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Automated welding machine robots assemble automobile bodies at Toyota Motor's Tsutsumi plant in Toyota, Japan. (KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Smart Factories: The Next Industrial Revolution

The Internet and related technologies will become more common in manufacturing, changing the way entire industries behave. Read more…

Contextualizing the Islamic State's Gains in Africa

A clear understanding of the militant group's structure gives perspective to the threat it actually poses. Read more…

What We Didn't Learn From the Ebola Outbreak

The failures of the recent Ebola epidemic make it clear that expectations of an effective global disease prevention system are unrealistic. Read more…