Ukraine leader to meet Obama; Gates: Russia won't loosen its grip on Crimea; Forbidden love in Afghanistan; McCaskill's meaty sexual assault bill; and a bit more.
Beijing is spending hundreds of billions of dollars on defense, but no one quite knows what they're up to.
Israel's seizure of an Iranian cargo ship carrying weapons this week should be a wake-up call. It's the same, old bad behavior.
I invaded Ukraine, and it ended in stalemate. Maybe someone should tell Putin.
The most powerful rebel alliance in Syria -- the Islamic Front -- is on the verge of collapse.
Budget day at the Pentagon; Ukrainians are tough but undermanned and underfunded; Spies, lies and rape: the story of an undercover airman; and a bit more.
Mike Morell: Putin only understands 'tough'; Stavridis' 10 ideas on crisis; Karzai in the WaPo: angry; The LCS and the fog of (budget) war; and a bit more.
Vladimir Putin is justifying his grab for Crimea with the need to protect the "Russian-speaking population" in Ukraine. But why stop there?
A power grab in Crimea; State's new HR report is out; Washington's strange alliance with Qatar; and a bit more.
The top Marine Corps general is unpopular with his troops, damaged on Capitol Hill, and under investigation in the Pentagon. Can he really still lead?
Pakistan mounts a push in Waziristan; McCain puts holds on Work, Wormuth noms; SEAL vets done in by boredom; and a bit more.
Budget day at the Pentagon; What is a "toggle?"; U.S. working to aid Ukraine; How fake poker chips could fell a naval officer; and a bit more.
Wheels up for Hagel; The Budget, the Day After; Wall Street had its own @natsecwonk; and a bit more.
The head of the military commission speaks; Cracks in the Marine's JSF; An Afghan veteran channels George's "Twix Rage"; and a bit more.
From drone strikes to Syria, the indecisive Obama administration thinks it can conduct foreign policy by floating trial balloons.
But it is America's job to help Baghdad beat back the new threat from al Qaeda.
Mapping nearly 12 years of violence in 42 seconds shows that the war America started still rages on.
Why it's time to build a new special relationship between Washington and Paris.
We're fighting al Qaeda like a terrorist group. They're fighting us as an army.
Why paying for an aging population may force the United States -- and its allies -- to cut back on military spending.
Did the military violate its own rules by getting in bed with Budweiser during the Super Bowl?