President-elect Joe Biden's intent to nominate a recently retired general to lead the Pentagon would require an exception to federal law.
Much as the South rejected President Lincoln's election with a massive armed uprising, could President Trump's many supporters rise up and overthrow a Biden-led government?
Military veterans have concerns about climate change at about the same level as nonveterans, a recent study suggests. What might this mean for acceptance of climate science?
Obama's plan to withdraw from Afghanistan had several facets and was part of a wider strategy in the Middle East.
The last adult is leaving the White House after a shock decision by the president to pull troops out of Syria.
Donald Trump doesn't have one foreign policy – he has several, and they all clash.
America finds itself in uncharted territory under Donald Trump – not least when it comes to climate change and Israel policy.
The National Security Strategy does a good job at listing problems and suggesting fixes. But there’s more to strategy than that.
Donald Trump's speech on "principled realism" in Afghanistan contained few surprises. Now, under the aegis of DOD chief Mattis it is the latest stage in America’s "forever war."
Does the president's specified goal of 350 ships meet the needs of the nation in the 21st century? The answer is not yet clear.
Sanctions and warnings have failed to stop Pyongyang's belligerence.
The growing Arab military, political and religious influence is only the latest example of an external force taking hold in the Horn of Africa.
Far from 'making America great again', Donald Trump's sloganeering will deepen mistrust of US motives and irreparably damage any prospect of co-existence, let alone a more co-operative world order.