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.
For-profit corporations are deeply embedded in US national security infrastructure – and they're not going anywhere.
From military mapping to brain imaging, holograms are no longer relegated to your bank card.
Every year, thousands of active military and veterans enroll as undergrads, but only half leave with a degree. What cheap and effective strategies could help our military complete college?
(UPDATED) If the military abandons Venezuela's power-grabbing president, it's game over for the Maduro regime.
Contemporary television is replete with gruesome tests of survival, charting our obsession with what modern man has lost.
Trump's first budget proposal would boost defense spending by US$52 billion, but his desired military buildup is premised on misleading claims and lacks a strategic vision.