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.
Why President Obama should commission a history of targeted killing.
Eleven rules for how Barack Obama, or any U.S. president, can have his way on national security.
The impending sequester won't just do short-term damage to the U.S. government. In fact, it's already hurt it more than you think.
In a dangerous and changing world, President Obama is just wishing away the problems America faces.
The 43rd president of the United States did a great thing for humankind -- but most Americans have no idea.
The president's State of the Union address is the best place to focus responsibility and re-launch the American economy. Because the real problem is Washington.