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January 30, 2024 5:32 am

The Deeper Reason for the U.S. Military’s Recruitment Woes

And what to do about it.
Will Selber
December 21, 2023 5:32 am

A New Start After New START

Preparing for a world with two nuclear rivals and no nuclear treaties.
Eric S. Edelman and Franklin C. Miller
September 29, 2023 5:32 am

Mark Milley’s Impossible Job

Being chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is a hard enough job even without partisan political pressures.
Mark Hertling
September 11, 2023 5:32 am

‘The Most Pressing Defense Policy Problem for the United States’

Why the U.S. Navy needs to be rebuilt—and how it can be.
Kori Schake
June 29, 2023 5:31 am

The Shadow Wars of Michael Vickers

The Pentagon’s former “secretary of everything” on handling hijackers, subverting Soviets, and ending Osama.
Gabriel Schoenfeld
June 1, 2023 1:41 pm

What the Debt Limit Deal Means for the Defense Department—and for Ukraine

The government will have less purchasing power to spend on national security and it will be more difficult to support…
Dov S. Zakheim
May 2, 2023 5:30 am

Dumb Leaks and Dumb Luck

Many famous leakers of military and governmental secrets have acted on principle. The alleged Discord leaker, Jack Teixeira, is not…
Gabriel Schoenfeld
February 27, 2023 5:30 am

Can AI Really Help Solve the Problem of Overclassification?

A new book overstates the extent to which government secrecy has become “an end in itself.”
Gabriel Schoenfeld
February 15, 2023 8:36 am

Chris Miller, the MAGA SecDef, Explains His Anger

In a memoir he recounts his military career and his eventful short tenure as Trump’s last Pentagon chief—including his bitterness…
Amanda Carpenter
February 9, 2023 5:30 am

The Balloon Blindness of Team Trump

They won’t listen to evidence that they missed Chinese spy balloons.
William Saletan