It’s Not Too Late to Save the INF Treaty
No one should dismiss lightly an agreement that has helped keep the United States and its allies safe for a generation.
Netanyahu’s Toy Soldiers
Israel’s prime minister is now also its defense minister—but he’s mostly interested in the job for PR.
Strong Economy Poses Recruitment Challenge for the U.S. Army
In an interview, the Army secretary also discusses budget cuts and new cyberthreats.
Americans’ Blind Faith in the Military Is Dangerous
U.S. citizens show deference to the armed forces regardless of their political persuasion. Their willingness to let the generals decide is a threat to the democratic tradition of civilian oversight.
Facing Sharp Rebuke on Saudi Ties, U.S. Points to Growing Iran Threat
The administration unveiled new evidence that Iran is supplying weapons to militants across the Middle East.
Senate Advances Resolution to End U.S. Support for Saudi-Led War in Yemen
At stake is which branch of the U.S. government is authorized to wage war.
Martial Law Is a Test. Will Ukraine’s Democracy Pass?
Ukraine’s parliament resisted President Petro Poroshenko’s call for an extended state of emergency—but the battle isn’t over yet.
China’s Untested Military Could Be a Force—or a Flop
It’s been decades since the PLA fought a war. Does that matter?
Why the Pentagon and Silicon Valley Need to Get on the Same Page
An interview with the new head of the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit.
U.S. Military Targets Growing Russian and Chinese Influence in Latin America
The Air Force chief of staff pushes back during a visit to Colombia.
How the Generals Are Routing the Policy Wonks at the Pentagon
At stake is civilian control of the military.
Trump’s One Step Back on Yemen Won’t Satisfy Critics
The U.S. will end refueling support for the Saudi-led coalition in the war.
Macron Finds the Immoral Way to Remember World War I
There’s no good reason to pull Marshal Philippe Pétain from the dustbin of history.
Wave of Women and Younger Vets Head to Capitol Hill
People who served after the 9/11 attacks will make up more than half of the veterans on Capitol Hill come January.
Watchdog Warns of Islamic State Resurgence
The Pentagon’s inspector general sounds the alarm amid new violence in Syria.
‘There Is an American Imprint on Every Single Civilian Death Inside Yemen’
Sen. Chris Murphy believes that Jamal Khashoggi’s killing could sway Congress to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war.
Three Senior Pentagon Officials Leave in Quick Succession
Departures come amid speculation that Defense Secretary Mattis is on his way out.
U.S. Pushes for Cease-Fire in Yemen
The secretaries of defense and state call for an end to the violence.