Military lawyers told me how they must make split-second decisions that weigh military variables against real human lives.
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.
No ‘blue wall of silence:’ A military lawyer explains why the US armed forces take accountability and justice seriously.
India, China, the United States and Russia can now precisely target objects in space. But we currently lack appropriate rules and regulations to deal with space weapons.