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USA - Stuck in the Afghan muc

ACCORDING to legend, Alexander the Great’s mother sent him a letter taunting him for being stuck in Afghanistan for three years after conquering Anatolia, Mesopotamia and Persia in a year. Alexander sent her back some Afghan earth to spread in her courtyard. Having tread on this, Macedonia’s nobles began to bicker and fight amongst themselves. America’s generals have now been stuck in Afghanistan for 15 years. Unlike Alexander, they blame their failure not on the divisive realities of Afghanistan but on exogenous factors: alleged support to the Afghan Taliban from Pakistan and, more recently, from Russia and Iran. Alexander ultimately pacified Afghanistan by marrying the daughter of the insurgent leader and recruiting him to his cause. Today too — though a marriage between America and the Afghan Taliban is unlikely — ending the Afghan insurgency requires a bold political solution. Instead, the US commander in Afghanistan has asked for more troops to f

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Risks and Benifits کیا مصنوعی ذہانت انسانی نسل کا خاتمہ کر دے گی؟

Artificial Intelligence (AI): Capabilities currently classified as AI include successfully understanding human speech, competing at a high level in strategic game systems (such as chess and Go, self-driving cars, intelligent routing in content delivery networks, and interpreting complex data. The AI field draws upon computer science, mathematics, psychology, linguistics, philosophy, neuroscience and artificial psychology. The field was founded on the claim that human intelligence "can be so precisely described that a machine can be made to simulate it". This raises philosophical arguments about the nature of the mind and the ethics of creating artificial beings endowed with human-like intelligence, issues which have been explored by myth, fiction and philosophy since antiquity. Some people also consider AI a danger to humanity if it progresses unabatedly. Many tools are used in AI, including versions of search and mathematical opti

USA drops MOAB , Mother of All Bombs , non Nuclear bomb on ISIS in Afghanistan

\ MOAB updates 》》》 U.S. drops 'Mother Of All Bombs' on ISIS: America's most massive non-nuclear weapon is used for first time in combat on caves in Afghanistan U.S. dropped its largest non-nuclear weapon after targeting ISIS in  Afghanistan The GBU-43 bomb weighs 21,600 pounds, is 30 feet long, contains 11 tons of explosives and carries a mile-wide blast radius It can create a blast crater more than 300 meters wide after being dropped from a Hercules MC-130 cargo plane Trump pledged in 2015 that if he became president he would 'bomb the s**t out of ' ISIS  On Thursday he called the bombing 'another successful job' and said he had delegated strike authority to his military commanders Pentagon denies that it was revenge for the death on Saturday of a Green Beret soldier in the same region of Pakistan  By  David Martosko, Us Political Editor For PUBLISHED:  17:52 BST, 13 April 2017  |  UPDATED:  20:2