Who benefits from the Pentagon's Rumsfeldian shift toward technology and special ops?
Why we should take Tehran's threat to cut off the Strait of Hormuz seriously.
America's new defense strategy makes some pretty bold assumptions about the future of warfare.
What Iran should learn from Japan's pre-World War II mistakes.
Kim Jong Un's forces could test the South soon. But don't expect it to look like 1950.
When you go to war with robots, occasional losses are unavoidable.
Islamabad enjoys significant leverage over Washington, but it won't last forever.
The escalating arms race between the Pentagon's bombmakers and Tehran's tunnel diggers.
How can the U.S. still field a global military force in an age of austerity?
What would a break-up of the European Union mean for NATO?
Kenya and Turkey struggle to control the chaos next door.
If cyberwar is such a threat, why is the Pentagon doing so little to prepare for it?
Why the U.S. won't pre-emptively attack Iran.
The White House falls in love with drones, and out of love with COIN -- and that's just the beginning.
A new book argues that it's time to have an open conversation about the security challenges posed by the Middle Kingdom's rise, even if Beijing gets offended.
The United States and its allies take the first steps toward countering a growing China.
A new report on the Middle Kingdom's growing military capabilities could lead to a war ... over defense spending.
Should the tactics used to bring down Qaddafi be applied elsewhere?
Why it may still be possible to cut a deal with Qaddafi.
Can U.S. private contractors turn the tide in Mexico's violent drug war?
How can the Pentagon plan for future wars when it doesn't know what its budget will be?
What lessons can we learn from the way the U.S. ends its wars?
The new CIA chief will take on the covert war in Pakistan.
Robert Gates was certainly more popular, but his predecessor was far more influential.
Obama's Afghan withdrawal speech may mark the end of the U.S. counterinsurgency experiment.