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.
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.