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How Denmark Supports Its Veterans’ Families

A new effort to help children and spouses could be a model for the United States.

Poll: Veterans Say US Left Afghanistan Without Honor, and They Want to Talk About It

70 percent of Americans surveyed said they have “never” or “rarely” talked to a veteran about the war.

‘History Will Not Judge Us Kindly’: From the Files of Facebook

Thousands of pages of internal documents offer the clearest picture yet of how Facebook endangers American democracy—and show that the company’s own employees know it.

Taliban Could Lose Power Amid Governance Struggles, Experts Say

The Afghan people could rise up if food shortages, access to medical care and unemployment worsen without international help.

Pentagon Orders Texas Contractors to Mandate Vaccines for Employees, Despite Governor’s Ban

The Defense Department says the federal contractor vaccine order supersedes state laws.

Will Americans Buy into Biden’s Ambitious Domestic Terrorism Plan?

The president’s national strategy pivots the United States away from the worst practices of the war on terrorism—if law enforcement, courts, and agencies will follow.

It’s China, Stupid

More voters across the West are caring more about China. In the next round of elections, politicians should, too.

‘Dear America’: Gold Star Families Want ‘Archaic’ Support Systems Fixed

The Pentagon team that manages them “have not protected us, and they have refused to listen."

US Army Wants to Put Facial Recognition in Daycare Centers

A pilot system at Fort Jackson would begin “monitoring the health and well-being of children."

At Kabul Airport, 2,000 Marines Provide Security and Process Evacuees

Meanwhile, the airfield perimeter is mostly held by soldiers of the 82nd Airborne.

Why Was the Administration So Slow to Evacuate US Allies in Afghanistan?

“We have been screaming from the rooftops that we need to get these allies out,” one leader of a U.S.-based resettlement organization said.

These Afghans Were Our Allies. Now We Must All Help Them Become Our Neighbors

Americans have a new chance to serve the interpreters and others who helped our troops in battle.

Inside Reach 871, A US C-17 Packed With 640 Afghans Trying to Escape the Taliban

The Air Force evacuation flight from Kabul to Qatar came near the record for most people ever flown in the Boeing airlifter.

As Delta Variant Spreads, Trade Shows Impose Mask Mandates

The Association for the U.S. Army said it will not limit attendance unless required by the local government.

Kristi Noem’s National Guard Deployment Is America’s Future

The private sector has long been absorbing duties that belong to the government—and that pattern is intensifying.