Russia’s threats to reach into Transnistria could be a cheap distraction or an expansion of the conflict.
Mourn the end of a too-brief interlude of relative peace and prosperity.
GAO: Congress has been buying planes that lack crucial parts and haven't undergone full testing, so costly upgrades will eventually be needed.
The proposed defense budget reaches $813 billion, and politicians still can’t think critically about how to spend it.
The president's new budget plan calls on Congress to tax wealthy Americans' unrealized capital gains.
The former Texas congressman and presidential candidate says his goal was to get people to think about freedom.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has barred men aged 18-60 from leaving the country.
From the CDC to the FDA, there are too many missteps to list.
We can't afford to keep funding defense contractors' cost overruns.
Why is registration for involuntary servitude still a thing?
With minimal debate, Selective Service was doubled in a "must-pass" $778 billion defense bill.
Whistleblowers and publishers are crucial for keeping government officials reasonably honest.
Thank the troops, but question the uses to which they’re put.
Neither side needs military aid funded by U.S. taxpayers.
A significant portion of the world views the U.S. as a threat to democracy in their home countries.
We’ll have to pay attention this time to ensure a conclusion to the accidental forever war.
Many U.S. complaints about China aren’t about actions that threaten U.S. security.
Anne-Marie Slaughter hasn’t given up on intervention and the “responsibility to protect” doctrine.
What should come next for the U.S.-Saudi Arabia relationship
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Auditors now say the military may be able to pass an audit before the end of the next decade, so at least that's something.
If we can't trim the Pentagon's budget this year, will we ever?
Giving one man control of all nuclear weapons is a mistake.
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Much of the military spending in the GOP's HEALS Act replaces funding that was redirected to pay for Trump's border wall.
The National Debt Is 'Unsustainable' and the Pentagon's Finances Are a Total Mess, Federal Audit Says
"Absent policy changes, the federal government continues to face an unsustainable long-term fiscal path," America's top auditor warns. But is anyone listening?
Donald Trump, Democrats, and Republicans agree on trillion-dollar deficits for as far as the eye can see.
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Despite the failure, Pentagon officials are spinning the audit as a step in the right direction.
He's wrong on both counts.
True to form, the presidential hopeful is turning the conversation around war on its head.