Fragmented authority for national cyber defense and global supply chains for building software stack the deck against US cybersecurity.
Investigations of the 9/11 attacks show that a short, unstable transition between two presidents can weaken US security. Trump's sweeping staff changes compound the risk, experts say.
In the murky world of cyber espionage and cyber warfare, effective deterrence has long been considered out of reach. A government report argues it's time to change that.
US military leaders have to plan for operations all over the world, so they can't afford to ignore climate change or debate its causes.
John Bolton just started his job as National Security Adviser to President Trump. He's the latest in a ever-changing cast of staffers, raising the question: Who's in charge of national security?
Here's the research that explains why President Donald Trump's ban on transgender military service was so easily struck down.
Since 2009, nearly one million veterans have benefited from the Post-9/11 GI Bill, which helps them pay for tuition and other expenses. A scholar explains how it's a hard transition.
The Department of Defence and the CIA have big seats in the editing suite.
We need to know how many people have PTSD to figure out what policies can reduce the burden.
Politicians are still debating whether climate change is real, but military planners call it a serious threat. A retired rear admiral explains how climate change affects U.S. national security.
The recent arrest of female terrorists in France brought attention to the role women play in IS. A group of American academics studied this issue – with a surprising result.
Are Americans at increasing risk of being killed in a terrorist attack? A sociologist explains how the way we remember the dead may make it feel that way.
Congress is debating the power of government to use a military draft. An Ole Miss historian explains how this power is rooted in our nation's founding document.
The ACLU describes the release of photos of DoD detainees as an important victory for the cause of transparency, but are they?
The American Psychological Association's collusion in one the most egregious ethical lapses in our nation's history is unconscionable.