Vladimir Putin may or may not have lost his grip on reality, but his desire to tighten his grip on Crimea is surprisingly logical if you consider the history and strategic importance of Russia's Black Sea Fleet. A closer look at Russia's forces along the southern Ukrainian coast reveals a lot of Putin's thinking.
Anti-ship laser weapons are so last week. The new hotness? BAE's high-powered microwave gun, which it says can shut down up to 30 small boats at a time. It can also instantly pop 600 bags of Orville Redenbacher.