Donald Trump's Choice for National Security Adviser Has One Priority: Combatting 'Radical Islamic Terrorism'

Michael Flynn is also known for his long military career and his unceremonious exit from the Defense Intelligence Agency.

Trump’s CIA Director Wants to Return to a Pre-Snowden World

He’s called for a 'fundamental upgrade' to U.S. spying powers.

So Far, Trump’s Talk Has Only Hurt America’s Counterterrorism Effort

Can the candidate who alienated Muslim Americans and gave thumbs-up to torture reverse course as president? A conversation with former FBI agent Ali Soufan.

Alliances Matter. Here’s How to Persuade Trump and His Voters

An internationalist consensus can only be rebuilt if its would-be architects take seriously the popular anxieties that propelled Trump’s victory.

Will Trump Keep Obama’s Top Mideast General?

As candidate, he vowed to demand a new anti-ISIS war plan in 30 days. Here’s the top commander who could answer the call—or be fired.

The Next President Will Face a Cyber Crisis. Here's How to Handle It

The next administration should focus on creating ‘serious' cyber strategies and templates for action, experts say.

Trump’s Foreign Policy Could Change the Entire International System

A scholar of U.S. foreign policy explains why the 2016 race could be the most consequential election—anywhere—since the 1930s.

Enough, America. Stop Talking About Election Day Revolution.

America's pretend soldiers are threatening to cross the line from dissent to insurrection on Tuesday. America's military is not.

Denying Trump’s Denial, US Intel Chief Says There’s More Evidence of Russian Hacking

The nation’s top intelligence official says “forensic and other” evidence proves Russian election interference.

Geography Allows America To Choose Its Global Role. Only One Candidate is Choosing Wisely

Because of its location, America can choose whether it wants to be a gatekeeper or a global policeman.

'What President Trump Meant to Say'

I would have been fired on the spot if I spoke like Donald Trump.

Mike Pence Embraces Foreign Policy That GOP Voters Left Behind

By sidestepping Trump’s messages on foreign policy and trade in Tuesday’s debate, the vice-presidential nominee ignored the choices GOP voters made in their primaries.

US Military Spending Has Declined, But It Still Dwarfs All Other Nations'

It’s easy to see why a steady decline of military spending might alarm many Americans. But a bit of perspective is in order.

Trump vs. the Generals

As president, he says he would create a Syrian safe zone and swiftly draft a plan to defeat ISIS 'fast.' Here are the flag officers who say: not so fast.

The UK Is Having the War Debate That America Isn't

The U.S. and Britain both intervened in Iraq and Libya. Only one is now seriously reckoning with those choices.