Military reformers debunk the defense establishment wishlists embraced by Fiorina and other hawks.
Even as Middle Eastern churches face extinction, their lobby struggles to be heard.
John Kiriakou went to prison for exposing waterboarding. Now he’s out, and taking on the carceral state.
The “Stingray” surveillance tool captures innocent and criminal cell information alike—and Congress is taking note.
The returned soldier’s legal proceedings are beset by the red meat rhetoric of GOP primary season.
Like the War on Drugs, cyberwarfare turns a very real problem into a money-making bureaucratic machine.
Lt. Col. Danny Davis was a fierce truth-teller on Afghanistan; can he make the civilian transition?
Ghost Fleet is a fictionalized foretelling of World War III fought in the Pacific that’s too real for comfort.
John McCain and Lindsey Graham try to rewrite history to vindicate the Iraq war, and blame Obama for ISIS.
Her hatred of Muslims extends to their constitutional liberties—and even Bill O’Reilly has had enough.
Weed wonks head to Capitol Hill, talking taxes and policy reform
Why is the United States obligated to support the wars and wishes of its brutal, terror-funding client state?
The Internet’s largest ad network won’t support sites that show what happened at Abu Ghraib—but company reps say they’re only enforcing the rules.
To fight the Taliban, the United States created a new generation of abusive strongmen that are now running rampant.
New federal restrictions on painkillers separate wounded warriors from needed treatment with bureaucratic chasms.
Victims of the private contractors responsible for the Iraq war’s worst prison abuses are finally being granted standing to sue.
The privatization of America’s wars swells the ranks of armies for hire across the globe.
While real whistleblowers go to jail, the teflon general gets made a martyr to Obama’s war on leaks.
Federal departments from the USDA to Education are starting to arm their inspectors general for law enforcement.
The Kerry-brokered Afghan power-sharing agreement hasn’t resolved any problems, or appointed any ministers.