The Islamic State Produced the Most Influential Song of the Year
December 30, 2014
You won't find this gruesome number on any year-end lists.
The rise of the Islamic State proved that the U.S. doesn't know how to wind down its wars in the Middle East.
America, Don't Give Up on Afghanistan
November 30, 2014
This war is winnable.
Next Year Will Be Too Late for Congress to Debate Our War Against the Islamic State
November 14, 2014
Hey guys, stop passing the buck.
A veteran's reflection.
Obama Is Still Making Promises About ISIS That He Won't Be Able to Keep
November 10, 2014
He's putting troops on the ground—but says they won't see combat.
Almost 600 Journalists Have Been Killed Worldwide Since 2006. Most Weren't War Reporters.
November 07, 2014
Only six percent of the 593 reporters killed from 2006 to 2013 were foreign correspondents.
This Brainy, Anonymous Senator's Reelection Is Proof That You Don't Need to Be a Loudmouth to Win
November 04, 2014
Horray for one of Capitol Hill's good guys!
The Blackwater Verdict Signals America's Growing Dependence on Wall Street to Wage War
October 24, 2014
In 2010, DOD obligated $366 billion to contracts—seven times the United Kingdom’s entire defense budget.
Obama came into office promising to improve relations with the Muslim world. It didn't go exactly as planned.