Their tanks, missiles, and electronic warfare gear look an awful lot like ours.
Or why the Pentagon needs to think big and look to the past in order to prepare for the chaotic technowars of the future.
What can we learn from the ultimate sci-fi geek chart of warships?
Washington is clearly insane. But have military planners finally come to grips with the sequester?
How politics and fear threaten a new global effort to combat terrorist recruitment.
Why can't we get rid of nukes the same way we got rid of chemical weapons?
Flournoy, Kendall are seen as leading successors.
Meet the man who inspired Tom Clancy and The Hunt for Red October.
Is the Egyptian military's scorched-earth campaign in Sinai just creating a new generation of terrorists?
How this Wittgenstein sketch explains the Somalia SEAL raid.
When it comes to assessing the success of the war on terror, there's a lot we just don't know.
Why America can no longer afford to outsource the war on al-Shabab.
I played every game about the Yom Kippur War, so you don't have to. Here's what I learned.
From Vietnam to Syria, the appalling history of U.S. efforts to end wars by creating stalemate.
Can anyone stop the radicalization of Syrian rebels?
Sixty years later, South Korea still isn't ready to take full control of its own defense.
Obama's diplomatic solution might not stop Assad's war, but it's far better than what airstrikes would have accomplished.
Civil-military relations haven't been this bad in decades.
It's not just that Americans don't want to go to war against Assad -- it's that they know America's not good at going to war anymore.
Four reasons why presidents have pushed for nuclear cuts for decades -- and why there's no reason to stop now.
The battles over a drawdown at the Pentagon may have begun, but senior leadership is still prioritizing politics over hard budget realities.
Why none of the plans for intervening in Syria actually tries to save civilians.
The House proposal to keep defense spending down is a big deal -- and a reality check for the Pentagon.
America needs to plot a middle path for military intervention.