National Security

Jeb Bush, Like Many Republicans, Wants a War With Iran
August 17, 2015

Bush said deposing Saddam Hussein was a "pretty good deal." That's the same "deal" Republicans want with Iran.

Marco Rubio Wants to Scare Americans into Voting for Him
May 19, 2015

GOP presidential candidates are issuing dire warnings about national security. It will backfire.

The Edward Snowden Documentary Accidentally Exposes His Lies
October 25, 2014

That was probably not intentional.

Here's the Best Eric Holder Replacement That No One's Talking About
September 26, 2014

If you don't know who David Kris is, you should.

Guantánamo Bay Is Crumbling Into Ruins
September 21, 2014

But guards and prisoners aren't leaving any time soon.

The National Security State Simply Isn’t a Winning Issue for Politicians—On Either Side of the Aisle
July 18, 2014

Voters, Slate’s David Weigel argues, just see the secret programs as another example of broad government incompetence. 

Why Is the U.S. So Stingy With Its Drones? It's Costing Us.
July 02, 2014

It's time to reexamine laws about selling UAVs to other countries.

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