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As North Korea and Iran develop ICBM technologies even further, funding U.S. missile defense becomes even more imperative.
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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?
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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.
The Strait of Hormuz is a vital international waterway; Iran's closure of it could wreak havoc on the global economy.
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Russia’s re-emergence on the global stage should force Washington to develop realistic foreign policy on its former Cold War enemy.
If Congress fails to reach a deficit-reduction deal by year's end, the results could be back-breaking.
As Iran's nuclear capabilities grow, other countries are growing weary of Tehran's volatility and the increasing threats it poses.
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The Cuban Missile Crisis has lessons to teach about foreign policy, even 50 years after the incident.
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Instability and weak governments have led to the ‘Talibanization’ of African nations.
As the president pledges U.S. military interventions abroad, important checks-and-balances between the executive and legislature might be eroding.
With a 1,200-percent increase in combat air patrols since 2005, the human pilot is gradually becoming a thing of the past.
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President Obama's recent agreement with Afghan President Hamid Karzai is all about the substance, not the style.
Next month’s NATO summit in Chicago offers alliance leaders an opportunity to either ensure NATO’s future, or shove it toward its Waterloo.
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The American people need to ask some serious questions about the U.S. goals in Afghanistan.
If proliferation gives us reason to worry, the global web of missile defenses offers reason for hope.
The United Nations never ceases to disappoint its supporters, or confirm the worst suspicions of its critics.
The U.S. Armed Forces are facing a serious challenge on the recruiting front — the bulging waistlines of America’s recruiting-age population.
Veterans groups on both sides of the Atlantic are voicing opposition to the French president's plan to build wind turbines off the Normandy coast.
What many Americans seem to forget is that what began on Flight 93 continued in earnest on Oct. 7, 2001 - the day U.S. forces invaded Afghanistan.
Many truths have emerged post-9/11; among them, we are a nation at war, and winning that war will take time.
While no one can predict when the Kim dynasty will collapse, history offers some examples of how it could.
NATO’s intervention to prevent a bloodbath makes post-Qaddafi Libya NATO's problem.