Questions include whether women should be compelled to register, as men are, and whether the draft and draft registration should exist at all.
Sheriffs in less populated counties got bigger boosts from military surplus than sheriffs in more populated counties.
As President Joe Biden said on announcing the US troop withdrawal by September, 'our reasons for remaining in Afghanistan have become increasingly unclear'.
The Afghanistan War now has an end date: 9/11/21. Experts explain the history of US involvement in Afghanistan, the peace process to end that conflict and how the country's women are uniquely at risk.
At least 92 US military veterans were deported between 2013 and 2018. These deportees are not currently included in Biden's effort to reunite families as part of his new immigration reform plan.
Some 5,000 National Guardsmen will stay in Washington to protect the Capitol into March, according to the Pentagon. The Guard is seen as a reliable peacekeeping force – but it wasn't always that way.
The release of a new movie calls public attention to the US government's treatment of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, and what the detainees' future might be.
The US Armed Forces run 14 programs in over 150 countries, providing education and training for roughly 70,000 foreign military personnel each year. What, if anything, are they learning?
A leaked database shows at least 10% of the far-right Oath Keepers militia is active police or military – people professionally trained in using weapons and conducting sophisticated operations.
Ostensibly protesting an election they may have thought was stolen, their actions fed a larger set of goals that American militants are seizing upon to take more extreme action.
Pulling out roughly half the U.S. troops in Afghanistan is part of an effort to find peace, but may unbalance a precarious stalemate.
The rate of death by suicide is rising among veterans. The most common stressor is a serious relationship difficulty.
Scholars of race, foreign policy and the Supreme Court give their informed predictions of what to expect under a Biden administration.
About 2.9 million eligible American voters live abroad, including members of the military and embassy staffers. Just 5% of them cast their ballots in 2018.
People typically underestimate how much white nationalism goes on in the military, but when they learn the truth, they're concerned.
The link between foreign military training and local insurgencies has yet to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
The Sept. 11 bombings killed almost 3,000 Americans. But if you exclude that unique event for the last two decades of terrorist activity, a different picture of US vulnerability appears.
The US military can exempt from service those who are religiously or morally opposed to violence. But conscientious objector status won't help soldiers who disagree with specific lawful orders.
There is a long line of military heroes who had the moral courage not to follow immoral orders. In the days ahead, some may have to consider what exactly their oath to the Constitution requires.
Social psychiatry has fallen from favour. It's time to revisit it.