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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.
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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.
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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.
Multiple disasters may also force Japan, America's closest and most important ally in the Asia-Pacific region, to turn inward.
The American people and their military are offering Afghanistan the very opposite of what the Taliban promises by building schools, health clinics and more.
Killing of bin Laden jolts nation while serving as a stark reminder that the United States is still a nation at war.
American people, U.S. military need to prepare for a much different regime in Cairo – and a much more complicated security relationship.
Stuxnet computer worm may now be the signature weapon in the high-tech covert war against Iran.
As the president fights to end the golbal war against al-Qaida and the Taliban, little did he know that the fight would carry the United States into Yemen.
As the president fights to end the global war against al-Qaida and the Taliban, little did he know that the fight would carry the United States into Yemen.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization has served as a force multiplier for U.S. power. But those days may be over.
Special Operations Forces are essential to the global war on terror. But there’s a challenge of finding that fine line between underutilizing and overburdening them.
Once mainstays in Congress, veterans are now few and far between on Capitol Hill. Washington could use an infusion of veterans now.
The Navy will forever remember and honor the cities and victims affected by the Sept. 11 attacks with USS New York, USS Somerset and USS Arlington.
While high-profile piracy is worrisome, it is a rare occurrence. But when it does happen, the current ‘catch-and-release’ policy isn’t the best method to combat it.
After almost a decade of intense combat, the Pentagon needs to replenish its arsenal, a costly initiative. But Defense Secretary Robert Gates wants to cut "around $10 billion" in defense spending and more thereafter.