The Amorality Of Dick Cheney And The Right In Response To The Truth About C.I.A. Torture

Vice-President Cheney’s amoral defense of torture has come to define how most conservatives view the issue, and that’s a problem.

Senate Intelligence Committee Report Reveals A Dark and Regrettable Time In American History

A dark and regrettable time in American history is finally seeing the light of day.

Navy Strips Bill Cosby of Honorary Rank

The Navy has stripped Navy veteran Bill Cosby of an honorary promotion in the wake of unproven sexual misconduct accusations.

Hagel’s Dismissal A Reflection Of Contradictory Policy

The abrupt departure of Chuck Hagel says much more about Administration policy than it does about Chuck Hagel.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Stepping Down “Under Pressure”

A surprising change at the top of the military’s civilian chain of command.

America’s 500th Drone Strike

The shocking has become routine. We’re no safer because of it.

House Intelligence Committee Benghazi Report Debunks Benghazi Conspiracy Theories

The House Intelligence Committee has concluded that the conspiracy theories regarding the 9/11/2012 attack in Benghazi are not supported by the evidence. That’s unlikely to change anyone’s mind, though.

Quietly, Obama Decides American Forces Will Continue To Engage In Combat In Afghanistan After 2014

You thought the American combat role in Afghanistan would end on December 31st? Think again.

ISIS’s New Beheading Video; Casus Belli, Or A Trap?

The latest ISIS video is horrible and barbaric but we should not take the bait they are offering before considering the consequences of our actions going forward.

‘Fortunate Son’ At The Concert For Valor. Not ‘Anti-Military,’ But Completely Appropriate

Some people didn’t like the song selection at last night’s Washington, D.C. concert for Veterans Day.

Military No Longer Republican Bastion

Always as many military personnel identify as Independents as with the GOP.

Joe Biden’s Son Kicked Out of Navy Reserve For Cocaine Use

Poor Joe Biden can’t stay out of the news. This time, it’s not one of his gaffes but one by his youngest son.

Another War, Another Pentagon Cover-Up

A new report from the New York Times confirms the adage that, in war, the first casualty is the truth.

Turkish Forces Bomb Kurdish Positions

The Turks have entered the conflict in Syria. Unfortunately for the United States, it’s not on the side we would prefer.

The Magnitude of the Air War Against ISIS

The U.S. Air Campaign Against ISIS Is Much Bigger Than You Think

Germany Promises Expanded Military Role But Its Military Isn’t Ready

Germany’s new defense minister has promised a more robust role but lacks the ability to back her words with action.

US Marine First Casualty in Fight Against ISIS

Corporal Jordan Spears died in a V-22 accident in operations against the Islamic State.

Kissinger Wanted To Bomb Cuba

Newly released documents reveal that Henry Kissinger wanted to attack Cuba in the mid-1970s.

Congress Has Abdicated Its Constitutional Responsibility In The War Against ISIS

Speaker Boehner wants to delay a vote on the ISIS war until January, but any such debate will be meaningless because Congress has already abdicated responsibility.

Obama: “They” Underestimated ISIS

Apparently, the buck doesn’t stop in the Oval Office these days.

Americans Support Air Strikes Against ISIS, Oppose Ground Troops

The American public’s support for the President’s war against ISIS has its limits.

The President’s War Is Lacking A Convincing Plan

The Administration’s policy in the President’s war against ISIS has no coherent plan, and that virtually guarantees escalation.

Pentagon Says Obama’s War Against ISIS Likely To Last Years

The war against ISIS continues to silently escalate, with little input from the people’s representatives in Congress.

Who’s Going To Pay For The President’s War Against ISIS?

As we head into a new conflict, perhaps we ought to give more thought to fiscal issues than the President is to overall strategy.

U.S. Launches Airstrikes Against ISIS In Syria

President Obama has opened a new front in his “war” against ISIS

Obama Must Be Honest About The Possibility Of American Ground Troops In His War Against ISIS

President Obama is still insisting that his war against ISIS will not require American ground troops. He’s not being honest with the American people.

Joint Chiefs Chairman Doesn’t Rule Out U.S. Ground Troops In ISIS Fight

So much for the President’s promise about ‘no ground troops.’

Iran And The U.S. On The Same Side Against ISIS?

Iran and the United States are on the same side in the fight against ISIS, whether they like it or not.

President Obama’s Misplaced Trust In The “Moderate” Syrian Rebels

After keeping his distance from them for three years, President Obama is placing much misplaced hope in the “moderate” Syrian rebels,

Does The Army Still Have a Race Problem?

The Army brass is worried about its diversity in critical mid-level posts.

Obama’s Anti-ISIS Coalition Seems To Exist Only In His Mind

Despite the President’s assurances of an international coalition, the rest of the world doesn’t seem all that interested in joining the fight.

Obama’s Flimsy Legal Case For War

The Obama Administration’s legal justification for war against ISIS is laughably flimsy.

Congress Ready To Abdicate Its Responsibility On Attacks Against ISIS

Congress seems ready to avoid having to vote on expanded attacks against the Islamic State

Airman Reportedly Denied Reenlistment For Failing To Say ‘So Help Me God’

It would appear that someone needs to introduce the Air Force to Article VI of the Constitution.

US Airstrikes Weaken ISIS, Strengthen Militias

Massive US intervention has for now liberated Amerli, averting humanitarian disaster. Another crisis looms.

Congress Must Vote Before We Expand The Attacks On ISIS

As talk begins of expanding the war against ISIS into Syria, it is becoming long past time for Congress to exercise its Constitutional function.

GAO: Obama Broke The Law In Bergdahl Release Deal

The General Accounting Office confirmed what seems clear to anyone who can read a statute.

Hillary Clinton Attacks Foreign Policy She Helped Create And Implement

Does Hillary Clinton remember that she was Secretary of State for four years?

The Case Against American Action In Iraq

Iraq’s problems cannot be fixed by the United States.