Military

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?

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.

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