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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.
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Once mainstays in Congress, veterans are now few and far between on Capitol Hill. Washington could use an infusion of veterans now.
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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.
It's been 66 years since D-Day, but a day doesn't pass when the soldiers are forgotten - especially two of them.
America has untapped oil reserves, but it's a matter of taking advantage of them to decrease foreign oil imports.
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The United States seems to be edging closer to the International Criminal Court when our forces are engaged around the world.
The military is focusing its efforts on being greener with lights, aircraft, vehicles, ships and weapons, but is it for the right reasons?
Americans often make the mistake of judging a war's success by the number of Americans who die fighting it.
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Developments coming down the pike in 2010 could be both a blessing and a curse.
Many observers, both in the U.S. and abroad, do not agree with President Obama's plan to kill permanent missile defenses in Eastern Europe.
Unmanned aerial vehicles are so central to U.S. efforts in the Afghanistan-Pakistan theater that some observers have dubbed this front of the war on terror “the drone war.”
With billions of barrels of oil under the ice, and energy demands rising, the region could be a flash point
NATO-Russia Council needs rethought, or even ended.
The clock is ticking for a new presidential task forcethat will mull stateside prisons vs. other countries.
Operating from Western Europe to Iraq and Afghanistan, the alliance could stand to reassess its mission.
As far as the media are concerned, good news about America’s work in Iraq is bad news.
Fighting Islamic fundamentalism, the free flow of energy and providing AIDS relief are among U.S. strategic interests in Africa.
Military power and economic ties complicate our relationship with China.