Military “solutions” to grave humanitarian crises are tempting, but history shows that they rarely solve anything.
Libya is not Iraq. And yet the flaws in logic, strategy and morality remain the same.
During war, John Dower explains, “the system filters out the thoughtful and replaces them with the faithful.”
The DNC is trying to speed up the President's clock on pulling out of Afghanistan.
The US maintains the most expansive and expensive military on the planet. On this week's edition of The Breakdown, D.C. Editor Chris Hayes and Institute for Policy Studies Research Fellow Miriam Pemberton discuss just how much the US could afford to cut Pentagon spending while maintaining its status as the dominant military force in the world.
Among Republicans, a civil war has broken out over defense spending.
The former British diplomat recounts his own whistleblowing and the benefits and dangers of the WikiLeaks dipomatic cables dump.
Have you noticed that Lockheed Martin, the giant weapons corporation, is shadowing you? If you have a life, Lockheed Martin is likely a part of it.
How many military bases does the US really have around the globe?
What it means when Obama says we have the world’s finest fighting force.