Pentagon

Christopher Columbus Was Both a Crusader and a Villain
But his story is too complicated to only use dichotomies.
October 13, 2014

Yes, he did terrible things. Here's the full story. 

Why Is The Muslim World in Thrall to Conspiracy Theories?
September 05, 2014

The “we’ve been lied to” argument goes only so far.

Rand Paul Should Check With the Pentagon Before He Slams Hillary Clinton
September 05, 2014

Military officials are worried climate change will lead to more terrorism.

The Account of How We Nearly Caught Osama bin Laden in 2001
August 25, 2014

We nearly captured Osama bin Laden just three months after the September 11 attacks.

Republicans Always Listen to the Pentagon—Except When It Says Climate Change Is Real
July 23, 2014

When the DOD says it needs something, Republicans usually listen. Except on this issue.

A Sergeant Pimped Out Female Soldiers. The Army's Going After a John.
This is progress for the military
December 03, 2013

Yet again, a soldier employed by the U.S. military’s sexual assault and harassment program has been accused of being a sexual predator. And Sgt.

Washington's Going to War ... And Chuck Hagel's in Brunei
August 29, 2013

An intervention in Syria is expected to take over American airwaves any day now, but here on the sun-baked coast of Borneo, all there is to see are the choreographed pleasantries of small-bore diplomacy. Ten American reporters have accompanied U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to the tiny nation of Brunei (anthem: “God Bless the Sultan”), where he is attending a conference of Southeast Asian defense officials, even while back at the Pentagon the wheels of the war machine he commands are beginning to grind in earnest.

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