The Blackwater Verdict Signals America's Growing Dependence on Wall Street to Wage War
October 24, 2014 10:56 AM
In 2010, DOD obligated $366 billion to contracts—seven times the United Kingdom’s entire defense budget.
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.
Presidents Shouldn't Feel Obligated to Salute the Military
September 24, 2014
It’s unhealthy for presidents to feel they have to walk on eggshells around troops.
Why the U.S. Army Is Our Best Weapon Against Ebola Now
September 18, 2014
This could be the gamechanger we need.
Obama's Going to Arm the Syrian Rebels? He's Already Been Doing It Covertly for Over a Year
September 11, 2014
In going public, he may be seeking cover.
Those War-Ready Cops in Ferguson Are 9/11's Awful Legacy—and Your Taxes Are Paying for It
August 14, 2014
Local police departments have been given an insane amount of money and military-grade weaponry.
What Options Do Putin and Ukraine Have Left?
June 17, 2014
Russia just played one of it's most important cards in the conflict with Ukraine.
Many don't even know where the border is.
The speech was a valuable retreat from mindless saber-rattling, but it didn’t provide much guidance to West Point's cadets or foreign policy planners in Washington.