Defense

July 8, 2020 5:30 am

The Conspiracy Theorist Trump Wants to Install in the Pentagon

Rich Higgins was fired from the National Security Council in 2017 for writing a paranoid Trumpist memo. Now the president wants him in DOD.
Ron Radosh
July 1, 2020 5:32 am

A Terrible Pick for a Big Pentagon Job

A retired general and Fox News commentator, Anthony Tata doesn’t have what it takes to handle policy for DOD. Oh, and he’s a kook.
Shay Khatiri
June 30, 2020 11:40 am

So Much for Trump’s ‘Love’ of the Military

Trump has made concern for “our great military” one of his calling cards. So where is his rage at Putin for putting targets on their backs?
Mona Charen
June 29, 2020 5:17 am

The Russian Bounty Scandal Shouldn’t Surprise Anyone

Putin’s payments to terrorists for killing American soldiers are just another reminder that Russia is a persistent threat to the West.
Shay Khatiri
June 27, 2020 5:51 am

John Bolton’s Contribution to ‘America First’

As Bolton's blockbuster book blasts Trump, he may want to consider how he contributed to the president's populist assault on the U.S.-led international system.
Matt Johnson
June 24, 2020 5:30 am

Defend Taiwan Now, or Lose it Forever

China’s next target deserves a U.S. security guarantee.
Brian Stewart
June 17, 2020 5:30 am

China Flexes Its Muscles While America Sleeps

The U.S. seems to have lost interest in its hegemonic responsibilities, but China’s ambitions have only grown.
Shay Khatiri
June 16, 2020 11:30 am

“Thank You for Your Service” Gets a Stress Test

With a single trigger pull, we could be reliving Kent State circa 1970.
Ward Carroll
June 15, 2020 5:30 am

How Far Can Trump Push America’s Military?

The president, the generals, and the very real possibility of a constitutional crisis.
Richard North Patterson
May 28, 2020 5:30 am

Should We Resume Nuclear Testing?

It’s time for U.S. nuclear strategy to recognize new realities.
Shay Khatiri