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One demand that President Donald Trump repeatedly raised before taking office is for U.S. allies to contribute more to the costs of their defense. Given...
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One of the few pledges that Donald Trump made during the campaign that brought joy to the hearts of national security conservatives was his promise...

When speculation about the 2016 presidential election first began, the question about Rand Paul was whether his candidacy would closely mimic his father’s or whether...

Defense spending is scheduled to be slashed by $40 billion for fiscal year 2016, which begins in October. That's a cut that the armed forces...

President Obama has just sent 3,000 troops to Liberia to fight Ebola and 1,500--and counting--to Iraq to fight ISIS and hundreds, possibly thousands, more to...

It has gotten pretty much zero press attention, but last week the congressionally mandated National Defense Panel issued what should have been seen as a...

Those of us who have been warning about the consequences of the excessive budget cuts being forced on the U.S. Armed Forces often hear that...

Max and Peter have already discussed the scale and meaning of President Obama’s recently revealed defense budget cuts. Yet there are so many different interpretations...

In the last year, the loudest Republican voice on foreign and defense policy has been that of Senator Rand Paul. Paul’s critique of the Obama...

The defense budget debates in Washington over the past several years always took place in a vacuum: rarely, if ever, were discussions on how much...

Conventional wisdom is that after previous conflicts the U.S. has cut defense spending too much. As President Obama said in 2012: “We can’t afford to...

The Hill reports that the defense industry is anxious the fiscal cliff tax deal may increase the likelihood of Pentagon cuts: The defense industry is worried...