Spending the same money on education, or clean energy, would bring many more jobs—among other benefits.
The key to making America safer is not to increase military spending but rather to do the exact opposite.
In the 1990s, targeted killing was highly controversial. Today, the practice is barely questioned. What happened in between?
A lesson in Republican math and military spending.
Drone technology could proliferate quickly, and we who set the precedent may well become a target.
Why closing the Strait of Hormuz could ignite a war and a global depression.
Bradley Manning, Washington and the blood of civilians.
A military-first policy on a destabilizing planet.
Those clamoring for big cuts shouldn’t expect much, if anything, to change this year.
With the signing of the National Defense Authorization Act, the president has brought Guantánamo-style justice to the United States.