Flashy interceptor systems attract media and government attention. But bomb shelters and warning systems are at least as important in the midst of missile strikes.
Could the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea between American and Japanese aircraft carriers have turned out differently?
Media reporting on women in the military plays an important role in cultural change. Recent research shows Australian newspapers focus on scandal and place responsibility on the women involved.
The militarisation of AI has serious ethical and legal implications.
Science fiction has a more important job to do – it allows us to see ourselves in a new light.
Military options should, and must, be on the table if diplomacy fails to compel North Korea to de-nuclearize.
Congress mandates that each president produce a 'national security strategy.' What does Trump's reveal about his administration's values, priorities and prevailing problems?
The unfolding misfortunes of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe hold key lessons for his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma who faces the possibility of a forced exit.
President Duterte declared martial law back in March to aid the fight against Islamic militants. Many fear he will continue using this power.
The Charge of the Light Brigade was brave but fruitless. Could it have worked if the feuding British leaders had interpreted their orders differently?
The upcoming Chinese Communist Party's 19th National Congress will see one of the biggest turnovers of China’s military elite since the founding of the country.
What are the ethics of teaching children about the army as part of the national curriculum?
The loyalty of Venezuela’s soldiers is getting shaky. History shows from the Arab Spring to Latin American coups, when the military withdraws support for a leader, a fall from power is imminent.
The effectiveness of the changes to the ADF's role in counter-terrorism operations will depend heavily on the willingness of state police to accept military advice and assistance.
An aggressive posture is one thing – but doing something about it is another, as countries factor in the costs and risks of aggression.
Pickett's Charge was one of the seminal battles of the U.S. Civil War, setting the stage for the ultimate Confederacy defeat. Could it have played out differently?
David Petraeus argued there's more continuity than change in Donald Trump's foreign policy.
Military families may be the force behind the forces – but deployment can harm them, too.
New research on an addictions project for veterans shows success it is not about recovery in isolation, but about finding a sense of purpose in the community after military service.
Côte d'Ivoire's government needs to provide different incentives and opportunities to former combatants.