The Islamic State and Ebola are the crises du jour, but a host of other persistent threats to national security are no less pressing. And combatting them will require unity of effort.
Andy Marshall, 93, has been the Pentagon’s futurist in chief for over 50 years. He hasn’t had a new idea since the 1970s.
The retiring deputy secretary of state sounds off on Putin's strategic weakness, the neglected continent to the south, and the state of American power.
The terror attacks in Ottawa mean that NSA-style surveillance could be coming to Canada much faster than anyone thought.
As one of America's foremost diplomats hangs up his spurs, lessons from 33 years at the State Department.
Newly released documents show the NSA chief was investing his money in commodities so obscure that most financial pros stay away.
Americans and the British lean toward moral weakness, but the rest of the world blames government policies.
Not only is it wrong to blame the Islamic State's rise on the U.S. failure to secure a two-state solution -- it's also flat-out dangerous.
One of the most influential Army officers of the Iraq theater on why the United States seems destined to repeat the mistakes of the past.
Americans have good reason to be afraid of another attack on U.S. soil -- only it's not going to come from the Islamic State.
When Uncle Sam projects his power abroad, does the Constitution tag along?
The FBI has long had the ability to tap into the nation's telephone exchanges. James Comey wants it to be able to access computer servers as well.
How the drug cartels tried to end-run the cops and got caught in maternity dresses.
There’s a way to prevent the virus from spreading, but the answer isn’t travel bans.
The vice president's apologies to Turkey and the UAE show the dangers of accidentally telling the truth.
Ty Carter fought in Afghanistan and became a hero. Now he has one more enemy to fight: PTSD.
The president arrives at a turning point, but it's unclear whether it means a new Obama or a punt to tomorrow.
The 43.3 million uninsured Americans are the country’s greatest vulnerability when it comes to stopping the world’s scariest virus.
When it comes to destroying the Islamic State in Syria, boots on the ground should be the least of our worries.
The nation's spies feel that the president is throwing them under the bus -- again.
How America abandoned its role as leader of the fight to save the planet -- and killed a movement.
The Obama administration is embarking on a multibillion-dollar nuclear spending spree. Problem is, none of it is necessary.
Is the Khorasan Group as dangerous as the White House is making it out to be?