national and former Iranian official, has been executed, Iranian judiciary-affiliated outlet Mizan reported Saturday. He was hanged for crimes including “corruption on earth,” according to tweets from Mizan, which did not specify when the execution took place. Two tweets from the outlet Saturday accused Akbari of “extensive collaboration with … Read more