While the US has the most powerful military machine in history, it is also incomparably the most expensive – and members of Congress work aggressively to maintain it.
Tensions in the Gulf are a stark reminder of the choices ahead for the UK on security cooperation after Brexit.
A recent study found that male veterans under 30 have a suicide rate more than two times the national average. Yet, support for a royal commission into the problem is lacking.
There's a woeful lack of data on sexual offences within the military. And the data that is available indicates there is a significant problem.
China’s aggressive program of acquiring technology from abroad should be a cause of concern for Australian universities. Yet, our system of vetting research collaborations is clearly broken.
Political fallout from the Vietnam War gave Congress more power to control foreign affairs, but they have been reluctant to use it.
Interviews with Rwandan women from the military who had served on peacekeeping missions found many felt ill-equipped for what they had to deal with.
Doping is condemned in sports. But what about in the military? Should soldiers be allowed or even encouraged to take drugs that make them superior fighters and more likely to complete a mission?
Russia isn't the only nation suspected of training marine mammals for military use – the US, UK, and Ukraine have all done so in the past.
Harmful drinking in the armed forces is double that of the general population.
Science fiction has made us vigilant of 'killer robots' in our midst, but they're far closer than many of us realise.
A new study looks at obituaries of private military contractors killed at war. The majority are white men with significant military experience.
Civilian casualty counts are a powerful tool for propaganda – and for establishing peace.
Terrorism hasn't always been associated with individuals – in the past, it has described violence used by the state against its subjects.
India and Pakistan enter into a volatile situation after weeks of increasing tension.
Dystopian predictions of a no-deal Brexit have led to reports that the military could be used to maintain public order.
Gabon is a wealthy and stable country and this might explain why the January 7 coup attempt failed.
There is a troubling disconnect between a once-iconic institution and broader society.
From the Swiss border to the English channel, a scholar describes his pilgrimage of the Western Front as a tribute to fallen soldiers and to learn more about the devastating loss of life.
Canadians' indifference to their military isn't so surprising. Almost every military conflict has raised serious questions, and spurred divisive debate, about Canadian unity and independence.