The Landing Zone


Jordan: An Unsung Ally

Jordan: An Unsung Ally

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.

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Off We Go

Off We Go

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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Global Guess Who?

Global Guess Who?

Playing a game of global 'Guess Who'? reveals that countries aren't always exactly as we believe them to be.

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Missile Defense Progress Report

Missile Defense Progress Report

As North Korea and Iran develop ICBM technologies even further, funding U.S. missile defense becomes even more imperative.

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Japan Reawakens

Japan Reawakens

Following China’s lead, Tokyo has decided to flex its military right. The policy benefits American concerns in the region.

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Syria: No Easy Matter

Syria: No Easy Matter

The president kept Syria at arms-length for two years, but at what cost?

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Strategic Moves

Strategic Moves

Despite popular notions, a world with less nuclear weapons is not necessarily safer.

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America’s First Responders

America’s First Responders

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.

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