Why today's presidents have more war-waging power than ever -- and why no Congress will ever stand in their way.
Electromagnetic pulse is the conservative fetish that just won't die.
Daniel Fried was the perfect man for the hardest job in Washington, but even he couldn’t close Guantanamo.
New START may be flawed, but it also holds an opportunity for Obama to do something truly momentous.
When there's a foreign finger on the trigger, is Washington still accountable when innocents die?
When defense budgets get tight, politics can get a little complicated.
Why Obama doesn’t need Congress to start to make good on his promise.
Thomas P.M. Barnett lets the White House off the hook for the Pentagon's dysfunction.
Why the GOP needs to stop navel-gazing and embrace internationalism all over again.
The Pentagon will make it through sequestration better than most.
Hundreds of millions of dollars proposed in new spending on warheads.
Congress performs oversight on drones -- and gets results.
The U.S. military doesn’t exactly have an unblemished record when it comes to promoting democracy. Is there a way to change that?
The case against giving the president even more power to use force.
Congress needs to make Pyongyang pay a price for its recklessness.