US Preparing for Iranian Retaliatory Strike

The dance continues.

Biden Joins the Israel Outrage Bandwagon

The Netanyahu government has few friends.

Food Fight

A kerfuffle is brewing over the way the United States fights hunger in the global south.

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The Case of the Missing SECDEF

A truly weird story.

Iranian Proxy War Escalating

Tehran-backed forces are routinely shooting at American forces.

Congress and Military Promotions

Why is the Senate pretending to do that which it can’t possibly do?

Republican Crazies Forcing Government Shutdown

The House is in recess as the exasperated GOP leadership tries to figure a way out.

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Charles “CQ” Brown Confirmed as Joint Chiefs Chairman

The Senate is voting one-by-one in the face of the Tuberville hold on top nominees.

Trump Meets The Press

It turns out, he wasn’t all that truthful.

Fight Over Military Promotions Intensifies

There’s no end in sight to an absurd standoff.

Righting Past Wrongs

Thousands of LGBTQ veterans are seeking to have their discharges upgraded.

House and Senate on Defense Bill Collision Course

A standoff over social issues may derail a $900 billion budget bill.

US to Cooperate with Hague on Russia War Crimes

President Biden has ended a months-long impasse.

Feds Settle Claim Against Former Vice Chairman

The taxpayers shelled out nearly $1 million for . . . something.

Joint Chiefs Stymied by One Idiot Senator

Tommy Tuberville’s stunt is now impacting the highest levels of the military.

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The All-Volunteer Force at 50

Is America’s military capable of fighting the next war?

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A Shameful Editorial

The Wall Street Journal failed a key test.

Chinese Attack Critical Infrastructure

The US intelligence community and Silicon Valley are warning of a major threat.

Biden to Reshape Joint Chiefs

He’s likely to make heads explode.

Biggest Leaker in Decade Should Never Have Had Access to Secrets

The United States has not learned from Snowden and Manning.

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More Classified Ukraine Documents Leaked

The problem has intensified—and spread beyond Ukraine secrets.

Pentagon Opposes Helping Prosecute Russian War Crimes

A wrongheaded if longstanding position.

General Preparing for War With China!

Playing two-level games.

U. S. Sending Abrams Tanks After All

An object lesson on the challenges of alliance politics.

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Turkey Sending Banned Munitions to Ukraine

A controversial artillery round is being used effectively against Russian forces.

Donahoe Allowed to Retire

The Army has done the right thing the wrong way.

U.S. Government’s Woke Training!

There’s training on uncomfortable subjects. Oh noes!

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Congress Overturns Military Vaccine Mandate

A truly bizarre vote.

Congress ‘Concerned’ About Military Retirees’ Foreign Employment

Shockingly, the Defense Department doesn’t keep up with former employees.

Ash Carter, 1954-2022

A brilliant national security leader is gone too soon.

The Depth of US Support to Ukraine

The collaboration has been even more robust than advertised.

Putin’s Nuclear Gambit

The threat is not idle and the options for responding are not good.

Airman 1st Class Thadyn DuPont, an aerospace medical technician with the 137th Special Operations Medical Group, prepares to administer a coronavirus vaccine for an Oklahoma National Guard soldier at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Norman, Okla., on Jan. 15, 2021. (Andrew LaMoreaux/U.S. Air National Guard photo) Airman 1st Class Thadyn DuPont, an aerospace medical technician with the 137th Special Operations Medical Group, prepares to administer a coronavirus vaccine for an Oklahoma National Guard soldier at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Norman, Okla., on Jan. 15, 2021. (Andrew LaMoreaux/U.S. Air National Guard photo)

Military ‘Rushed’ Denials of Religious Exemption from COVID Vaccines

The Pentagon’s Inspector General is “concerned” over the pace of rejections.

Biden Doubles Down on Defending Taiwan

What once seemed to be ‘saying the quiet part out loud’ is now administration policy.

The Confederacy and Today’s Military

It goes deeper than base names.

The U.S. Role in Ukraine’s Success

It’s much bigger than it appears.

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The Latest on the Mar-A-Lago Document Case

Both sides have had their say and now we wait for a ruling.

Myths of Presidential Impunity

While enormous, the commander-in-chief’s control over state secrets is not absolute.

FBI Raids Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Home

The former President and his supporters are crying “weaponization of the justice system.”

Pelosi’s Ill-Advised Taiwan Visit

The Speaker’s trip was reckless, needlessly escalating an already tense situation.

January 6 Committee Public Hearings: Day 1

The laying out of the case begins.

SCOTUS Rules Against Air Force Vaccine Refusnik

A wackadoodle colonel is on his way out.

NATO Has Been Training Ukrainian Forces for Years

A fascinating report from the WSJ.

US Acknowledges Providing ISR Support to Ukraine

The Defense Department shares the worst-kept secret about the war effort.

Coast Guard’s Linda Fagan Nominated as First Woman Service Chief

Another glass ceiling has been shattered.

More on the Bioweapons Claim

The BBC checks the facts.

CDC Relaxes Mask Requirements (Again)

Most of us have suddenly gone from High to Low risk communities.

Mask Mandates Ending Across America

Even liberal states like California and Massachusetts are moving on.

Generals Say Afghan Exit Would Have Been Smoother Had Biden Listened to the Generals

Two unclassified after-action reports shine a new—if one-sided—light on the evacuation.

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Secrecy and Democracy

How do we know when our government is telling us the truth?