Is the Defense Department big enough for Chuck Hagel and his deputy?
How the United States and the Soviet Union tried to conceal the problem of radioactive leaks from underground nuclear tests.
With U.S. national security policy under review, Obama has a chance to cement his legacy for the better. But will he take it?
How is the State Department ever going to get a bigger budget if Congress isn’t clear about what it actually does?
It's time for Congress to use its freedom of speech power to force the intelligence debate out into the open.
Worried about how Edward Snowden will affect President Obama's visit to Russia next month? Moscow isn't.
Why Edward Snowden just might turn out to be Big Brother's best friend.
Naming Caroline Kennedy ambassador to Japan sends a terrible message about America.
Congress couldn't draw back the surveillance dragnet. But the justices might.
When anti-Americanism is this popular in Egypt, Washington should stay as far away as it can.
The new immigration bill doesn't do nearly enough to address America's real labor shortage.
In Moscow, sympathy for Edward Snowden crosses all party lines.
What really happens when the national interest meets the water's edge.
At the cash-strapped Defense Department, the bean counters now have the upper hand.
Obama's new national security advisor has sharp elbows, a tart tongue, and a taste for the shadows.
That's why it sucks up information on everyone.
How the U.S. spent billions on a plan that increases the danger of proliferation.
If the NSA's massive spying operation sounds a lot like a Bush-era program ... that's because it is.
How John McCain became America's unofficial ambassador of leading from the front.
Sorry, Edward Snowden -- the United States has a long, dubious history of putting national security before people's freedoms.