The U.S. Navy is partly to thank (or blame).
And Putin’s itching for a fight.
100 years later, we still spend too much time talking about how World War I started. The real lessons are in why it lasted so long.
It's going to be a long fight -- but Hamas has weathered the Israeli barrage thus far. And that counts as a win.
If you want to rule for 1,000 years, don't touch my daughters or my cigarettes.
While the world focuses on the Middle East and Ukraine, China's neighbors worry about the fallout of brewing tensions along its borders. And so should we.
How the U.S. military can overcome the challenges of complexity in a rapidly changing world.
Before ISIS stomped Mosul and turned Iraq upside down, it slowly crushed its enemies to death in Raqqa.
We're right to mourn the dead of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. But that doesn't mean we should forget the others whose lives are being forever altered by the war.
Israel takes no joy in another round of hostilities with Hamas in Gaza, but it is a fight born of necessity.
A pro-Russian separatist's how-to guide for terrorizing eastern Ukraine includes advice on robbing banks, sabotage, and staging drive-by shootings.
Israel's late-night assault shows the past week's attempts at talks were a sham all along.
Inside the high-tech command center where one of Afghanistan’s most popular cops is trying to keep the city safe from the Taliban.
Why the Obama administration keeps making the same mistakes over and over.
Besides, do you really fear a strong, democratic Japan more than a strong, authoritarian China?
The man who helped convince the United States to invade Iraq has spent the last decade in the political wilderness. But now, with his country in chaos, he could be its next leader.
The United States has the blueprint for a smarter way to make peace. Now it has to use it.
There's something fishy about the U.S. Navy wanting to create a new fund to pay for nuclear submarines -- so it can also pay for other ships.
As Ukrainian troops advance on Donetsk, a hardcore separatist army gears up for war.
The next-generation F-35, the most expensive plane ever built, may be too dangerous to fly. Why is Congress keeping it alive?
Don't be fooled by a minor success. America's interceptor missile-defense system is still a failed $40 billion boondoggle.
The Navy's latest high-tech destroyer is basically a floating Xbox. (See bad jokes below.)