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China's goal: to control the resource-rich South and East China Seas, carve out a Chinese sphere of influence, and shove the United States out of the Western Pacific.
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A key piece of America’s Cold War arsenal is back. NORAD’s iconic Cheyenne Mountain headquarters is open for business - again.
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'JAG' and government lawyers often make decisions based not on law, but politics and social concerns - which impedes war efforts.
Nestled in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia has shed its insular worldwview and emerged as a major player in its region.
Only halfway through the 'long war' against terror, the United States can't afford to become war-weary.
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NATO can - and should - thwart Vladimir Putin's ongoing efforts to rebuild the Russian Empire piecemeal.
The decrease in gas prices throughout the United States is affecting the balance of global power.
As the rest of the world slashes defense budgets, China is moving in the opposite direction.
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Without the rest of the world noticing, Russia is slowly moving into the Arctic regions, possibly to the detriment of other nations.
Despite a $1 billion price tag and commitment of significant military resources, the mission against ISIS is still, puzzlingly, unnamed.
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The United States is at a crossroads with its space program after spending decades revering it as a source of national pride and achievement.
If, or when, Iraq crumbles, the United States should remember its 'old friends' - the Kurds.
As operations in Afghanistan wind down, it’s Camp Lemmonier in Djibouti – the front line and jumping-off point for U.S. expeditionary forces defending our freedoms and fighting our enemies.
The consequences of an Army with fewer resources and fewer soldiers are glaring and grim.
Even though other countries are displeased with the United States, they don't forget the sacrifices of American veterans laid to rest on their native soil.
If cuts to the Navy cause the United States to lose its status as a maritime power, the effects will be felt domestically and ripple through to the rest of the world.
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As Russia's military expands, NATO is returning to its traditional role of deterrence.
Jordan is emerging as an ally that shares U.S. interests and ideals, but Americans don’t seem to appreciate this old friend in the Middle East.
Few know the power of the modern Air Force, which can reach out and touch any point on the globe with near-instantaneous speed and lethality.
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Playing a game of global 'Guess Who'? reveals that countries aren't always exactly as we believe them to be.
As North Korea and Iran develop ICBM technologies even further, funding U.S. missile defense becomes even more imperative.
Following China’s lead, Tokyo has decided to flex its military right. The policy benefits American concerns in the region.
The president kept Syria at arms-length for two years, but at what cost?
Despite popular notions, a world with less nuclear weapons is not necessarily safer.
Our country's unsung military branch, the Coast Guard, is fighting the drug war and war on terror, while it guards 95,000 miles of U.S. coastline.
Is Guantanamo contrary to what we are as a country, or is it the 'least-bad' answer to a hard question?
Large-scale cyberattacks are happening so often that it’s nearly impossible to keep track of the onslaught.
U.S. foreign policy from the 19th century should provide guidance on dealing with China's move into Latin America.
Winston Churchill's claim that U.S. and Britain would share a 'special relationship' proved prescient, as the two countries have promoted each others' interests for 70 years.
Many countries have increased their military power in response to China’s build-up; the United States isn’t one of them.