A showdown with Iran showdown over some oil tanker attacks in the Persian Gulf could push the US into its next Mideast war, writes a scholar of military aggression.
A new strategy for U.S. Cyber Command seeks to block enemies from achieving their objectives – but may not be successful, and could have unforeseen consequences.
Obama's plan to withdraw from Afghanistan had several facets and was part of a wider strategy in the Middle East.
On Dec. 10, 1903, the US military leased 45 square miles of Cuban territory to build a naval base. How did Guantanamo Bay become an infamous prison for alleged terrorists?
The UK is increasingly isolated in its claim to the Chagos Islands. If an international court finds in Mauritius's favour, the implications could be huge.
The build-up of foreign armed forces does not bode well for the citizens of Niger.
Qatar's decision to aid Turkey in the face of American sanctions against the country may finally be a snub too far for its close relationship with the US.
A new name on a few military badges doesn't imply an escalating arms race.
President Trump is criticized for wreaking havoc on the international order, where the US was the established leader. But Trump is simply hastening a change that has been a long time coming.
Disruptive technology is fundamentally reshaping global security, and potentially laying the ground for a US-China conflict.
The Outer Space Treaty has guided global exploration and use of outer space since 1967. Trump's 'Space Force' may not be a good fit.
Where to draw the line between loyalty to the nation and the struggle for equal rights? A scholar sees parallels between NFL protests and a call for African-Americans to 'close ranks' during WWI.
South Africa's relations with the US could sour under President Trump.
A strategy to shut down Taliban safe havens in Pakistan could bring the war to an end.
To understand how a new world war might play out, it's important to remember just how powerful the US really is.
President Trump proposes to send the National Guard to protect the southern US border. Instead of searching for your old civics textbook, here's a pocket history of the soldiers in the spotlight.
Here's the research that explains why President Donald Trump's limits on transgender military service may be struck down in court again.
Privatization will aggravate, not solve VA's problems.
Compared to its foreign disaster missions, the US military mobilized slowly after Maria. But in numbers, capacity and logistics coordination, its work in Puerto Rico was on par with other aid efforts.
Here's the research that explains why President Donald Trump's ban on transgender military service was so easily struck down.