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An army-linked militiaman secures a bridge in Muse, Myanmar on May 12, 2018. (AFP/Getty Images)

Myanmar’s Brutal Military Is Convicting Its Own Soldiers of Atrocities

Generals of an army accused of genocide have started putting troops in the dock, and it’s not because they care about human rights.

A judge's gavel rests on top of a desk in the courtroom of the Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum February 3, 2009 in Miami, Florida. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Federal Court Vacancies Are a Crisis. Military Judges Are the Solution.

A modest proposal to solve a growing problem in America’s judicial system.

Supporters of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) burn posters bearing the image od Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as they take part in a protest in Lahore on July 23, 2017.
Pakistan's governing party has rejected as "trash" a corruption report accusing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of living beyond his means, the latest in long-running allegations which sparked calls for him to resign. The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) of civilian and military investigators has issued a report claiming there was a "significant disparity" in the Sharif family's income and lifestyle. / AFP PHOTO / ARIF ALI        (Photo credit should read ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

The Only Enemy Pakistan’s Army Can Beat Is Its Own Democracy

The country's prime ministers have always come and gone at the behest of the generals who really run the country.


The Most Dangerous Job in Journalism Is Just Being a Reporter in Egypt

Abdullah al-Fakharany just wanted to tell the truth about the Sisi government’s violent crackdown on civilians. It got him life in prison.

FT. BRAGG, NC - JANUARY 12:  U.S. Army Sgt. Robert Bowdrie "Bowe" Bergdahl, 29 of Hailey, Idaho, arrives at the Ft. Bragg military courthouse with his attorney Lt. Col. Franklin Rosenblatt for a pretrial hearing on January 12, 2016 in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.  Bergdhal is not allowed to wear four particular merit decorations, including his Purple Heart ribbon during the hearings and trial. Bergdahl faces charges of desertion and endangering troops stemming from his decision to leave his outpost in 2009, which landed him five years in Taliban captivity.  (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

Bergdahl Lawyer to Trump: Put Up or Shut Up

At issue are comments Trump made at a casino in Las Vegas place in October 2015 about Bergdahl, who spent more than in Taliban captivity after walking off an outpost in eastern Afghanistan.

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Air Force weird news roundup

In weird Air Force news: An Air Force historian at MacDill AFB was charged with pointing a laser at aircraft and an Air Force LTC in SpecOps support was charged with sexual assault.

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Another area of U.S.-Chinese military competition: Investigating number twos

In the United States, a former vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is under investigation. China, striving to surpass the U.S. military, has two former vice chairmen of the central military commission under investigation.


Law and (Military) Order

A new constitutional amendment in Pakistan cedes civilian power to the military.

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