For the first time since the end of World War II, the GOP is wrestling with two diametrically opposed visions of foreign affairs.
Contrary to what Senator McCain, seeking realism in military policy does not make one an isolationist.
President Obama overruled his top legal advisors in deciding that the Libya operation does not amount to “hostilities” under the War Powers Act.
The White House’s assertion that Libya isn’t covered by the War Powers Act isn’t being accepted on Capitol Hill.
An ex-CIA agent says that someone in the Bush White House tried to use the agency to “discredit” Iraq War critic Juan Cole.
The Obama Administration tells Congress that it doesn’t need to comply with the War Powers Act because the Act does not apply to the mission in Libya.
Dennis Kucinich and nine other Members of Congress are suing the President. They won’t get very far.
The ISI appears to have shown a special interest in informants that helped the CIA find bin Laden.
David Rittgers, a legal policy analyst at the Cato Institute who served three tours in Afghanistan as a special forces officer, laments the militarization of police in America.
After a decade, the Army is reversing the most hideous decision in its long history.
The House GOP and the White House moved one step closer to a constitutional confrontation, but is it much ado about nothing?
Can gay soldiers now get married and receive the same federal benefits as heterosexuals?
Tammy Duckworth has resigned as Veterans Affairs assistant secretary and may make another bid for Congress.
Clearly there’s a large ambiguity in the Constitutional gap between the two separate war-related powers of Congress and the Executive. The WPA can be seen as an attempt to resolve it but can’t if it’s unconstitutional.
Two major American military installations are in serious danger. From rising water, not terrorist attacks.
American drone strikes in Yemen are intensifying. Is this a new war. or just the same one we’ve been fighting since October 2001?
Charging soldiers $200 for an extra bag on their way home for war? Really Delta?
Army Sergeant First Class Leroy Arthur Petry will become the ninth Medal of Honor recipient for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan–and one of only two who lived to tell the tale.
A passenger started a fight over a reclined airplane seat, causing fighter planes to scramble.
Glenn Greenwald asks two questions about the cases of Osama bin Laden and Ratko Mladic. Helpfully, the second answers the first.
Commander Dave Koss, the head of the Navy’s Blue Angels, has “voluntarily” resigned after repeated unsafe maneuvers.
Allen West says Congressmen who oppose the war in Afghanistan should go over and “get shot at a few times and maybe they’d have a different opinion.”
The House of Representatives has voted 416-5 for a resolution prohibiting President Obama from sending ground troops to Libya
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul wants a full debate on the PATRIOT Act. What’s Congress so afraid of?
The Navy’s director of warfare integration says China is a “smart and learning enemy.”
Frank R. Lindh, father of Abu Sulayman al-Irlandi (aka Sulayman al-Faris, Abdul Hamid, and John Walker Lindh) has an op-ed in the NYT asking “Bin Laden’s Gone. Can My Son Come Home?” The answer is, sure: In another 8 to 11 years.
It has now been 60 days since American involvement in Libya commenced. Congress has failed to act, and that’s their fault.
Once again, Congressional abdication has led to an Executive Branch power grab.
Marc Thiessen claims Khalid Sheikh Mohammad mocked the CIA interrogators who waterboarded him.
President Obama’s approval numbers shot up after Osama bin Laden was killed two weeks ago. They’ve already settled back to where they were