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.
The Kafka-esque story of the U.S. translators being held against their will in a Kuwaiti hangar.
One major social media service isn't keeping up with its peers in dealing with designated terrorists.
A Rosa Brooks PSA for furloughed employees.
Civil-military relations haven't been this bad in decades.
From Nairobi to Timbuktu, the new terrorist battleground is in Africa.
Four reasons why presidents have pushed for nuclear cuts for decades -- and why there's no reason to stop now.
America will never solve its gun problem until it gets over its fetish for the Founding Fathers.
Nathan Myhrvold's a king of computer science, intellectual property, and extreme food. Can he teach Washington how to fight bad guys too?
The battles over a drawdown at the Pentagon may have begun, but senior leadership is still prioritizing politics over hard budget realities.