Author Archives: Kelley Beaucar Vlahos

Learning to Eat Soup with a Spoon

The lonely fate of counterinsurgency doctrine’s most celebrated flack

Hollywood Left Behind

Stephen Colbert’s truthiness will set you free.

Born to Consume

For MTV, teen pregnancy is big business.

Rand Paul Revolution

Can a libertarian ride Tea Party disaffection to victory in a Republican primary?

Spinning Out of Control

The Pentagon propaganda plan to win hearts and minds—of Americans

The Taliban’s Toll

How American taxpayer dollars are being used to fund our Afghan enemies

Burn Victims

Toxic exposure torments soldiers long after their tours end.

One-Sided COIN

The military-industrial complex surges Washington.

One-Sided COIN

The military-industrial complex surges Washington.

In His Sights

Will the Obama administration come for your guns?

Higher Law

Will states’ rights go up in smoke?

Homeland Offense

Washington contemplates deploying the Armed Forces for domestic law enforcement.

Clinton Cabinet

The politics of change look surprisingly familiar.

Fire Sale

How finance, insurance, and real estate lobbyists bought a bailout.

Fire Sale

How finance, insurance, and real estate lobbyists bought a bailout.

Country First?

Randy Scheunemann isn’t the only foreign agent with McCain’s ear.

Admitting Failure

The Armed Forces couldn’t man the surge until they lowered standards.

Women at War

The strain of Iraq forced the shock integration of women into the military. The results aren’t all pretty.

Hired Guns

While the volunteer Army struggles, the business of war booms.

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