C.S. Forester recognized that his fumbling half-hero was as much a tragic figure as the men whom he led, often to their deaths.
The alleged use of a “sound weapon” against U.S. Embassy officials in Cuba harks back to a Cold War medical mystery.
By the time I got to Cat Lo in mid-1970 the Navy was turning over all the American Swift Boats to the Vietnamese.
The Pentagon's secret plan to crowdsource intelligence from Afghan civilians turned out to be brilliant — too brilliant.
In India's contentious politics, it's impossible to avoid the smell of cash.
In sum, he basically was the first commander to get things right in Iraq.
The Soviet leader is remembered as the man who killed a superpower. But Gorbachev’s gambit on reforms could have worked -- if only he wasn't betrayed by the Communist Party.
How palace intrigues in the Kremlin, the death of Qaddafi, and war in Ukraine ushered in a new era of mistrust between Russia and the United States under Obama.
Our armed services have become the one-stop shop for America’s policymakers. But asking warriors to do everything poses great dangers for our country — and the military.
How an obscure academic and a marginalized philosopher captured the minds of the Kremlin and helped forge the new Russian nationalism.
Tunisia is supposed to be the success story of the Arab Spring — so why are so many of its young men flocking to the Islamic State?
It’s time to stop championing the "lonely heroes" of innovation like Apple, Google, and Amazon and rally around the ingenuity of the world’s waning industrial communities.