More On Unlawful Command Influence

There’s essentially no analogue in the civilian justice system. Here’s why.

Marine’s Sexual Assault Conviction Overturned Over Command Influence

The President’s well-intentioned campaign against military sex crimes has backfired.

The Right Way To View The Bowe Bergdahl Deal

Trying to make some sense out of a week of outrage.

At Normandy, Obama Continues A Tradition That Reagan Started

For the fourth time in 30 years, an American President spoke at Normandy to honor a day of sacrifice and triumph.

Maybe It Should Have Been Easier For Bowe Bergdahl To Get Out Of Combat

If someone had seen the signals, perhaps Bowe Bergdahl never would’ve wandered off base and gotten captured.

Joseph Dunford Nominated as Next Marine Commandant

Barring shocking developments, General Joe Dunford will be the 36th Commandant of the Marine Corps.

Why It Matters That Obama Didn’t Follow The Law In The Bergdahl Release Deal

Good intentions and good results aside, the President’s disrespect for the Rule Of Law should concern everyone.

What Bowe Bergdahl Deserves

Not every soldier is a hero. Not even every POW.

Did Obama Violate The Law With The Bergdahl Release? It Sure Seems Like It

Good intentions aren’t an excuse for failure to follow the law.

Army Will Investigate Desertion Charges Against Bowe Bergdahl

It’s good that Bowe Bergdahl is free, but questions remain about how he went missing that need to be answered.

Republicans Criticize Deal That Led To American P.O.W.’s Release

Petty politics, or valid concerns?

Eric Shinseki Out As Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

Eric Shinseki resigned as Secretary of Veterans Affairs this morning, to the surprise of absolutely nobody.

Obama’s Cloudy Foreign Policy Vision

Once again, President Obama’s attempt to communicate a foreign policy vision falls short.

All U.S. Troops Will Be Out Of Afghanistan After 2016, Most Will Be Out By December

An imperfect timetable, but better than nothing.

How America Stopped Thinking Strategically

Today’s foreign-policy disputes rarely consider the way America’s response to one crisis might affect another.

Who Broke the VA?

There’s plenty of blame to go around.

Fort Hood vs Benghazi?

James Oliphant asks, “Why Hasn’t the GOP Treated Fort Hood Like Benghazi?”

What, If Anything, Should The United States Do About Those Nigerian Schoolgirls?

Not every tragedy can be resolved with a military response.

Almost All Of Syria’s Chemical Weapons Have Been Removed, Should Obama Get The Credit?

The removal of chemical weapons from Syria is nearly complete. Does Obama deserve credit for that?

NATO Commander Warns Alliance May Send Troops To Eastern Europe

NATO may be preparing to send Russia a message.

Iraq Vet with Post-Traumatic Stress Kills Three, Wounds Sixteen at Fort Hood

Yesterday afternoon’s shooting spree at Fort Hood appears to be a related to post-traumatic stress.

Pentagon Orders Service Seals Off Wreaths Across America Trucks

The DOD says Walmart was violating its trademarks.

Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam War Hero, Dies

Jeremiah Denton, a Vietnam War hero and one-term US Senator from Alabama, has died. He was 89.

American Skepticism About Interventionism Is A Return To Historical Norms

Americans are skeptical about getting involved in the Ukraine crisis. This isn’t a surprise.

Hamid Karzai Says Afghanistan Doesn’t Need U.S. Troops To Stay After 2014

Afghanistan’s outgoing President says that his nation doesn’t need American troops to stay after the end of the year.

No, Damn It, Army Generals Aren’t Exempt From Uniform Regulations

When will BG Jeffrey Sinclair get an effing haircut?

Marines Roll Sleeves; Soldiers Roll Eyes

Rolling up your sleeves is hard if you’re a Marine.

Pentagon Defies Congress with Budget Request

Poking the eye of the institution that passes your budget is a bold choice.

Do Women Make Better Military Helicopter Pilots?

One in ten Army helicopter pilot is a woman, yet men account for 97% of injuries in helicopter accidents.