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mike flynn

Hard as it may be to remember amid the uproar about Melania Trump’s plagiarism, the keynote to the first note of the Republican National Convention...
Hillary Clinton

To assess just how damaging a new State Department Inspector General’s report on Hillary Clinton’s email practices is to her political career, one need only...
terrorism

The over 18 million Americans who tuned to CNN on Tuesday night for the first Republican presidential debate since the terrorist attacks in Paris and...
Donald Trump

Last week, Hugh Hewitt continued his quest -- so far unsuccessful -- to discover the names of Donald Trump’s foreign policy advisers. Assuming any exist. Hewitt...
national security

What does the Democratic presidential debate tell us about where the Democratic Party stands on national security policy? It sure isn’t where Jim Webb is. Most of...

The Pentagon has released its budget request for 2016, and among the items being digested by the D.C.-based defense community is the reprieve of the storied U-2...

During the Bush administration and in the wake of 9/11, CIA interrogation policy and extraordinary rendition became a lightning rod for controversy (never mind that...

Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s time at the Pentagon is, counterintuitively, a poor guide to why he’s been thrown under the bus by a flailing,...

Republicans can take heart from public opinion polling showing that when it comes to dealing with both the economy and national security they have taken...

At the beginning of this year, when former defense secretary Bob Gates released his memoirs, he absorbed a fair amount of condemnation for his timing....

You may have noticed in recent months that the spokespersons for the U.S. State Department--the public face of American foreign policy--have proved themselves both unqualified...

Reports from Western China suggest that the Chinese government has demanded the local Muslim population cease fasting during Ramadan. While the New York Times’s Tom...