Policy

China or Your Soul? Pompeo’s Thunder Falls Flat on Corporate Ears

Companies keep choosing to serve the Chinese market — and that’s likely not good news for the Pentagon.

Chief of Naval Operations Outlines Future for Drones, Minicarriers

The fleet may need fewer large aircraft carriers but more ships that can carry aircraft.

The 20th Year of the Afghanistan War Should Be America’s Last

U.S. national security interests do not depend on the outcome of the peace talks. It’s time to come home.

Pentagon Leaders Reject Calls for Militarized Election Season

“We support law enforcement,” Army Secretary McCarthy said Tuesday. ”We don’t police American streets.”

Feds Have Cut Anti-COVID Workforce By More Than 60%

As cases tick up nationwide, administration officials say they have demobilized feds as missions are completed.

Harris and Pence Failed the Global Leadership Question

People vying to become, or stay, vice-president should be ready to explain their vision of America’s role in the world.

All US Troops In Afghanistan To Withdraw By Christmas, Trump Tweets

The bewildering message came just hours after his national security advisor said the United States would draw down to 2,500 by 2021.

US Charges ISIS ‘Beatles’ In Virginia Court

Kotey and Elsheikh each face 14 charges, all of which carry a maximum penalty of life in prison.

Esper Plans Fewer Large Carriers, More Subs in a Navy of 500 Ships or More

He says it’s affordable, but key details remain unknown.

Can Dr. Conley — a Military Doctor — Say 'No' to the President?

Yes, but he’s under a lot of pressure that other physicians caring for VIP patients might not be.

Joint Chiefs In Isolation After Coast Guard Vice Commandant Tests Positive For COVID

But multiple officials suggested that they could return to the Pentagon this week.

What Biden Told Me on the Train After Trump’s First UN Speech

In the Biden-Harris vision, my multi-ethnic family is the fulfillment of America’s promise to the world.

White House, EU Slap New Sanctions On Belarus Officials

The penalties target individuals involved in election manipulation.

GOP Lawmakers Hammer Trump’s Germany Troop Withdrawals

The top Republican on the Armed Services Committee blamed “a couple of White House staffers” who “hadn’t thought through the consequences.”

FBI Feeds Intel to DoD for Offensive Cyber Ops, Director Tells Congress

Wray's new cyber strategy, rolled out earlier this month, aims to “impose risk and consequences on cyber adversaries.”