The awesome sci-fi novel about U.S. relations with Israel -- in an alternate acid-trip universe.
Behind closed doors, a newly revealed transcript shows, the Bush administration was much more deeply divided about the way forward in Iraq than it let on in public.
Budget hawks' plans to cut funding for political and social science aren't just short-sighted and simple-minded -- they'll actually hurt national security.
Drones are not only spreading to other countries, they're becoming smaller and smarter.
How to reform the Pentagon for "light footprint" interventions.
America's nukes are designed to comfort us, not scare the enemy.
How State Department analysts -- and no one else -- foresaw the 1973 Arab-Israeli war.
Extremists are destroying the fabric of Pakistani society. Where is the government?
Why Washington can’t just sit by and let another full-fledged war break out in Sudan.
"My time in the Obama administration turned out to be a deeply disillusioning experience."
We asked everyone from an ex-president of Pakistan to a former Afghan spy chief to weigh in.
FP asked more than 70 top military thinkers to fill in the blanks on the world's global conflicts -- from the drone wars to the budget wars.
FP polls the world's top military thinkers on everything from cyberwar to shrinking budgets.
Seven things we've learned after a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The military's Chicken Littles want you to think the sky is falling. Don't believe them: America has never been safer.
America's relative decline means that defense and social spending will have to compete head to head, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing.
The chief of staff of the opposition Syrian Military Joint Command calls on the United States to provide arms, not just non-lethal aid.