How Russia Can Counter the US’s New ‘Miracle Weapons’

On Tuesday, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius wrote a piece where he suggested that “amid the daily news bulletins about the Islamic State and Syria,” few noticed the Pentagon “push for exotic new weapons that can deter Russia and China.” Referring back to an article from earlier this month by Defense One on Defense Secretary Ashton Carter’s vision for the technology areas the Pentagon considers vital to maintaining its global military superiority into the next decade, Ignatius pointed out that in recent weeks, officials have made “a series of unusual recent disclosures about what, until a few months ago, was some of the military’s most secret research.” “Pentagon officials have started talking openly about using the latest tools of artificial intelligence and machine learning to create robot weapons, ‘human-machine teams’, and enhanced, super-powered soldiers,” the columnist explained. “It may sound like science fiction, but Pentagon officials say they have…


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