Obama Isn't Ready to Give Up His Broad War Powers
February 12, 2015
His new war authorization against ISIS is too open-ended.
This Is What Happens When the U.S. Arms Unstable Regimes
February 09, 2015
Where are all the weapons we gave Yemen?
It's a matter of national security.
Chuck Hagel Was Supposed to Fix the Pentagon's Budget. Now It's His Successor's Problem.
November 24, 2014
His successor will have the same problems.
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.
Want to Know How the U.S. Taxpayer-Funded Afghan Army Is Performing? That's Classified.
October 30, 2014
It's emblematic of a larger issue of over-classification in government.
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.
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.