The disintegrating military situation is leading to escalating brutality.
George H.W. Bush,, who served his nation as a warrior, Congressman, Ambassador, Vice-President, and President, has died at the age of 94.
Author Sam Anderson puts forward a rather strange hypothesis in Politico.
Donald Trump’s vanity-seeking military parade has been postponed amid reports that the estimated cost has increased dramatically.
The Vietnam memorial helped heal a gaping wound. What purpose will this one serve?
In response to inquiries about frequent media mentions of the Director’s wartime service, the CIA has confirmed he did not serve in combat.
Of course Donald Trump wants a military parade, it would be consistent with his delusions of grandeur.
After 200 days, President Trump’s job approval numbers are hitting new lows.
President Trump has issued a revised ban on travel from six predominantly Muslim nations.
My latest for RealClearDefense, “The Forgotten Veterans of Desert Storm,” has posted. The headline belies the argument.
My latest for The Hill, “Why all VA executives are above average,” has posted.
In retrospect, and in comparison with other recent Presidents, George Herbert Walker Bush’s four years in office were pretty darn good.
A rather impressive recovery from a career that was mostly dead in 2007.
Virginia Tech English prof Steven Salaita implores us to “Stop saying ‘support the troops.'”
General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, commander during Operation Desert Storm, has died at the age of 78.
Gabrielle Ludwig played college basketball as a man 25 years ago; now, she’s playing as a woman.
In another sign that things may not be going so well between Washington and Jerusalem, President Obama will not be meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu when he’s in the United States.
An attack on Iran’s nuclear program would be far more complicated than a one-off attack.
John Nagl, who became famous as a leading counterinsurgency theorist and practitioner, is taking on a new challenge: grooming young boys for life.
A former Obama official says government should learn from business, but is private industry really more efficient?
The US Supreme Court has struck down the Stolen Valor Act, which made it a federal crime to lie about military honors, on free speech grounds.
For the first time in 68 years, neither major party candidate for President has served in the military. Does this matter?
Andrew Exum believes the Army should “get rid of all medals not related to valor or campaign-specific service.”
Joe Biden got a little braggadocious last night.
The military promotion system does not reward top performers rapidly enough.
Despite the opposition of the SECDEF and Joint Chiefs, the latter expanded yesterday.
If Occupy protestors getting hit by cars in two cities is the beginning of a trend, so is a second Iraq War veteran being seriously injured by police during the Occupy Oakland protestors.
Understanding why your enemy hates you seems to be an important thing, but some people would rather believe in caricatures.
A legendary American soldier, General John Shalikashvili, has died.
A homeowners association in Augusta, Georgia is coming under fire after denying Homes For Our Troops a permit to build a house for a paralyzed African-American veteran.
Technology has saved the lives of countless American soldiers. But it’s made going to war easier.
A NATO airstrike killed 13 rebel fighters, who were mistaken for Gaddafi’s forces. Apparently, they were shooting at NATO planes.
Lisa Murkowski is the worst kind of sore loser candidate, willing to screw over her party’s voters and her own donors to keep her seat
A review by the Army of its alarming spike in suicides blames it on the new strain of risk-seeking recruits who join during wartime and commanders who neglect to rein them in.
America’s energy habit is getting people killed! What should we do about it?