Defense

Chuck Hagel Was Supposed to Fix the Pentagon's Budget. Now It's His Successor's Problem.
November 24, 2014 4:43 PM

His successor will have the same problems.

Leon Panetta's Dumb Reasoning for Blaming Defense Cuts on Obama
October 07, 2014

Time for a history lesson, former defense secretary.

The War Against the Islamic State Is About to Hit $1 Billion
September 30, 2014

And there's no plan for how this will end.

Republicans Always Listen to the Pentagon—Except When It Says Climate Change Is Real
July 23, 2014

When the DOD says it needs something, Republicans usually listen. Except on this issue.

TV Pundit Dick Cheney Has Already Forgotten How Government Works
February 25, 2014

The former veep said Obama "would rather spend the money on food stamps than he would on a strong military." Here is everything wrong with that statement.

The Ups and Downs of Our Military Budget, in Four Charts
February 24, 2014

The Pentagon has proposed shrinking the Army. Here's why.

Women Politicians Deserve More Power to Craft Military Policy
Tuesday's sexual assault hearing is proof that male veterans shouldn't have a monopoly on such matters
June 04, 2013

Tuesday's sexual assault hearing is proof that male veterans shouldn't have a monopoly on such matters.

Credit Where It's Due
If anything, Obama understates our progress against terrorism
May 29, 2013

If anything, Obama understates our progress against terrorism.

Don't Give Up on Ground Troops
With budget cuts looming, the Pentagon should focus on adaptability—not just technolgy

Adaptability, not technology, will win the wars of the future.

Once the Sequester Is Solved, Rand Paul Will Go Back to Being an Oddball
March 08, 2013

He better enjoy his moment in the sun, because it'll set once the defense hawks awaken.

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