Author Archives: Kelley Beaucar Vlahos
Rivals winning influence as Trump chooses bombs over bread across continent.
Farming out the nuclear arsenal turned out to be radioactive.
An alternative WWII history invokes ‘moral injury’ in context of Pacific War.
The longstanding U.S. ally lobbies Washington with unwitting domestic surrogates.
Why Trump is attracted to Cold War tactics, including big defense spending
With Trump’s attention elsewhere, the defense establishment seems set on sending more troops there.
His new commander-in-chief has repeatedly said he should be executed.
Will he actively pursue Israel’s interests or merely let both sides of the conflict do their thing?
And is it really any better?
The law now says they can, but the debate rages on.
Legendary test pilot Chuck Myers fought for smart defense spending.
Thousands of private contractors are in Iraq and Afghanistan. Now they may be in Syria, too.
CIA and Congress oppose Trump’s push—but the public may not.
They are both hawkish.
Her national-security team-in-waiting wants a return to big U.S. interventions.
The people the U.S. helped to liberate are being abused all over again.
How defense firms spend campaign cash
Legislation allowing female conscription began as a protest, but the Pentagon now supports it.
Meet the new class profiting from the growth of the national-security state.← Older posts Newer posts →
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