Military

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.

Why the U.S. Army Is Our Best Weapon Against Ebola Now
September 18, 2014

This could be the gamechanger we need.

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?
Russia's gas cutoff and the possibilities for peace
June 17, 2014

Russia just played one of it's most important cards in the conflict with Ukraine. 

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